It’s getting to be that time of the year again. The time when we throw out our long sleeves and leggings and exchange them for a short skirt and a tank top. And the place to be is anywhere outdoors. So if you’re smart, and you’re spending more than a short time outdoors, you’re also grabbing your sunscreen. As someone with blue eyes and pale skin, I’m all too aware of the price to be paid when … [Read more...] about Your Sunscreen Can Help Or Hurt: Depending On This…
It all starts with healthy collagen. The collagen in our skin is what keeps it looking bright, smooth and young. And as collagen proteins begin to break down, our skin starts to wrinkle and look tired. While we can’t avoid this from happening forever, we sure as hell can delay the onset. The choices we make now will affect our collagen and our skin for years to come. So make good choices and reap … [Read more...] about 7 Natural Ways To Keep Your Skin Young
This is the time of year where people proclaim “out with the old and in with the new”! And all the better when we apply this to our bodies. Most of us have some type of internal congestion. And a quick cleanse can be the answer to feeling great and living fabulous. Because getting rid of all the gunk that we’ve built up over the years isn’t just liberating. It can be life saving. I used to … [Read more...] about The Why And How Of A Quick Cleanse
The Power of Garlic I hesitate to categorize foods as Superfoods. It makes them seem like they have mythical powers. Like eating the food will turn you into a nutritional superhero. At the end of the day, your diet doesn't depend on any one food. But there are certain foods that are extra supportive of health. These foods go beyond just being nutritious to actually having healing properties. … [Read more...] about 6 Amazing Reasons to Eat Garlic Daily
Gluten-Free Diets Have Exploded Onto The Scene There are new gluten-free products everywhere you look. So should you try this new trendy way of eating? And will it transform your health? People often give up gluten who will receive no health benefit. On the other hand, people who might benefit from this diet often have no clue. There are many who believe fiction over facts when it comes to … [Read more...] about Gluten-Free Diets: Fact vs Fiction
You know that fancy skin cream you bought at $50 a bottle? Well, it can't really do its job on its own. It is dependent on your diet. Because to be truly beautiful and glowing, your beauty regimen must start on the inside. What you eat can age or preserve your youthful qualities. And the impact of your diet is much more powerful than anything that comes in a bottle. The foods you eat actually … [Read more...] about Nutrients That Make Your Skin Glow!
This is why I get so excited about maca. You don't want to wait until the onset of an illness to start making your health a priority. And while there is no way around a balanced, nutritious diet, there are some foods that provide “extra credit” for your health profile. Maca is a root that is a member of the radish family. It is native to Peru and has been used for centuries as natural medicine. … [Read more...] about 8 Healthy, Sexy Benefits of Maca
So, you feel like crap... Do you suspect that there was a time when you felt better than you do today? You can't really put your finger on it. Maybe you had more energy. Perhaps you could eat with less discomfort. Your skin didn't feel so dry and itchy. Your breakouts felt more “age appropriate”. You just generally felt more vibrant. What if I told you that there is a possibility … [Read more...] about Bloated? Depressed? The Reason You Feel Like Crap