Coconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?

We cook with it, feed it to our pets, slather it onto our face and bodies, the list goes on and on. If you’re making the shift towards a more natural beauty routine, you’ve probably got coconut oil on that list. With all of the dangers found in chemical-laden beauty products, it’s no wonder a product like … Read moreCoconut Oil as Sunscreen- does it work?

Five Foods to Avoid to Insure Healthy Skin

Nutrition is important for health. An unhealthy diet can damage your metabolism, cause weight gain and even affect organs such as your heart and liver. What you eat also affects the health of another organ — your skin. If you are suffering from common skin problems that you just cannot seem to overcome with external skin … Read moreFive Foods to Avoid to Insure Healthy Skin

Defining the Elemental Diet

The elemental diet (ED) is partially defined as something “fundamental,” “simple,” and “uncomplicated.” Indeed, the term “elemental diet” nearly describes the thing – a “chemically defined” medical food composed of breakdown products of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, along with essential vitamins and minerals, delivered to the patient through a nasogastric tube in a hospital (or … Read moreDefining the Elemental Diet

Boost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health

We knew about the health benefits of nitric oxide long before scientists were aware of its presence in the human body. Nitroglycerin, a drug that works on nitric oxide pathways, was adopted as a medical therapy for angina and high blood pressure in the 1880s, but another century passed before anyone had any inkling of … Read moreBoost Nitric Oxide Levels to Improve Health

What To Eat Boost Energy And Relieve Stress

How do you deal with stress- could you need a little energy boost? Try these diet changes to see how you feel. Energy boosters Breakfast: Eat a couple of boiled eggs and a bowl of oatmeal topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon. Roll pinto beans, melted cheese, and salsa in a whole grain tortilla. Blend … Read moreWhat To Eat Boost Energy And Relieve Stress

Heal the Brain with Essential Oils

Essential oils are uniquely suited to cross the blood brain barrier to access and heal the brain. Diet and supplements, while critical in healing the body, have proven limited in accessing the brain, with the notable exception of essential fatty acids and liposomal based remedies which, like the brain, are fat based. This is because the brain … Read moreHeal the Brain with Essential Oils