Self Care

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Go Red For Women is holding their "National Wear Red Day" on February 7th to raise awareness for the #1 disease responsible for killing American women - surprisingly it's a disease that takes more lives  than all forms of cancer combined! Are you ready for this?...it's heart disease!  We talk about the importance of going green ...

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Sweet, refreshing  and an amazing way to cleanse the body - this green juice detox recipe boasts phytonutrients to help balance the system, prevent disease and promote liver health with antioxidants, anti-inflammatory and detoxing ingredients to help clear out heavy metals. Oh and it tastes delicious! Jake Mabanta, healthy chef and co-founder of Love Grace gourmet juice creations shared ...

BeWell

At the BeWell Expo in Pasadena, California I found myself in oasis of beauty and wellness. Aisle after aisle of mind, body and spirit-oriented vendors, I scoured the show for the latest and greatest natural beauty products to share with all of you.  With a goal of honoring the inner and outer self while experiencing and ...

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Recently I met  with Candice Kumai the former host of Lifetime’s Cook Yourself Thin and TLC’s Homemade Simple. You might also know her from  a little show called Top Chef. The list of her accomplishments goes on and on. So when this (gorgeous) healthy recipe creator hands you a bag of granola declaring it has delicious beautifying powers, you eat ...

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Earlier this year I got the incredible opportunity to write a series of natural beauty articles for the Whole Foods Market Blog. They wanted a recipe using fresh ingredients for powerful skin results. Of course berries were just the thing to turn to! They are super high in anti-oxidants for optimum cellular protection when used both topically ...

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“My liver is going to be so mad at me!” How many times have you heard someone say that (or said it yourself) after a night of drinking too much alcohol? Well, the truth is your liver might not be “mad” but it will have to work pretty hard to remove all those toxins. Yet it’s not ...

Cooling-foods

It's SO hot outside, isn't it? As we progress through the summer season, it's a great idea to include foods with cooling properties to help us cool down. What's so great about these foods is that they are already common summer staples, so you don't have to go through the extra trouble of finding them! ...

Smoothies

Need a quick and healthy option that will boost energy, keep the skin glowing and cool you off when the only thing you want to do is lie next to the A/C? Me too! I need something simple and straightforward for summer meals, but I also want to make sure I’m getting a balanced meal with ...

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Health and beauty are easy when we use everything around us to support our insides for maximum healing. Food is a great place to start and here are five super-wonder-beauty foods that will rock your world while making you feel and look great! 1) Turmeric There is a reason this root is worshiped in India. It has ...

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Often the most magical things are all around us, even part of us and we don’t fully realize it. Take water for example. It cleanses our bodies, grows our food and keeps us hydrated. We depend on water for our well-being, but most people are unaware of water's “magical” qualities. Eight years ago I watched ...