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Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

3 Weight Loss Diet Myths That Are Holding You Back

As we gear up to head into the New Year with weight loss on top of mind, it’s easy to be bombarded with confusion on social media about weight loss diet. You’ll find classic weight-loss recommendations that can actually hold you back. If weight loss

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Ovulation in irregular cycles, can you get pregnant irregular cycles, trying to conceive, not getting pregnant, irregular cycles after pregnancy, does miscarriage cause irregular cycles, calculating ovulation, tracking irregular cycles
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Can Irregular Cycles Cause Infertility?

Let’s focus in on irregular cycles and infertility/trying to conceive! If you missed our last article/podcast episode on irregular cycle causes, check it out here! Irregular cycles can make getting pregnant difficult and if ovulation isn’t happening, irregular cycles cause infertility. I’m answering the top

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What Causes Irregular Cycles?
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

What Causes Irregular Cycles? {PCOS + more!}

You might be asking….are irregular cycles normal? Are irregular cycles normal? Irregular cycles aren’t normal if you are in your reproductive years of age. Irregular cycles can be normal if you’re in peri-menopause or menopause. But if you are in your baby-making years, irregular menstrual

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roasted delicata squash
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Roasted Delicata Squash

Have you heard of delicata squash? Not to be confused with butternut, acorn, or summer squash! This nutty, slightly sweet + satisfying seasonal squash is a hott commodity come late September/early October and can be tough to find. Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods carries them,

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Blood Sugar, Insulin, Diabetes, Health, Stress, Insulin Resistance
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Insulin Resistance + High Insulin {Episode 240}

Transcript You are listening to Functional Nutrition Radio, with me as your host, Lahana Vigliano, the owner of Nuvitru Wellness and a board-certified clinical nutritionist. Hello!! I am so excited for today’s episode on high insulin and insulin resistance. I have been so inspired by

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organic dark chocolate apples dipped in nuts
Recipe
Michelle Thomason

Dark Chocolate Apple Dippers (Organic)

Yesterday, my son wanted one of those massive 1000g of sugar candied apples at the store, which is why i decided to make these dark chocolate apple dippers. They are the perfect 2-3 bite treat made with tart green apples, organic 70% dark chocolate and

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bruschetta stuffed avocado, cold lunch idea, paleo
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Bruschetta Stuffed Avocado

If you need an incredible cold lunch idea, you have to throw together this bruschetta stuffed avocado. Loaded with quality satiating fats and protein to keep you full throughout the afternoon. Bruschetta can be homemade or store bought (as long as it is made with

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spinach artichoke chicken, dairy free cream cheese, gluten free dinner
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Spinach Artichoke Chicken (Dairy/Gluten Free)

This creamy spinach artichoke chicken dish will rock your world. You won’t even be able to tell that it is filled with veggies and made with dairy free cream cheese… say what? My kids devour this meal and yet it’s usually a fight to get

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tzatziki dip, dairy free, gluten free
Condiments/Misc
Michelle Thomason

Tzatziki Dip

Tzatziki is a Middle Eastern and Mediterranean salted strained yogurt dip made with cucumber, olive oil, garlic, lemon, and herbs. Authentic tzatziki is made with sheep or goat yogurt which is better for digestion in my opinion. If you are sensitive to cow dairy proteins,

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Grilled Vegetable appetizer
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Grilled Vegetable Hummus Appetizer

This grilled vegetable appetizer with fresh hummus makes the perfect party platter for entertaining. Most people want to graze but with options that won’t grow their waistline. My goal is to always provide something extremely nutrient dense yet flavorful when hosting or attending a party.

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mens toiletries
Beauty/Household
Michelle Thomason

Non-Toxic Men’s Products

Clean non-toxic men’s products are just as important as clean beauty products for women. Harmful toxic effects do not discriminate or give you immunity due to your sexual orientation. Our skin is our largest organ, and is porous, meaning it absorbs every single thing we

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person holding hands over face with anxiety
Natural Remedies
Michelle Thomason

Anxiety Recap {Triggers + Remedies}

Welcome to anxiety week! Anxiety is a condition that plagues millions of people. Throughout this week, I’m going to bringing awareness of anxiety in many different ways! First up, we will talk about natural herbal support! As always, I have to give a reminder that these herbs

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Crohn's disease, crohn's treatment
Digestive Health
Lahana Vigliano

Breaking Down Crohn’s Disease

While healthcare isn’t sure exactly how Crohn’s Disease starts, like with many health issues, it’s usually a domino effect of things! Triggers of Crohn’s Disease There is the genetic component where you can be predisposed to getting Crohn’s, BUT (a big but!) genetics do NOT

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Greek Turkey Burgers on plate
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Greek Turkey Burgers

I love a quick, fresh spin on Mediterranean flavors and these Greek turkey burgers are a great clean meal prep idea. Serve between a few leaves of fresh butter lettuce and serve with roasted red peppers and bursting tomatoes. You can also dress them up

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pen and paper and green plant
Hormones
Lahana Vigliano

Progesterone Balance {Women’s Hormones}

A women’s cycle is like a dance – so many moving parts and it’s all gotta tango together (ideally in a really beautiful way!) I’m talking about some fun progesterone this week! And what better way to kickoff progesterone week than an understanding of when progesterone

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Coconut Crusted Chicken up close
Poultry
Michelle Thomason

Coconut Crusted Chicken Tenders

Coconut crusted chicken tenders are the perfect healthy rendition of the fried coconut shrimp that brings me back to our family outings to Joe’s Crab Shack. With a gluten and dairy free batter just as tasty as the real deal, coconut gives it the perfect

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Grilled Artichoke
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Grilled Artichokes with Paleo Lemon Aioli

Grilled artichokes smothered with paleo lemon aioli goodness will blow your guests away! It’s artichoke season but many have zero clue how to cut, prepare or eat them. I agree they are one of the most confusing vegetables. They’re not cheap, so I suggest Youtube

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Pancake Muffins on tray
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Pancake Muffins {Gluten Free | Dairy Free}

Breakfast has always been one of my favorite meals of the day + it’s my daughters as well! And pancakes are a classic, duh. BUT, they can take a bit to whip up. Enter in pancake muffins! This is something that you can make batches

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Healthy Loaded Nachos
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Healthy Loaded Nachos

When you think of nachos, healthy may not be the first idea that comes to mind….until you’ve made ours. This meal (or appetizer) is a crowd favorite to feed hungry mouths when you’re in a hurry or just need a quick dish to serve. Our

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Chicken Sausage and Beans
Poultry
Farrah Oxley

Chicken Sausage + Beans Over Rice {Gluten Free}

The newest recipe on the blog is this delicious chicken sausage + beans over rice (or quinoa if you desire!). It has this amazing cajun flare and super nourishing! This recipe is made by one of our dietitians Farrah Oxley and Lahana followed up by

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office worker enjoying donut at desk
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Foods That Weaken Immune System {Episode 228}

We’ve talked a ton about what can we do to build our immune system, but let’s turn the conversation around and talk about what foods weaken the immune system. Because we can build and support our immune system, but if we’re constantly doing things that

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Buddah Bowl
Plant-Based
Michelle Thomason

Buddah Bowl with Lemon Tahini Dressing

A traditional buddah bowl consists of a grain, vegetables, protein(meat, tofu, beans), and dressing. According to Urban Dictionary, a bowl which is packed so full that it has a rounded belly appearance on the top much like the belly of a buddha. Since I’m not a

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Carrot Cake Pancakes
Breakfast
Lahana Vigliano

Carrot Cake Pancakes {Gluten Free + Dairy Free}

These gluten free and dairy free carrot cake pancakes are to die for. They are so so perfect for a fun Spring time weekend breakfast or hey, no one is judging if you make a massive batch and freeze some! 😉 This recipe makes 12

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Liposomal Vitamin C
Nutrition
Lahana Vigliano

Liposomal Vitamin C Versus Regular Vitamin C

Is liposomal vitamin C better than regular vitamin C? Is it worth the extra expense? I’ve asked those questions myself + wanted to answer those for you today! Vitamin C sales are ROCKIN’ right now due to COVID-19. Literally. Vitamin C is like a diamond

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gluten free Sugar Free Lemon Loaf
Recipe
Lahana Vigliano

Sugar Free Lemon Loaf {Gluten Free}

Lemon loaf lovers – where you at?! How about sugar free lemon loaf lovers – where are you at?! We all love our treats, but when we make them as guilt free as possible, it’s a good feeling, my friend!! So, how exactly did I

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Retinol
Beauty/Household
Gina Nguyen

What They Don’t Want You To Know About Retinol

Retinol in your beauty products causes reproductive toxicity? WHAT?! Hey there! My name is Gina Nguyen, I am the mind behind damngina.co blog. Skincare has been a passion of mine since I was a teenager! My mom taught me to always take care of my skin at

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