Organize Your Mind!

Since it is National Stress Awareness Month, I wanted to share an article on organizing your mind that I found fitting. The article offers the following tips: Take charge of your negative emotions Sustain your focus to one thing at a time Apply the brakes when a distraction comes along Access your short-term memory Shift

Stress Awareness Month – The Importance of Cortisol

April is National Stress Awareness month. I can’t say I know anyone who doesn’t encounter at least one stressor on a daily basis, whether it is work, home or school related. Cortisol is a hormone our bodies naturally produce to help fight the adrenal fatigue that occurs when we are faced with either emotional or

Nutrition Week!

This week our businesses are celebrating Nutrition Week! A very big part of enjoying a better quality of life is to have healthy nutritional habits, take part in physical activity, and remembering to take your bio-identical hormones on a regular basis! I know in the past we have discussed the importance of compliance when taking

Slimming Fruit Smoothie!

While I usually stick to a relatively healthy eating plan, I’ve recently been motivated to eat even more fruits and vegetables since March is Nutrition Month. I couldn’t think of an easier, quicker way than whipping up a delicious smoothie. The ingredients in this smoothie contain many great nutrients including vitamin C, vitamin A, niacin,

Top 4 Hormone-Friendly Foods

March is National Nutrition Month! To help celebrate, I decided to discuss a few key foods that help bioidentical hormones work more effectively in our bodies! Yams: Yams contain many vital nutrients including potassium and magnesium. There have also been studies that show yams help your body in producing more of the naturally occurring hormones

Big Hairy Audacious Goals!

I have always been taught to follow my goals and if you put your mind to anything you can do it! I have applied this philosophy to many facets of my personal and work life. This willpower has helped me stay on track with our program at Hotze Health & Wellness Center, fulfill career goals

Yeast-Free Fried Rice Recipe

If you are doing the yeast -free eating program, I thought this would be a great time to share a recipe! If you’ve found yourself missing Chinese take-out, this yeast- free version of fried rice is sure to please. Even my finicky fiancé enjoyed it! Ingredients: - 1 head of cauliflower florets - 1 small

Time to Order Your Diflucan!

As most of you already know the first month of Yeast-Free with Me is coming to a close. If you started with us in January, you are entering your fourth week of the eating program. This is a major accomplish and everyone should pat themselves on the back right now! Since you have successfully made

Beware of Pesky Parabens!

"Earlier this month, researchers at the Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Center at the University Hospital of South Manchester, England, released the results of a three-year study that measured the concentrations of five parabens at four different locations across the human breast using human breast tissue collected from 40 women undergoing mastectomies for primary breast cancer

Want to Get Yeast-Free With Me?

At the beginning of the year, I often times find myself feeling a little bloated, tired and my pants fitting a little tighter. All of the holiday treats I took part in over the past two months have filled my system with yeast! The overgrowth of yeast in our colons, which is part of our