Have you heard of the term fecundity?
Fecundity is the probability of bearing live children whereas fertility is the actual production of live offspring.
Trying to understand the distinction between the two introduces you to the complexity of fertility. For example, a man or woman could have some reproductive "abnormality" that decreases their fecundity (the ability to conceive and/or deliver a healthy child).
With more women delaying their start in trying to...
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If you want to detox toxins from the breast tissue and protect yourself against breast cancer, you’ve come to the right place. Below are simple tips for a basic approach.
According to BreastCancer.org, 1 in every 8 women in the United States will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. And while it may be scary to realize that "85% of breast cancers occur in women who have no family history of breast cancer," this also spotlights that...
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide. In the US, it's the second most common cancer among women (after skin cancer)—affecting 1 in 8 women. While rare in men (1 in 1,000), breast cancer affects men directly too.
Studies have been examining whether endocrine disrupting chemicals found in household products can disrupt our reproductive health. The science indicates that, yes, common chemicals—like phthalates and BPA—can increase risks to various...
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Are you looking for digital eye strain treatment tips? You are not alone.
Digital eye strain treatment is a serious concern for everyone who spends a substantial amount of time using computers and other digital devices.
In this article, we will discuss the main causes and symptoms of digital eye strain, as well as provide 7 effective treatment tips you can start implementing right now.
Digital eye strain, also referred to as Computer...
In September, we are meditating on our eye health with special guidance from Dr. Marc Grossman, a leading holistic optometrist and author of several books. Most recently, he published the must-read book Natural Eye Care: Your Guide to Healthy Vision and Healing.
To get started, check out our introductory interview below. And subscribe to...
Well+Good Talk at The Assemblage NYC in 2018
If you're looking for simple tips to transform your home into a healing space, then watch the video below. Druing last year's Well+Good Talk in NYC's The Assemblage Nomad, I and my fellow panelists shared practical advice that you can watch.
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Are you looking for a natural, nontoxic way to clean the inside of your washing machine?
Mildew, bacteria, and other foul-smelling things build up in washing machines over time.
However, the traditional cleaners you can buy at stores are often full of harmful, toxic ingredients.
In this article, we'll provide a natural way to clean your washing machine—including two nontoxic cleaner recipes that will keep your laundry room smelling fresh all year round!
House plants offer many invaluable benefits. They can convert toxic chemicals, like formaldehyde and benzene, into oxygen. And they are also essential to healing spaces. Science has proven that seeing nature helps us relax and heal.
The biggest challenge, however, is how to take care of plants so that they don't die!
Most of us juggle so much that adopting additional responsibilities—like taking care of house plants—can feel impossible. I highly encourage you to try...
Did you know that one crucial way to detox your home and bodies is to detox what you throw away? Some of our garbage will persist in our environment for decades, and some for centuries.
Our oceans now have five "garbage patches," or areas of dense garbage that aggregate from swirls of currents. The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is commonly referenced, and described as twice the size of Texas.
A 2018 article on PBS News Hour(1) estimated that the Great Pacific Garbage...
Are you getting enough fiber?
One simple way you can boost your natural detox processes is to eat more vegetables and fruit. The fiber they contain acts like a broom that sweeps away our waste from the inside out.
My family's favorite salad is simple to make—and its fiber-rich! It consists of kale, cherry tomatoes, avocados, olive oil, and salt.
If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my miraculous story the other day about my kids fighting over this...