I hear many people say "I have such a hard time getting started in the morning. I don’t feel rested when I wake up and then I seem to crash in the afternoon.” Adrenal fatigue is one of the most prevalent, yet under-diagnosed, health conditions affecting people today. Approximately two-thirds of folks with chronic fatigue… Continue reading What is adrenal fatigue and how to see if you may be experiencing it
Category: Gut Health
What impact does alcohol have on my health?
Let's talk alcohol. I don't know about you, but I feel as if alcohol has become apart of our culture more than ever. During Covid, in the state of Ohio, liquor stores were named "essential" and allowed to remain open. To which I ask the question, is our country really THAT dependent on the stuff?… Continue reading What impact does alcohol have on my health?
I’m doing everything right, why can’t I lose weight?
I can't tell you the number of times I hear women tell say, "I'm doing everything right" followed by a BUT "I can't lose the weight," or "I still feel exhausted all the time." Perhaps this is you. Perhaps you have done everything right. You've cleaned up your diet. You're moving and exercising multiple times… Continue reading I’m doing everything right, why can’t I lose weight?
7 foods that may contain mold and alternatives
What if I told you that over 70% of homes in the United States have mold in them. Yikes! caption for image But what if I told you that mycotoxins - toxic compounds from mold - can be hiding in your food? Dr. Will Cole, a well known functional medicine doctor, often sees these compounds… Continue reading 7 foods that may contain mold and alternatives
What is regenerative farming and how does it impact our nutrition?
The food that we eat today is approximately 50% less nutrient dense in some cases than the food once consumed approximately 50-70 years ago. Yikes! When I read that statistic I immediately dove into the research. This lead me to something called regenerative farming. Regenerative farming is a holistic land-management practice that uses the power… Continue reading What is regenerative farming and how does it impact our nutrition?
Do I Need to Take Probiotics?
What you'll learn: When taking probiotics may not be a good ideaWhat makes gut bacteria importantThe different strains in a probiotic and what they do I get this question quite often. It's a very good question and I feel like depending on who you ask, the answers are different. I hope to keep this quite… Continue reading Do I Need to Take Probiotics?
Almond Power Bars
https://jesswilliamshealthcoaching.com/2021/01/03/almond-power-bars/(opens in a new tab) This is one of my favorites when it comes to a low sugar substitute for an on the go bar. Most bars are packed full of sugar disguised as brown rice syrup, cane syrup, cane sugar, etc but these are packed full of nutrition, satiety, and yumminess. I hope you… Continue reading Almond Power Bars
Fasting VS Snacking – What is Best?
Being an integrative health coach, I've noticed my clients' confusion when it comes to whether or not they should be snacking or fasting. This is a great question because we are often bombarded with data supporting both sides. Part of my philosophy and belief is that whatever it is that we decide to follow, we… Continue reading Fasting VS Snacking – What is Best?
Is It Okay To Be Hungry?
Writing this made me think about my pup, Jasper. It doesn't matter how much I feed him as he always looks at me with his sad puppy eyes wanting more food. In the mornings I feed him his cup of food and then I go to get my workout in. By the time my workout… Continue reading Is It Okay To Be Hungry?
10 Consequences of Stress on Your Gut
Right now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic stress levels are very high. Some have lost their jobs, some are now working from home, some are trying desperately to find a new sense of normal, and we all are doing the best that we can. I think it is safe to say we have all encountered stress… Continue reading 10 Consequences of Stress on Your Gut