Author Archives: Holli Thompson

The Top 5 Things Every Man Should Do for His Health

By Holli Thompson

It’s not uncommon that many resources for nutrition and wellness, including my own, are targeted at women. That said, I know there are men out there in search of guidance as well. We can all use some encouragement when it comes to adopting healthy habits and being mindful of how we care for ourselves; my male clients are no exception.So gentlemen, listen up: These 5 tips for living a long, h

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Success Story: My Client Went on a Plant-Based Diet and Her Severe Bloating and Constipation Went Away

By Holli Thompson

The ProblemMy client, Tina, suffered from both fatigue and severe digestive distress. Her symptoms presented as a combination of bloating and constipation. She had her GI track checked for serious illness, and did not have any, so I surmised that she may be dealing with imbalanced gut bacteria due in part to her diet, which was high in meat and acidic food choices.The PlanWe began wit

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Are You a Healthy Omnivore, Flexible Vegetarian, or Modern Vegan? Discover Your Nutritional Style

By Holli Thompson

The little black dress (LBD) is iconic and always in style. Think Audrey Hepburn, Jackie O, or Gwyneth Paltrow, the embodiments of effortless chic. Designers Karl Lagerfeld, Donna Karen, and Michael Kors feature LBDs regularly as the staple of any stylish woman’s wardrobe. My guess is you have at least one, if not several, hanging in your closet.The best LBDs go with anything, and can take

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I Was the Mom Missing Out on Social Events Because of Migraines, Chronic Pain, Depression…Until I Had a Nutritional Awakening

By Holli Thompson

I was in my midthirties, single, and a vice president for Chanel, with an office overlooking Central Park and a clothing allowance that kept me in head-to-toe Chanel — including the handbags. I helped develop and then launched Chanel’s fine jewelry and watch division; it was an amazing career. I traveled back and forth to Paris and worked with incredibly talented people. I absolutely loved my

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Top 3 Benefits of Magnesium (And How to Get More of It!)

By Holli Thompson

 Let me get straight to the point: Magnesium is a miracle mineral. One of the seven essential macro minerals, it’s found in many foods, like spinach, nuts, black beans, pumpkin seeds and dark chocolate. But many of us are lacking in this vital nutrient, and there’s a good chance you’re one of them!Here’s why magnesium is vitally important to your health:It’s good for your bones

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The Simple Secret to a Healthy Gut That May Surprise You

By Holli Thompson

If you haven’t heard the term microbiome yet, it won’t be long before you will. Microbiome refers to the community of bacteria that lives in your gastrointestinal tract, and it’s become a pretty popular health topic these days. Why? Your body’s immunity lies primarily in your gut, and adding the right type of bacteria helps keep your microbiome balanced. But because there are so many strai

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Expert Spotlight with Holli Thompson

This week Further Food is pleased to spotlight Holli Thompson, one of our experts in nutritional healing. After suffering from chronic body pain, migraines and other debilitating symptoms, Holli had a nutritional awakening that led to her renewed health and set her out on a mission to help others feel better through the power of food. She became a Certified Holistic Health Coach and Certified Nat

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