Being aware of the effect of hormonal imbalance on your pregnancy is an important first step to avoid complications.

It's a miracle that women can even get pregnant considering the delicate harmony the body requires.

Untreated or improperly treated hypothyroidism can affect fertility in a number of ways.

If you are trying to get pregnant and have been unsuccessful, there is one essential thing you must do before you embark on costly or invasive fertility tests, or spend thousands of dollars for assisted reproduction: make sure your thyroid is functioning properly.

You might ask what Brussels sprouts and “good” estrogens are doing in the same sentence, and I am going to endeavor to explain it here in 250 words or less….well, let’s give it at least 500 …

In my last blog, I posted a plea for help in making the humble Brussels sprout taste good, why? Because eating more cruciferous vegetables, which by the way, also include cabbage, broccoli, kale, and cauliflower, (plants that have been cultivated for centuries and were originally used as medicines) are superfoods that can help me (and YOU)  turn our bodies into temples of hormonal health and balance!

Grapefruit Leaf: This is best taken in capsules as it can be bitter. Research has shown grapefruit leaves to be effective as an antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, and antiparasitic.

Olive leaf Extract: Olive leaf has been shown to be an excellent antibacterial. This herbal supplement fights bacterial and viral infections.

Dosage: 500-1000 milligrams every few hours or two capsules four times a day.

What can high-vitamin D foods do for you?

  • Help prevent a growing list of chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, osteoporosis, breast cancer, colon cancer, and ovarian cancer
  • Help keep your bones and teeth strong and healthy
  • Regulate the growth and activity of your cells
  • Reduce inflammation

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Weight, Hormone & Heart Health

Nature is rewarding us this year—spring came one day earlier than usual. Celebrate nature's invitation to spring ahead this year!

You may be surprised to learn that heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the United States.

It is also a leading cause of disability for women. As women age, their risk of heart trouble increases; there is a strong link between menopause and heart disease.