Hi, I’m Krista Goncalves, BSc, CHN, RNC

I’m the mother of two gorgeous children, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, a Registered Nutritional Counselor, a writer of health issues, a rescue scuba diver, a former fitness trainer & bootcamp task-master, and even a former Marine Biologist.

I aim to get the most out of life by taking a fully holistic (not just “natural”) approach in the pursuit of optimal health & balanced hormones, and I want you to as well. Together, let’s GRAB LIFE BY THE LEMONS!!

Holiday parties, wine tastings and celebratory dinners can easily get a little (or a lot) more indulgent than you intend. But let’s face it, we all blow our “calorie budgets”, at least once in a while – especially this time…

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Post adapted from an article by Jalpa Dhaduk, regular contributor at HappyGirlYoga.com From Krista: I’m so thrilled to have been asked to become a regular contributor over at Happy Girl Yoga too! Food cravings can often simply be hunger or…

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So I did a detox. A cleanse program. A metabolism kick-starting, hormone-supporting, inflammation-causing food elimination. Straight-up, cold turkey. And how do I feel? Fah-buh-looooous!! Minus 8 pounds fabulous, in fact. That might not seem like much to some of you,…

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This is a guest post by Personal Trainer Kim Holmes, PTS of My Fit Coach. Thank you Kim! So your doctor tells you that you should start a strength training program. The peppy trainer at the gym (it might be…

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As I was pondering this topic, and even thinking that I had made up a clever new term: HORMOTIONAL   Turns out it’s actually a thing – ha!   From the Urban Dictionary: Adjective – Feeling strong emotions brought on…

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Adapted from an article by Melissa M. Turner @EndoEmpowered The term “natural” is sadly so vague and unclear. As I have gone through my own journey with endometriosis, I have noticed how my perceptions and ideas around what it means to be…

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Hot flashes, unrelenting fatigue, thinning hair, joint pain, no libido, dry skin, brittle nails and weight loss resistance? Oooohhh, the resistant weight! Any of that sound like you? Maybe you’ve got whacked-out hormones? Me too, or at least I used…

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