Health & Wellness, Hormonal balance, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormonal Health

5 Things Women Who Take the Birth Control Pill Should Be Doing NOW.

TRUTH: If you are currently taking the birth control pill, then you are most likely deficient in crucial vitamins and minerals. What doctors don't often tell their patients before putting them on the pill is that it: Causes leaky gut syndrome Depletes nutrients (because they can't be absorbed due to leaky gut) Disrupts the microbiome Creates … Continue reading

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Why You Shouldn’t Skip Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12 is essential to the human body, and chances are even if you are a meat eater, you have a deficiency. I recommend that all my clients take a B12 supplement regardless if they are vegan, vegetarian, or an omnivore. Vegans or vegetarians are playing a losing game if they decide to exclude a B12 supplement … Continue reading

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Vegan

Everyone seems to be going vegan these days after the release of the documentary “What the Health”. There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this film, however, I think we can all agree that eating fewer animal products is never a bad idea. If you have recently decided to adopt a vegan diet, make … Continue reading

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What Poop Has to Do With Your Hormones + 3 Tips to Relieve Constipation

Let's talk poop and your hormones. Yes, I said poop. I mean, everyone does it. It also happens to be a pretty important subject in regards to health, so I figured we should have this conversation sooner than later. We should all be having at least one to two healthy bowel movements a day, and if we're … Continue reading

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Why You Should Stop Calorie Counting Today

Have you ever followed a calorie restricting diet? I know I have, and chances are you have been through the grueling experience as well. And even though the pounds fell off quickly, think about what happened when you got off the diet - did the pounds stay off for long? They didn't, did they? There's … Continue reading

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The 5 Supplements You Need to Be Taking Daily

Everyone has a different opinion about supplements. People tend to go one of two ways: conservative or liberal. Conservatives think that we can get all the nutrients we need from our diet, and liberals think that supplements can make up for a bad diet. In regards to supplements, I encourage you to be a moderate. … Continue reading

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How to Manage Hormonal Mood Swings

Healthy hormones are crucial for a healthy, happy you. With hormones, there is no cutting corners, and there is no faking it. Your monthly period is your monthly report card that tells you how you've been doing with your diet and lifestyle. Many times doctors will prescribe the birth control pill to mask a hormonal … Continue reading

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“What The Health” and What It Means for Your Hormones

By now you might have already seen the new vegan documentary, "What the Health" that is causing so much controversy. I am LOVING how this documentary has created a movement in people across the world to go vegan, vegetarian, or to cut down their animal consumption. I do, however, have a few BIG issues with … Continue reading

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9 Reasons to Avoid Using the Birth Control Pill

Have you ever visited your gynecologist with complaints such as ovarian cysts, painful periods, or PMS? And did he or she tell you to “start taking the birth control pill?”. I bet they did. Now raise your hand if you did just that, and perhaps, yes, some of the symptoms went away, only to result … Continue reading

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Organic or Conventional? Plus, Money Saving Tips for Your Next Grocery Visit

Buy organic. Don’t buy organic. Regardless of your decision, the bottom line is that eating fruits and veggies is better than not eating them at all. I try to eat organic every chance I get in order to protect myself from the harmful pesticide residue. But let's be real. Buying 100% organic can be expensive! But … Continue reading