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Understanding Fertility Awareness Methods of Birth Control
In this article, you’ll learn about the risks of artificial birth control, common myths of fertility awareness-based methods (FABMs), and the basics of how FABMs track fertility.
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The Root Cause of Thyroid Disorders, with Izabella Wentz
Hashimoto’s is the most common cause of thyroid disorders in the nation—and it can cause disruptive symptoms well before a conventional doctor would make a diagnosis or offer treatment. And that’s where the functional approach...
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RHR: A Functional Medicine Approach to PCOS
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine disorder that affects many women. Today I’m talking with Dr. Amy Nett about the Functional Medicine approach to PCOS and how it differs from the conventional model.
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How to Recover from Long-Term Use of Birth Control Pills
It’s pretty common for women who’ve been on birth control for a while to have issues when they stop. Today, we're addressing a listener question about this.
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Is a Low-Carb Diet Ruining Your Health?
Carbs and the role they play in a healthy diet, are one of the most hotly contested nutritional debates both in conventional and ancestral health circles.
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5 Reasons Why Concerns about Mercury in Fish Are Misguided
Guidelines say fish consumption should be limited to 12 ounces per week due to mercury. Here are 5 reasons why you shouldn’t take this advice at face value.
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Episode 7 – Nutrition for Fertility, Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
In Episode 7 I discuss the importance of and answer common questions about proper nutrition for fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding.
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Growing a Healthy Baby: Nutrition for Conception, Pregnancy & Breastfeeding
I'm teaching a new 3-hour seminar on nutrition for conception, pregnancy and breastfeeding. It will also be offered as an online class and DVD.
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Soy Foods Associated with Lower Sperm Counts
A recent, large study published in Human Reproduction has demonstrated that soy products are associated with dramatic reductions in sperm counts.
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