Skin

Have You Heard About Thermography?

Have You Heard About Thermography?

The topic of breast cancer screening is a controversial one, with an array of recommendations even among mainstream medical organizations. Mammograms are the recommended screening method in conventional medicine, but when to begin screening and how often to screen are debated. More and more integrative physicians are looking to thermography as a safe screening method that can greatly reduce the…

Here is My Daily Skin Care Routine

Here is My Daily Skin Care Routine

Today I’m giving you a behind-the-scenes look at my own skin care routine. Over the past couple weeks I’ve talked about how skin care starts on the inside. An important part of my skin care routine involves eating a healthy diet, keeping my gut bacteria in balance, getting plenty of exercise, and finding relief from everyday stress. Today, I want…

How Diet Impacts Eczema and Psoriasis

How Diet Impacts Eczema and Psoriasis

We usually think of skin conditions as being affected on the outside—after all, our skin comes into contact with so many different substances throughout the day, how could it not be affected by all that? While it’s true that your skin can react to what you touch, it’s far more likely to respond to what happens inside your body. In…

Energize, Power Up! through Breath and Movement

Energize, Power Up! through Breath and Movement

Today I’d like to focus on the second E in the RENEW Total Body Detox program as you Energize your entire body – and by that I mean your immune system as well as your mind and spirit. Listen closely – I don’t encourage you to add new movement programs into your schedule until you have developed your stable routine around…

More Strategies for Eliminating Toxins Effectively

More Strategies for Eliminating Toxins Effectively

I’d like to follow up my last post on Eliminating toxins from within your body with some additional (and favorite) strategies to assist you as you continue your RENEW Total Body Detox program. Easy, practical, effective.   Focused Liver Detoxification This is a completely different type of cleanse program as it is focused on specifically the liver. Liver cleansing can…

Texts – New Teenage Health Food?

Texts – New Teenage Health Food?

Are your kids back to school yet? If not, hang in there, the time is fast approaching! And perhaps this year, you can consider sending healthy texts to make a difference in what your teen chooses to eat! Now that’s a novel idea~ My beloved granddaughter has been staying with me this summer and she’s off to college on Monday.…

Glowing Skin From Your Gut

Glowing Skin From Your Gut

Biking, hiking, picnics, swimming – all these activities can place stress on your skin. While a small amount of sun helps support your vitamin D levels, too much can provide more than just a healthy glow. While we all have sunscreen and hats, the truth of the matter is that a really healthy skin glow actually comes from inside out.…

Toxic Heart, Toxic Body

Toxic Heart, Toxic Body

As American Heart Month 2016 winds down, I’d like to shift my focus to an area that we don’t always associate with heart issues – toxins. Toxins are everywhere; there is no doubt about it. In the air we breathe, in the water we drink, in the food we eat, in our homes, in most products we use—even in the…

Let’s Talk Shower Health

Let’s Talk Shower Health

When you hopped into the shower this morning, chances are you didn’t give a lot of thought to the water temperature. You prepared your shower like you have time and again, perhaps precisely the same for years. Showers for me range from gloriously relaxing after a particularly intense workout to very rudimentary – in and out as quickly as possible. Now I can…