Oil Training 101

If you’re anything like the average American, you grew up buying regular shampoo and washing your hair every day or every other day. The big-time shampoo companies strip your hair of its natural oils, drying out your hair, thereby making your hair produce more grease, so you rewash it. It’s a vicious cycle, and hard to break. […]

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Coconut Oil Hair Mask

Move over expensive store bought hair masks…what even are you anyway? *NOTE: PLEASE READ MY OIL TRAINING POST TO SEE ALLL ABOUT HOW I TRAINED MY HAIR TO LAST 7 DAYS WITHOUT SHAMPOO. Earlier this year I began oil training my hair. As part of the oil training routine, I started using coconut oil once a week to grow it […]

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Your Gut And Your Hormones

Just when you think you understand hormones, you learn something new. Did you know the hormones that regulate your menstrual cycle are influenced by your gut? Your intestinal bacteria (and their genes), called the microbiome, have so many important functions for your body that some scientists refer to it as a “virtual organ”. The microbiome synthesizes […]

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What Feminism Means To Me

Breaking through this glass ceiling is precisely what being a feminist means to me. I have no interest in elevating one sex to be more dominant than the other; that is the antithesis of feminism.

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A Look Behind “Cleansing”

Humans have a long history of healing the body by abstaining from foods and consuming medicinal ingredients (and I don’t mean subsisting on green juice alone).

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Plant-Based For The Planet

Eating plant-based meals is the easiest way to reduce your carbon footprint. You don’t need to be an all day, everyday vegan, or shop only at the farmers’ market, but by swapping a meat-filled meal for a vegan one once a day, you can lend our environment a much-needed hand.

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What Exactly Are Good and Bad Fats?

There’s a health buzzword going around: “healthy fat.” We know that some fats can be good for us, (like avocado, cacao, and olive oil) and some not so much when eaten often. But what exactly is “healthy fat,” and why are some fats labeled “good” and “bad”? And what are the actual health effects of […]

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Six Reasons To Go Meatless One Day A Week

Going meatless, even just once in a few times a week, can make an amazing impact on your health. You don’t have to cut all animal products out of your life cold-turkey, but decreasing the amount of meat and increasing the number of vegetables, fruits, nuts, legumes, and grains that you eat can do wonders […]

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Misleading Food Labels

We know that when you go shopping for groceries, deciding between all of the food options available can sometimes be overwhelming. We often rely on the labels we see on the packaging to shape our opinions on whether a food is a healthy choice to purchase.

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Focus On These Instead Of New Years Resolutions

In 2017, many people will make resolutions again and then immediately break them. Why? Because they won’t do anything different. They don’t have commitment plans. They’re just wishing.

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