Raspberry Protein Smoothie

Prep time: 5 minutes Total time: 10 minutes Difficulty: easy If you’re looking for a nice easy summer drink that’s good for you and tastes good too, then check out this awesome Raspberry Protein Smoothie! Ingredients 1cup Greek yogurt 1 cup Collagen protein powder 1/4 cup orange juice 1 cup fresh raspberries Directions Add yogurt,Continue reading “Raspberry Protein Smoothie”

Migraine-Friendly Ginger Turmeric Tonic

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes Difficulty: moderate Serves: 3 The infamous ginger turmeric tonic! This drink is perfect to keep in the fridge for daily use and can help keep levels of inflammation low. Ginger and turmeric are both powerful antioxidants with the potential to lower pain levels, and this drink containsContinue reading “Migraine-Friendly Ginger Turmeric Tonic”

CBD Oil

Does it work? Maybe – there is no evidence currently linking CBD oil to migraine directly, but it’s known to help with anxiety and other types of chronic pain How do I use it? Sublingual drops are best choice when purchasing a supplement, and a common starting dose is 20 – 40 mg. The Basics CBD, whichContinue reading “CBD Oil”

Vitamin D

Does it work? Maybe – lower vitamin D levels are associated with more migraine symptoms, but results are mixed when it comes to supplementation. How do I use it? Dosage depends on how deficient you are – 50,000 IU/week is a common repletion dose, while 1,000-2,000 IU/day is a common maintenance dose. The Basics Vitamin D, alsoContinue reading “Vitamin D”

How To Buy Good Quality Supplements

What to look for on the label: USP seal, ingredients, milligrams What to look for on the website: third party testing, scientific studies Reputable brands: Pure Encapsulations, HerbPharm, Gaia, BioKult Stepping into the supplement aisle can be overwhelming! Take magnesium – there are multiple different types (glycinate, threonate, citrate …), multiple different forms (powdered, capsule,Continue reading “How To Buy Good Quality Supplements”

Vitamin D For Migraine

Vitamin D is everyone’s favorite little ray of sunshine for a reason – it might play a big role in the treatment of migraine! This vitamin has been studied a LOT – and has more often than not been shown to help reduce number of migraine days, reduce length of episodes, and reduce pain levelsContinue reading “Vitamin D For Migraine”

7 Ways To Manage Nausea Naturally

If you have migraine and tend to get nauseated a lot…. blech, I feel you! Even when I’m not actively in a migraine episode I’ve struggle with nausea, so I’m always looking for tricks to deal with it naturally. Obviously if it’s severe and you can’t keep anything down, medication or a trip to theContinue reading “7 Ways To Manage Nausea Naturally”

Why Migraine?

For those of you who have followed me for a little bit, you may be wondering why the new focus on nutrition and migraine. If you know me in real life, you’re probably not surprised at all by this new focus because odds are I’ve canceled plans on you at some point due to oneContinue reading “Why Migraine?”

Sharing My Eating Disorders With Others

Every time I post something about my history with eating disorders or open my mouth to speak about it, I still have the same thoughts. Really? Should I? I made the conscious decision when I decided to become a dietitian to be radically open and honest with people about myself. I want people to knowContinue reading “Sharing My Eating Disorders With Others”

Vitamins: A Crash Course

We all know we need vitamins, but have you ever really thought about what they actually do? There’s a commercial on TV right now that says vitamins are the fuel for your cells – but that’s not quite right. So what is the role of vitamins in your body? What are Vitamins? Vitamins are anContinue reading “Vitamins: A Crash Course”