To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse…

While the body naturally detoxifies itself in the spring, there are a lot of kits, programs & diets out there to help get rid of the residual cobwebs leftover from the winter ‘hibernation’. How to navigate them depends heavily on what sort of an effect you would like it to have on your body.

Spring Means Babies!

For many couples, difficulty getting pregnant is often preceded by years of outside influence telling a woman’s body not to get pregnant. Our systems are easily confused by the myriad of conflicting signals they take in from our environment, let alone the things we deliberately expose ourselves to.

Managing A New Food Allergy

The number of food products catering to those watching out for allergens has skyrocketed in the grocery stores in the last few years. I’m sure I don’t need to tell you. Surely you’ve seen the stickers and claims on half the boxes lining the shelves. It’s not just “low fat!” or “50% less salt!” anymore.

EWG Guide To Healthy Cleaning

Most of you are generally aware, many cleaning products contain ingredients that are known to harm or irritate the lungs or trigger asthma. Some contain ingredients or contaminants linked to cancer. One may not know that by looking at the label.

Gluten Free This Holiday Season

The holidays can be the most difficult to navigate for anyone who is newly eliminating wheat, gluten or other grains from their diet. The biggest, baddest food holiday of them all generally comes bearing treats of all shapes & sizes: and it’s nearly inescapable.

Environmental Exposure

Exposure to toxins in our environment can cause or contribute to a wide range of health problems. Everything from the common cold to cancer could be attributed to the buildup in our bodies of the variety of toxins we are exposed to on a daily basis.