Caroline Girvan EPIC vs. EPIC Heat- Which is Better?

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?”

Finding Supplements That Work: Why It’s Harder Than You Think

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”

Everything You Wanted to Know About At-Home Food Sensitivity Tests

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”

Probiotics for Women- The Truth About Probiotics for Vaginal Health

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”

A Review of the Caroline Girvan EPIC Program: Backed by Science

After nearly two years of surgeries and healing, I finally started to get back into the habit of working out only a few months before COVID-19 hit the US. While I was disappointed, I wasn’t discouraged and spent a lot of this year trying out random workouts that can be done from home. The CarolineContinue reading “A Review of the Caroline Girvan EPIC Program: Backed by Science”

Let’s Talk pH: Debating the Benefits of Alkaline Water

Mentions of the benefits of alkaline water or an alkaline diet show up in a fair amount of health blogs and wellness columns. If you’re looking to end your stomach pain, try an alkaline diet and drink alkaline water. If you’re worried about your cancer risk, try alkaline water. Bone density, muscle loss, growth hormones,Continue reading “Let’s Talk pH: Debating the Benefits of Alkaline Water”

You’re Probably Wearing The Wrong Bra Size-Here’s How To Fix It.

You’re probably wearing the wrong bra size. It’s not your fault—the fashion industry, plastic surgeons, and media have given us all a skewed idea of what a bra size really means. Having a DD means your boobs are GIANT, an A means you are a bonafide member of the IBTC, and a C is aContinue reading “You’re Probably Wearing The Wrong Bra Size-Here’s How To Fix It.”

The Link Between Deodorant and Breast Cancer: Fact-Checking

I’m starting a shorter series on Girls Love Evidence, where I investigate common health claims and debate their merits. Today, I’m starting with one that I’ve heard time and time again- there is a link between deodorant and breast cancer. I remember the first time I heard this as a high schooler. I was inContinue reading “The Link Between Deodorant and Breast Cancer: Fact-Checking”