Gut Health, Health, Hormones, Weight Loss

What is adrenal fatigue and how to see if you may be experiencing it

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

Gut Health, Health, Hormones

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?

Gut Health, Health, Hormones, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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?

Gut Health, Health, Nutrition, Toxins

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

Gut Health, Health, Nutrition

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?

Health, Nutrition, Personal Stories

A Guide to Managing Menopause

I cannot personally relate to perimenopause or menopause...yet. However, I do have many friends and clients who tell me about the not so pleasantries that can come along with this new chapter of our lives. This got me thinking. We categorize so many things as normal over our lifetimes, don't we? For example, I lived… Continue reading A Guide to Managing Menopause

Gut Health, Health

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?

Gut Health, Health, Nutrition, Recipes

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

Desserts, Health, Nutrition, Recipes

Top 5 Guilt-Free Desserts

Almond Butter Fudge Ingredients 1 cup raw cacao powder (or cocoa powder) ½ cup coconut oil, softened ½ cup coconut butter, softened ½ cup almond butter or cashew nut butter ¾ cup pure stevia to taste 1 tablespoon vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon sea salt optional: 2-3 drops peppermint essential oil Instructions Mix all ingredients with a… Continue reading Top 5 Guilt-Free Desserts