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YHB Recommended Reading: Menopause + Perimenopause

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding what to expect in menopause (and perimenopause) and steps you can take to prepare AND find relief, naturally!

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The Hormonal Connection to Headaches + Migraines

By Jess Suchan, YHB’s Holistic Health Coach, @bodyblissbyjess



Do you suffer from monthly headaches or migraines that seem to pop up
right before your period? Or maybe you notice them happening during times
of heightened stress or travel? Do they come on 12-24 hours after you eat
certain foods or go too long without water? Bottom line: headaches can
disrupt the quality of your life and migraines can be completely debilitating!
The good news? Getting to the root of your triggers is possible and so i…

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PRODUCT PICK: HAPPY LIGHT

Sunlight is an essential element of a healthy & happy lifestyle, but many of us don't get the amount of daylight we need to reap its benefits. Our recommendation? Consider ‘light therapy’ with a product like the HappyLight by @verilux!

Our brain’s chemistry and body-clock are affected by light which stimulates specific hormones and neurotransmitters that greatly influence our overall feelings of well-being. Bright light exposure early in the day stimulates our body's production of serotonin (…

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BEST FOODS TO BOOST YOUR MOOD

Could your mood use a boost?  

What you eat can play a significant role in how you feel emotionally.  Research shows that eating foods with the right nutrients can boost your mood, fight depression, control stress and help ease anxiety. 

 Let’s take a look at some foods that can help boost your mood, and why!

1. Raw nuts & seeds like cashews, almonds, pumpkin, sunflower & sesame rich in protein, fiber & healthy fats AND an excellent source of tryptophan, an amino acid responsible for produc…

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BENEFITS OF VITAMIN D

If you struggle with seasonal depression or just feel “down” and unmotivated, Vitamin D could play a role (there’s a reason it’s called the sunshine vitamin!). If you find yourself getting every seasonal flu/illness, increasing D could make a major difference! A Vitamin D deficiency can also correlate to higher body fat (particularly in the belly) and increased risks for obesity, MS and cancer! SO...how do we know if we need more Vitamin D? And how do we get enough Vitamin D if we can’t get 15…

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NON TOXIC PRODUCT SWAP: FACE WASH

NON TOXIC PRODUCT SWAP: FACE WASH


 

DID YOU KNOW THAT SPECIFIC FRAGRANCES (WHICH CAN INCLUDE HUNDREDS OF POTENTIALLY HARMFUL, UNNATURAL INGREDIENTS) ARE NOT REQUIRED TO BE LISTED ON PACKAGING OR COMPANY WEBSITES?  

Federal labeling law requires that ingredients added to provide a pleasant scent, or to mask a bad one, need only be listed under the generic term “fragrance” or “parfum.”  This so-called “fragrance loophole” allows companies to hide ingredients under the protection of trade secr…

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NON TOXIC PRODUCT SWAP: LAUNDRY DETERGENT

DON'T LET PRODUCT PACKAGING FOOL YOU!

Some companies label their products in a way that convinces people they are more environmentally friendly, healthy, natural, free of harmful chemicals and recyclable. These messages directly influence the consumers’ expectations and choices.

Let’s take Green Works laundry detergent by Clorox, for example.  They’ve already grabbed our attention with an eye-catching green bottle.  Green is the color of nature and suggests that the product contains healthy,…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Natural Hormone Re-Balancing Guides

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance.You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for additional support understanding HOW to naturally rebalance your hormones with necessary (and realistic!) steps to make it happen. 

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Hormon…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Cookbooks + Healthy Swap Outs for Hormone Balance

The following cookbooks and swap out // recipe guides are wonderful for hormone balance. Read below descriptions to find anti-inflammatory, low sugar, vegan + PCOS recipe ideas. When making changes to your diet it's important to find meals that you LOVE so that you can create a sustainable  lifestyle that supports longterm wellness & balance. Take a look through our suggestions & start with 1 or 2 that feel realistic & that would be a great complement to your current routine. New to cooking? Cre…

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YHB Recommended Reading: Cycle Regulation, Improving PMS + PCOS, Birth Control Detox + more!

The following books were written by our 'go to' experts and educators in the field of health + hormone balance. You'll also find a list of some of our favorite podcast episodes that will provide "edutainment" and tangible tips & takeaways (download and save for your next walk or commute)! We highly encourage checking out these resources for greater support regulating your cycle, detoxing from birth control + getting a grip on troublesome PMS + PCOS symptoms.

RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Woman Code, Aliss…

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