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Ann Louise’s Blog

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A Taste of Summer

Cold brews that detoxify and heal. Many folks enjoy drinking refreshing tea in the summertime, but I advise that you steer clear of some of the most common choices. Sweet teas, as you’d assume, are loaded with sugar. The green and black variety should also be avoided, as an increasing body of studies have shown them to be more likely Read More

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7 Hormone Tune-Ups for Lasting Weight Loss

Fast fixes for hormone harmony. “I can’t lose weight because my hormones are out of whack.” I have heard this sentiment from countless female clients. Women suffering from fatty liver, prediabetes, high cholesterol, gallbladder problems, and depression feel powerless in their struggle to lose weight and feel healthy. Hormonal imbalance has long been to blame for unexplained weight gain. As Read More

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Surviving Stage IV Melanoma

How diet, supplements, and an ironclad will beat all odds. Imagine that you’re in your early 30s, living your life, starting a family, and achieving goals and dreams. You start to not feel well and can tell that something is off, but you’re not sure what. Then, the diagnosis comes. You have cancer. Wanting to do anything and everything you Read More

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The Most Underrated Fruit of Summer

Don’t overlook the most nutrient dense pick. I consider this fruit to be the most underrated fruit of summer. Can you guess what it is? It’s not papaya, it’s not mango, it’s not an orange, it’s not even an exotic fruit, like carambola… it’s… KIWI. This small fruit has big health benefits—and appears on the 15 least pesticide-contaminated list from Read More

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The Hormone Rescuer

Restore your calm during the change—and after. If you’re in the throes of perimenopause or otherwise feeling betrayed by your body, there is relief in sight. You might not even realize that you’re experiencing deficiency-related symptoms. Do any of the following resonate with you? • Anxiety • Apathy • Body odor increase • Concentration problems • Constipation • Depression • Read More

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A Happy, Healthy 4th Made Easy

Celebrate with health in mind. The 4th of July is a favorite holiday for many of us. That’s quite understandable since it centers around some of the best things in life—celebrating our nation’s birthday, spending time with loved ones, and kicking our feet back for a long weekend of pure relaxation and fun. However, the one holiday hang up is Read More

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Summer Self Health Checkup

Take extra care of your heart and GI tract this season. Summer is hot—but not in the way you might think. This time of year is especially taxing on your organs. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, when the “fire” of your heart becomes out of balance because impaired kidneys (the “water” element) are not keeping it cooled, your heart produces Read More

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New Thyroid Secrets Every Woman Needs to Know

Is it menopause or thyroid issues? A small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx, the thyroid plays a behind-the-scenes role in health. This is especially important for us ladies, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. Starting in their mid-30s, many women feel tired and moody, put on pounds, have trouble sleeping, Read More

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The Watercress Sensation

Meet the newest beautifying and detoxifying super green. Watercress is destined to become your new BFF. But, if you’re like many people, you probably only think of it as a garnish—and one that you might even leave off your plate. Do reconsider. This vegetable has always been a favorite of mine, so why does it get overlooked? It possesses a Read More