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Embrace a holistic approach to well-being with our Wellness and Health Coaching. We're dedicated to helping you cultivate a balanced lifestyle through personalized health strategies, mindfulness practices, and sustainable habit changes. Begin your wellness journey with us and feel the difference in your mind, body, and spirit.

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Specialized functional testing can help you uncover opportunities for healing by identifying root causes for your health challenges. 

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Don't just take it from me
   
Michael Johnson
The Functional Nutrition Diagnostics were eye opening and revealed many healing opportunities that helped me fine tune my wellness journey
   
Richard Miller
Angi went above and beyond to research my health challenges and helped me find a sustainable solution that worked for me. I haven't felt this good in years. 
   
James Jones
Engaging with this coaching service has been one of the best decisions of my life. It's not just about the goals I've met—it's the self-discovery and personal growth that came with it.


FAQ
What can I expect from a coaching session?
Each session is a collaborative process aimed at empowering you to make decisive, informed choices. You can expect a safe, confidential space to discuss your goals, challenges, and progress.
How long does a typical coaching engagement last?
Coaching engagements can vary depending on your individual goals and needs. Typically, clients see significant progress within 3 to 6 months of regular sessions.
Do I need to prepare anything before my first session?
It's helpful to think about what you wish to achieve with coaching, but no formal preparation is necessary for your introductory session.  Just come with an open mind and a willingness to explore your potential. If you choose to participate in a coaching program, you may be assigned worksheets to complete between sessions. 
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Protecting Your Health from Pesticides
In today's world, the omnipresent exposure to pesticides and toxins has become a significant health concern, with impacts ranging from endocrine disruption, which can affect growth and reproduction, to neurological effects, including the potential for development of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. These substances are also linked to an increased risk of various cancers and have been found to suppress the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to infections and illnesses. As these toxins can enter the body through different channels, including food consumption and air inhalation, understanding their health implications is crucial for overall well-being.

To combat these risks, adopting strategic measures to reduce pesticide exposure is essential. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) offers valuable resources like the "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean Fifteenlists, guiding consumers towards fruits and vegetables with the lowest pesticide residues. Additionally, employing simple practices such as washing and peeling produce, using natural alternatives to chemical herbicides in gardens, and reducing indoor pesticide exposure through methods like implementing a no-shoes policy and using HEPA filters can significantly minimize toxin intake.

Beyond these preventative steps, certain food preparation techniques and supplementation with natural toxin binders can aid in reducing the body's pesticide load. Opting for non-GMO and organic foods further diminishes exposure to harmful chemicals. By integrating these strategies into daily life, individuals can proactively safeguard their health against the adverse effects of pesticides and toxins, fostering a healthier living environment.
In today's world, the omnipresent exposure to pesticides and toxins has become a significant health concern, with impacts ranging from endocrine disruption, which can affect growth and reproduction, to neurological effects, including the potential for development of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. These substances are also linked to an increased risk of various cancers and have been found to suppress the immune system, making individuals more susceptible to infections and illnesses. As these toxins can enter the body through different channels, including food consumption and air inhalation, understanding their health implications is crucial for overall well-being.

To combat these risks, adopting strategic measures to reduce pesticide exposure is essential. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) offers valuable resources like the "Dirty Dozen" and "Clean Fifteen" lists, guiding consumers towards fruits and vegetables with the lowest pesticide residues. Additionally, employing simple practices such as washing and peeling produce, using natural alternatives to chemical herbicides in gardens, and reducing indoor pesticide exposure through methods like implementing a no-shoes policy and using HEPA filters can significantly minimize toxin intake.

Beyond these preventative steps, certain food preparation techniques and supplementation with natural toxin binders can aid in reducing the body's pesticide load. Opting for non-GMO and organic foods further diminishes exposure to harmful chemicals. By integrating these strategies into daily life, individuals can proactively safeguard their health against the adverse effects of pesticides and toxins, fostering a healthier living environment.

Dirty Dozen (2024):
1. Strawberries
2. Spinach
3. Kale, collard & mustard greens
4. Grapes
5. Peaches
6. Pears
7. Nectarines
8. Apples
9. Bell & hot peppers
10. Cherries
11. Blueberries
12. Green beans

Clean Fifteen (2024):
1. Avocados
2. Sweet corn*
3. Pineapples
4. Onions
5. Papaya*
6. Sweet peas (frozen)
7. Asparagus
8. Honeydew melon
9. Kiwi
10. Cabbage
11. Watermelon
12. Mushrooms
13. Mangoes
14. Sweet potatoes
15. Carrots

*Note: Some sweet corn, papaya, and summer squash are genetically modified. Choose organic to avoid GMOs.



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Magnesium is a vital mineral that plays a crucial role in over 300 enzymatic reactions within the body, affecting muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and cardiovascular health. It's essential for the synthesis of DNA, RNA, and the antioxidant glutathione, making it a cornerstone of metabolic health and cellular repair. Foods rich in magnesium include green leafy vegetables, nuts and seeds, whole grains, legumes, and some fruits and chocolate, offering a delicious palette for meeting the recommended daily intake of 310-420 mg for adults.

Deficiency in magnesium can manifest through various symptoms such as muscle cramps, weakness, and irregular heartbeat, pointing to its critical role in neuromuscular and cardiovascular functions. Factors contributing to low magnesium levels encompass poor dietary intake, gastrointestinal diseases, renal issues, and alcohol dependency. Over time, insufficient magnesium can lead to serious health issues, including heart arrhythmias, osteoporosis, neuromuscular symptoms, mental health problems, and metabolic disorders like impaired glucose regulation and altered lipid profiles.

Magnesium interacts with other nutrients such as calcium, vitamin D, potassium, zinc, and B vitamins, highlighting the complexity of nutrient interdependencies in maintaining health. Various forms of magnesium, including citrate, oxide, chloride, lactate, malate, taurate, and glycinate, cater to different health needs, making supplementation a personalized decision. Adequate magnesium intake is fundamental for preventing numerous health complications, supporting overall well-being, and optimizing nutrient utilization and metabolic health.
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Digestive discomfort is often misattributed to high stomach acid when, in fact, the culprit might be low stomach acid, or hypochlorhydria. This misunderstanding leads to the unnecessary use of antacids, which can exacerbate the problem by further reducing stomach acid levels, worsening digestive processes over time. It is crucial to recognize the signs and implications of hypochlorhydria to seek appropriate treatment.

Symptoms of hypochlorhydria include indigestion, bloating, gas, heartburn, and acid reflux, which surprisingly can signify low, not high, stomach acid. Additionally, the condition may cause nutritional deficiencies, fatigue, weakened immune function, and skin problems due to poor nutrient absorption and compromised defense against pathogens. These symptoms highlight the importance of accurate diagnosis and intervention.

Understanding the consequences of hypochlorhydria is important for managing digestive health. It can lead to impaired digestion, increased infection risks, significant nutritional deficiencies, and a variety of gastrointestinal disorders. Properly addressing low stomach acid can improve overall health and prevent further complications, underscoring the need for individuals to reconsider the quick fix of antacids in favor of investigating the true nature of their digestive discomfort.
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