Categories for Diet & Skin Health

What You Should Know Before Choosing a Gluten Free Diet

I am gluten “intolerant” but I don’t necessarily eat “gluten free”. Gluten free is all the buzz these days and if you haven’t been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, I applaud you for taking a serious look at your diet and considering alternatives to achieve a healthier life. However, just because its gluten free doesn’t mean it’s better for you, especially if you are just replacing whole wheat products and still consuming an abun...

May 19, 2017 12:00 am

Foods that Improve the Health of Skin and Hair

While there are multiple factors that contribute to the health of your skin and hair, including the environment, genetics, hygiene, hormones and stress, it’s poor nutrition that has a detrimental affect your skin’s tissue and hair.Healthy skin and hair can only be fully achieved by consuming nutritionally dense foods throughout the day. Certain foods have powerhouse ingredients that keep skin supple and smooth and help fight age-related damage and keep hair strong and shiny. So, if you want to i...

February 12, 2017 12:00 am

How Your Gut Affects Your Skin

If you’re already using natural, plant based skin care, you’re already doing something amazing for your skin. But, if you’re still struggling with skin abnormalities, than we suggest that you take a look at your diet, because in order to have balanced skin, you must have a healthy gut.Since the 1930’s researchers have suspected a link between gut and skin health, and modern research has now confirmed the importance of this relationship.Skin is the largest organ for the ex...

October 26, 2016 12:00 am

Healthy Homemade Ketchup, In Minutes!

 Warm weather weekends are all about grilling burgers, hot dog, brats and the like. Ketchup, the king of all condiments, will be on every table. Ketchup contains high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) that has no real nutritional value and causes a big spike in blood sugar when consumed.

May 25, 2016 12:00 am