What’s the link between travelling, pH levels of your skin and acne/other skin conditions?

Basically our skin requires a balance between acid/alkaline (optimal skin pH level should be slightly acidic, around 5)  It’s pretty simple – We need this balance to keep water in and environmental toxins out.  Chronic imbalances with your skins pH will likely result in acne, inflammation and/or wrinkles.  Many people also notice changes in their…

Can your plastic water bottle/tupperware be causing you to have a hormone imbalance?

Plastics are “xenoestrogens”, meaning they mimic estrogens in the body and they can bind to estrogen receptor sites, disrupting the body’s natural hormonal balance.  High amounts of xenoestrogens in the body can alter the states of our natural hormones and specifically allow our progesterone and estrogen ratio to become imbalanced – throwing us into “estrogen…

Is soy healthy?

Unfortunately most soy products today are highly processed (almost all processed foods contain some form of soy), genetically modified (which can kill off the good bacteria in your gut) and full of phytoestrogens – which can lead to hormone imbalances.  On the contrast – fermented soy foods like tempeh, natto and miso can be super…