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Women's Health

How to Support Your Body’s Detoxification Systems

The late Dr. Walter Crinnion, one of the early leaders in environmental medicine, had a 5 step process for detoxification: Avoidance Avoidance Avoidance Supplementation Detoxification Do you see why I have hundreds of blogs on ways to reduce your exposure to toxins, and I’m just now writing one on how to support detoxification?  Detoxes are

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Women's Health

How You Can Boost Immunity Naturally at Home

 A couple weeks ago I shared strategies you can make your home more resistant to coronavirus (you can read that here). In this post, I’ll share how your home can directly impact your immune system and what you can do about it. Now, there is no shortage of advice online right now about how to

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Women's Health

covid-19 Isolation Survival Guide

I know, I know, we’re all sick of hearing covid this, physical distancing that… but you know what? This is our reality and if I were a betting girl, I’d bet it’s going to be our reality for quite some time. And if you’re like me and just about every other person on the planet,

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Beauty & Personal Care

Should You Switch to Organic Tampons & Pads?

There is no shortage of blog posts out there with terrifying headlines about how toxic pads and tampons are. But what’s the actual risk and should you be switching to organic tampons and pads, or other menstrual products entirely? I’m digging into the issue here so you can feel confident about the choices you make

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Women's Health

5 Ways to Overcome Fatigue

We’re all tired. Aren’t we?  It certainly seems like most people I talk to tell me how tired they are – how they struggle to get through their day, how they barely have enough energy to work, let alone to parent, exercise, and socialize in the way that they want to. And if we’re all

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Women's Health

A Mother’s Invisible Burden of Disease Prevention

Back in the early days of humanity, roles and responsibilities of men and women were well-defined. They varied by cultures, but hunting, gathering, building shelter, and eventually cooking and keeping house weren’t a point of contention or conversation. Thank goodness things have changed because I would make a terrible 1950s housewife. But we’ve entered a

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Women's Health

When Your Thyroid Needs More than a Detox

This is a special guest blog by Dr. Hillary Webster, ND. Dr. Hillary is a naturopathic doctor who practices in Toronto with a focus on Women’s Hormonal Health. She helps burned-out and exhausted women uncover and repair their hormone and nutrient imbalances to get their world-conquering energy back. In this article, Dr. Hillary is going

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Beauty & Personal Care

Lysol as Birth Control and Other Marketing Ploys

I was listening to Dr. Aviva Romm’s podcast the other day and in it she mentioned Lysol’s ad campaign, telling women to use it as a feminine hygiene product and even as birth control. Lysol. Putting it you-know-where. I had to rewind the episode and listen again to make sure I heard it right. Utterly

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Women's Health

Healthy Living Lessons from the Yukon

If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you may have seen my post that I was taking a couple weeks away from social media. Well, I was actually doing much more than that. I just got back from a 2.5 week vacation, including a 13 day canoe trip in the Yukon. Me and my

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