There are two things that are common to most women: they have periods, and they’ve been on a diet at some point in their lives. If there’s one thing I hope to change with my blog, it’s that second part of the above statement. I hate diets, I think they’re harmful, and I wish I … More 3 Ways Dieting Affects Your Period
Period pain is considered normal for many otherwise healthy women, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, I would even argue that it shouldn’t be. Sadly, the medical system is broken when it comes to women’s health, and taking a deep dive into the root cause of problems like painful periods isn’t the usual … More 3 Reasons for Painful Periods (and What You Can, and Can’t Do About It)
True or false? If you get up and go for a run right now, that would be a healthy thing to do. Let’s say it’s 3 pm on a Saturday, you’re feeling energetic, and it’s a beautiful day. You have a spare 60 minutes to lace up your shoes, take a jog, come home, and … More 3 Reasons Exercise Isn’t Healthy
Does the idea of eating whatever you’re craving, whenever you’re hungry seem too good to be true? It used to for me, anyway. I felt like I was constantly at war with both my stomach and the scale, as I was never satisfied with either. I spent insane amounts of time and energy trying to … More Reasons You Might Not Be at Your Weight Set Point
I was part of a discussion last week regarding sugar addiction. The question was posed about whether such a thing as sugar addiction exists, and quite a few strong opinions were shared around the room. References were made to a variety of theories, ranging from the dopamine response, modern food technology conspiracies, and even the … More Is Sugar Addicting?