Eat your way to 'Happy' hormones!

It's interesting how much hormones can play on our bodies and how we feel. You know the breast tenderness, heavy periods, mood swings, weight gain... Estrogen a hormone that if too much, too high  can cause these symptoms and more.

Estrogen dominates the first half of our cycle building the uterine lining. Estrogen makes things grow in our bodies-- our boobs, hips, at times to much for what we like. 

How much exposure are you getting from Zeno-Estrogens? Can be tough to avoid when can you imagine is another hormone found in so much we use daily! Everything from plastics, pesticides, petroleum-- skincare products, nail polish, perfume, hair care products, meats, milk, GMO foods, soy, tofu. When we reach menopause it's even harder to cleanse, remove the liver of estrogen. 

What can you do? Eat good wholesome food with Estrogen removing properties. Start day 14 or day 21 of your cycle to first day of your period to get the best benefits.

Estrogen removing foods:

Kale, Sauerkraut, cauliflower, broccoli, brussel sprouts, white button mushrooms, citrus, raw carrots, beets, turmeric, goji berries, berries, raisins, kelp, seaweed.

Have the awareness to balance your hormones is key in helping to manage menopausal, peri-menopausal symptoms. Happy hormones!

  

In the Air-Glowing

I am off an away... Always lovely to return to Europe. Vienna, Croatia, Tuscany! It's a long trip but worth all the jet lag, crampy airline seats, and interrupted sleep along the way!! What can you do to keep yourself looking fresh, hydrated and settled along the way? Take in a few of my tips to keep you looking 'smashing hot' once you arrive!! Oh, and all these goodies are travel, carry-on friendly!

 Pevonia Cleanser- Give your skin that 'clean fresh feeling' Wash away all the dirt, build up from the day.

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Pacifica Coconut Wipes- Fresh, smelling great! Hands, arms, pits, neck! Ahh, they are so great and safe for your beautiful body, without sulfates, parabens, SLS, petrolatum & phthalates!  

Pevonia Vitaminic Concentrate- Hydration in one little bottle! A few drops is all you need. Trust me you will wake upon arrival glowing!

Pevonia Phyto-Aromatic Mist- Before boarding, during flight, after flight all the time anywhere on your trip add a mist of Hydration with the extra punch of rose oil, chamomile & aloe!

Saje Pocket Pharmacy- On the go! Headache, sniffle, tummy, stress... Everything in one perfect pouch. A must for travel!

Rocky Mountain Soap Lip Butter- Keeps those lips smackin hydrated and minty fresh!

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If you have a little extra room pack a little chocolate and get into a good read. Bon Voyage!!