• candida,  gut health,  Nutrition,  Women's Health

    Bad Breath: What You Need to Know

    Been smelling your own breath lately with all the mask-wearing? The harsh realities of the odors coming from our mouths have come front and center these days. Tic Tacs, mints and chewing gum… can’t fix a true breath problem. While bad breath (also known as halitosis) isn’t often a symptom of disease per se, it can affect our overall well-being as well as our psychology, work life and relationships. So let’s look into why you (or someone you know) may…

  • gut health,  Immune System,  Thyroid Health,  Women's Health

    The Connection Between Gluten and Thyroid

    By now, you’ve likely heard about gluten intolerance. The buzz word  “gluten-free” is everywhere in the health world. But how impactful is gluten? For those with thyroid issues, it may be affecting you more than you realize. Thyroid Conditions Are Fairly Common About 20 million Americans are currently suffering from a form of thyroid disease. And roughly 60% don’t know it. Thyroid disorders are particularly common in women with one in eight females going on to develop a thyroid condition…

  • Brain Health,  gut health,  Healthy Hormones,  mental health,  Nutrition,  Stress Management,  Women's Health

    Anxious? Here’s How to Cope

    The pandemic has brought us seven solid months of stress, anxiety, and fear of the unknown. This Fall things are ramping up again, with increased COVID infection rates and back to school worries. Hundreds of studies have been published on the negative health effects of the pandemic worldwide, and what tops the list? Skyrocketing levels of stress and anxiety.  Whether you’re stressed about contracting COVID-19 or dealing with the many “pivots” brought on by recurring lockdowns and decreased socialization, such…

  • brain function,  Brain Health,  Detox,  gut health,  mental health,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss

    To Detox or Not to Detox?

    What does going on a ‘detox’ or ‘cleanse’ mean to you? Fasting? Following a boxed detox kit? Going on a lemon juice cleanse? Eating clean and whole foods? Messaging from the growing detox industry implies that without such measures, detoxification won’t occur. The truth? Our bodies detox 365 days a year, sweeping our cells clean of toxins and removing them from our bodies.  But that doesn’t mean we should ignore these detoxification pathways. Let’s look at why detoxification is so important…

  • acne,  gut health,  Healthy Hormones,  Nutrition,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    What you need to know about Dairy

    Did you drink milk with lunch as a child? For decades, milk was considered an essential part of a healthy diet. Depending on where you grew up, you may have been encouraged to drink a glass of milk with each meal. But milk has fallen out of favour with many health professionals in recent years.  Do You Really Need Dairy? The Top 3 Myths Busted Decades of catchy dairy industry slogans like “Got Milk?” have kept dairy at the forefront…