Do You Need to Curb Your Sugar Intake? Take This Quiz to Find Out.

There is more and more research indicating that excess sugar intake can lead to or exacerbate weight gain, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and even infertility. The good news is there are concrete and easy steps you can take to decrease your sugar intake. This this quiz to figure out if you are a…

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Bisphenol A: Health Risks and How to Avoid it

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical found in food packaging like the epoxy resin that lines cans, and in plastic water bottles and food containers, as well as thermal paper receipts and recycled paper products. BPA is a hormone disruptor, as it is able to bind to the estrogen receptor mimicking the action of estrogen.…

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Cooked Red Cabbage with Apples

This is one of my favorite side dishes. In my family, we have it on Thanksgiving and Christmas, as it’s a dish my Dad enjoyed growing up in Germany. The apples provide a gentle sweetness that makes this dish pair nicely with a more savory meat dish. I like to pair red cabbage with pulled…

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Paleo Pancakes

These delicious pancakes are gluten and grain-free with only a few simple ingredients. My version of paleo pancakes are higher in protein than conventional pancakes and higher than many other paleo pancake recipes with 3 eggs. One banana provides all the sweetness these pancakes need. They are also relatively low in carbohydrate with healthy fats…

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5 Tips for Breaking the Sugar Habit

5 Tips for Breaking the Sugar Habit

With Americans consuming on average 94 grams of added sugar per day or 23 teaspoons, our sugar intake is out of control! High blood sugar levels and insulin resistance are the target of nutrition therapy for women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), and elevated blood sugar can be damaging to the quality of your eggs.…

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