Good Nutrition, Better Skin

Beauty truly does come from within. The better the food we eat, the better the skin’s health. A study from 2012, explained it that the way we age comes from internal factors and external factors.“The first is intrinsic skin aging, which represents chronological aging and affects skin in the same pattern it affects all internal organs.2 The second is extrinsic skin aging, which we view as aged...
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10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

  10 Tips for How to Stay Healthy While Traveling Some of us are planning to travel soon and a trip is always exciting- especially this year. However, many times it can throw us off our healthy routines and we over-do it. If we’ve been trying to “get in shape” for that trip, all of sudden our healthy choices go out the window as soon as the plane touches down.  It’s fun to indulge, but it...
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Immune Boosting Foods

8 FOODS THAT BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM   Keeping our immune systems strong and supported is so important all the time and especially these days. Did you know that you can find natural immune system boosters in certain foods? Choose healthy foods that boost your immune system, and cut down on the days you miss from work or school due to illness! Vitamin C Vitamin C increases the amount of...
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Emotions and Food Rewards

Who can relate that when we do/accomplish something stressful or uncomfortable we get a food reward? This is something I’ve worked on for a long time in myself. Recently, I had a stressful doctors appointment. When I was finally out of the office, I ran an errand and saw a bagel shop. Immediately, I thought “I deserve a bagel after all that”. Now the bagel was NOT the issue, it was that I was...
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What’s the story with sugar?

  I’ve got the Archie’s song, “Sugar, Sugar”, stuck in my head! There is a lot of talk about how it is important to eliminate sugar from your diet. Bottomline, we eat a lot of sugar and we need to reduce that amount.   According to the American Heart Association: “American adults consume an average of 77 grams of sugar per day, more than 3 times the recommended amount for women. This...
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