If you roll into bed without taking a few simple steps to care for your skin, then your skin is suffering. It certainly is not benefiting from all the hours you sleep. Bedtime is the best time to focus on therapeutic products that fix skin problems and keep skin healthy. When you are asleep, you can focus your skin care on what your skin needs instead of how you need your skin to look.
Cold winter weather makes it hard to want to go outdoors, short days make you want to be home and cozy, and good TV shows keep you up and make you want to sleep in. I need motivation, and it just came into my email box from the National Cancer Institute.
The National Cancer Institute has just updated the list of infectious agents known to cause cancer, and it’s growing. Some of these infections are contagious, even by simply sharing food. The risk factors for ‘catching’ these germs are evolving. Even living a careful life is not insurance enough.
Based on Lorraine’s ‘health farm’ experience, I gave oil pulling a try. It definitely freshens the mouth and whitens teeth based on my experiment. It also claims to cure lots of other maladies like heart disease, inflammation, acne etc.
Alkaline foods are the foods our ancestors ate when they were primitive hunters and gatherers. Our bodies like these foods. Today, processed food and animal based foods are so easy to come by. They aren’t the foods you should eat as the foundation of your diet. Alkaline food lists are complex and contradictory. After lots of time and study, I’ve developed The Alkaline Mediterranean Diet. Get the Pyramid here.
I’ve flown over the pond to summer, leaving my husband to endure the worst of a rainy California winter without alone. No cozy stews shared by the fire. Nope, I’m eating mangos and he’s cooking for himself without a BBQ. And, he’s doing fine.
Infographics are pictorial ways to relay information. My dermatology and skin health infographic topics range from sun protection and skin cancer to how to apply self tanner. I’ve got one on the BRCA gene too. Take a look and please share them.
Bloomberg News did some interesting investigative journalism recently. They hired a lab to test for aloe in the most popular, mass produced aloe vera gel products — including those sold by Wal-Mart, Target and CVS. Apparently, aloe vera gel products are a growing big business with over $146 million in sales last year and growing by […]
The Holiday Season is here, and so are the sweet treats. They are everywhere along with your crazy busy schedules. It’s a perfect segway to the holiday cravings. Don’t fall into the craving see-saw this year. Go alkaline between those yummy holiday meals and feel good all day, and all season. I stopped eating holiday treats […]
Fall is here! Which means that it’s the best time to add hearty soups and healthy winter squash back into our diets. We are going to do both here with a recipe for butternut squash soup. Butternut squash soup is wildly popular where I live in California, and for good reason. It has that perfect combination of filling […]