4 Helpful Things for Hormone Detox

applesIt is becoming more and more difficult to be a good hormone detoxifier, thanks to hormone-related issues, which are on the rise. We see many of these in our practice in clients of all ages and both genders, but more commonly in women.

Symptoms of these imbalances are as follows:

• Acne and amenorrhea in teenage girls
• PCOS and infertility in those of childbearing age
• Menopause-related symptoms like hot flashes and insomnia
• Hormone-mediated cancers in post-menopausal women Continue reading “4 Helpful Things for Hormone Detox”

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My Top Fitness Tips for Women

fitness womenThroughout history, societal norms have dictated the body beauty ideal for women – whether soft and rounded, model-skinny or strong and chiseled. This “ideal” is ever-changing and is both geographically and culturally driven. Many women have taken extreme and unhealthy steps to meet someone else’s idea of a perfect body. Bowing to societal pressure, women continue to restrict calories beyond what is healthy, undergo dangerous cosmetic procedures, wear uncomfortable undergarments and engage in excessive exercise all in the name of attaining that elusive perfect body. Young girls, unable to reach someone else’s ideal, are becoming stressed, Continue reading “My Top Fitness Tips for Women”

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Sunday Radio Show: Women’s Holistic Health

Host Dana Laake and her special guest Keri Marshall, MS, ND, will be discussing women’s health.

Keri Marshall is a licensed Naturopathic Doctor who specializes in holistic pediatrics and women’s medicine. She has published several scientific papers and magazine articles, written a book on proteins and amino acids, and appears regularly on nationally syndicated radio shows. She sees patients at Village Green on Wednesdays.

Tune in this Sunday from 10-11am on 1500 AM (WFED) or listen live on the web. Our shows are streamed everywhere.

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Simple Ways to Support Female Reproductive Health

Eat well – make sure you have a varied diet, with good fats (omega -3 rich, as in flax and fish oils) and lots of color! It’s especially important to support your liver with lots of dark leafy greens, fiber and liver-supportive herbs. It’s your liver’s job to process all of your hormones and if it’s sluggish, hormone levels can be imbalanced.

  • Consider taking a multivitamin-mineral supplement. Our diets, no matter how good, may not be supplying all that we need. Calcium and magnesium are especially important, but all the antioxidant vitamins and minerals, as well as trace minerals, are also vital.

Continue reading “Simple Ways to Support Female Reproductive Health”

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Our Bloggers

  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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  • Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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  • Debi Silber
    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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  • Teri Cochrane
    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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  • Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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  • Rob Brown
    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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