Microdermabrasion

Microdermabrasion is a skincare treatment that utilizes a mildly abrasive instrument designed to gently remove the thicker, uneven outer layer of skin. Typically accompanied with an anti-aging product, its goal is to remove the outermost layer of skin, the stratum corneum, exposing the new, fresh layer of skin underneath. This removal of the top layer … Continue reading Microdermabrasion

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Is Potassium a Super Nutrient?

Potassium is the third most prevalent vitamin in the body, an essential nutrient – it is used to maintain the fluid and electrolyte balance in the body, and is integral in proper organ function. Deficiencies in this electrolyte can attribute to dehydration, cramps, mental fatigue, increased blood pressure, weight gain, and cause cellulite accumulation. Integrating … Continue reading Is Potassium a Super Nutrient?

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Importance of Adequate Sleep For Weight Loss

You spend the first portion of your life avoiding or fighting it and the second half wishing for it and trying to manage your time better so you can have more of it! While you sleep your body is able to regenerate, fixing the micro tears in your muscles and correcting chemical balances, this is … Continue reading Importance of Adequate Sleep For Weight Loss

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Probiotics Amazing Role In Weight Loss

Probiotics are good bacteria found naturally in your body that aid in digestion and food metabolism. We ingest probiotics from a variety of foods, such as yogurt, kefir, pickles, kombucha, and other fermented foods. They are typically taken as a supplement to improve a variety of ailments from digestive to immune function. Good probiotic supplementation … Continue reading Probiotics Amazing Role In Weight Loss

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Still “Weighting” to See Results?

Very often we may be doing all of the right things and still wondering why we are gaining weight from one week to the next. However, something we may see as our best friend may also be the culprit: water. There are a variety of factors that may cause water retention such as: Dehydration: although … Continue reading Still “Weighting” to See Results?

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Healthy Body, Where Have You BEEEEEEEEN?

Better Blood Flow, Better Skin, Better Eyesight are just a few of the benefits that accompany sufficient supplementation of Vitamin E in your diet. Just as Vitamin E increases blood flow to the skin, it also increases blood flow to the scalp leading to healthier hair growth. This nutrient is a great antioxidant that essentially … Continue reading Healthy Body, Where Have You BEEEEEEEEN?

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Feeling a bit irritable lately?

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a functional diagnosis with symptoms that include abdominal pain, gas, bloating, and altered bowel habits including diarrhea and constipation. Unfortunately, most people are unaware of the causes of IBS, or the signs and symptoms; while there are many factors that play a role in IBS, one area of promising … Continue reading Feeling a bit irritable lately?

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Food Reactions

All foods are derived from a plant or animal source; they are grouped into families according to their origin. Many people find that they are sensitive to, or have a reaction to, certain food sources. Someone who is allergic or sensitive to milk will most likely experience a reaction to other sources that are derived … Continue reading Food Reactions

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Vitamin A and Weight Loss

Vitamin A is integral in immune function, reproduction, and vision; normal function of many organs depend on this nutrient so it is very important to achieve efficient levels for optimal wellness. Vitamin A has a derivative known as retinoic acid that has been shown to improve insulin sensitivity and boost metabolism. Increased insulin sensitivity helps … Continue reading Vitamin A and Weight Loss

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PCOS Affecting Women

PCOS, or polycystic ovarian syndrome, occurs when the ovaries over produce male hormones. At least 15% of women are affected by this condition and it is thought to be hereditary. Excess facial or body hair Acne Weight gain and difficulty losing weight Irregular periods or none at all Depression Decreased insulin sensitivity Infertility Lifestyle modification … Continue reading PCOS Affecting Women

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