RESOURCES

My personal resources  

Welcome to my special resource page! Here, I share the products that me and my family actually use on a daily basis. I often get asked "just tell me exactly what you use", so I built this page with the desire to answer that question!

 

Please note: some of the links below are affiliate links, so if you purchase any of these items through the links on this page, I may make a small commission. This helps me to continue offering most of my content for free :)

That said, rest assured that I will only share products that I genuinely use and believe in.

 

Detox

Dr. Cabral 7-Day Functional Medicine Detox

The ultimate and safest liver detoxification protocol out there, carefully designed to support phase 1 & 2 liver detoxification to make this detox experience a positive one. Shed was doesn't serve you!

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Tongue Scraper - Copper

Following Ayurvedic wisdom, I use my tongue scrapper every morning upon waking to remove unwanted bacteria and toxins as well as to restore oral hygiene.


 

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Infrared Sauna by Radiant Health

When picking an infrared sauna, it's important to choose one that emits the lowest levels of EMF and doesn't use glue or other chemicals for low VOC emission. Radiant Health is a brand I've used for over 3 years (I have the 2-Person Elite Model)

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Dry Brush

Dry Brushing is something I do daily for lymphatic drainage, toxin elimination and dead cell removal.



 

 

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Rebounder

This mini trampoline helps with lymphatic drainage and toxin elimination.

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Non-Toxic Home

Shower Filter

Install this shower filter to your shower head to remove toxins and pollutants coming from municipal water.

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Bathtub Water Purifier

Install this on your bath faucet to remove toxins and pollutants coming from municipal water.

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Clean Shampoor Bars

Shampoo bars that contain no toxins or chemicals and that are good for the planet.

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Himalayan Salt Lamp

I have salt lamps in my office and in everyone's bedrooms. Not only is the amber lighting soothing but it also cleans the air naturally.

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Himalaya Botanique Complete Care Toothpaste

My husband and I have been using this fluoride-free toothpaste for years. We love that it reduces plaque for brighter teeth and fresh breath.

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Supplements

Daily Fundational Protocol, Level 1

If you're lost where to start, these 3 products will support you, no matter where you are in your wellness journey.

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EquiLife Daily Nutritional Support, All-in-one shake

A comprehensive all-in-one shake that acts as your protein powder, your multi-vitamin and your electrolytes. I use this powder daily.

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EquiLife Daily Fruit and Vegetable blend

The best of whole food nutrition, this powder offers a blend of 22 organic fruits and vegetables to complete your diet and ensure you have all your antioxidant and phytonutrients. It takes great so the kids love it too!

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EquiLife Daily Probiotic Support

A well balanced, allergen-free probiotic for ongoing, daily use.

 

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Manitoba Harvest Hemp Yeah! Organic Max Fibre Protein Powder

The ideal formula for anyone with food intolerances or allergies. This organic plant-based protein powder offers 13g of fibres and protein. I like to also hide it in my kids' muffins!

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ORGANIKA ACTIVATED CHARCOAL 90 VCAPS

I take 1 capsule of charcoal when I eat out or if I have a glass of wine. It binds toxins out of the body to reduce bloating, gasiness and hangover.

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Thorne Research - Basic Prenatal - Folate Multivitamin

My multi-vitamin recommendation for pregnant or lactating women. I used this one for both my pregancies as it contains methylated forms of folate and vitamin B12.

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Genestra Brands - Liquid Vitamin D Supplement

A daily essential for the whole family.

 

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NutraSea Omega 3, Extra Strength EPA

Omega 3 are essential for brain, eyes, skin and cardiovascular functions. This formula is non-GMO and contains 1500mg EPA + 500mg DHA .

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Prairie Naturals Enzyme force

I take digestive enzymes with each meal to increase nutrient uptake and reduce potential bloating.

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Probiotic GI by Pure Encapsulations

A shelf-stable complete probiotic formulation for daily and ongoing use.

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Renew + Protect Omega 3 by Bend

The most comprehensive Omega 3 formulate designed specifically for skin health. Use code VANESSA15

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Beverages

Bulletproof coffee

The mold and toxin-free coffee I've been using for over 5 years. Use code VANESSA15

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withinUs TruMarine Collagen

Marine collagen sustainably sourced to support skin, hair and nails' health. Use code VANESSA15 for 15% off.

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Organic Ginger Tea

The best thing to sip on to stimulate a healthy digestion.

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Mateina - Organic Yerba Mate Original

When you want a caffeine boost without the jitters or coffee crash, this powerful organic tea will keep you energized.

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Hair & Skin

BioAstin Hawaiian Astaxanthin

This super antioxidant is instrumental in supporting healthy skin, joint and eyes.

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Bamboo Makeup Remover Pads

Why use disposable cotton rounds when you can use washable ones that are actually softer?

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SkinCeuticals CE Ferulic

The daily vitamin C serum I've been using for a decade. A must for healthy, glowing skin. Use code VANESSA15 for 15% off.

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withinUs TruMarine Collagen

Marine collagen sustainably sourced to support skin, hair and nails' health. Use code VANESSA15 for 15% off.

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SkinCeuticals Fusion SPF 50

A universal tint and a paraben and chemical-free sunscreen formula safe for the whole family. Use code VANESSA15 for 15% off.

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SkinCeuticals Retinol Refining Cream 0.3%

I use Retinol 2-3 nights per week to improve skin texture, brigthness and overall eveness. Use code VANESSA15 for 15% off.

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ATTITUDE Natural Deodorant

Finally a natural deodorant that actually works! Aluminum free, EWG verified, plastic-free and biodegradable, it's hard not to like it! Olive Leaves is my favorite one. 

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Scalp massager

I use this daily for a few minutes to stimulate blood flow to the scalp and increase nutrient uptake which helps with hair regrowth stimulation.

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TRUELIGHT® Energy Scarlet LUX LED Light

 Two different wavelengths of Red for Rejuvenation, Near-Infrared for Strengthening, and Yellow for Skin Preparation; As well as two different lighting modes: Steady for help in reducing pain and Pulsating to assist with cellular healing.

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DermTech Derma Microneedling Roller

I use an at-home dermal roller 1-2x a month for healthy collagen stimulation. This one goes at a 0.5mm depth and uses 540 titanium needles.

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Molivera Organics Bentonite Clay

Ideal to make an at-home clay masque 1-2x per week to detoxify and rejuvenate the skin. You can add a little bit of apple cider vinegar for an at-home chemical peel.

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Biohacking

Swanwick Blue-Blocking Glasses

I've been wearing these exact glasses at night for the past 5 years. If offers superior blue light blocking which is ideal to wear after sunset for a most restful night of sleep and to reduce eye strain.

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TRUELIGHT® Luna Red Sunset Light 4 pack

You would be surprised how your LED lighting is affecting your health, especially at night. These light bulbs allow you to dim your light to an amber/red hue which won't block melatonin production.

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TRUELIGHT® Energy Scarlet LUX LED Light

 Two different wavelengths of Red for Rejuvenation, Near-Infrared for Strengthening, and Yellow for Skin Preparation; As well as two different lighting modes: Steady for help in reducing pain and Pulsating to assist with cellular healing.

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Banyan Botanicals, Nasya Oil

Following Ayurvedic wisdom, a few drops of this oil can be inserted in the nose to clean sinuses and nasal cavities safely. It's great to use when you feel allergies or a cold come in.

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Coffee Enema Bucket

If you know, you know!

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Self-Help Books

Wishcraft: How to Get What You Really Want

The power of vision and asking for what we want to achieve our dreams.

 

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As a man Thinketh: The Original 1902 Edition (The Wisdom Of James Allen) 

A classic and quick read on the power of mindset. We should all read this book yearly.

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The Rain Barrel Effect: How a 6,000 Year Old Answer Holds the Secret to Finally Getting Well, Losing Weight & Feeling Alive Again!

This book details the DESTRESS protocol used successfully by Dr. Stephen Cabral with thousands of patients for over a decade to heal naturally. That's what I'm certified on as an IHP.

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Intelligent Change: The Five Minute Journal

Gratitude is the key to happiness. This guide journal will invite you to take a few minutes upon waking and before going to bed to note what you're grateful for and what you learned today. I love using it!

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The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks than Others Do in 12

What if I told you could achieve 4 years in one?

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At-Home Labs

Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test

This is my go-to lab if you're looking to assess your overall digestion state, microbial probiotic balance, and gut health. This reviews 72 markers including candida, yeast and bacterial overgrowth. This test will tell us exactly in which direction to go for a successful healing.

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Complete Food Sensitivity Test

Discover the foods that are creating inflammation in your body. Knowing this is enlightening so you can eliminate them while you support your gut in its healing process and for a safe re-introduction afterwards.

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Complete Stress (Hormones), Mood & Metabolism Test

This test will assess your current adrenal and hormonal situation.

 

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Complete Minerals and Metals Test

This is a simple test to see your minerals and electrolytes levels and how you utilize them to buffer stress. Most importantly this test detects any heavy metal toxicity.

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Complete Mold Toxicity Test

Do you suspect mold toxicity? This test will give you a clear answer so you can move towards the path of detoxification and healing.

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Complete Omega 3 and Inflammation Test

This test is ideal for anyone really serious about their cardiovascular health and overall inflammation levels.

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Complete Gut Bacteria and Parasiste Test

If you're suspecting parasites or H.Pylori, this stool test is ideal to get real answers and take targeted actions towards healing.

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Sleep

Mavogel Weighted Eye Mask for Sleeping

I love this silk mask for sleeping at night. Bonus: it's gentle on the skin and the silk prevents wrinkles!

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Natural Calm Magnesium Citrate Powder

Trouble sleeping? This formula taken before bed will calm your nervous system and help you stay asleep.

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Sleep Strips by MYOTAPE

For the mouth breathers out there. This stripe will help you breathe by your nose to improve your sleep quality and reduce snoring. My husband and son both use this every night!

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Bamboo Weighted Blanket

This weighted blanket is a serious game-changer when it comes to sleep quality. It's helped me reach out unparalleled levels of deep, restorative sleep. PLUS it's made from 100% cotton, no synthetic fabric or beads.

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Deep Sleep Protocol by Equi.Life

The ultimate bundle of magnesium, melatonin and calming herbs that will guarantee you a restful night of sleep with no waking up.

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At-home doctor's office

Thermometer

A must in any household: a good reliable non-contact thermometer.

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Blood Glucose Monitoring System

This is a fabulous tool to assess your fasting blood glucose and to verify how quickly your levels go back to normal after a meal. Blood glucose levels are a strong predictor of health.

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Blood Pressure Monitor

Handy to keep at home and measure levels from time to time.

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Portable Finger Oximeter

Always convenient to check high and stable oxygen levels when a family member isn't well.

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Cold & Flu

NFH - Quercetin SAP

Quercetin is a powerful antioxidant that can support your immune system when it most needs it.

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Buffered C Powder - Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid)

Pure Vitamin C in high dose can give a much needed boost to your immune system when you're fighting something.

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Promise Full Spectrum Organic Black Seed Oil

This is a powerful anti-inflammatory remedy when your body needs support.

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Naka Platinum LIPOSOMAL C 2000 featuring 2000 mg

A high potency liposomal vitamin C for high and rapid absorption.

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Sinus Rinse Adult Bottle Kit 8

I do this twice a day at the onset of cold/flu symptoms.

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Nature's Way Sambucus Cold and Flu Care, Standardized Elderberry

The whole family enjoys these elderberry gumies for an antioxidant boost.

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Sovereign Silver - Colloidal Silver Drops

At the onset of symptoms, the whole family takes this. Natural anti-viral and anti-bacterial it helps to clean house to give the immune system a chance to fight. We also nebulize it sometimes.

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Kids supplements

BioGaia ProTectis Probiotic Drops with Vit.D - 10ml

I gave these drops to both my kids from the moment we came back from the hospital. Building a healthy gut microbiome from birth is critical.

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Genestra Brands - HMF Fit for School - Probiotic Formula

The cleanest chewable probiotic I could find for my kids.

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Promise Organic Arnica Gel

This works wonders for those growing pains in the middle of the night.

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hydraSense Gentle Mist Nasal Spray

My kids are not comfortable with the SinusRinse yet so we use this as an alternative.

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Herbaland Vegan Multivitamins Gummies for Kids

The cleanest chewable multi-vitamin I could find for my kids. It contains 16 essential vitamins and is sugar-free. .

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Nordic Naturals Children's DHA Liquid

My kids have been using this Omega 3 formulation since they're babies. It supports heart health, brain development during their critical early years.

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Nature Clean Kids Toothpaste

A fluoride-free toothpaste that my kids actually love.

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In the Kitchen

Redmond Mineral Sea Salt 

This unrefined sea salt is full of natural minerals and flavors.

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MiiR 1.2L insulated bottle

Stay hydrated all day and carry your filtered water with you.

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Organic Ceylan Cinnamon 

I use this in every muffin or banana bread recipe!

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Grass Fed Ghee

A go-to to cook at high temperature.

 

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Manitoba Harvest Hemp Yeah! Organic Max Fibre Protein Powder

The ideal formula for anyone with food intolerances or allergies. This organic plant-based protein powder offers 13g of fibres and protein. I like to also hide it in my kids' muffins!

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First Cold Pressed Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This is the foundation of my salad dressing and I drizzle it on everything. We go through 1 bottle like this per week in our house.

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