Foods that fight PMS [Infographic + Video]

Foods that fight PMS [Video + Infographic] | ecogreenlove

«There’s a scientific reason women jones for junk food in the days preceding and during that time of the month. Estrogen, testosterone and progesterone—the main reproductive hormones—plummet in the days leading up to your period and remain low for the first few days of it, according to gynecologist Rebecca Booth, M.D., author of “The Venus Week: Discover the Powerful Secret of Your Cycle…at Any Age.”

“This sharp decline in hormones results in falling levels of mood-supporting brain chemicals such as serotonin and dopamine, causing cravings for foods that elevate them, like chocolate (dopamine) and starchy foods (serotonin),” explains Dr. Booth.»

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The ultimate Guide to Nuts [Infographic]

The ultimate Guide to Nuts [Infographic] | ecogreenlove

Almonds, and cashews, and hazelnuts, oh my! Almost every type of nut pack a nutritional punch. And here’s a bonus: Eating nuts high in unsaturated fats as part of a healthy diet can be good for your heart, too!

Scroll down to review this useful guide to nuts:

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Daily Happiness Tips

Daily Happiness Tips | ecogreenlove

“Happiness. When you think about it then you may often think of the future in some way. The dream vacation coming up, the promotion you are working towards, the baby that is on the way or the sixth date with someone new in your life.

But happiness can also be found in the small things of a regular day. So today look for it there. Take just a few minutes and apply one of the tips below and see how it brightens your day.”

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A Simple Way to Embrace Conscious Consumption [Greener Square]

Greener Square: A Simple Way to Embrace Conscious Consumption | ecogreenlove

Ever wanted to peel back the label and find out what values a brand believes in during the creation of their products? Ever desired a platform that curates and researchers products with respect to what you value most? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions then you’re like me; and guess what, I have good news.

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