How I Healed My Painful Feet: The Role of Oxalates and the Carnivore Diet

Today, I want to share how I healed my incredibly painful feet – plantar fasciitis, thin foot pad, and gout. Early Years and Love for Walking I have always loved walking. If you went on a trip with me to San Francisco, you better plan on walking everywhere with me—up the hills, down the hills, …

Meet the Women Who Eat Meat, Interview with Nina Teicholz

I had the pleasure of meeting Nina Teicholz, an amazing investigative reporter and the author of the New York Times bestseller “The Big Fat Surprise.” I’m honored to be featured in her latest article, “Meet the Women Who Eat Meat.” Many media articles suggest that those who follow the Carnivore diet are predominantly right-wing men. …

My Lipedema Story – 12 Month Carnivore Transformation

It’s been a year since I transitioned to the Carnivore diet, and I’ve lost 28 pounds! While I’ve stayed committed to it, I did revert to Keto during the holidays. However, this time, I was mindful of oxalates, and unlike the previous year, I didn’t experience any weight gain. It’s been quite a hectic period …

How I Poisoned My Kids With “Superfoods”

In today’s world, we are inundated with the message that consuming fruits and vegetables is essential for optimal health. We’re told they protect our hearts, prevent cancer, and provide vital nutrients and fiber. However, what we’re not often told is how fruits and vegetables can harbor hidden dangers. They contain anti-nutrients that may lead to vitamin and mineral deficiencies, their toxins can accumulate in our bodies, and the narrative that we must rely on them for optimal health is not entirely accurate.

Connecting the Dots: Navigating Lymphatics, Toxins and Brain Health

This last year I experienced phenomenal changes in my brain and body. Reflecting on my life and all of the new information I’ve been able to absorb, I’ve come to recognize my lifelong challenges with learning disabilities, anxiety, and their connection to my chronic pain and weight gain. The first hint of how food can …

Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique (NAET) – Does it work?

First, what is NAET? NAET, an abbreviation for Nambudripad’s Allergy Elimination Technique, originated in California and integrates principles from allopathic (Western medical knowledge), chiropractic, acupuncture, kinesiology, and nutrition. This holistic approach is a natural, non-invasive, and drug-free treatment. Allow me to guide you through my personal experience and understanding of how NAET works: Understanding the …

My Lipedema Story- Part 2 – Earlier Signs of Lipedema

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. Most women begin experiencing signs of Lipedema during puberty or pregnancy. Some may exhibit symptoms even in childhood. While I don’t have clear photos of my legs from my childhood, I don’t believe the condition was obvious back then. However, there …

My Lipedema Story – Part 3 – Continuing Frustration

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. In my previous posts, I shared the struggles of living with undiagnosed EDS and the early signs of Lipedema. I discussed the challenges I faced with weight gain in my hips and thighs from childhood through my mid-20s, as well as …

My Lipedema Story – Part 4 – Rapid Progression

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. In my previous post, I shared how a lifestyle change helped with my undiagnosed Lipedema. However, as I transitioned to an organic whole food plant-based diet, and I gained weight despite rigorous exercise. I also underwent a major surgery to remove …

My Lipedema Story – Part 6 – Surviving Pregnancy

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. In my previous post, I shared my diagnosis of Lipedema Stage 1, Type 3 & 4, along with other conditions such as FLM, and she suspects EDS, and Veinous Insufficiency. After receiving the diagnosis, my husband and I decided to continue …

My Lipedema Story – Part 8 – The Healing Diet

June is Lipedema Awareness Month – I’m sharing my story to help raise awareness. PART 8 – My Lipedema Story – The Healing Diet In my previous article, I discussed how certain health foods can cause inflammation and lead to a host of health problems, including the progression of Lipedema. Today, I want to share …

Should NIGHTSHADE Veggies Be Consumed in Pregnancy?

During pregnancy, it’s important to be aware of the foods you eat and their potential effects on both you and your baby. That’s why it’s essential to know about nightshades and their cautions during pregnancy. Nightshades include a variety of vegetables such as tomatoes, potatoes, eggplants, bell peppers, tomatillos, pimentos and goji berries. Pregnant women should carefully consider whether or not to consume these types of vegetables since they contain a toxic chemical called solanine that can cause health complications in some cases.