Friday, January 19, 2018

4 Solutions for Your Dry, Itchy Scalp

You’ve been scratching your head a lot lately. Not in that, “Hmmm… I’m wondering…” kind of way either. Your hair feels tight in the roots like your scalp is being pinched together and the itch! the flakes! the stress! You’ve got dry scalp. What Causes a Dry Scalp? There are many reasons your scalp could […]

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Why Being Selfish Lets You be Selfless: An Interview with Cheryl Richardson

An interview with Cheryl Richardson, author of Waking up in Winter When you wake up in the morning, what's the first thing you do? A common answer to that is something like, “I check my email.” or “I make sure that everyone in the house is awake and fed and ready for their day.” That […]

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Ingredient Watch List: Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, the Sudsy Skin Irritant

You've probably heard about this ingredient—sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). There's been a lot of media coverage on it lately, especially in the world of natural and organic skin care. So what's the real story? Is this ingredient truly detrimental to your health? Should you be avoiding it? What is Sodium Lauryl Sulfate? This chemical is […]

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Understanding the Causes of Acne Part 3: Digestion

It’s well known in herbal circles that all disease starts in the gut. The way we fuel our body’s functions is through our digestive system, so if there’s a hitch somewhere within that system, all sorts of imbalances can happen. Acne is certainly a bear of a problem to deal with day to day—but if […]

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Monday, January 15, 2018

The Obesity Epidemic: A Mystery in Plain Sight

This article is contributed by Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D Something is awry. Over the past half century or so, there’s been a shift in how our bodies and brains react to food. As a consequence, as a species we are getting fatter, and no amount of education or effort seems to be helping. The Dire […]

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Understanding the Causes of Acne Part 2: Air Pollution

In a perfectly working system our lungs oxygenate the blood that our heart pumps all around our body to feed our organs. Our lungs also push out all the carbon dioxide that the blood has as a byproduct from giving everything in our body oxygen. You probably already know that. If that system isn’t working […]

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

Understanding the Causes of Acne Part 1: Hormones

hormonal acne
Hormonal acne is so complicated. Anytime your woes stem from microscopic issues like hormones, vitamins, enzymes, neurotransmitters, or anything that you can’t see with your naked eye, it is going to be complicated. You may want to slather on anti-acne remedies and wash you face constantly, but the best thing you can do is educate […]

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