Tanya Smith Acupuncturist Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Posts Tagged: breakfast

My 5 favorite fertility breakfast ideas

This week, a New York Times article was published called “How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat”. In it, the author outlines how lobbying and outright bribery shaped the dietary guidelines in the 60s away from fat. We are just starting the process of waking up from that!


With the clients I work with, I am often working to help regulate their menstrual cycles and balance their hormones. In order to make significant change in hormonal health, the sugar has to go! Sugar derails insulin balance, which affects all of the other hormones in the body, including...

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Oh-mega Breakfast!

Living a clean life, I have upgraded the old cereal idea to make something both my tastebuds and my belly loves! To make this breakfast perfect for winter, I use frozen berries and warm them on the stove before adding them to the breakfast.

Here's why I love it:

  • Chia is a great source of fiber and Omega 3 fatty acids and it's mucilaginous quality soothes digestive upset.
  • Hemp is a great source of protein and Omega 3 fatty acids.
  • Kefir is a superior source of probiotics.
  • Berries pack an antioxidant 1-2-punch and are simply delightful to eat!

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