Nutrition & Lifestyle


Should You Be Avoiding Sugar?

Sugar and carbohydrates get a lot of hate in the wellness and diet world. We’re constantly being bombarded with messages like “don’t eat sugar,” “sugar causes diabetes, “carbs make you fat,” and “your body doesn’t need carbs.” We’ve moved from villainizing fat to villainizing sugar. Keto, low carb and carnivore diets are becoming more and more popular. Is there actually merit to this or are we just looking for something else to demonize and blame for our health problems? If…

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Clean Makeup Products That Actually Work

When I started on my health journey, switching over my makeup products to clean products was one of the last things that I did. I’ve always been a makeup lover, and it’s important to me that the products I use look nice and last throughout the day without fading or dripping. Wearing makeup gives me more confidence and makes me feel beautiful. I’m just not willing to compromise on performance for the sake of it being “clean.” When I first…

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How I Healed My Acne

Throughout my teens and early 20s, I struggled with acne. I always covered my face with concealer and foundation to try to hide it. I felt self conscious about my skin and never wanted to be seen without it being covered up. I tried different creams from the dermatologist throughout the years. I even went on antibiotics for it for a while. The antibiotics helped, but definitely weren’t worth it and is not something I would ever recommend. The creams…

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Intermittent Fasting Destroyed My Body

Saying that Intermittent Fasting “destroyed my body” may be a bold claim, and I’m not saying that Intermittent Fasting alone was responsible for my health crash in 2018 (that I am STILL working on healing), but it was a major contributing factor. I know what I have to say is not going to be popular with those in the ancestral health community, but I’ve ignored my body’s cries for help for long enough and it’s time I started listening to…

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Holiday Gift Ideas – 2019 Edition

It’s that time of year again! The holidays are a wonderful time, but they also can be extremely stressful. This gift guide is here to make your life sooo much easier! Take the guesswork out of gift-giving with these 20 gift ideas that can ALL be bought on Amazon! Plus if you’re looking to give clean skincare and/or cosmetics as a gift this year, Beautycounter has amazing options too! There’s also a variety of CBD products that make awesome gifts…

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Wine with Jill – Episode 3: Is the Keto Diet Healthy?

On episode 3 of Wine with Jill, I spoke about the very trendy/popular keto diet. What is the keto diet? Is it healthy? Watch the replay here: Join the conversation live, Tuesdays at 7:15 PM Eastern over on Facebook Have you tried the keto diet? What was your experience? Share in the comments! See Also: Wine with Jill – Episode 2: Stress, Fatigue, & BurnoutChanging Your Mindset to Achieve SuccessHow to Stick to a Healthy Eating Plan

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Wine with Jill – Episode 1: Introductions

I started a new live video series over on my Facebook page, called Wine with Jill. Come join me over a glass of wine to discuss all different topics related to living a healthy, balanced life – such as, nutrition, fitness, toxins, makeup, confidence, nature, socialization and more! Episode 1 is an introduction to me, my philosophy, and what to expect from future videos. Catch the replay of Episode 1 here: Have a request for future topics? Comment below or…

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Creating Your Skincare Routine

Having a good skincare routine is a key part of having healthy, glowing skin. Of course, eating the right foods and staying hydrated is the first step.  If you’ve never had a skincare routine before, it can be a little intimidating when you are starting out. There’s many skincare products out there, and you may not know what they do and if you need to use them or not.  I’ve put together this guide to show you the steps for…

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Stress, Anxiety, + Caffeine Addiction: My Personal Struggles

You may already know a bit about my background and how I came to nutritional therapy… but for those of you that don’t, here’s some background info on me: Growing up, I lived on fast food and processed foods on a daily basis I never exercised I smoked a pack of cigarettes daily (from age 13-21) I drank alcohol and partied a lot with my friends I drank TONS of sugary coffees from Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks I also drank…

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Hey you! My name is Jill and I'm a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. Since discovering paleo back in 2012, nutrition/wellness/fitness have become my passions. I used to be a cigarette smoker, fast food eater, and completely sedentary party girl. So, trust me, I've been there. I get it. I know change is hard. That's what I'm here for- to help you change your lifestyle & feel the best you possibly can!
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