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A Short Primer on Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

May 11, 2017

Chinese Medicine Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) is an ancient form of healing involving herbal medicine, nutrition, moxibustion (a form of heat therapy), massage, acupuncture, and other alternative medicine modalities. Read on to learn more about it's rich history...

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How Overeating Sugar Affects Our Skin's Health

April 04, 2017

Eating Too Much Sugar

We all love to indulge in a treat once in awhile, but overeating sugar can negatively impact our skin’s health. Read on to learn more about how sugar affects our skin.

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6 Ways our Skin Shows Signs of Chronic Inflammation

March 01, 2017

Close Up of a Face

The skin is the largest organ of the body, so it makes sense that it would show signs of chronic inflammation. When our body is inflamed, our skin will demonstrate these 6 signs...

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Wellness Ritual: Nightly Herbal Tea to De-Stress

February 24, 2017

 

Herbal Tea Flat Lay
The ritual of drinking herbal tea has many health and wellness benefits. Our body relaxes priming the body for restorative sleep, sipping warm herbal tea also dilates the lymphatic channels ensuring the flow of toxins and waste and many herbal teas have healing properties and are often chock full of anti-inflammatory ingredients.

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The Cosmetic Dirty Dozen

April 13, 2016

Cosmetic Dirty Dozen chemical free skincare

We’ve become a lot savvier with reading the labels on our food products, but the labels on our skincare products can be even more confusing.  What’s a phthalate? Ever heard of siloxane?  And what’s hiding behind that catch-all ingredient called “parfum?”

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Taking a Closer Look at Ingredients in Skincare Products

July 16, 2015

The chemicals in our skincare. We all know they are there, but for most of us, we just use it and don’t really give that much thought about what those words mean, or what those chemicals are, or how they may or may not impact your health.

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The Connection Between Early Puberty and Chemicals?

June 18, 2015

When reading Aviva Domm’s article, “What’s a Mom to Do? Preventing Early Puberty and Hormone Problems In Our Daughters” I wasn’t surprised that the second BIGGEST contributor to early puberty in girls was exposure to environmental toxins.

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