Vitamin B5

Battle Stress with Vitamin B5

Vitamin B5, a.k.a pantothenic acid, has also been dubbed the anti-stress vitamin. When you feel pressure, your body responds with the fight-or-flight response, releasing the hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Your … Continue Reading →


Cortisol

6 Ways to Reduce Cortisol

I believe that stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems we have in the western world, particularly for women.   When women joined the workforce, they didn’t give … Continue Reading →


holiday pressure

5 Tips for Beating Holiday Pressure

It’s November 28th!  Only a few days until December and less than a month until Christmas. Is anyone starting to feel the pressure building? I am! I have my first … Continue Reading →


sage

Common Sage for Hormone Balance

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about essential oils, Balance Your Hormones with Essential Oils, and how they can help to balance your hormones. One of those essential oils … Continue Reading →


liver

5 Easy Ways to Improve Liver Function

It’s been a while since I wrote a post on digestion. Good digestion really is the foundation to all other bodily functions. I already wrote about practices that lead to … Continue Reading →


Blood Sugar

Balance Your Blood Sugar and Boost Your Energy

If we could just balance our blood sugar, we would feel less fatigue and more sustained energy through the day. We’d feel less irritable leading up to meal time. We’d … Continue Reading →


Animal Protein

Reduce Animal Protein, Increase Fertility

I attended a webinar last night hosted by a medical doctor who shared some very compelling research on the effects of animal protein on common diseases. He cited numerous studies … Continue Reading →


sugar

Slash Your Sugar Intake, Soothe Your Symptoms

It’s about time we talked about sugar. I’ve mentioned it in previous blog posts as something to avoid if you have perimenopause symptoms or PMS. But we need to talk … Continue Reading →


watermelon

Watermelon Raspberry Smoothie

It’s August and that means it’s watermelon season! It also means we still have some warm days left before autumn kicks in and watermelon smoothies are the perfect way to … Continue Reading →


Perimenopause

Too Young for Perimenopause? Think Again

Are you in your late 30’s or early 40’s? Have you noticed that you feel more anxious, irritable and tired than you used to? Do you have heart palpitations, headaches or find … Continue Reading →