What is Estrogen Dominance?

Did you know that there are at least two dozen identified estrogens in the human body, and they have a wide variety of functions? These estrogens are uniquely responsible for the growth and development of female sexual characteristics and reproduction.  Estrogen controls the growth of the uterine [...] read more

Protect Against Enviro-Toxins: DIY Beauty Products

Image: Aral Tasher I’ve been sharing some of the rather unfortunate details about beauty products this month, in honour of women’s health month. As much as a bummer as it is to find out how full of environmental toxins the cosmetics industry is, there are always alternatives. DIY [...] read more

What's in that Nail Polish?! The Unfortunate Truth About the Cosmetics Industry

Image: Freestocks.org In honour of Women’s Health Month I thought I’d explore an issue that affects us all, but can be particularly damaging for women: how environmental toxins affect our hormones (and how hormone disruption can have a massive impact on our health). Environmental toxins [...] read more
On May 24, 2017, posted in: Blog , Detoxification , Environmental toxins , Hormones , Women's Health

The Healthiest Mother's Day Brunch Yet!

Image: Ken Tomita I have a breakfast confession: I can’t pick a side! On the one hand, sweet breakfast choices – pancakes, waffles, smoothie bowls – get me pretty excited to get out of bed. On the other hand, however… bacon. Enough said. So when it comes time for me to put [...] read more

Judging the Clean Beauty Awards - What's in the Box?

Image: Fernando Brasil Many of you know that I’m a pretty passionate educator when it comes to environmental toxins. I think it’s awful that the products we use to clean our homes and cleanse our bodies contain chemicals that are seriously damaging to our health (to understand more [...] read more

25 Healthy Days of Christmas RECAP! Days 1-9

I’m counting down to Christmas in my own special way this year, sharing one healthy tip a day to get through the holiday season. While it’s a shame that this time of year often comes with a side helping of stress, there’s loads of great info out there to turn around your [...] read more