Heavy Metals in Cosmetics. Should You Worry?

Heavy Metals in Cosmetics. Should You Worry?

I’m perfectly conscious that you may view me as an annoying healthy fact pusher, crunchy hippy, paleo/keto/realfood evangelist who can’t help herself giving advice on health, nutrition and beauty products. Be patient with me because I come from a place of...
A Vulnerable Heart

A Vulnerable Heart

It’s been two years since my graduation as a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and I am due to renew my certification. I find myself procrastinating and I had to delve into my psyche to understand why I was delaying the renewal of an occupation I really enjoy....
What’s In Your Sunscreen?

What’s In Your Sunscreen?

Many sunscreens have harmful ingredients linked to SKIN cancer. Talk about irony. Do you know what’s in your sunscreen? VITAMIN D AND THE SUN It’s currently in vogue to let the rays on your skin and say, I’m getting my sunshine vitamin, aka, vitamin...
The 5 Symptoms of Insulin Resistance

The 5 Symptoms of Insulin Resistance

Insulin Resistance, what is it, who has it, and is it bad? In my Nutritional Therapy Practitioner training, one of the big ideas on blood sugar regulation read as such: Never before in the history of mankind have we had an emergency need to lower blood sugar. The CDC...
5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

5 Reasons Why We Get Bloated

Have you ever felt bloated after a meal, even if it was “healthy”? Bloating feels uncomfortable and sometimes, even painful. What brings it on? #1: EATING ON THE GO Good digestion begins in the brain. Not in the mouth or the stomach but with the thought of...