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4 Tips for a Clear Complexion
(Plus a Skin-Clearing Smoothie Recipe!)

Which sounds better: covering up your acne, dark circles, and dry skin with chemical-laden lotions and makeup, or having naturally clear skin by healing it from the inside out? Your skin is the largest organ in the body. It’s your barrier to the outside world. When you’re putting toxic substances such as caffeine, sugar, alcohol, […]

The Importance of Your Sleep Cycle (and How to Reset It)

You already know that sleep is important, but did you know that your sleep cycle, or circadian rhythm, actually determines your hormones, energy levels, and how well you recover from illness? The word circadian comes from the latin circa, meaning “about” or “around,” and diem, meaning “day.” Your sleep cycle is “about a day,” or about twenty-four hours. Before clocks […]

What You Need to Know About GMOs

“Genetically modified organisms,” or GMOs, are plants and animals that have been created by combining DNA of different species in a way that could not occur in nature or by traditional cross-breeding. GMOs are on the rise in the United States, with 80-90% of commercial crops such as corn and soy being genetically engineered. The health impact […]

What Your Doctor Didn’t Tell You About GERD

Do you suffer from heartburn? How about acid reflux? If you’re one of the 10-20% of Americans with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) who endure weekly episodes of these painful symptoms, don’t be fooled into thinking your condition is something you need to live with. In this article, I’ll explain why conventional methods for treating GERD are doing […]

10 Signs Your Child Has a Food Sensitivity
and What to Do About It

If your child has a food allergy, you are probably already aware if, for example, he gets hives after he eats strawberries, or he can’t breathe around peanuts. Because of this immediate immune response or IgE reaction, food allergies are typically very easy to determine.  Harder to pinpoint however are food sensitivities, which are IgG or […]

A Healthy Gut Means a Healthy Brain

Do you suffer from brain fog, difficulty making decisions, anxiety, depression, and mood swings, or attention disorders such as ADD or ADHD? If so you’ve probably been told that those traits are just a part of your personality, something that requires medication. You’ve likely been told diet has nothing to do with your symptoms, and […]

5 Steps to Recover from Lupus

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE or lupus) is an autoimmune disease that can affect multiple systems of the body. This sometimes life-threatening condition affects an estimated 5 million people worldwide and can involve the skin, joints, internal organs, and nervous system. Like other autoimmune diseases, lupus occurs when your body is trying to defend itself against something potentially dangerous, such […]

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