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 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 …

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 …

A Good Night’s Sleep Helps You Make Healthy Food Choices

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Collaboration post with sleephelp.org Adults should get a full seven to eight hours of sleep each night, yet many people find themselves getting far less. Without adequate rest, your mind and body work in ways that leave you vulnerable to any number of illnesses and diseases. When you’re trying to make good food choices, your body needs sleep to regulate …

Foods to Balance Blood Sugar and to Curb Cravings! [guest post]

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Guest post written by: Anar Allidina, MPH, RD, CDE Having steady blood sugar means we don’t experience the highs and lows of blood sugar spikes. Eating foods with a quick energy release can cause feelings of fatigue, hunger, and irritation. Processed foods and foods with refined sugar cause a spike in your blood sugar since they release glucose very fast into the bloodstream. …