Author Archives: My Green Gypsy

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Natural Treatments for PCOS

I recently gave a presentation on PCOS as part of my schooling for holistic nutrition, so I thought I’d share the results of my research with you. Just as a side note…even though I’ve been out of college and in … Continue reading

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Product Review: Michael Todd True Organics Skin Care

Months ago I received a gift from a friend who knows I love organic skin care products. It was a discovery kit from Michael Todd Organics, and I was super excited to try it. The kit contained mini sizes of … Continue reading

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Trying something new: shopping at goodwill

Anyone who knows me knows that I’m a pretty frugal gal. I’ve always been a saver, love buying things on sale, and live for BOGO free deals. So yesterday when my 86-year old grandma asked me to take her shopping … Continue reading

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Why eggs are one of the best foods on the planet

Do you recall being told at some point in your life that you should not eat eggs because they’re so high in cholesterol? Do you order egg white omelets when you’re at a restaurant because you think they’re healthier for … Continue reading

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How to detoxify your body and clear up your skin

If you’re like most people, the word “detox” conjures up images of chugging foul-tasting green concoctions, starving yourself, sweating like crazy in a sauna, or spending hours on the toilet. Or it might make you think of those pricey spa … Continue reading

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Skincare product rave: Acure Organics Seriously Firming Facial Serum

If you’ve seen my Youtube video about facial oils, you know I love to use these silky, potent elixirs on my skin to keep it moist, supple, and wrinkle free (yes, I’ve been worried about wrinkles ever since I was … Continue reading

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Go get your Groupon!

Oh happy day! One of my favorite deal sites, Groupon, is offering a deal for The Body Shop again. If you watch my Youtube videos, then you know I love the Nutriganics Foaming Face Wash….I’m seriously on my 19th bottle … Continue reading

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Pumpkin seeds pack a powerful nutritional punch

Whether you call them pumpkin seeds, pepitas, or punkin’ seeds (if you’re my mom), these “little seeds of squash” should be something you consider adding to your diet. I was relatively unfamiliar with pumpkin seeds until I started my nutrition … Continue reading

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Wet sock treatment

I did something weird last night: I slept in cold, wet socks. Why on earth would I do that? Well, I had never heard of such a thing until the past week. In the class I’m taking, we were discussing … Continue reading

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10 things I’m loving: Autumn edition

Awhile back a posted about my favorite things about summer, so now that autumn (or fall, depending on what you like to call it) is in full swing, I thought it was time to delight in all of the glorious … Continue reading

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