Monthly Archives: October 2021

Inflammation and Your Skin: The Holiday Edition

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Inflammation and Your Skin: The Holiday Edition Lets talk about inflammation and the effect that it can have on your skin. Inflammation is the process by which your body protects you from outside invaders. Sometimes, inflammation can be triggered by certain types of foods, and this causes your body to continually be in an inflammatory […]

Are Phytoestrogens an Endocrine Disruptor?

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Are Phytoestrogens an Endocrine Disruptor? Could Your Diet Be Too Heavy in Phytoestrogens and Phytoestrogens in Skincare. In continuing to honor October’s legacy as Breast Cancer Awareness month, today we will discuss a common cause of breast cancer and other cancers — endocrine disruptors. Humans have an endocrine system which is responsible for regulating the […]

What is an EDC or an Endocrine Disruptor?

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What is an EDC or an Endocrine Disruptor? EDCs or Endocrine disrupting chemicals are substances which interfere with the way our bodies’ hormones work. EDCs can be found in the environment, foods, personal care products, and manufactured products. Some EDCs mimic our natural hormones, such as those found in plant oestrogens, while others block proper […]

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month is the name given to the annual campaign to raise awareness, funding, and research for those diagnosed, surviving and lost to this disease. Did you know that 1 in every 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime? Men are also affected […]

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