You Are Beautiful EVEN with Acne

NO MAKEUP MONDAY! Because…. I was recently talking with a client who has been having acne issues due to hormone imbalances. She was so ashamed of what people would think of her skin and how they would judge her. I used to suffer from debilitating acne in my late teens and my 20’s from stress
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Maca for Women

Maca root, also known as Lepidium meyenii1 has been used for medicinal purposes and protein source for indigenous people in Peru for centuries. I recently wrote an article about the benefits of maca for men, but I don’t want to forget about the ladies. It’s equally as beneficial for women. First, I’ll discuss how maca can alleviate
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How to Eat Organic on a Budget

I hear it all the time, eating whole, not genetically modified, organic foods is so expensive, and yes, it can be if you’re not an educated and savvy shopper. I choose to eat organic and sometimes pay a little more for that option for health reasons. I don’t want the chemicals and hormones that are
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Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a fall staple. Pumpkin pie, sorbet, strudele, latte, you name it, if it’s fall you can’t turn anywhere without seeing pumpkin something or another. I personally love pumpkin, not the artificial pumpkin flavored foods, but real pumpkin for two reasons. First, it’s darn delicious and second, it’s really REALLY good for you. Here
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Benefits of Garlic

Garlic is my go to for everything from general cooking to relieving a multitude of different ailments. Growing up we used to joke that any cut, scrape, cold, or any other ailment you can think of would magically be cured by the chomping on a clove of garlic. While this is not true, it’s pretty
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How Much Arsenic is in Your Food

Naturally occurring geological arsenic “Arsenic,” sounds like a scary word and I’m guessing you’re thinking of the organic versions which are used as pesticides.  For the most these arsenics have not been found to be detrimental to human health. In their natural form, elements are found in rocks, soil, and ground and surface water.  These are
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How to Choose a Prenatal Supplement

I am not a proponent of taking supplements. I believe that a diet rich in whole, organic foods can give you all the nutrients you need. That being said, how many of people actually adhere to watching their nutritional intake to ensure a balanced intake of all the required macro and micro nutrients? The quantity is small,
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The Benefits of Breakfast

We all know it, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I for one am not a breakfast person. I have no desire to put anything in my mouth other than coffee or green tea anytime before 10a. That being said, I know I SHOULD eat breakfast, as much as I hate it.
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Maca for Men

Maca, also known as Lepidium meyenii, is a Peruvian root found in the Andes and has been used as a food and protein source for indigenous people for hundreds of years. Lately, though, it has been touted to have a range of different health benefits for men that are only recently beginning to be studied in main
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