Episode 202: Healthy Skin in Your 40s and Beyond, With Joy McCarthy

In today’s episode, Dr. Lisa welcomes back holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy to talk about skin care as your hormones fluctuate through perimenopause. They discuss what foods and drinks are important for healthy skin whether you are dealing with acne, dry skin, puffy skin or rosacea, as well as what to avoid for healthy skin aging.


Joy McCarthy is the Founder of Joyous Health, an award-winning Certified Holistic Nutritionist and best-selling author of The Joyous Cookbook, Joyous Detox and Joyous Health. She is also the Co-founder of Hello Joyous, an organic + plant-based beauty brand with a rock-solid mission: to help people find more joy in the everyday. Joy also hosts the Joyous Health Podcast, where Dr. Lisa has been a guest 3 times talking about adrenal health, thyroid health and osteoporosis.

A trusted nutrition expert, Joy has been featured on Marilyn Denis, The Social, CNN and CBC. Joy is a regular natural health expert on the popular daytime television show Cityline. Joy lives in Toronto with her husband Walker and their daughter Vienna. You can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Tik Tok.

Check out previous episodes:
Episode 78: Natural and Effective Approaches for Rosacea with Joy McCarthy
Episode 33: Detox for Hormone Balance with Joy McCarthy, Nutritionist and Author

In today’s episode, we cover:
The best food and drinks for your skin health
The food and drink you need to avoid to reduce skin inflammation and support healthy aging of your skin
Why sunscreen is your best defense for wrinkles
The importance of changing your skin care routine as you age
The importance of your skin microbiome and the impact of your skin care products
How sleep, exercise and stress management is important for preventing premature skin aging
What Joy thinks of Botox and other injections

You can find Joy at @joyoushealth on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and on Facebook.

Shop Hello Joyous HERE and get 10% off when you use the code: LISAWEEKS10

Today’s Mama Must Have:

Dr. Lisa is a big fan of Nellie’s laundry stick AND Hello Joyous’s Eye Elixir and Hella hydrating Serum, Fresh Face Daily cleanser. You get get a 10% discount on Hello Joyous products HERE by using the code: LISAWEEKS10

Joy loves a good book and her new e-reader to relax before bed.

What’s Else is Happening?

Dr. Toni’s next HypnoBirthing session for expecting parents looking to decrease fear and anxiety to support their natural instincts around labour and birth is happening this fall. Join her at https://www.hypnobirthingcalgary.com/register

Thanks for listening!

Email us or connect with us on Facebook and Instagram.

We’d love you to subscribe, leave us a review and a 5-star rating if you enjoyed this episode.

You can also support us by visiting our Patreon page.

Please tell your perimenopausal mama friends about us, too!

Stay safe and healthy everyone!
Disclaimer: The information provided is not meant to replace treatment with a licensed health care practitioner. It is for informational purposes only. Consult with a Naturopathic Doctor or other licensed health care professional to determine which treatments are safe for you.

In today’s episode, Dr. Lisa welcomes back holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy to talk about skin care as your hormones fluctuate through perimenopause. They discuss what foods and drinks are important for healthy skin whether you are dealing with acne, dry skin, puffy skin or rosacea, as well as what to avoid for healthy skin aging. 

Joy McCarthy is the Founder of Joyous Health, an award-winning Certified Holistic Nutritionist and best-selling author of The Joyous Cookbook, Joyous Detox and Joyous Health. She is also the Co-founder of Hello Joyous, an organic + plant-based beauty brand with a rock-solid mission: to help people find more joy in the everyday. Joy also hosts the Joyous Health Podcast, where Dr. Lisa has been a guest 3 times talking about adrenal health, thyroid health and osteoporosis. A trusted nutrition expert, Joy has been featured on Marilyn Denis, The Social, CNN and CBC. Joy is a regular natural health expert on the popular daytime television show Cityline. Joy lives in Toronto with her husband Walker and their daughter Vienna. You can find her on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook and Tik Tok.Check out previous episodes:

Episode 78: Natural and Effective Approaches for Rosacea with Joy McCarthy

Episode 33: Detox for Hormone Balance with Joy McCarthy, Nutritionist and Author

In today’s episode, we cover:

  • The best food and drinks for your skin health

  • The food and drink you need to avoid to reduce skin inflammation and support healthy aging of your skin

  • Why sunscreen is your best defense for wrinkles

  • The importance of changing your skin care routine as you age

  • The importance of your skin microbiome and the impact of your skin care productsHow sleep, exercise and stress management is important for preventing premature skin agingWhat Joy thinks of Botox and other injections

You can find Joy at @joyoushealth on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest and on Facebook.Joyous Health Online Shop: https://shopjoyoushealth.com/

Today’s Mama Must Have:

Dr. Lisa is a big fan of Nellie’s laundry stick AND Hello Joyous’s Eye Elixir and Hella hydrating Serum, Fresh Face Daily cleanser. You get get a 10% discount on Hello Joyous products HERE by using the code: LISAWEEKS10

Joy loves a good book and her new e-reader to relax before bed.

What’s Else is Happening?

Dr. Toni’s next HypnoBirthing session for expecting parents looking to decrease fear and anxiety to support their natural instincts around labour and birth is happening this fall. Join her at https://www.hypnobirthingcalgary.com/register

Thanks for listening!

Email us or connect with us on Facebook and Instagram. We’d love you to subscribe, leave us a review and a 5-star rating if you enjoyed this episode.

You can also support us by visiting our Patreon page.

Please tell your perimenopausal mama friends about us, too!

Stay safe and healthy everyone!

Disclaimer: The information provided is not meant to replace treatment with a licensed health care practitioner. It is for informational purposes only. Consult with a Naturopathic Doctor or other licensed health care professional to determine which treatments are safe for you.

Episode 142: PCOS, the Pill and Perimenopause: a Conversation with Dr. Lara Briden

Dr. Toni chats with Dr. Lara Briden, ND, about: the misconceptions around PCOS; how the pill masks your symptoms and may not be the answer; what happens to your hormones in perimenopause; and what to do to start to take back control of your hormonal health. Dr. Lara is the best-selling author of two books: The Period Repair Manual and The Hormone Repair Manual. She was also an expert featured in the movie, “The Business of Birth Control”.