Some of the links in this article are affiliate links, meaning if you buy through them, I may receive a small commission, at no extra cost to you. For more information on affiliate links, click here. Thank you for supporting my writing! If you’re not familiar with Caroline Girvan and the EPIC program, here’s your cueContinue reading “Caroline Girvan EPIC vs. EPIC Heat- Which is Better?”
Nearly every time I open Instagram, someone has sent me a post of an influencer talking about the challenges they’ve faced from hormonal birth control, and why the synthetic hormones in birth control are horrible for our bodies. I get it. I tried out four different versions of the pill before I found one thatContinue reading “Synthetic Hormones in Birth Control: Why We Use Them and Other Options”
I’ve been meaning to write this for a while, since I’ve gotten quite a few questions on products like LiquidIV, Nuun, and Hydrant, and even Pedialyte. There are so many products out there geared towards improving our hydration, and quite a few of them have claims to provide “2-3 times the hydration of water!” Today,Continue reading “How To Tell When You Need Electrolytes vs. When You Should Just Drink Some Damn Water”
It’s summer, and as always, I’m being bombarded with messaging from every direction about how my most valuable asset is my bikini body. Since I’ve lived through at LEAST 3 different phases of the “ideal” body type for women at the ripe old age of 23, I struggle to even conceptualize the ideal body anymore.Continue reading “Toning Exercises for Arms Don’t Work (And Other Bikini Body Myths)”
I’ve talked a lot on here about different supplements like collagen and melatonin and mentioned briefly that it can be a challenge to figure out whether a supplement actually works or is just a waste of money. Finding supplements that work is a challenge for many reasons, but the biggest one is that the wayContinue reading “Finding Supplements That Work: Why It’s Harder Than You Think”
After writing an article on Caroline Girvan’s EPIC program, I’ve received DMs and questions from people about other YouTube workout plans and whether or not the health and fitness influencers behind them are worth their salt. Below, I’ve compiled some of the science-based health and fitness influencers and YouTubers that I’ve personally watched, and haveContinue reading “The Best and Worst Science-Based Health and Fitness Influencers”
Read up on these simple tips to better understand science and empower you to fact-check wellness trends yourself. Evidence-based health and wellness doesn’t have to be hard!
I was first diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a college freshman. Having barely had a yearly cold while I was a kid, feeling suddenly vulnerable to the whims of my body was a rude adjustment. I spent months going to the doctor, with nothing really helping. Had at-home food sensitivity tests existed whenContinue reading “Everything You Wanted to Know About At-Home Food Sensitivity Tests”
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A side effect of writing this blog is getting a LOT of targeted ads for various supplements, vitamins, and probiotics. It’s awesome because it gives me constant content, but also sends me on weird rabbit holes and makes me wonder whether these things are maybe actually worth their salt. Today we’re talking about so-called “probioticsContinue reading “Probiotics for Women- The Truth About Probiotics for Vaginal Health”