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, 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

Fitness, Gut Health, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss

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?

Health, Nutrition, Pregnancy

Pregnant or Nursing – What Diet Do I Follow?

What you will learn in this blog post:  Why it is important to eat healthy while pregnant and/or breastfeeding Sugar cravings and what they mean Best foods to eat while pregnant or nursing and why Thyroid disorders and pregnancy Key nutrients necessary for the health of mother and child Foods that should be avoided  … Continue reading Pregnant or Nursing – What Diet Do I Follow?

Health, Nutrition, Pregnancy

Folate vs Folic Acid – What You Need to Know

This is a topic I would like to shed some much-needed light on. Mainly because folate and folic are used interchangeably but are two very different things. In addition to health as a whole, this is an especially important topic for those who are pregnant or who are wanting to become pregnant. So you may… Continue reading Folate vs Folic Acid – What You Need to Know