Xenoestrogens are foreign estrogens that mimic the processes of our natural estrogen. They create a lot of hormonal havoc in our bodies by causing estrogen dominance which could be the reason you are experiencing PMS and having other hormone related issues. Xenoestrogens come from many household products, pesticides, plastic and make up.
Do you want to start living a more natural life and don’t know where to start?
The first place to makeover is your kitchen, Tupperware is so 1990s. Plastic Tupperware is detrimental to the environment and to your hormones. When it is microwaved this multiples the effects of the xenoestrogens. Plastic has taken over the world, EVERYTHING is plastic and it is hard to avoid. But the first thing you can do is replace all plastic cups and containers with glass or ceramic. Bring your own to go container with you out to dinner for leftovers and purchase reusable bottle and coffee cup to avoid single use products.
Sometimes we can splurge and other times money is tight. For those of us who thrive on organic whole foods this can be a challenge. But trust me, there is a way to eat well and still stick to your budget. Stores are always offering promotions on a variety of foods, they advertise their big sales in their flyers which most people drop directly in the trash. Take 10-15 minutes before your shopping adventure to see what’s on sale compared to what is on your grocery list. In order to keep your diet vibrant and full of variety, only buy fruits and vegetables that are on sale. This way you save money and are getting different nutrients and colors into your diet without putting much thought into it.
Make a list and stick to it
Shop around and compare prices & cut coupons
Shop for bulk items, especially those that can be frozen or have a long shelf life like oats
Understand the Clean 15 vs. the Dirty Dozen
Increase your vegetable, fruit and whole grain intake, these item...
Sleep is essential for every mammal on the Earth. When we sleep our bodies are healing themselves from all the demands that were put on it throughout the day, this should be sacred time that we prioritize to make sure that we can function as efficiently as possible. We are constantly stimulated all day every day, consciously and unconsciously by our phones, LED lights, TV, computers and electromagnetic waves from outlets, power lines and microwaves. This constant stimulation has caused sleep issues for over half the world’s population. Circadian rhythms are how are body naturally puts us to sleep and wakes us up according the patterns of the sun. Varied work schedules, homework, kids and social activities have thrown us out of rhythm causing fatigue, headaches, higher stress levels and exacerbating depression and anxiety. Health should be a priority for everyone and a foundation for good health and vitality starts with a good night sleep. Good sleep starts with having a sleep routine.