First, what is the definition of excitotoxins? Excitotoxins are a class of chemicals (usually amino acids) that overstimulate neuron receptors. Neuron receptors allow brain cells to communicate with each other, but when they're exposed to excitotoxins, they fire impulses at such a rapid rate that they become exhausted. Know Your Food Despite public outcry, processed foods … Continue reading 6 Most Dangerous Excitotoxins
Going through the menopause is one of the hardest and dramatic changes any woman will ever have to go through with regards to the shift that is made by the reproductive system. The sometimes-unpleasant symptoms that are present when you are in the clutches of the menopausal phase are similar to those of puberty, except … Continue reading CBD and Hot Flashes (Plus other Symptoms of Menopause)
We are exposed to endocrine disruptors everyday. Endocrine disruptors like BPA and phthalates lurk in everything from cleaning products to fragrances.So, what are the top endocrine disruptors to avoid? Here is a list of the ones you should completely avoid. 1. Organophosphate Pesticides These pesticides are sprayed on food to kill common pests. Pesticide residue on vegetables and … Continue reading Top 10 Endocrine Disruptors to Avoid
One of the most common ways to get CBD into your system is oral consumption. It is a familiar method that is quick and efficient. There are a few different ways on how to take hemp oil orally, such as tinctures, edibles, or capsules. Understanding how to use each is simple but pivotal to the … Continue reading How to Take Hemp Oil Orally
Anybody who has ever been outside their home has realized that the hustle of life can easily become the cause of some serious anxiety and stress. Just take a look at anybody, and you will be able to see their worry lines on their forehead. But not to fear; by incorporating some yoga moves when you are feeling … Continue reading Best Yoga Poses For Anxiety Relief
The first thing that comes to mind when you think of “cannabis” might not be delightfully radiant skin, but just wait. Little did the world know until recently, it’s a complete game changer for anyone who gives a rip about their skin’s health and appearance. Before we dive into all the benefits of hemp oil … Continue reading 2 Types of Hemp Oil for Skin (Which is Best?)
In a previous post, we discussed the internal workings of the endocannabinoid system. We discovered that we have cannabinoid receptors in the brain, nervous system, and immune system. The presence of these cannabinoid receptors partially explains why supplementing our routine with cannabinoids such as CBD can be beneficial. What wasn’t discussed in our previous blog … Continue reading The ECS and Skin (How CBD Works Topically)
Although you probably remember learning about mitochondria and the Cold War back in high school, there’s one lesson we all wish we learned then: that leaving our teen years behind does not necessarily mean being acne-free. While most of us hoped that our breakouts would be the least of our worries after our prom photos … Continue reading CBD Oil for Acne: What You Need to Know
Most women experience symptoms of premenstrual syndrome or PMS at least a few times throughout the period of their lives when they are menstruating. For many, these symptoms are mild and little more than a minor annoyance. Other women deal with PMS symptoms on a monthly basis and these symptoms are severe enough to affect … Continue reading How Does CBD for PMS Work?
My new ebook is here! It"s a five-day guide to beginning a healthy lifestyle. This guide shows you how to add whole foods into your lifestyle without giving up what you currently eat. It includes a 21-Day Food and Gratitude journal so you can track how you feel after you eat each meal and to … Continue reading It’s here! My New eBook: 5 Habits to a Healthy Life including recipes!