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Blog post featured image with avocados, spinach, nuts and seeds. All foods rich in magnesium for menopause symptoms.
Magnesium for Menopause Menopause is full of changes. That is where we come in to help you navigate all the adaptations with menopause. Signs and symptoms vary vastly for each person.  Many of you do not feel or see the signs or symptoms right away or make the connection…
Perimenopause 5.23
Is it perimenopause or something else?  I can help you answer this question. No two women are alike, and everyone experiences perimenopause a little differently. Some women endure severe symptoms for years, while others transition to menopause much more easily. Unfortunately, there isn’t a simple test to determine when…
Woman smiling with the sun shining over her shoulder.
Life Changing Tips for Increasing Fiber in Your Diet It’s easier than you think. What comes to mind when you think about fiber? If you’re like most people, you probably think about digestive health and having regular bowel movements. It’s true that fiber helps with digestion, but a high-fiber…
Why Does Your Doctor Not Offer Hormone Replacement Therapy? It is time to make a change. No longer should only a small number of menopausal women receive the medical attention they deserve. According to a Yale University study that examined insurance claims from over 500,000 women in various stages…
Chicken and salad in meal prep containers.
I am a big supporter of meal prep. Knowing what to eat, how much to eat, when to eat, and then preparing your meals is one of the most important aspects of achieving a healthy, balanced diet. The Galveston Diet focuses on anti-inflammatory nutrition: limiting exposure to preservatives and…
An unmade bed with white pillows and bedding.
There isn’t a clever way to say this, so I’m just going to put it out there plain and simple: MAKE SURE THAT YOU GET ENOUGH SLEEP. Why is getting enough sleep so important?  Putting sleep first may be an effective method to lower cortisol levels. Cortisol levels have…
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“The month of August had turned into a griddle where the days just lay there and sizzled.” ― Sue Monk Kidd, The Secret Life of Bees With the Summer upon us, we will be experiencing some of the hottest weather of the year. If you are one of the…
Featured image for the Healthy Travel tips blog post of a map with a printed photo on top as well as a sun hat and some sunglasses.
Where is your next trip? West Coast? East Coast? Europe? South America? My husband and I recently returned from a trip with friends in Colorado. I faced some of my biggest fears around heights. Our group scaled the exhilarating Via Ferrata in Telluride, and I highly recommend it.  Best…
A small salad next to a notebook/planner and laptop on a desk with the Galveston Diet logo in the bottom right corner.
If you have not tried this tip, it just might change your life…  If you are struggling with weight loss, especially in middle-age, and you feel that you have done everything people have told you to do, and nothing is working, try this tip: STOP COUNTING CALORIES. Yes. You…

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