Summer Food Swaps

This is a guest post written by the lovely Jessica Stone, creator of www.greenappetite.com, a site dedicated to seriously healthy recipes that don't skimp on taste! When I met Nicole at CRAVE, a gathering of women-owned businesses, I knew she was onto something.  Nicole stands out in the sea of health coaches and was talking about [...]

By | May 29th, 2013|Hormonal Health|1 Comment

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 functions in your body in much the same way a pool filter functions in a pool. Just as a pool filter cleans a pool by catching the dead leaves, dirt and insects, the liver detoxifies our bodies from harmful chemicals and toxins found in food and our environment. This is done in two phases and requires certain vitamins and minerals to do it effectively. Too much booze, drugs (illegal and legal – xanax has to be processed by your liver too), pesticides in foods, chemicals and environmental pollution (your liver doesn’t like smog), and too little nutrients can cause your lovely liver to get really bogged down. It ends up working all day long to remove these excess toxins that we’re exposed to, instead of doing it’s main jobs in the body. […]

By | May 8th, 2013|Hormonal Health|12 Comments

Loving Your Ladies Could Save Your Life

In honor of breast cancer awareness month and all women who have been touched by breast cancer, I decided to interview my colleague and dear friend Alyssa Millman on everyday breast health awareness and what women can do to be proactive in their own breast care. Enjoy! Nicole: What is your title and what do [...]

By | October 22nd, 2012|Hormonal Health|0 Comments

Five Years Ago…

Five years ago I was living in Florida. I was working on TV commercials and live events, a career I had wanted since I was fifteen, and I had just moved into a newly-purchased condo.  I had recently bought a great new car and my husband and I had  just taken an awesome vacation to [...]

By | August 6th, 2012|Hormonal Health|2 Comments

Mexicoma

Okay, so it wasn't quite the Mexicoma that Carrie experienced in the Sex and the City movie... I recently got back from an amazing trip with my friend Vanessa to Mexico City. We visited the incredible Teotihuacan pyramids, went to the Frida Kahlo museum, walked through colorful and vibrant markets, and met some really interesting [...]

By | April 5th, 2012|Hormonal Health|2 Comments