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Functional Nutrition Radio brings evidence-based information to help you and your family live happier and healthier. Lahana Vigliano, CEO of Nuvitru Wellness, wants to arm women with the knowledge to change future generations + put back hope in health issues where all hope was lost. Lahana is functional medicine trained and looks at health diving deep into the root cause and figuring out how we can get to OPTIMAL health!
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Nov 13, 2018

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Something that is trending right now is celery juice! Have you seen it on social media or read about it in a book? In a simple answer, yes, celery juice is awesome and if you can add it to your regimen, add it in! But, a lot of people (myself included) likes to know if there is science that supports the theory and if it’s actually studied to be helpful with certain diseases/disorders. I’m here to help break it down for you.

Celery Juice Nutrition

Juicing in general can be so helpful for the body – to flood it with nutrition and not let the fiber slow it down. It’s also important to have juices that are mainly vegetables with a hint of fruit. Juice made just of fruit can be pretty taxing on your liver from the fructose content, so make sure juices are tons of vegetables with some fruit. Celery is a great vegetable to juice with because you can get lots of juice from a stalk compared to trying to juice leafy greens (good luck with that!). Celery is loaded with….

  • Vitamin K
  • Potassium
  • Sodium 
  • Manganese
  • Magnesium
  • Folate
  • Vitamin A 
  • Vitamin C 
  • Fiber (This our gut bacteria’s food, so this can support the foundation of your health! Obviously as you juice, fiber gets taken out. If you do decide to do celery juice, don’t forget to still eat celery too!)

Celery has been known as a “cooling” vegetable, which is helpful for the liver, kidney, stomach, and bladder. It contains coumarin, which is a phytochemical that helps with reducing headaches/migraines, cancer prevention, and improving the cardiovascular system (especially with blood pressure by relaxing the walls!).

Celery also holds 3-n-butyl phthalide, which has been studied to help lower blood pressure by researchers at the University of Chicago Medical Center. It was the amount of 4 celery ribs.

Celery also holds more phytochemicals, such as flavonoids, which are very protective to our body to combat oxidative stress. Oxidative stress leads to cellular and DNA damage increasing your risk of many chronic diseases. In the Journal of Human + Experiemental Toxicology, rats saw on a decrease in their antioxidants, such as glutathione and superoxide dismutase, when treated with an insecticide. Rats that had flavonoid extracts from celery minimized the harmful effects of the insecticide and reduced the loss of our body’s natural antioxidants!

Apigenin,(ah-pee-gen-in) another phytochemical, in celery has been studied to help reduce the risk of gastric cancer and inflammation in the stomach. Celery also contains luteolin (lute-tee-o-lin)

Since luteolin and quercetin were able to target CSC (cancer stem cells) and prevent cancer cell invasiveness, may serve as potential anti-angiogenesis (preventing new blood vessel growth) and anti-metastasis(preventing cancer from spreading) agents.

ANTICANCER RESEARCH

There aren’t many human studies on what celery and celery can do for your health. Most of the studies are done with rats, but that’s only because there isn’t a lot of funding to look deeper into celery. Celery is loaded with nutrition and water to help hydrate you, which a lot of us are dehydrated and not drinking enough water.

Is it a cure-all? I can’t say scientifically because there isn’t really anything behind it to claim that. But from common sense and as a nutritionist, celery can definitely serve your body with the phytochemicals and nutrients that your body deserves (and wants!) to have! I can honestly say the same about carrot juice or turmeric juice or ginger juice. All of these plants have a purpose and can load up our body with nutrients that will better your health regardless.

If you are struggling with something health wise, I do think it’s wise to be working with a functional medicine doctor and a nutritionist to help provide a whole body approach for you. While people continue to look for a magic bullet, we need to address our diet, environment, stress, and exercise in our life as well for complete healing! 

You can drink all the celery juice you want, but if your stress levels are through the roof, you won’t reach optimal health! We still need to focus in on a whole body approach.

LAHANA VIGLIANO, CCN

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How To Buy Celery

Celery is a food that I always opt to buy organic. Conventionally grown celery can be full of pesticides, along with ethylene gas (which helps reduce the bitter flavor). Celery used to be a very bitter vegetable, but as time went on, it became more sweet, but with that comes less nutrition compared to our ancestral celery. It’s still nutritious though, don’t get me wrong!

Nov 6, 2018

I HIGHLY encourage all women to listen to this podcast, not just women in menopause. We're so excited to sit down with Dr. Patrick Flynn to talk about menopause and women's health! Here are some topics we're chatting about this week...

About Dr. Patrick Flynn

Dr. Patrick Flynn D.C., is the founder of The Wellness Way, as well as an international speaker and author, but still maintains that he is a “simple, country boy who loves what he does.” Dr. Flynn grew up in Crivitz, a small town in northern Wisconsin. He was inspired early in life to understand the human body when teachers labeled him as “troubled and hyper” (reflecting a modern day ADHD diagnosis). Rather than turning to medication, he turned to education, and as a thirteen-year-old boy he read numerous books his local library had to offer. Shortly after meeting his now wife, Christy, she informed him that she was unable to have children and his direction became clear: understanding hormones and the subject of fertility. Dr. Flynn continued his studies with greater passion and built his practice around achieving the best clinical outcomes for patients by testing for and addressing the reasons for dysfunction, rather than focusing on symptoms. As such, he has been able to successfully guide patients with a wide variety of clinical diagnoses to restored function. Now he and his wife have four beautiful daughters.

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Oct 30, 2018

I know this is SUCH a hot topic within the health sphere, but NEEDS to be talked about. Why is it such a topic that becomes a heated debate? Hillary and I come to you to encourage you to research for your family. NOTHING in the medical field has ever been a "one size fits all", vaccines included.

What we're talking about in this episode....

About Hillary Simpson

Hillary Simpson is the founder of Crazymothers. She started this non-profit when she had her personal experience with her son. She wants to raise awareness about vaccine injury and encourages families to do research to find out what's right for their family.

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Book a free 15 minute phone call with Lahana to use a food-as-medicine approach with your health! Thrival specializes in hormonal imbalances, digestive issues, weight loss, chronic fatigue, and just wanting to feed your families your healthier!

Oct 23, 2018

If you haven't seen people talk about intermittent fasting all over social media, where have you been?! I'm sitting down with Cynthia Thurlow from CHT Wellness to go over this hot topic. We're diving into a great conversation about....

Everything you need to know about IF is in this podcast to see if this is something you should do. This is NOT for everyone.

About Cynthia Thurlow

Cynthia Thurlow is the owner of CHT Wellness and her amazing signature program - Wholistic Blueprint. She is a nurse practitioner and functional nutritionist. She has a passion to help women find wellness with nutrition and finding the root cause of their health problems from the inside out.

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Oct 16, 2018

Hair loss can really get you freakin' out - who wants to lose their hair? We're diving into health reasons that could be behind hair loss + how you can start digging to find the answer.

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Oct 9, 2018

During our episode with Devon this week, we sit down and talk all things toddlerhood and behavior! I love how Devon puts that this is a brand new season where your child may be testing you the most. How can we not lose our *ish during this season? Devon give us great tips...

  • Why toddler years are so challenging
  • Why toddlerhood isn't "terrible"
  • How we can use perspective shifts to really use gentle parenting
  • The needs toddlers NEED
  • What your toddler's behavior really means

Curious about the conference Devon is hosting? Check it out HERE! 

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About Devon Kuntzmen

Devon Kuntzman, B.A. child development, RYT, is a toddler parenting coach on a mission to transform the myth that toddlerhood is terrible. Devon teaches parents it’s possible to embrace this sensitive developmental period and uncover the magic of toddlerhood while overcoming everyday challenges and keeping their sanity. As a coach, Devon empowers parents to transform their frustration, fear and self-doubt into confidence in their parenting. Over the last 15 years, Devon has dedicated her life to working with hundreds of parents and children across three continents as a coach, former nanny for high-profile families and director of an orphanage in Rwanda.

Devon is a Certified Gentle Sleep Coach, a graduate of the Wonder Weeks Academy Infant Mental Health and Development Program, a registered yoga teacher and the Founder of the Transforming Toddlerhood. Devon is passionate about toddlers, green juice, reading, traveling and holistic living. When she isn’t working with parents and toddlers, Devon can be found on her yoga mat, riding her bicycle or drinking a kombucha (not all at the same time).

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Oct 2, 2018

Do you or someone you know struggle with depression? This is a must-listen-to episode as we sit down with Dr. Paul Saladino. We're talking all about how functional medicine ties into depression. THIS is how we should be treating depression, instead of throwing pharmaceuticals and off you go.

We need to dig DEEPER - while pharmaceuticals can be a great way to help short-term, it's NOT a long term solution. Here is what Dr. Paul and I are covering in this episode...

About Dr. Paul Saladino

Dr. Saladino trained at the University of Arizona with a focus on Integrative Medicine, obtaining his M.D. in 2015. He is a certified Functional Medicine practitioner (IFMCP) through the Institute for Functional Medicine and currently in his final year of residency in Psychiatry at the University of Washington. His interests include connections between the microbiome and mental illness as well as nutritional biochemistry. In his practice he is passionate about understanding and correcting the roots of disease.

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Ready to use food-as-medicine? We see clients virtually all over the U.S. and local to Austin, TX. Book your free 15 minute appointment to check out our services!

Sep 27, 2018

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We're bringing back some more hormone talk! The big T: Testosterone! I know many people, men and women, who question their testosterone levels because they feel they may have too much or too little. Testosterone is a big important sex hormone in both genders and holds health benefits of..

Before I go into natural ways you can help encourage an increase in your testosterone, I do want to say that I HIGHLY recommend you get your hormones checked and verify your levels. Of course I recommend working with a nutritionist to get your food-as-medicine + everyday lifestyle figured out, but you need to have a good functional medicine doctor by your side, especially if you ever need bio-identical hormones. 

Onto, what you CAN do in your lifestyle to encourage healthy testosterone production. 

Sep 18, 2018

Girl, do you know about seed cycling for hormone balance? Tune into today's episode where I share with you HOW and WHY you should seed cycle.

Want something to read on this topic? Read our blog on seed cycling!

Book a free 15 minute appointment with me to figure out how you can start living your best life!

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Sep 11, 2018

Parasites are all the rage right now! People are trying out different supplements, enemas, and doing various different things to figure out if they have one! We sit down with Emily Morrow, future Nutrition Therapy Practitioner, as she talks us through her experience from getting diagnosed with one, her protocol, and how she feels now that she doesn't have it anymore! What we cover in today's episode...

P.S. Here is that Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Bites recipe!

About Emily Morrow

Emily is a nutritionist in Dallas, Texas and the blogger behind TheEmilyMorrow.com. In her practice, she helps people find the root cause of why they might not feel, look or perform their best, and creates healthy gluten free, whole food based recipes and meal plans.

Connect with Emily on her website + Instagram!

Connect with Lahana from Thrival Nutrition over on her websiteInstagram, and Facebook! Send her an email over at lahana@thrivalnutrition.com

Want to book a free 15 minute phone call with Lahana to see if she can help you with your digestive disturbances? Do it! 

Sep 4, 2018

Do you struggle with having a people pleasing personality? I know I do! I am so excited to talk with Anu about this from a therapist perspective and these are the things we're covering about people pleasing personalities ...

About Anu Gupta

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor, my practice is located in NW Austin and is called Hope Heals Therapy. I am originally from India, have lived in Austin for more than a decade now. I enjoy working with adults struggling with anxiety, adults with a people pleasing personality, and recovering from a relationship with a narcissist. My approach to healing is rooted in attachment, healing your inner child, mindfulness, meditation, integration between thinking, feeling, doing and nurturing and processing emotions through self compassion.

Did you love this talk about people pleasing personalities? Connect with her on social media over on Instagram and her website!

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Grab your free 15 minute consultation with Lahana if you find yourself struggling to feed your families healthy, hormonal imbalances, gut issues, and weight loss. Learn about what we can do for YOU!

Aug 21, 2018

We are super excited to have Ali Miller, RD on the podcast talking about one of our favorite topics - GUT HEALTH! And how that relates to anxiety. Who doesn't want to relieve anxiety naturally? You do not want to miss this episode, as we dive into the functional medicine route for anxiety.

No pill pushin' here! Here is what we're covering in today's episode...

  • How stress causes an imbalance in the body
  • Why common treatments are wrong for anxiety
  • What are inflammatory foods + the connection it has with anxiety
  • Mood stabilizing tips
  • How to know when and how to address anxiety
  • Her new book Anti-Anxiety Diet

About Ali Miller, RD

Ali’s Food-As-Medicine philosophy is supported by up to-date scientific research for a functional approach to healing the body. Ali’s expertise can be accessed through her website: www.alimillerRD.com offering a blog, podcasts, online learning, and access to her virtual practice. Integrative functional dietitian, author of Naturally Nourished: Food-as-Medicine for Optimal Health Cookbook (2016) and The Anti-Anxiety Diet (2018). Creator of Reset, Restore, Renew: Real Food Detox program, Optimal Eating virtual class, and interactive virtual Food-as-Medicine Ketosis program.

Don’t forget to purchase her book Anti-Anxiety Diet, so you can be on your way to relieving anxiety naturally.

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Aug 14, 2018

Struggling with always feeling guilty if you indulge in something you usually don't eat...something unhealthy? Tune in this week to kick your guilt to the curb, seriously. This is coming from the healthy living queen herself! ;)

Check out our food as medicine gut reset approach - if you struggle with gut issues, like IBS, Crohn's, Colitis, etc. You don't necessarily have to have a diagnosis for a gut issue - this is for anyone struggling with heartburn, bloating, excessive gas, etc. This is the reset that I use for my clients!

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Jul 31, 2018

In this episode, we're sitting down with Dr. Laura Belus about acne! Who likes those big red bumps?! I know I don't!

  • What is acne?
  • Who is more prone to acne?
  • Are topical practices important?
  • Favorite skincare?
  • Acne + gut health
  • Supplements for acne
  • Hormones + acne

About Laura Belus

Laura Belus is a naturopathic doctor practicing in Toronto, Canda. She specializes in hormone balance, healthy skin, and natural energy boosting! Connect with her over on Instagram and her website!

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Jul 24, 2018

We're so excited to have Katie Farrell from Dashing Dish on our podcast this week! We're talking about kitchen GOODIES...we are covering...

  • Gluten free baking flours
  • Favorite kitchen appliances (things that make our life easier!)
  • Favorite MUST-HAVE ingredients
  • How to bring nourishment in the kitchen, even though you're busy!
  • Meal Planning Tips

About Katie Farrell

Katie Farrell is the author of Dashing Dish, a ministry and nutrition based business. Katie lives in Brighton with her high school sweetheart and husband of eight years, Sean, and their 12 month old daughter Madeline.

Being that Katie is a former registered nurse, she naturally has a passion for health. About six years ago she combined this passion with her desire to teach women their identity in Christ, and Dashing Dish was born!

Since starting Dashing Dish, Katie has had the opportunity to publish three books: The Dashing Dish Cookbook, Devotions for a Healthier You, and her most recent book, Nourish. She has been featured on Life Today, Fox and Friends, the 700 Club, and she also has her own cooking segment on Cornerstone Christian Television. Katie feels that it is her purpose in life is to inspire women to get fit and healthy for life, all while enjoying the journey!

Connect with Katie over on Facebook + Instagram + Twitter + her website!

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Jul 17, 2018

Are you ready to listen on this episode with Carly Johnson Brawner, a badass holistic nutritionist, who manages her hashimoto's with diet + lifestyle?! This a good episode, this is what we're covering today...

  • What lead Carly up to her diagnosis
  • How she manages her Hashimoto's with diet and lifestyle
  • Her five pillars of health
  • Why sleep and stress are so important for recovery
  • Favorite go-to foods with a busy lifestyle

About Carly Johnson Brawner

Carly Johnson Brawner is a functional nutrition coach and wellness enthusiast living in sunny Austin, TX. Frolic & Flow came to fruition through Carly’s experiences healing from autoimmunity with real food and targeted wellness practices. She currently works with others to help them optimize their overall health and learn the foundations of living in a state of balanced wellness.

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Jul 10, 2018

In this episode with Dillon Humphries, we're talking all about overcoming a muscle plateau. We are covering...

  • Basic rules for building muscles
  • Why plateau's happen
  • How to break through a plateau
  • Nutrition + muscle building
  • Best way to keep track of gains
  • Time frame for gains
  • Rest days for building muscle

About Dillon Humphries

Dillon is based out of Orlando, Fl. He has a bachelor's degree in Exercise Physiology, Certified Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, Corrective Exercise Specialist, and Boxing Instructor. He is also a medically retired marine.

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Jul 3, 2018

*WARNING: Tears were shed during this episode.

This episode is SO powerful. So encouraging. A conversation that lifted me up in ways I needed reminding. In this episode, we're covering....

  • Jasmin's Personal Journey (It'll pull on your heart strings!)
  • Staying mindful + present during motherhood
  • What we can do on rough days
  • How not to get caught up in "mommy wars"
  • Raising good kids
  • Building a strong marriage during child rearing years

About Jasmin

Jasmin Terrany LMHC is a different kind of life coach. As a licensed psychotherapist with two master’s degrees from Columbia University, Jasmin invented Life Therapy™, a revolutionary method that combines Psychotherapy & Coaching + Mindfulness & Meditation.

In private practice since 2007, Jasmin helps professional women and mothers find success in their personal lives. Whether struggling with relationships, anxiety, confidence, body image, or parenting, Jasmin has practical tools to create extraordinary lives.

In addition to being a leader in her field, she is a published author, public speaker, world traveler and most importantly a Mom. Her passion project is her book “Extraordinary Mommy” inspired when her daughter was born on the first anniversary of her mother’s unexpected passing.

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Jun 26, 2018

How awesome is it to have Dr. Tassone back on the podcast this week! Are you a new listener to the podcast? Catch up our first interview together over on episode 65!

What we're covering on the podcast this week....

  • Most common hormone issues Dr. Tassone has seen
  • Why hormone imbalances are happening
  • What's included in your 7-day hormone reboot program?
  • How can women expect to feel
  • Top foods to help with hormone balance

Want to buy the 7 day hormone reboot online program? GET IT HERE!

Take Dr. Tassone's quiz to find out what's going on with your hormones!

About Dr. Tassone

Dr. Tassone is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, and by the American Board of Integrative Medicine. He holds a medical degree, in addition to a PhD in mind-body medicine. In his 20 years of practice, Dr. Tassone has seen over 40,000 women and is a highly regarded patient advocate. As an integrative health practitioner, Dr. Tassone believes that you should have an active role in your care. His work includes studies and publications on spirituality in medical care, whole foods to heal the human body, and integrative medicine. Dr. Tassone is featured in many publications, including The New York Times, NBCNews Online and Stanford MedX.

Connect with him over on Facebook, Instagram, and his website!

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Jun 19, 2018

Struggling with Stress Eating + Binge Eating?

On the podcast we're chatting with Glenn Livingston and we're covering a hot topic of stress eating + binge eating.

  • Why is binge + stress eating so common
  • What are some ways that people can stop this habit
  • How to create your own food plan
  • Willpower
  • Positive behavior change

Make sure you also check out our multivitamin over on Amazon + use that 15% off code! XO And leave a review if you have purchased it before!

About Glenn Livingston

Glenn Livingston, Ph.D. is a veteran psychologist and was the long time CEO of a multi-million dollar consulting firm which has serviced several Fortune 500 clients in the food industry. You may have seen his(or his company's)  previous work, theories, and research in major periodicals like The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Sun Times, The Indiana Star Ledger, The NY Daily News, American Demographics, or any of the other major media outlets you see on this page.  You may also have heard him on ABC, WGN, and/or CBS radio, or UPN TV.
 
Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer overweight and/or food obsessed individuals, Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching the nature of bingeing and overeating via work with his own patients AND a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants.  Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more lighthearted relationship with food.
 
Check out his book here!
 
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Jun 12, 2018

Struggling with adrenal fatigue?

We're talking with acupuncturist + personal trainer, Ali Damron, about adrenal fatigue. This is what we're covering in this episode....

  • What is adrenal fatigue
  • Why adrenal fatigue is overlooked in traditional medicine
  • Lab tests for adrenal fatigue
  • Nutrients needed for adrenal function
  • Ways to support adrenal fatigue
  • How to avoid adrenal burnout

What's new on our blog?

About Ali

My name is Ali Damron. I am a wife, mother to two sweet little boys, a licensed acupuncturist and a certified personal trainer for over 11 years. I value health and family more than anything else. I work with women to provide natural approaches to healing and get them looking and feeling their best. I offer lots of services including personal consultations, carb cycling bootcamps, resources for pregnant women, birth attendants and birth professionals to teach them acupressure points so they can take their health into their own hands.

Connect with Ali over on Facebook + Instagram

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Jun 7, 2018

You'll be learning how to avoid kidney stones naturally on today's episode! These are simple supplements and lifestyle habits that you can start incorporating in your day to reduce the risk of kidney stone formation!


Looking to book your free 15 minute appointment to work with a clinical nutritionist? I'd love to help you!

Wanting to try out those gluten free + dairy free poptarts I mentioned? HERE!

Want to purchase our Thrival Nutrition multivitamin? Head over to Amazon!

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Read this episode over on the blog!

May 15, 2018

Do you take prescription medications? Did you know that common prescription medications + medications that you can buy over the counter can deplete you of necessary essential nutrients? We are covering how birth control, antiulcer, antihypertensive, behavior altering drugs, and common medications like Tylenol and Advil can deplete you in nutrients.

Remember, you can tune into this episode on iTunes + Google Play + right here on our website!

Ready to work 1:1 with me to start living your best healthy life? Book your free 15 minute phone call here to see if we'd be a good fit!

Want to read this episode? Read it here!

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May 8, 2018

Healthier Alternatives To Crying It Out + Baby Led Development

I’m so excited to sit down with Eliza Parker from Conscious Baby + we’re taking a little stab at modern parenting. It’s gentle, it’s gentle, PROMISE! What we’re covering in today’s episode

  • Why crying it out isn’t natural
  • How understand your baby’s cues
  • After immediate needs are met, what do you do?
  • How to bond with your baby
  • Can babies stop crying by themselves?
  • Why you shouldn’t get bent out of shape with milestones
  • And more

About Eliza

A certified Infant Developmental Movement Educator, Aware Parenting Instructor, Body-Mind Centering® Practitioner, and trained Feldenkrais® practitioner, Eliza respects babies as whole people who enter the world knowing how to communicate, learn, and self-heal within relationship. Her Conscious Baby practice employs a unique approach to baby-led “I can do it myself” milestone development, as well as attunement to non-verbal cues and crying. Eliza’s life-changing perspectives and respectful solutions toward common parenting questions transcend “typical” parenting advice. Her work addresses babies on the “well baby” spectrum and those experiencing challenges such as developmental delay.

She works with families through one-on-one consultations and group classes, both locally in Austin, TX and online. Her most popular topics of inquiry include how to track and support motor development, milestone concerns, extended crying, a non-cry-it-out approach to sleep, and healing birth trauma.

Connect with Eliza over on her website + Facebook

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May 1, 2018

Does the elimination diet sound scary? Well, it’s NOT! It’s empowering + what people need to do sometimes to create a personalized approach with nutrition. I’m sitting down with nutritionist Jessica Stopard to talk about this….

  • What is the elimination diet
  • Hacks to make the elimination diet easier
  • What to avoid during the elimination diet
  • Are you forever sensitive and have to avoid certain foods that you you react to?
  • Why the elimination diet is NOT like traditional dieting

Connect with Jessica over on her website + Instagram

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Don’t forget to grab Thrival Nutrition’s Daily Multivitamin over on Amazon!!!

About Jessica Stopard

Jessica Stopard is an award winning, smoothie lovin’ Holistic Nutritionist with a decade of experience in the health food industry. Jessica’s focus is helping women uncover their hidden food sensitivities using smoothies and an elimination diet. She loves maximizing nutrition for the least amount of effort to inspire women to eat more real foods so that they stop feeling so BLAH: bloated, low energy, acne, and headaches. She is the creator of Reset to Real Food Method and offers a free beginner’s guide to food sensitivities!

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