Our hormonal systems are complex. These can include cortisol (stress hormone), sex hormones, insulin, thyroid, pituitary hormones, and more. We want our hormones to be in good Communication to make sure our hormones stay regulated for healthy appetites, stress levels, menstruation cycles, fertility, and low levels of inflammation.Continue reading “Intro to Communication”
If you know that your period is coming when you start to feel anxious – worrying too much about the little things, feeling shaky, out of control, and downright nauseated with anxiety – then this is for you! You are likely experiencing PMS symptoms that fall under what is known as Premenstrual syndrome type A, the A meaning anxiety!Continue reading “Is anxiety part of your PMS symptoms?”
You already add moringa to your favorite smoothie and finally swapped matcha for coffee, but have you tried maca? Maca, a cruciferous vegetable related to broccoli and cauliflower, is exclusively grown at high altitudes in Peru and has been cultivated and used as medicine for thousands of years. Only in the past decade has maca infiltrated the modern health and wellness scene, where it has become celebrated for its natural ability to help balance hormones and libido in men and women.Continue reading “Powerful maca smoothie for hormone-balance”
Low vitamin D intake is considered a major public health concern across the globe. In fact, vitamin D deficiency is estimated to affect almost 50% of the population worldwide. An estimated 1 billion people worldwide, across all ethnicities and age groups, have a vitamin D deficiency.Continue reading “With or without the sun, get the glow with Shine”
We’ve bottled up all of the decadent flavors of a ‘cookies and cream’ milkshake into a good-for-you smoothie that leaves out all of the refined sugar and dairy. Our version is filled with whole ingredients like maca, raw cacao, and coconut cream. It’s delicious enough to serve as dessert but healthy enough to serve as a nutrient-dense breakfast on the cleanse, or with the Daily Shake any day.
Cramps, bloating, headaches, breast tenderness, food cravings, and mood swings. Many women around the world endure period-related symptoms in varying degrees of intensity during their cycle. While not always pleasant, menstruation is our bodies’ way of helping us shed what we no longer need. But what if you are also on the 21-Day Clean Program?
Perhaps you’ve wondered what the health benefits are of sweatin’ it out in the sauna. With a new resurgence of saunas you don’t even have to join a health club to reap the benefits. Boutique sauna studios are popping up from coast to coast, where people are invited to slip into plush robes and sweat it out solo or with a friend for the price of a spin class. Why does it seem like everyone in the wellness world swears by a daily sweat session in a heated room?
This time of year, many people find themselves feeling super frazzled with social events, gift-buying, and general running around. How do you know if you’re just stressed out, or if something more worrisome is going on? Here are signs that your stress symptoms are pointing to adrenal fatigue, and what you can do to start to feel better.
PMS week can be a rough time of the month for many women. Symptoms like bloating, irritability, headaches, anxiety, and depression are definitely a drag and can add major stress to our already hectic and complex lives. However, research shows that magnesium supplements can help lessen PMS symptoms.
Continue reading “This Is How Magnesium Can Help Ease PMS Symptoms”
You have most likely heard of omega-3s by now, but do you know what they are and why you need them? And what is the relationship between omega-3s, or fatty acids, and EPA and DHA? Fatty acids are integral to all functions of the body, including the brain, organs, hormones, respiratory system, and maintaining gorgeous skin and good circulation.