That’s because traditional blood tests fail to identify what functional lab testing can: the root cause of issues experienced by so many women— like persistent acne, painful periods, fertility struggles, problems with digestion, headaches, low energy levels, and more.
What traditional medicine does identify typically gets prescribed medications that only suppress—not heal—your symptoms.
You're not crazy. Your symptoms are not all in your head.
Are you exhausted, overwhelmed and have no idea where to start?
Random symptoms such as PMS, hair loss, digestive issues, anxiety, brain fog, intense cravings are a common part of your life, and you're ready to figure out what's going on and how to fix it.
Tired of thinking that you need to eat 1200 calories a day and miss out on all the foods you love just to lose weight?
Maybe you’re one of the many clients I’ve worked with that’s been brushed off my mainstream medicine, gaslit and told to just go back on birth control or consider an anti-depressant.
You are not alone. Your symptoms are a window into a depleted body that needs some extra support.
Let this be a permission slip to stop letting your symptoms hold you hostage.
You want to feel confident and vibrant.
You want energy & you truly want to take care of yourself…
But between the demands of life (your 9-5, kids, your side hustle, etc) you barely have time to figure out what to make for dinner, let alone overhaul your entire health.
You feel defeated and out of control…
The truth is... you don’t have to overhaul your entire life at once to start to feel better & make progress.
The Collective is a movement of women, just like you, who are too busy to let their hormones & a sluggish metabolism hold them back.
Let’s get you the personalized care that you need so you can be the boss of your body, and show up as your highest self every single day.
This is a no BS, science-backed strategies, no extremes, LIFESTYLE that actually WORKS.
We Assess Your Health.
Upon joining The Collective, you'll be prompted to complete a comprehensive intake form to gain a clear understanding of your current health status, symptoms and health history.
We use this data to get you started on a foundational protocol. There will be recommendations on foods to prioritize, habits to incorporate & more.
This is a great way to "prep" your body for deeper healing while we await your lab results.
We Gather Data.
Discover YOUR health needs
using functional labs and get real answers and data on how to restore your body back to balance.
No more DIY-ing your health. No more shooting in the dark with random supplements or protocols.
You'll be empowered with real information and an action plan to tackle exactly what your body needs to thrive.
We Support Your Needs.
No matter what season of life you're in, I'll break this down in a way that is doable & sustainable.
You'll have support & resources to revamp your eating habits, exercise routines, sleep, self care, this is an opportunity for an ultimate lifestyle uplift.
By the end of the program, you'll have the tools, strategies, and roadmap to know exactly how to have energy, balanced hormones, easy digestion, and the freedom to truly enjoy your life.
I’m a holistic nutritionist and root cause protocol consultant with a passion of helping women restore their hormones and improve their metabolisms through nutrition, lifestyle changes, and targeted supplementation.
I tried every diet and cleanse under the sun an effort to heal my health struggles. I was chasing symptoms, spending money on supplements that I had no idea whether or not they’d help me, continued to battle acne flareups, suffered through painful periods, and struggled to get pregnant.
I was anxious, bloated, and overwhelmed. But I was determined to heal. The good news is: my unrelenting pursuit of answers gave me the tools needed to help others heal for good.
I've had the honor of coming alongside hundreds of women who are searching for answers. I've helped them transform their relationship with food, and restore their metabolism, so they can get back the energy to show up for the things that matter most.
Most of your life you believed that being “healthy” boiled down to avoiding “bad” foods, or eating a certain amount of calories, and getting enough exercise.
can you relate to this??
You're following a plan or program that isn't addressing YOUR individual needs.
Following diet plans, workout programs, and supplement routines that aren’t created for YOU can put your body into even more of a deficit & can be a waste of time [and money]. We use a science-backed approach to nutrition & supplements and utilize your functional lab results to choose the best plan of action to support your body and meet your health goals.
You're focused on fixing symptoms instead of deep healing.
Period problems? Chronic fatigue regardless of how much sleep you get? Bloating, gas, sluggish digestion? Infertility? Your symptoms are a red flag of unresolved issues. It’s a sign from your body that something needs attention. We’ll use functional labs to give you a clear, easy to understand perspective of what’s going on with your minerals, adrenals, thyroid, gut, hormones, and more.
You're stuck in survival mode.
If you feel like you are doing all the “right things,” with your diet, exercise, supplements, and still struggling— chances are you’re on the stress cycle. This makes it difficult to lose stubborn fat, leads to inflammation, blood sugar issues, and can hinder your healing. You’ll discover how to fix this & reach that breakthrough you’ve been looking for.
You've been heavily influenced by the billion dollar diet culture industry, which preys on women like us.
Intermittent fasting, keto, plant-based / vegan, no fruit, quit this food, don’t eat that, only eat 1200 calories a day– that just ain’t it. Diets that promise dramatic weight loss in a short amount of time get you there by sacrificing YOUR HEALTH and 90% of people gain back that weight and then some. Demonizing God-given foods like animal protein, or fruit, or restricting calories to a point where your metabolism can barely even function– ain’t it.
Bloating, acid reflux, gas, constipation, difficulty digesting certain foods is not only annoying & frustrating, it's also not normal. Evaluating your body's mineral status, thyroid health, and gut microbiome (via a stool test) can help piece together why you're experiencing certain symptoms. In The Collective, we will help you do that so you can get back to eating the foods you love, without pesky symptoms.
Does your period knock you down every month? Mood swings, cravings, cramps, brain fog, fatigue, bloating-- you'll discover the strategies and action plan to make your period problems a thing of the past. While your doctor may tell you that your only solution is birth control, you can have hope in knowing that PMS doesn't have to be your story forever!
PCOS, endometriosis, fibroids, an irregular cycle-- these are all signs of a struggling metabolism. There's ALWAYS a root cause for hormone issues, we will help you get real answers using data from functional labs, and an action plan to address YOUR imbalances and inflammation.
Anxiety, depression, ADHD are the most commonly diagnosed disorders in children and adults in the U.S. These disorders are REAL and can be extremely debilitating, and often are exacerbated by things like nutrient deficiencies, blood sugar imbalances, and gut inflammation. Let's get you answers on WHY you feel the way that you do, and make an action plan to support your mind and body.
Conceiving and carrying a healthy baby to full term requires more than just ovulation and getting busy in the bedroom. Unfortunately infertility rates are on the rise and most women are left to figure it out on their own OR choose costly and exhausting infertility treatments. While The Collective can't guarantee the outcome you want, we will help you find answers and evaluate important aspects of supporting fertility including nutrition, blood sugar, gut health, thyroid health, reducing toxic load and more.
Exhausted no matter how much sleep you get? Need caffeine to get through the day? Lack of energy is a major red flag and common to see in those who had the covid-19 virus. Deficiencies in certain minerals massively impact the two glands in your body that regulate energy: adrenals and thyroid. Let's get you back to feeling like yourself again so you can show up for the things that are most important to you.
Thyroid disease impacts over 20 million Americans and 60 percent are unaware of their condition. Symptoms of struggling thyroid function include low libido, hair loss, weight gain, fatigue, insomnia, dry skin, brain fog. Unfortunately those who do get diagnosed, often don't feel much improvement from thyroid medication. The HTMA (hair tissue mineral analysis) is especially helpful in assessing your body's mineral levels, as certain minerals can massively impact how your cells utilize thyroid hormone. You'll learn the right nutrients to prioritize, lifestyle habits to implement, and ways to improve your thyroid health.
While it can be tempting to just eat less / exercise more, or join the latest fad diet program, the statistics are STAGGERING of how many end up regaining lost weight (and then some). Not only is this frustrating but it's very stressful on your metabolism! Many aspects of your metabolism can impact your weight including: nutrient deficiencies, gut inflammation, blood sugar, thyroid health, stress levels. The Collective is not a weight loss program, but we will show you what you need to do to heal your metabolism so that weight loss is much more sustainable, and give guidance on sustainable weight loss.
While hormonal birth control may be a necessary choice, it depletes many essential vitamins and minerals, can lead to gut inflammation such as leaky gut, gut dysbiosis and disrupt thryoid function. With functional labs, targeted nutrition and lifestyle changes we can help you recover from the not so fun side effects of hormonal birth control. If pregnancy is not something you're ready for, we have strategies and guidance to help you learn how to track your cycle!
The hormonal fluctuations that happen as we age can be rough, but you don't need to be a prisoner to your symptoms!! As we age our nutrient needs change, and finding the right balance of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone can be tricky and confusing. Mood swings, hot flashes, low libido, weight gain don't have to be your story forever. We use a root cause focused approach to uncover YOUR imbalances, nourish your body for longevity and best of all, help you age with ease.
Acne, rosacea, eczema, skin rashes are a sign of inflammation on the inside. A few things are linked to skin inflammation including sluggish liver detoxification, gut dysbiosis, depleted minerals, and thyroid hormone production. Most medications are simply masking a deeper issue, will not heal your skin and are likely to cause further imbalances in your body. Functional labs are a great way to uncover the WHY behind your struggling skin and we can help you take the steps to start the healing process.
Program begins January 9, 2023!
When you enroll you get immediate access to online coure modules & upcoming zoom workshops!
Stop trying to "diy" your health...
No more googling. No more crowdsourcing your friends or scrolling social media for the latest gimmick, cleanse or fad program.
This 4 month group program is designed to help you rediscover the healthiest, strongest, most vibrant version of yourself.
Together, we dig in and uncover YOUR gut imbalances, your mineral deficiencies, your hormonal struggles, using functional lab testing, education + empowerment, food & fitness and a lifestyle reset.
This is your place to find happy hormones, a healed gut, and a healthy metabolism.
Say goodbye to confusion about food & restrictive dieting. You'll access a comprehensive monthly recipe guide and meal planning template that is designed to ultimately your metabolism. Need certain dietary modifications-- just let us know!
Functional labs give us real data & real answers when traditional blood work very often, doesn't. This program includes the hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA valued at $99) + a GI MAP Microbial Stool Test (gut test valued at $350). If you're experiencing symptoms, chances are these labs will confirm WHY. You'll receive a recorded interpretation & full written report of findings plus a customized protocol to accompany your lab results.
You'll have direct access to Margaret during the week in our private app so you get the support you need. Includes bi-weekly check ins and access to monthly office ours on zoom.
Includes lifetime access to online learning modules, worksheets, handouts, plus access to future content added to the learning portal. We believe education is a cornerstone to health and want to empower you to have confidence in caring for your body & overall health moving forward.
Join Margaret for twice-a-month live workshops on various health topics such as Thyroid, PCOS, Natural Fertility, Gut Health, Sustainable Weight Loss and more. These workshops will take place on zoom and will be recorded if you can't make them live!
We can create a custom fitness program for you based on your current fitness level, access to equipment, and overall goals in our private app. These programs include video tutorials & a place to track your progress!
Having access to a group of like-minded women who are also on a health journey is priceless. This community is accessible in our private app.
Balancing blood sugar, understanding how your metabolism works, intentional nourishment & eating enough calories are crucial cornerstones to your health. We spend time unlearning harmful diet culture practices & learn how to truly tune in on our own metabolisms.
In this module I break down eat macronutrient: protein, carbs & fat. I empower you with knowledge on nutrition that supports female physiology and the foods that suppress metabolic function. You'll access recipe guides, brand recommendations, and best of all feel satisfied and fueled.
Supporting your body's drainage systems (cells, organs, tissues, lymphatic system, liver & bile ducts, colon) is crucial for having healthy digestion, clear skin, optimal energy, balanced hormones and a vibrant metabolism. You'll discover practical ways to support these systems that you can implement into everyday life.
A body that is depleted in essential vitamins & minerals has a direct impact on hormones, gut health, mood, energy, weight and more. You'll learn how to incorporate essential nutrients into your diet, and which ones to consider supplementing. so that you feel your best.
In this module you'll gain a full understanding of how your hormones work, root causes of hormonal imbalances, how to support your body post birth control, guidance on stopping birth control, natural ways to support fertility, supporting your adrenals and thyroid health, troubleshooting your period, a cycle syncing workshop and more.
This module is all about creating a metabolically supportive lifestyle. We cover the importance of proper hydration, water filtration, low tox living, sunlight / light therapy, creating a stress reduction routine, sleep hygiene and I share some of my favorite biohacking tools for optimal energy & wellness.
The health of your immune system is intricately linked to your gut, your mental health, sleep hygiene, diet and nutrient status. You'll learn how to practically support those areas in your day to day, and holistic ways to keep you (and your entire family) thriving during the winter months.
Fertility focused nutrition, how to empower your partner to tackle their health, the how to optimize your gut, minerals, addressing stress, what supplements to incorporate, getting your body ready to grow a baby.... these are some of the topics we'll cover in this workshop!
While The Collective is not a weight loss specific program, we know sustainable weight loss is a goal of many of our members. This workshop will give very practical education & tools on when to tackle weight loss and how to do it in a sustainable and enjoyable way.
Join Life Coach Wynne Elder as she coaches us on how to establish lasting, sustainable rhythms & habits in the new year. We'll be covering things like meal planning, morning routine, evening routines, journaling for our mindset, making time for our non-negotiables, and more.
questions? I have answers:
This program is for residents of the U.S. and Canada only!
Includes a hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) and a gut test (GI MAP). You can add on a DUTCH complete hormone test at checkout for $397. Questions? Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need continued support after the program ends, you can join the Fueled and Free Alumni Group for a monthly fee. Alumni get access to functional labs for retesting, an updated lab interpretation and updated protocols as needed.
Yes! Labs within the last 3 months can be used. The price of the program can be prorated to account for that. Email email@example.com and we will work with you!
This is a great question and is dependent on how depleted and inflamed your body is when you start. Some experience major improvements in metabolic markers quickly, while others the process takes longer. Remember that you didn't get to where you are overnight, we can't expect our body to recover from things like chronic stress, under-eating, gut infections, hormone imbalances-- overnight.
Yes, however I would just do the HTMA test and skip gut testing and hormone testing. Remember that you can’t do anything that could increase major detox during pregnancy. You can still address your vitamins and minerals, blood sugar, prep for postpartum, reduce toxic load, and focus on intentional nourishment with your diet, etc.
Yes! We would just adjust your protocol accordingly and pivot. I can't say enough how important it is to address your minerals, gut, blood sugar, lifestyle and overall diet in preparation for pregnancy! This intentional work can make such a difference in your pregnancy, the health of your baby and recovery postpartum.
The hair tissue mineral analysis (HTMA) assesses your body's minerals and metals on a tissue level. It's much more accurate than a blood test and can be a preventative screening tool for things like your adrenal and thryoid health, blood sugar, underlying emotional issues, what stage of stress your body is in and more. Often blood work will show things are normal but the HTMA can show imbalances long before they would show up in the blood. This is a test that every single person can benefit from. And no, you don't need to send in a ton of hair! The GI MAP Microbial Stool test is a gut test that checks for presence of parasites, fungi, yeast, inflammation, intestinal health and presence of bad bacteria, plus the balance of your "good" bacteria. Imbalances in your gut are a root cause for MANY metabolic issues. The DUTCH complete is a urine test that you take after you ovulate, typically days 19 and 20 of your cycle. It measures how your body metabolizes your sex hormones, hormone levels, cortisol and cortisone, other markers of health such as melatonin, glutathione, B vitamins, dopamine. It can be an early red flag for estrogen related cancers, too.
Yes, supplements are a part of my clients' protocols. Certain supplements can be necessary to support drainage and detoxification, especially in preparation for a gut protocol. Depending on the results of your gut test, you can expect to be on gut supplements for 30-60 days or 90+ days (ex. candida overgrowth is a longer protocol). Investment in gut supplements can range from $100 to $300 depending on what is involved. When it comes to addressing mineral deficiencies, I do take a food first approach to this but you can expect to intentionally supplement certain nutrients that we simply do not get enough of in your diet. At the end of the day, you decide how much you can handle and YOUR timeline!
You will be prompted to download my private app a few days before the progam kicks off. The community will exist in the app. You will be able to message me within the private app. Expect a response within 24 hours, Monday through Friday. If your needs are beyond what we can tackle in a message thread, I may recommend booking a 1:1 zoom call with me. I will set aside time at the end of our zoom workshops to ask questions, and we will have monthly office hours on zoom in which you can book a time slot to ask questions.
program starts january 9, 2023!
Fueled & Free Nutrition
HTMA & GI MAP (gut test) included! (Valued at $450)
Custom protocol updated monthly for 4 months based on YOUR lab results (Valued at $1200)
Monthly recipe guides & meal plan (Valued at $150)
Monthly live workshops on zoom (Valued at $997)
Custom fitness programming (Valued at $200)
Online learning modules with lifetime access (Valued at $997)
Community & 1:1 support in a private app (Valued at $1200)
Monthly office hours on zoom (Valued at $697)
Total value of $5991.00
Pay in full: $1997
4 monthly payments: $1997
6 monthly payments: $347
Limited Spots Available!
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