PCOS, Endometriosis, Fibroids and Getting Your Cycle Back

PCOS-SamiGSince I began menstruating, I’ve struggled with amenorrhea (lack of menstruation) and before I completely eliminated gluten and dairy from my diet, suffered from dysmenorrhea (painful periods) as well.

These days, the school of thought concerning dietary principles for menstrual disorders is a plant-based one, often eating certain foods at different phases of your cycle.

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Gluten Intolerance or Oxidative Stress?

GlutenOxidativeStress-SamiGOf all the health challenges I work with in my practice, gluten intolerance, or more specifically, sensitivity to a wide variety of foods, is the biggie.

Yet despite all the information available today on nutrition, avoidance of the major triggers such as sugar, gluten, dairy, and soy, while supporting gut micro flora; folks still struggle with multiple issues.

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The Super Tea Recipe That Helped Me Heal From Depression

SuperTea-SamiGHistamine can be a nasty little bugger.

If our bodies make too much of it we suffer and the same holds true if we don’t make enough.

Since I was a little girl I’ve struggled with depression and anxiety, as well as intermittent psoriasis, amenorrhea (lack of menstruation), compulsive overeating, perfectionism, and seasonal allergies.

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The Great Superfood Hoax

Superfood_Hoax-SamiGI’ll never forget the first time I heard the term “superfood”. It was 2005 and I was a designer in the fashion industry in serious need of a dietary makeover.

If you’re in the industry, you know that long hours and massive amounts of egoic stress equal many trips to Starbucks along with MSG laden takeout. Then, before you know it, you’re 50 pounds heavier and binging every weekend as an escape.

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