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Feminist Wellness Insights

with Victoria Albina, NP, MPH

Managing Social Pressure to Eat Food that Makes you Feel Terrible

Pizza, Cake and Booze: Managing Social Pressure to Eat What Makes You Feel Terrible

“Come on, just ONE piece of cake!” “Have a drink – it’s Friday night, and we’re all drinking…” “Seriously, that gluten stuff is BS – how could a piece of toast hurt you?” We’ve all heard this kind of often-well-intentioned cajoling around food, alcohol and jumping off bridges. This kind of social pressure to eat…
Sauerkraut

Sauerkraut: Easy Probiotic Recipe

While I think there is certainly a place for probiotics in a pill form, and often recommend them as part of a treatment plan, there is a special magic in homemade fermented foods, such as sauerkraut, kim chi, kombucha, fermented root vegetables like carrots or daikon. There is a complexity of good bacteria in fermented…
Rewriting you Story

Life Coaching: Rewriting Your Story and Living Your Best Life

After years of struggling with my own health concerns, and not getting the help I needed from conventional allopathic doctors, I studied herbalism and western medicine, and learned how to heal myself. In 2008, I realized that the psychological aspects of my care were not being addressed, and so I started working with a life…
Bone Broth is Medicine

Bone Broth is Medicine

For most people, “broth” is just the base that you use for making soup. But, what if I told you that the bone broth nutrition facts show us that it is one of the most nourishing and mineral-rich foods that you can eat? In fact, bone broth reviews and studies have made it the cornerstone…
Dance Party

5 Minute Dance Party!

I often hear from clients that they have a hard time getting to the gym, working exercise into their lives, and managing stress. The 5 Minute Dance Party is one of the simple tricks that I love to use in my own life and with clients. This solution is simple as it sounds. And it’s…
Beet Kvass

Beet Kvass: Easy, Affordable Probiotic

I have a deeply held belief that food is the best medicine. While I take and recommend specific supplements, vitamins and botanicals for specific health concerns, I always look first to things that are delicious – things that support my body and spirit. Beet Kvass hits the mark easily – it is rich in vitamins…

Rewrite Your

Story

Change Your Thinking, Reclaim Your Health

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