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Transformational Eating 6-Week Support Group

https://vimeo.com/361818462   Are you struggling with symptoms of Disordered Eating or Orthorexia from a diet you have been on to heal disease? How much time do you spend focused on thinking about food and what you can eat?  Do you feel that the only way to heal your disease is by controlling food? Have you lost all joy in food and feel controlled by how…

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The Silent Truth: AIP, Restrictive Diets, Disordered Eating and Orthorexia

  Five years ago, while talking with a distraught client, I had a moment of clarity that began to alter my view of health, nutrition, and well-being: Autoimmune Paleo (AIP) and other restrictive diets were causing Disordered Eating and Orthorexia. Not in all people and not in all cases; but, the relationship – and all its trauma, pain, and suffering – were far too real,…

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Self-Compassion To Heal Disordered Eating: A 6-Week Program!

Learn to eat without fear. Harness the power of your own compassion to heal the relationship you have with food, in my 6-week support group. Disordered Eating and Orthorexia are associated with restrictive diets is an incredibly complicated reality for far too many. But, healing may be closer than you think, and it may not require years of therapy or overly restricting food for the…

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Should Restricted Healing Diets Like Autoimmune Paleo Come With A Warning Label For Orthorexia? Yes.

This is really curious to me. I am wondering what your thoughts are. After Mary joined the Nike team, (click on that link to read the NYT article) she was forced to lose weight, lost her period for 3 years, broke 5 bones, and was continually forced to eat in a specific way to be “race ready”. The result was severe disordered eating, suicidal thoughts…

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3- Week Support Group to Make Peace With Your Inner-Eater

Come join me for a transformative 3-week class to create a more cooperative relationship with your Inner-Eater. I recently developed this innovative program and am offering it this summer at a discounted price before a wider scale offering in the fall. Who is this class for?  Anyone who has struggled with restrictive eating or has issues with disordered eating as a result of a diet. Anyone who  has experienced…

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What is The Loving Diet?

WHAT IS THE LOVING DIET? The Loving Diet is soul-based work that is emerging as a new heart-body therapy modality. It is a pioneering approach that goes beyond paleo autoimmune and many mind-body practices and uses loving as a tool of healing one’s life and body. WHAT ROLE DOES NUTRITION PLAY IN THE LOVING DIET? NUTRITION PLAYS TWO ROLES IN THE LOVING DIET: 1) Nutrition: the…

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How The Unconscious Can Affect Your Health

“I want to heal my autoimmune disease” is a conscious thought. But, it turns out that science is understanding more and more that unconscious programming (from experiences in your life) drives how you will heal your autoimmune disease MORE than your conscious desire to heal. See study below that shows how your unconscious decides 7 seconds before your conscious mind does. Whoa. So from this…

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What is AIP?

WHAT IS AUTOIMMUNE PALEO OR AIP DIET? The Autoimmune Protocol is a diet that helps heal the immune system and gut mucosa. It is applicable to any inflammatory disease. We have a problem in this country with how we eat, treat disease and heal disease. AIP addresses inflammation in the gut that causes Autoimmune Disease. Autoimmune disease is a condition where the body cannot tell…

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How To Regulate Your Body During Political Upheaval

How To Regulate Your Body During Political Upheaval Political upheaval is just one of the many things that can draw us out of our center. Our center is the place we find homeostasis, peace and balance in our energetic body. When that is disrupted, the physical body follows. Could it be that we are being asked to deepen our connection to ourselves in the current…

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Love Is Medicine Practitioner Training Oct 21-23 2016 Mill Valley, CA

Love Is Medicine Practitioner Training Oct 21-23 2016 Mill Valley, CA I get a number of emails from healers, nutritionists, coaches and practitioners asking how I do the work I do and where to train for it. The simple answer is that the work I do is incredibly specialized, so there is no specific place to study it. However, to honor others who feel the…

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3 Big Factors That Affect Your AIP Diet You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

  Many of you are doing fantastic on the AIP diet. Congratulations! This post is not for you. This post is for the hundreds of emails I get each month for those who are not doing fantastic on AIP and are struggling to find out why. They may also not be on AIP…they are really on any kind of “Fix-It” diet. Those who have been…

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Love Is Medicine Level 1 Practitioner Training

Love Is Medicine Level 1 6/10-6/12 Berkeley, CA I get a number of emails from healers, nutritionists, coaches and practitioners asking how I do the work I do and where to train for it. The simple answer is that the work I do is incredibly specialized, so there is no specific place to study it. However, to honor others who feel the stirrings in their…

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10 Reasons Why Food Reintroductions Fail On AIP

    I am seeing a lot about how to reintroduce foods on AIP on different FB pages. I gathered a few points to keep in mind when considering how to reintroduce foods.  Who wrote the article? Are they clinicians? Have they actually had experience walking AIP’ers through reintroductions? Why is that important? Because experience counts. Would you go to a doctor for a pap…

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EP: 07 Special Guest Torea Rodriguez FDN

In this weeks episode, Jessica talks shop with Torea Rodriguez FDN who shares how she works with autoimmune clients, her own story of healing and autoimmunity and how she adds the mind-body piece to her practice. Torea also is offering a free 30 min. consultation called Vitality Session on her website! On her consultation page, click on the box that says: Redeem Session Coupon and…

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Ep: 06 Sarah Uncovers More Issues in Her Gut!

  In this episode, Sarah talks about her newest gut infections, the frustration she is feeling about it, and how complicated her Crohn’s is turning out to be. She shares the latest game plan of her doctors, what she is doing to manage how she is feeling about all of it, and what is helping her the most. http://traffic.libsyn.com/loveandhealpodcast/01_Ep__06_Sarah_Uncovers_More_Issues_in_Her_Gut.mp3