Blog by Kate Vazquez
Plant Based Hurricane Food Guide

Plant Based Hurricane Food Guide

In Florida, hurricane season is from June to November every year but the peak is from August to October. Being plant based has it's benefits as there are no worries about animal milk or meat getting spoiled if there is no power for a few days to a week. While fresh...

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Sleep Hygiene

Sleep Hygiene

Studies have shown that we should be getting 7-8 hours of quality sleep every night. When we sleep, our body repairs itself through our brain's glymphatic system which gets rid of cellular debris in the brain. If you are not getting quality and quantity sleep, this...

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Six Vital Prenatal Nutrients

Six Vital Prenatal Nutrients

What are six vital nutrients that should be in a prenatal vitamin? Most pregnant women are taking a generic prenatal that may not contain the right form or amount of vital nutrients during pregnancy. There are also some nutrients that are not found in most prenatals....

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Seed Cycling to Balance Your  Hormones

Seed Cycling to Balance Your Hormones

Have you heard of seed cycling? Seed cycling involves consuming certain seeds such as flax, pumpkin, sunflower, and sesame during certain phases of the menstrual cycle. These seeds contain healthy fats and vital nutrients to help support the production and metabolism...

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Importance of Iodine and the Ovaries

Importance of Iodine and the Ovaries

Did you know that iodine is not only important for the thyroid but for the ovaries as well? Iodine is known for thyroid health because is important for the production of thyroid hormones T4 and T3. T4 is converted to T3 which is the metabolically active thyroid...

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Causes of Fibromyalgia

Causes of Fibromyalgia

What if I told you that you don’t to live in pain for the rest of your life? Fibromyalgia is classified as a disorder involving muscle pain, weakness, fatigue, sleep disturbance, memory and mood issues. In order to be diagnosed, someone has to have at least 11 out of...

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Choline in Pregnancy

Choline in Pregnancy

Did you know that choline is just as important as taking B vitamins, especially in pregnancy? As I learn more about vital nutrients in pregnancy, I realize generic multi vitamins sold in stores may not have all the important nutrients or if they do, they may not have...

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Natural Tea Remedies

Natural Tea Remedies

Did you know teas are great for natural remedies? Here are some of our favorite ones we enjoy and their benefits! Peppermint - Great for digestion, upset stomach, and gas. Relieves headaches and improves menstrual cramps. Also improves sleep and mental focus. Ginger -...

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Autoimmune Disorders and Infertility

Autoimmune Disorders and Infertility

The NIH states about 23.5 million Americans have an autoimmune disorder and according to the AARDA, about 75% of them are women. An autoimmune disorder is when the body’s own immune system is attacking it’s own cells. For example, if someone has Hashimoto’s the immune...

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