Hormone Balance & Your Liver Function

I talk a lot about the liver in my daily life! A lot of women don’t realize that their livers play an integral role in their hormonal health. Let’s put it this way…if you’re hormones are all whacked out, then it’s most likely that your liver is not feeling so hot. Here’s why: Your liver [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:27+00:00 May 8th, 2013|Hormonal Health|

Is Your Shampoo messing with your hormones?

Most likely it is. Do you know that the average bottle of shampoo has 15 different chemicals in it? The image below pretty much sums it up - a woman's typical morning routine exposes her to approximately 515 of these scary chemicals before she's even left the house! Yikes!             [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:27+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Hormonal Health|

Why You Need to Green Your Beauty Routine

This week we're talking about greening your beauty routine with the fabulous Rebecca Casciano. If you pay attention to anything I write about (hopefully you do!) you will know that I am a huge advocate of incorporating as many natural personal care products into your daily routine as possible. You can eat all the kale [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:29+00:00 November 14th, 2012|Hormonal Health|

The grass is greener (without chemicals!)

As many of you know, I’m a bit of a green freak and have a strong dislike for chemicals, especially those in personal care and household products.  That’s why a particular study that came out last month caught my eye.  It suggested the chemicals in hair relaxers might be causing early on-set puberty and uterine [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:30+00:00 April 9th, 2012|Hormonal Health|

Liver Love!

This week Kerri and I are doing a liver cleanse with our fabulous Fix Your Period group.  Today is actually Day #2.  So far so good, no detox symptoms yet. Some of you might be wondering why we’re specifically cleansing the liver. Well my pretties, read on to find out! Your liver functions in your [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:30+00:00 March 7th, 2012|Hormonal Health|

A Sneak Peak at Fix Your Period

We are just one day away from kicking off the second installment of our Fix Your Period Group Program and we are psyched about it!We are so psyched that we want to share with you a little about what we'll be covering in the next eight weeks. You will learn about: How food really affects your body What foods [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:30+00:00 February 28th, 2012|Hormonal Health|

Cleaning Up Your Act

In 1971 President Nixon and Congress declared war on cancer. So what’s happened in the 40 years since? Just a whole lot more cancer. Today, the United States has the seventh highest cancer rate in the world!! While heart disease is on a slight decline in the U.S., the cost to treat it is expected to triple by [...]

By | 2012-02-15T10:33:59+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Hormonal Health|

Roasted Acorn Squash

I love acorn squash…well let’s be honest I love all sweet veggies but let’s focus on the acorn squash shall we? They are packed with potassium, magnesium, fiber, calcium and vitamins A & C-so what’s not to love! Bet you didn’t know that they are also a good source of folate. Yup folate! We’ve all [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:31+00:00 November 27th, 2011|Hormonal Health|

Stop the rusting!

Have you ever squeezed fresh lemon juice on an apple slice?  It literally stops the apple from turning brown.  That’s how I like to describe the effect of antioxidants on the inside of the human body.  They basically stop us from rusting 🙂 What are Antioxidants? First let’s look at the word. We’ve got “anti” [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:32+00:00 May 11th, 2011|Hormonal Health|

Cosmetics Coverup

You are what you eat, but you’re also what you put on your skin. Everything we lather on our pores is absorbed into our bloodstream! So if you wouldn’t eat it, you should think twice about rubbing it on your  body. Have you ever looked at the ingredients in your beauty products? Can you even [...]

By | 2017-03-16T02:16:35+00:00 March 13th, 2011|Hormonal Health|