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Hormone Balancing Product Swap Out: Canola Oil for REAL Olive Oil (PLUS: Tips for finding REAL Olive Oil)

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Did you know that Canola oil is highly processed and requires synthetic antioxidants to prevent it from going rancid too quickly?

It is also high in Omega 6 (pro-inflammatory) fats, which can throw off the ratio of healthy fats we are consuming and trigger chronic inflammation (leading to cardiovascular disease, obesity, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and Alzheimer’s). 

Instead, we prefer REAL Extra Virgin Olive Oil, which is high in antioxidants & anti-inflammatory …

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Spotlighting The Need for Greater Black Maternal Health Care

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OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU

Here at YHB, we are committed to bringing light to inequalities within healthcare (of which there are too many), to encourage greater conversation and support for organizations involved with these issues, such as @blackmamasmatter, who are dedicated to advocating for Black maternal health, rights, and justice through changing policy, driving research and reframing the conversation.

 

THE NUMBERS DON’T LIE

The reality is THAT Black women are 3-4 times more likely to di…

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Check out the Latest Episode of Candace’s Podcast: “WOMEN TALKING FRANKLY” with Cohost Kyle McAvoy

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Have you had a chance to tune into our founder, Candace Burch’s podcast: WTF: Women Talking Frankly?

Click HERE to listen to the most recent episode, where Candace, her co-host, Nurse Practitioner Kyle McAvoy and Kyle’s millennial daughter Julia, address the kinds of questions that women in their 20’s and 30’s are asking: hormones and birth control, hormones and weight gain, hormones and horrible periods, hormones and yeast infections, hormones and breaking up with your boyfriend every single c…

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Why is SEX the last thing on my mind? Could it be my hormones?

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Did you know that STRESS is one of the biggest disruptors of ovulation, which affects fertility, libido and lubrication? If you're too stressed and you're not ovulating, there's a good chance your libido is also shot, meaning that sex is literally last on your "to-do" list. And if you're not lubricated, chances are it's also uncomfortable and even painful!

Let's Talk About Sex! 

High Stress = Low Sex Drive

We work with A LOT of women who say they love their partners and find them attractive,…

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Listen to Candace on the “Alchemized Life” Podcast

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Click HERE to hear Candace Burch on Episode 129 of the Alchemized Life podcast, by Ava Johanna.

During this conversation they cover

  • “What is adrenal fatigue?”
  • How our stress response affects our adrenals
  • Why regular ovulation is an integral process for hormonal health
  • The importance of progesterone to combat PMS
  • How to increase our progesterone levels naturally

The Alchemized Life podcast was created to expand the world of wellness to those who don’t know where to start, feel lost in …

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Non Toxic Product Swap of The Week: Olay Moisturizer for 'Beneath Your Mask' Skin Souffle

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Did you know that xeno-estrogens (“fake” chemical estrogens that disrupt our hormones) are found in many common personal and household products?

This week, we're swapping out this Olay moisturizer, which contains ingredients known to be endocrine (hormone) disruptors including two kinds of Parabens (artificial preservatives) in addition to a litany of non-organic ingredients. (It’s not a good sign when ingredients are long and hard to pronounce).

Meanwhile our preferred moisturizer 'The Beneat…

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Listen to Candace on the “Nothing Confidential” Podcast with Christin Henke

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Click HERE to hear Candace Burch on the Nothing Confidential podcast, by Christin Henke.

In this conversation, Candace demystifies menopause, covers “what’s happening behind the scenes” w/ women’s hormones at every age and discusses aging, reasons for low-libido, the impact of our lifestyle on hormones...and so much more!

The “Nothing Confidential” podcast was created to remove the shame & stigma around sexuality + pleasure through honest, curious conversation.



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Non Toxic Product Swap of The Week: Mr. Clean Cleaning Mist for PUR Home Surface Cleaner

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Did you know that xeno-estrogens (“fake” chemical estrogens that disrupt our hormones) are found in thousands of personal care and household products? Think makeup, skincare, perfume, laundry soaps, floor cleaners and more!

This week, we're swapping out this Mr. Clean, Clean Freak Cleaning Mist.

When you see "fragrance" or "parfum" on a product's label, read it as "hidden chemicals." Due to a major loop hole in the FDA's federal law, product manufacturers are allowed to use the term "fragrance…

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Introducing the “WTF: Women Talking Frankly” Podcast by YHB Founder Candace Burch and Nurse Practitioner, Kyle McAvoy

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Have you had a chance to tune into our founder’s podcast: WTF: Women Talking Frankly(Co-hosted with her best friend, nurse practitioner, Kyle McAvoy)

MISSION OF THE WOMEN TALKING FRANKLY PODCAST

Kyle McAvoy and Candace Burch lead lively conversations that address the essential issues women like you face throughout life’s transitions. They bring their decades of experience specializing in hormones and women’s healthcare to shed light on PMS, menopause, sex, aging and more.

Their podcasts cov…

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Non Toxic Product Swap: "Suave Kids" For "Shea Moisture"

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Did you know that xeno-estrogens (“fake” chemical estrogens that disrupt our hormones) are found in thousands of personal care and household products? Think makeup, skincare, perfume, laundry soaps, floor cleaners and more!

This week, we're swapping out this Suave Kids, Twirlin Swirlberry Detangling Spray.

Why? When you see "fragrance" or "parfum" on a product's label, read it as "hidden chemicals." Due to a major loophole in the FDA's federal law, product manufacturers are allowed to use the …

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