What are the best foods for skin health?

Creams, serums, and lotions can do great things for keeping your skin youthful, healthy, and glowing, but nothing is more powerful for your skin than eating the right foods. Even the most high-end skincare miracle can’t undo the nutritional deficit incurred by poor dietary choices. Periodic and ongoing cleansing, combined with probiotics and skin-promoting foods, will transform your complexion for the better.  

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5 powerful habits to supercharge your morning routine

A great morning routine can make all the difference between an empowered start to the day, and dragging ourselves out of bed following several taps of the snooze button while feeling pretty cranky. While it can take a bit of discipline and commitment to set an extra 20 to 30 minutes aside for morning self-care, over time, the practice becomes a habit — and even something we look forward to. Taking the time to supercharge your morning routine sets the tone for the rest of our day, and it doesn’t have to be super complicated. 

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Is the mediterranean diet compatible with eating clean?

Some diets go just as quickly as they come, but the Mediterranean Diet seems like it is here to stay. Let’s be real though, it’s more like a lifestyle than a diet (probably why it continues to be loved by many). Overall, the Mediterranean Diet emphasizes the consumption of foods high in omega-3s and healthy fats, like fish and olive oil, and lots of plant-based whole foods like nuts, grains, legumes, fruits, and veggies.

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Plant-based diet 101

A plant-based diet focuses on whole foods and, well, plants! It doesn’t necessarily have to mean you’re “vegan” or any other label. It means you consume a diet rich in whole fruits, whole vegetables, whole grains, whole nuts, and seeds, etc. Most importantly, we are placing whole foods above all else, and limiting processed foods, just like the Clean Program.

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An East-West approach to immune health

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The overall health of our immune system reflects how our inner and outer environments interact every day. Even though we can be making healthy decisions to the best of our ability, we are still confronted with battling the toxic burden from everyday life. With the increasing toxicity on the planet through air pollution, contaminated soils, and persistent pesticides, there is, as a result, more dysfunction in peoples’ bodies.

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Why should I take zinc?

We typically find zinc lozenges in the cold and flu aisle at our local grocery store, and for good reason. Zinc is a nutrient found throughout our bodies that helps our immune system and metabolism function. It is also important to wound healing and our sense of taste and smell.

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