How Food Effectively Reduces Hot Flashes

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Menopause is a condition dreaded by all women. It can make you uncomfortable in your own skin, affects your sleep, your moods and your sex drive.


In the morning, the woman in you see the mirror with wrinkles and extra belly fat leaves you feeling frumpy and unattractive. Getting yourself out the door, you have difficulty concentrating… your plans for the day seem just out of your grasp.

Throughout the day, you find yourself dabbing your face with a napkin, feeling like you sweat so much you need a change of clothes. At this stressful crossroads in your life, you may feel weighed down and frustrated as you struggle to cope with your symptoms.



It is possible for you to avoid hot flashes and other symptoms, ultimately regaining your health during your menopausal years. Though the origin of your hot flashes seem like a mystery, you do have control over them.

In this article, we demystify hot flashes and show you how utilizing nutrition, lifestyle, supplementation and even bio identical hormones to treat hot flashes can fill you with a sense of mastery over the experience of your body.

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beet soup for estrogen detox

Summertime Beet Soup For Estrogen Detox

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Why do some women bypass terrible PMS, period cramps or menopausal symptoms?

Answer: Estrogen detox.


If you are Eating For Your Cycle, super-tasty beets can provide an estrogen detox.

Detox is very necessary during the ovulatory phase, when your body creates high levels of estrogen. Estrogen detox is important to reduce signs of estrogen dominance later in your cycle such as PMS, bloating, mood swings, endometriosis and heavy periods.


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Menopause Libido Smoothie Recipe

Increase Libido & Sexual Fluids During Menopause

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This is a delicious smoothie recipe that is full of superfoods and nutrient-dense ingredients to support sex drive, quality of orgasms and decrease vaginal dryness.

With the onset of your menopausal years, you may be working less and have more time for yourself. Paradoxically, your hormones are sabotaging you: reducing your sex drive, energy levels and other mental and physical aspects you need to enjoy yourself.

Though many women will opt to take estrogen therapy or use an estrogen cream, botanicals and foods can also be an effective way to achieve the same results as bio identical hormones.

Feed yourself meals that increase menopause libido such as the smoothie recipe below.


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Try This Paleo Coconut Sunflower Porridge

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Want a delicious grain-free breakfast that is high in hormone balancing nutrients?


This hot, versatile porridge is the thing for you! It’s helpful for reducing PMS symptoms and balancing hormones through menopause.

Sunflower butter is a satisfying, cost effective spread made from crushed sunflower seeds. I love it for women’s hormone balance because it is high in Vitamin E and Vitamin B6. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps metabolize the estrogen your body produces and ensures estrogen is in it’s usable form. Estrogen metabolization is important for preventing hot flashes and menopause symptoms. Vitamin B6 helps support optimal progesterone levels and has been shown in studies to help decrease PMS symptoms such as bloating and breast tenderness. Read More

Schizandra Rose Beauty Latte

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My creamy, rose infused tonic is brimming beautifying herbs and superfoods!


This is one of my signature elixirs that has been popular in my classes and with my private clients for many years. I want to share it with you so that you can reap the feminine benefits of ancient beauty herbs.

First, pearl powder (yes, actual crushed up pearls) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as a beauty tonic. Pearls contain the powerful anti-aging antioxidant SOD that will help to smooth wrinkles and heal blemishes.

In Chinese tonic herbalism, Schizandra berry is known as the five flavor fruit. It is used to bring moisture and a glow to the skin, brighten the eyes, sharpen the mind, and energize the body.  In fact, Chinese healers believe that consuming schizandra for 100 days straight will change your life.

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A Guide To Setting Self Care Rituals For Vibrant Health In 2017

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Today I want to lead you through an exercise to uncover the health practices and self care rituals that will help bring your body, mind and spirit into optimal health this year.

It’s no secret that many people have a hard time sticking to their resolutions (92% go be exact). Gyms in January are usually packed with people but when February roles around it’s back to it’s normal number. So, what is it that makes our new years resolutions and health goals really stick? And how do we set goals that are really going to get us the results we are seeking?

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