Naturally Healthy

Achieving that healthy glow is more than just the products you apply, it’s about an all around healthy lifestyle. What foods should you eat for healthier looking skin? What foods are known to cause the most damage? How exercise and diet impact your skin? How much water does your skin really need? We review these questions and so much more, so that you’re armed with all the right info to achieve your healthiest looking skin.

Do You Know How Sugar Impacts the Skin?

It’s startling how much sugar we consume in a given day. And it all adds up to affect not only the waistline, but also your skin. When we consume sugar, or high-glycemic foods that convert to sugar – our bodies break them down into glucose. Glucose raises insulin levels. So simple carbohydrates such as refined

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Soaking Up The Sun While Protecting Your Skin

The warmer weather is finally here and we are all itching to get outside and soak up some sun. However, just because you might still need a light jacket, doesn’t mean you can skip the sunscreen. May is skin cancer awareness month. Protect yourself and your family by practicing sun safety, and routinely checking skin

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Tips for Timeless Skin

Are your habits helping or hindering the look of your skin? Day after day, year after year our skin is exposed to UV rays, wind damage and environmental pollution. Not to mention our own bad habits – over scrubbing, drying it out, not taking proper care, you name it. We all want healthy, youthful looking

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It’s Tick Season, Here’s What You Need to Know

Warm weather has the ability to draw people outside and onto the trails. Walking, hiking, biking, it is great to get out in nature. And while there are so many benefits of getting out in nature, you do need to watch out for the dreaded tick. Most ticks are simply a fleeting nuisance but some

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5 Reasons to Drink More Water

If you find yourself reaching for tea, coffee, pop, juice – basically anything – over water this blog’s for you. Water – you love it, until you have to drink it. We all know there are many benefits to drinking water, and that we are supposed to have 6-8 glasses a day. But that seems

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5 Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood and Energy Levels

The days are short, dark and cold, its winter and all you want to do is curl up in front of a fire, veg out and wait for summer. We get it. But notice how the more you do that, the more you need to do that? Vegging out is good for you on occasion,

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5 Resolutions For A More Natural New Year

If you are looking to live a more natural life – for yourself, your family and the planet – here are some simple resolutions to make for 2017. 1. Use less plastic. Plastic items are so convenient and are pretty much everywhere you turn. From food containers to kids toys, toothbrushes to shopping bags, there are

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Gourds of Goodness: Health Benefits of Winter Squash

You admire them, use them for décor, but do you cook with them? Winter squash – pumpkin, butternut, acorn, spaghetti, delicata, and kabocha – offer so much more than a pretty, if slightly misshapen, exterior. 5 reasons why winter squash should be added to your meal plan 1. Carotenoids are plant pigments responsible for the

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Natural Remedies for Coughs, Colds and Flu

Tis’ the season of sharing, and no matter how hard you try to prevent it, germs will be passed around. Colds and flu are never fun, but they are especially trying over the holiday season. There is too much cooking, cleaning and shopping to accomplish, not to mention all the gatherings with friends, family and

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How to Avoid Colds and Flu

Is the flu shot really necessary? There’s a lot of controversy surrounding flu shots. A lot of people claim it is unnecessary, but the population essentially feels forced into getting it when there really may be no need. The recommendation is that certain people who are at risk really need the flu shot. This includes

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