When looking for food at the grocery store, you want to make the best decisions for your health. Unfortunately, it’s easy to fall into marketing traps and buzzwords that make the food seem healthy, when really that might not be the case.
Well I’m here to help! There are a lot of nuances when it comes to food labeling, so I’ve created a guide to help you better understand common labeling terms and what they really mean.
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Pumpkin pie…for breakfast?!? Yeah, you heard me.
Overnight oats are the best. This recipe is super simple to make, and you just pop it in the fridge overnight and enjoy in the morning. It’s filling, but not too sweet. The perfect way to get your pumpkin pie fix and satisfy your sweet tooth, in a healthy way!
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This week was #OrganicBeautyWeek, so I decided it would be fun to post a common myth each day. I think people have a lot of misconceptions when it comes to this subject.
Here are 5 common organic beauty myths:
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I hate to break it to you, but the deodorant you are using is probably not that great for you. 😷 Let’s start by taking a look at a popular brand of deodorant and the ingredients.
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I recently threw out all of our plastic tupperware and replaced it with glass containers. Why? Because plastic is not good for you! 🙊
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It all started when my gums would bleed whenever I flossed. I started to think it was normal. Until I went for my cleaning at the dentist and found out I was in between the stages of gingivitis and periodontitis. OMG. I wanted to cry. My gums were inflamed and unhealthy. I had always been good about flossing and brushing so why would this happen to me?
There are many reasons this could happen to your gums: genetics, bad diet, bad dental hygiene, hormonal imbalance, etc. All I knew was that something had to change.
Continue reading “WTF Is Oil Pulling?! How to Get Healthier Gums and Whiten Your Teeth”
There are over 1,300 ingredients banned in cosmetics in Europe. Here in the United States, only about 11. How crazy is that? It’s a wild ride when you start to learn about individual ingredients and what’s safe and what you should avoid. I encourage you to take baby steps and just start somewhere!
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I posted this to my Instagram a few months ago. But I wanted to bring it up again for the purpose of this blog!
This is going to be a huge focus for this blog. I really want people to be aware of what ingredients are in their cosmetics and why the majority of generic cosmetics are toxic. 😲
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I’m afraid of bees. 🐝
But I love honey. 🍯
You win some, you lose some. So what’s the buzz (had to do it) about manuka honey and why would you put it on your face?!?
Manuka honey comes from the Australia/New Zealand area from the nectar of a manuka tree. It doesn’t taste that great like typical honey, but it has some pretty amazing benefits for your skin.
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