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Plant-Based Diets and Hair Health

Plant-based diets are really popular right now. A lot of people are interested in trying a diet that they’ve heard is better for their health, …

Can Exercise Be Harmful to Our Hair Health

Can Exercise Be Harmful to Our Hair Health?

Stress is not good for our hair. But what about exercise? Is more always better when it comes to working out? Or can exercise be …

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High-Protein Breakfasts for Hair Health (Plus 8 Easy Ideas)

Protein is an essential macronutrient that plays numerous critical roles in the body from tissue synthesis to enzymatic processes. To put it plainly: we need …

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Britt’s Protein Oatmeal

In my opinion, nothing beats a delicious bowl of oatmeal. If you agree, give my Protein Oatmeal a try!   This is my go-to recipe …

Britt’s Protein Smoothie

This protein smoothie really has it all: proteins, healthy fats, fiber, and phytonutrients. On top of that, it tastes great and is super satisfying!   …

9 Tips for Partnering with Your Doctor on Functional Medicine Care

Working with a team of different healthcare professionals can be a great way to maintain or improve your wellness. But sometimes, when we decide to …

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Are Low-Carb Diets Bad for Your Hair?

It’s one of the most talked about diets: low-carb.   But, are low-carb diets good for women’s health? And, can eating low-carb have a negative …

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Postpartum Hair Loss

Hair loss following pregnancy is called postpartum hair loss (or postpartum telogen effluvium) and is a very common concern among women.   A lot of …

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Is Menopausal Hair Loss A Root Cause?

It’s a question I get asked frequently: Is menopausal hair loss a root cause?     Many of the female clients I work with who …

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Alopecia Areata: A Deep Dive, Part 3

This. Is. Important. A root cause approach to hair loss requires us to acknowledge: 1) Hair loss is a symptom of inflammation, 2) In order …

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Alopecia Areata: A Deep Dive, Part 2

It’s easy to mistake hair loss (including alopecia areata, autoimmune hair loss) as a topical issue rather than seeing it for what it really is: …

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Alopecia Areata: A Deep Dive, Part 1

I’ve been talking about this for a while now: hair loss is a symptom of inflammation.   This is true no matter the diagnosis you’ve …