The Impact Of Diet On Kids’ Behavior

By |August 19th, 2014|

Much research has been done into the impact of diet on kids’ behavior, especially the role of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners that are used to make food look and taste more appealing.  Fast food, as well as packaged treats (including chips, cookies, cakes and sodas), are particularly high in these additives as food […]

Get Your Electrolytes the Natural Way: Two Recipes

By |August 8th, 2014|

With summer at its peak and the sun at its zenith, it’s a great time to do a little thinking about electrolytes. These naturally occurring substances – minerals such as sodium, potassium and chloride – are present in all our body fluids; they are also called ions because they carry an electrical charge. By […]

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    How Your Mood Affects Your Baby – Tips & Herbal Strategies for Improving Mood & Wellness

How Your Mood Affects Your Baby – Tips & Herbal Strategies for Improving Mood & Wellness

By |July 31st, 2014|

Feeling stressed and nervous is not unusual during pregnancy as a woman’s body, hormones, identity and relationships are shifting. Pregnancy is a profound transformation that affects every aspect of a woman’s life. While small periods of stress have no harmful effect, long-term stress can increase the chances of pregnancy complications and shape the baby’s […]

5 Herbal Recipes For Summer

By |July 24th, 2014|

We find balance in summer weather by eating foods that are bitter (cooling, moist), such as: unsweetened cocoa, olives, dandelion, kale, celery, amaranth, quinoa, and millet. It is also important to take time to rest, sit in the shade, breathe deeply, and absorb the green color that surrounds us.

These five herbal recipes will help […]

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    Increase Fertility By Reducing Inflammation: A Nutritionist’s Perspective

Increase Fertility By Reducing Inflammation: A Nutritionist’s Perspective

By |July 10th, 2014|

Google the words “what should I eat while trying to get pregnant” and you’ll come back with hundreds of opinions, many of them countering each other. How on earth are you supposed to know what’s best? How do you get the most impact nutritionally?

As a nutritionist, I am not a fan of throwing down […]

DIY SkinCare Recipes For The Summer

By |June 28th, 2014|

We asked three skincare experts to share their favorite-and easy-DIY skincare recipes for summer to keep you looking and feeling beautiful from head to toe.
According to Cecilia Wong, facialist and founder of eponymous skin care line, Cecilia Wong, it is just as important to replenish the skin in summer as it is in the […]