Nutrition PMS

Menstrual Delights: Healthy Snacks to Kill Your PMS Cravings

Did you know there is a science behind period snacking? When you’re craving something salty, chocolatey, sweet or carb-loaded, your body is sending you a signal that it’s low in some essential nutrient. Often times what you think you want is different, and less satiating, than what your body needs. Here is a guide to help you learn what exactly your body needs, along with delicious recipes: Creating…

Nutrition Period Guide

Menstrual Delights: Turmeric

Turmeric is a golden healing spice used in Ayurvedic medicine. This nourishing and grounding substance is great for calming the Vata dosha, which has a tendency to go out of balance during a woman’s menstrual cycle. Turmeric contains curcumin, a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory that has the power to increase your digestion, cleanse your circulatory system and beautify your complexion. Here are a couple recipes to add a touch…

Health & Wellness Nutrition

What’s the Deal with Coconut Oil?

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It feels like people are using Coconut Oil for just about everything these days. People cook with it, moisturize with it, burn it and even feed it to Fido. So what’s the deal? Should we be stocking up too or is it just a passing fad? What is it? Coconut oil comes from the inside of mature coconuts. In the late 1960’s the use of coconut oil in the US was primarily…