IBD and Oral Contraceptives?

Image Source There has been a lot of debate lately regarding oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) and the effects of OCPs on women’s’ health. I’ve seen everything from the “sweaty t-shirt study” (which claims OCPs alter the way women perceive male pheromones and can possibly cause the woman to choose the wrong mate!) to articles onContinue reading “IBD and Oral Contraceptives?”

Whole-30 Review

So! A few months back I did the whole-30! (This was an awesome excerpt right from the awesome book!) It’s basically eating super clean paleo for 30 days to look and feel your best. No, it’s not easy, but if you want it bad enough it is definitely doable! I ate no grains, dairy, sweets,Continue reading “Whole-30 Review”

What is Paleo?!

154.7 million Americans are overweight or obese. The top causes of death in America are as follows: —Heart disease: 597,689 —Cancer: 574,743 —Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 138,080 —Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 129,476 —Accidents (unintentional injuries): 120,859 —Alzheimer’s disease: 83,494 —Diabetes: 69,071 (SOURCE: —The center for disease control.)   But we never use to be so overweight andContinue reading “What is Paleo?!”

How my Diet kept me from my best!

Hey Fit Fam ! I do not have time to write a full post today, but I’ve made time to tell a quick story! You could call this story an introduction to my next post… I’ll be delving further into my diet and why/how I choose to eat “Paleo“. All my life I’ve had thisContinue reading “How my Diet kept me from my best!”

Taking Advantage of your Endocrine System

Hello everyone! It’s been a while! 🙂 I’ve been learning a lot lately about the endocrine system. I’ve always found the endocrine system so interesting because of how it can affect nearly every part of our bodies and every single one of our cells! (SOURCE: this image came right from my text book, Marieb, AnatomyContinue reading “Taking Advantage of your Endocrine System”