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Oxalates Sensitivity: When Eating Good Food Makes You Feel Bad

Apr

8

Oxalates Sensitivity: When Eating Good Food Makes You Feel Bad

As promised in my previous blog, “When Eating More Greens is Not a Good Idea”, today I’m providing more detail on the five specific – although rare – instances where greens may cause worsening symptoms in your client. Today I’ll begin with the topic of Oxalate sensitivity. Oxalate is a compound found in many green […]

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Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 5

Apr

1

Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 5

How is that spring cleaning going? Feeling detoxed, more vibrant and energized? And your hormones are likely to be more in balance as well. Over the past several blogs I have introduced you to 4 of my 5 favorite natural cleansing foods…and I’ve given you recipes to try for each of them. Do you have […]

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Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 4

Mar

31

Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 4

Did you enjoy trying burdock root in my Liver Lover’s Gomashio recipe from my previous blog post? It’s good isn’t it? And dare I say that it will get your bile flowing, which helps clean out all of those environmental toxins you are exposed to every day; improving your energy and hormones. In my other previous blogs […]

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Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 3

Mar

31

Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 3

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Are you feeling a new spring in your step yet? Along with renewed energy, maybe you are even noticing a bit less belly as you try on your warmer weather clothes? You should be if you are following my advice and incorporating my favorite natural cleansing foods into your diet. In my previous two blogs, […]

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A Seasoning Recipe That’s Delicious and Supports Liver Detoxification

Mar

28

A Seasoning Recipe That’s Delicious and Supports Liver Detoxification

Food Cravings hit everyone…and when Dr. Ritamarie travels, the first thing she dives into at home is arugula…find out how to make a delicicious arugula dish

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Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 2

Mar

25

Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy! Part 2

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So I hope you treated your liver – and your tastebuds – to some delicious cruciferous veggies and leafy greens over the past few days! And did you try my Green Slaw with Thai Dressing recipe that I shared with you in my last blog? So good…and it will help your body detox and reset for […]

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Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy!

Mar

22

Reset Your Hormones, Detox & Rev Up Your Energy!

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Spring is upon us; and much like you reset your household clocks for the recent time-change, it is also important to reset your own body clock as well. Time to drag yourself out of your winter cocoon, and get active again! And it is also a good time to detox and re-energize your body, just […]

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Practitioner Corner: When Eating More Greens is Not a Good Idea

Mar

22

Practitioner Corner: When Eating More Greens is Not a Good Idea

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  As health practitioners, we strive to get our clients to eat more greens —leafies, brassicas,  sprouts, sea vegetables — because they are brimming with nutrition and antioxidant protection. Most of the time, the extra greens result in increased energy, a reduction in pain and inflammation, and improved hormonal balance.  But sometimes,  rarely, but often […]

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Recharge Your Energy and Your Hormones with Ashwagandha

Mar

15

Recharge Your Energy and Your Hormones with Ashwagandha

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Ashwagandha, aka Withania Somnifera, is an ayurvedic herb native to India.  It’s widely used as a therapy for hypothyroidism, as an adrenal adaptogen and a liver support herb. According to Herbal Master David Winston, Ashwagandha has also been used for low sperm count, lack of libido, and poor performance in the bedroom.  Some indigenous African  […]

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Warming Energizing Chocolate Chai

Mar

14

Warming Energizing Chocolate Chai

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In my article Recharge Your Energy and Your Hormones with Ashwagandha, I’ve shared the details of this magical herb! This hot cocoa-like beverage supports both your thyroid and adrenals. The key ingredient is ashwaganda, an Ayurvedic adaptogenic herb with very diverse actions. Optional extras add even more punch to its hormone balancing energizing properties. Warming Energizing […]

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Nutritional Endocrinology Success Story: Steph Jackson

Mar

11

Nutritional Endocrinology Success Story: Steph Jackson

From Frustration to Fulfilled I first heard about Dr. Ritamarie through the 12 Days of Raw Christmas, 2013. At the time I had just recovered from extreme fatigue and joint pain which I had experienced since the birth of my son. I had spent a great deal of time on google scholar and PubMed reading […]

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When Clients Just Can’t Lose the Weight

Feb

29

When Clients Just Can’t Lose the Weight

by Steph Jackson This article was written by one of my brilliant and talented Nutritional Endocrinology Practitioner Certification candidates. Steph Jackson has been researching gut bugs for quite some time. As a result of what she learned and applied, she healed her own debilitating health condition which caused her excruciating pain, and exhaustion so extreme […]

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Best Adrenal Nourishing Recipe

Feb

29

Best Adrenal Nourishing Recipe

Enjoy this incredibly delicious pesto that tantalizes your tastebuds while nourishing your adrenals. It’s versatile and can be used in so many different ways: in a salad, as a dip for veggies, tossed in with raw zucchini pasta…the yummy choices are endless! Adrenal Nourishing Deep Green Pesto Ingredients 3 cloves garlic, chopped or minced 1/4 cup […]

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Tips and Resources for Supporting your Adrenals

Feb

29

Tips and Resources for Supporting your Adrenals

Do you ever wake up in the morning, even after a long night of sleep, only to feel sluggish and wishing you had another few hours to rest? This is one of many signs of adrenal fatigue. Adrenal fatigue is a common condition in our fast paced, stressed out society. Your adrenal glands are your […]

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How Do You Solve Complex Health Issues?

Feb

24

How Do You Solve Complex Health Issues?

Your new client comes in and lays her story on the line. She feels desperate, has “tried everything”, seen a bunch of practitioners, both conventional and holistic, yet still she suffers. Unfortunately, the other doctors were unable to solve complex health issues like the challenges she’s experiencing. You smile and warmly invite her to sit […]

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