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Key Takeaways: Your body produces cholesterol and it is vital for healthy cells and hormones More cholesterol in the blood can increase risk for damage done to the endothelium (blood vessel wall), but it’s not the ONLY factor Excess inflammation/oxidation and not enough antioxidants in the body promote cholesterol oxidation and hardening of the blood […]

Myths You’ve Been Told About Heart Disease

Listen: relationships are complicated. When they go toxic in real life, you can cut them out. If you have an alcohol addiction, you can never drink again. When it goes toxic with food, guess what. You. Still. Have. To. Eat.  Whether you find yourself binging, restricting, constantly thinking about food, or all of the above, […]

6 Ways to Improve Your Relationship with Food

How teenage body image, a hospital stay and the grace of God got me where I am today.  **This is an extremely personal story that I hope will resonate with you if you’ve ever dealt with disordered eating, gut issues, or the conventional medical system failing you. I must warn that some of these descriptions […]

The Eating Disorder and Chronic Illness that Changed My Life Forever

When I’m asked, “what is one thing you wish more people did that would greatly impact their health,” I typically always answer “eat more green vegetables.” If there is one thing that we can get (almost) the whole nutrition world to agree upon, it’s that increasing green vegetables in your diet is a win. They […]

8 Ways to Eat More Vegetables and *ENJOY IT*

I own and love all of these things. You will too. Looking for gift ideas? Building a wish list? Getting married and have no idea where to start with stocking your kitchen? This list is for you. I compiled the things I use most often that have made my kitchen an enjoyable and efficient place […]

These Are A Few of My Favorite (Kitchen) Things

Hippocrates once said that all disease begins in the gut. And the more I study it, the more I see how ahead of his time he truly was. While not all disease begins in the gut, a host of chronic illnesses can be traced back to beginnings in your belly. Here’s a crash course on […]

Your Gut Health Probably Needs Attention

In my last post, I caught you up to speed on the concept of epigenetics and why the food you eat gives you the keys to editing those undesirable genes. So you’re probably wondering what to do with this information, and how to practically leverage this good news? Or maybe you skipped the back story […]

What to Eat to Influence Your Genes

If I told you that in every disease, these 3 factors must be present for it to develop, which 2 would you say you have control over? Genetic predisposition Chronic systemic inflammation A triggering event If you chose 2 and 3, keep reading. You have more say in number 1 than you may have thought.  […]

Epigenetics Are Key For Disease Prevention

Just a few things have changed since the last time I was actively sharing on Within Provisions. Some exciting, some hard, some just plain unexpected. And while I know you’re dying for a play-by-play of the last two years, I’ll give you the highlights before getting to a little news of an exciting new chapter […]

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