Skin and Nutrition: 5 Foods To Add For Healthy Skin

Beauty is within… The phrase “beauty is within” may seem spiritual or philosophical but it is evidently true in science and our physical well being. There has been an explosion of fortifying food, beverages, and even beauty products with vitamins and minerals (natural additives) intended to enhance a product’s effectiveness. Assuming they are present in the stated concentrations, …

Eating Right for Your Skin, Health, and Mind

“Inflammatory dietary pattern linked to depression among women,” says a study out of the Harvard School of Public Health. While more research needs to be done, it is clear that, while inflammation is important to our immune systems, excessive inflammation is linked to a truckload of health concerns (“heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer, and other conditions”) and skin concerns (acne, …

It’s “Oil” The Same, As Long As It’s Coconut…Right?

Like all food options, there are differences between coconut oils. Read on to learn what’s what, and what to splurge on. What are the different coconut oils? The most common for cooking and industrial use is RBD (Refined, Bleached, Deodorized). Then there is virgin coconut oil, extracted by heat, enzymes, centrifuge, or manually. You can …

Al-mond, Dieu! This Superfood Makes For Super SKIN, too

Almond As Superfood Studies show that eating almonds decreases your risk of heart disease, helps you feel full faster, and helps with weight loss and diabetes prevention. Other studies suggest benefits for arthritis, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Packed with antioxidants, eating them is great for your skin, too. What About On Skin? Don’t go rubbing almonds …