Hormone balance, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormone Health

Natural Remedies for Fibroids

70% of women will experience fibroids in their lives before the age of 50 and they are also 2 to 3 times more likely to form in African American women. Fibroids can be quite painful, while some women don't even feel them at all. Symptoms of fibroids: đź’ĄPressure in the pelvis resulting in constipation or … Continue reading

Hormone balance, Uncategorized, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormone Health

5 Ways Stress is Messing with Your Hormones+ How to Manage It

Guest post by Kayla Cluett, CHN The adrenal glands are amazing. They are small but incredibly mighty and critical for the health of our entire organism. Unfortunately, they are often overlooked when it comes to many of the health conditions we are faced with today. Adrenal hormones are the major response of the body to … Continue reading

Period Health, Uncategorized, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormone Health

Should We Practice Yoga While Menstruating?

Many period advice books out there recommend yoga as a nourishing physical activity to do during menstruation, but this is not always the best advice. As both a women’s health coach specializing in reproductive health and a KPJAYI-authorized Ashtanga teacher, the subject of menstruation and yoga practice is of great interest and importance to me. This is … Continue reading

Recipes, Sweet Treats

Lemon Raspberry Swirl Bars (Vegan & GF)

Lemon bars were my favorite. That is until I decided to take it up a notch and add my favorite chia raspberry jam to the equation! These bars are the perfect balance between creamy and tangy, and make for a great afternoon snack or after dinner dessert. Or, you could just eat them for breakfast if … Continue reading

Hormone balance, Period Health, Women's Hormone Health

Your Guide to Hormone Testing Kits

Testing your hormones is a great tool to have under your belt to help you gain invaluable insight into the underlying cause of your hormonal health issues. If you are suffering from painful periods, heavy periods, fibroids, ovarian cysts, or fertility issues, I encourage you to order a test. A good place to start is … Continue reading

Recipes, Sweet Treats

Raspberry Chia Seed Jam

Berry season is here! That means organic berries are now affordable, and no longer require you to take out a second mortgage! Ha! My favorite sweet treat to make during berry season are my almond thumbprint cookies.  They are seriously so good, y'all-a definite crowd pleaser. This is the jam that I use for the … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Recipes, Smoothies

Tart Cherry and Avocado Smoothie Bowl

 TART CHERRY AND AVOCADO SMOOTHIE BOWL  Good morning, lovelies! This high-fat, moderate protein smoothie bowl will make your hormones sing and keep your blood sugar stable until your next meal. Nourishing, healthy, yet tasty food- that’s what I’m all about!  RECIPE :  1/2 cup organic tart cherry juice ( one of nature’s best anti- inflammatories) … Continue reading

Health & Wellness, Period Health, Women's Hormone Health

Holistic Remedies for Ovarian Cysts

If you are a woman, chances are you have had at least one ovarian cyst in your life. Perhaps you weren’t even aware of it, or perhaps it caused you a bit (or a lot!) of discomfort. I’ve had my share of ovarian cysts in the past, and because I didn’t know what I know … Continue reading

Health & Wellness

A Holistic Guide to Spring Seasonal Allergies

Originally published on April 7, 2018 by Institute of Integrative Nutrition. The temperature is rising, the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and nature is blooming. This can only mean one thing: Spring has officially sprung! Many of us have been anxiously waiting to put away those bulky winter coats, dust off our lighter … Continue reading

Hormone balance, Period Health, Women's Hormonal Health, Women's Hormone Health

Why Ovulation is More Important Than Your Period

Don’t get me wrong, periods are amazing. I’m a huge fan. But we get so caught up with our monthly bleed that we forget about the most important aspect of our cycle. Ovulation. Ovulation usually happens mid-cycle, except for ladies on the birth control pill, as they do not ovulate nor have a period, instead they … Continue reading