Are your hormones affecting your relationship? Part 1: Female Hormones

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Female hormones & relationships explained.   It’s not you, it’s my hormones. When it comes to feeling our best, our hormones are the gatekeepers to overall wellness. They are the signalling molecules that support a balanced mood, good energy levels, a healthy libido, as well as maintain our ideal body composition, glowing skin and luscious hair growth (where we want …

Why You Should be Eating more Sea Vegetables

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*collaboration post with Goodness Me!*   Have you heard of sea vegetables yet? If you haven’t, this will be the perfect way to get up to speed on all of its glorious benefits. Already eating these lovely detoxifying goodies? Read on to learn more about which ones are best for particular health concerns and how to make sure you’re consuming …

Why you should consider taking DIM for fibroids & endometriosis

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Have you heard of DIM (a.k.a. Diindolylmethane)? It’s a combination of two naturally occurring molecules found in cruciferous vegetables. These two natural molecules are known as Indole-3-carbinol or “I-3-C’ for short. Both DIM & I-3-C  have been touted as the miracle workers for many excess estrogen concerns in the body such as endometriosis, fibroids, even breast cancer. This is because …

How to get the most benefit from taking turmeric

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Collaboration post with Goodness Me   If you haven’t heard about turmeric you might be one of very few people. This spice has become increasingly popular lately and can now be found in everything from tea to snack foods (even mustard!) and for good reason. But you might be asking yourself the question  “what’s all the hype about, and how …

Fertility myths you need to know about

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Too many women struggle alone with infertility. Even if you haven’t started trying to get pregnant, many women worry that their current health may prevent them from conceiving easily & naturally. It is possible! In order to understand healthy fertility, we first need to understand what myths about infertility exist and put them to rest.   It’s extremely hard to …

Cold weather breakfast bliss: Turmeric Oats

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With the colder weather in full swing I’m finding it harder to keep up with my morning smoothie routine (not to mention, cold foods in cold weather is not ideal according to Traditional Chinese Medicine principles). Instead, I’m craving warmer, spicier foods that nourish my body from the inside-out. Enter oatmeal. Oats might seem boring & plain (not to mention …