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

Health, Mindset

Changing Your Health Lens

If you are into fitness, diet, or healthy living you are blasted every day by new workouts, fat-loss methods, training templates, nutrition supplements, diets, apps, hacks, research studies, and an overwhelming number of other ways to enhance your body. When we shift our focus from obtaining a sexy external physique at all costs to really… Continue reading Changing Your Health Lens

Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Weight Loss

10 Minute Tacos

  Who doesn't love a flavorful meal that is quick, easy, and delicious? Plus, come on y'all, it's Mexican food! It's a win-win. No one ever reads the many paragraphs included in recipe blogs...so let's just get right to it, shall we?   Ingredients - Serves approx 3-4 1 head of romaine lettuce 1 bunch… Continue reading 10 Minute Tacos