Talking about fiber is not a glamorous subject but many Americans do not get enough fiber in their diets. Many companies tout that their products are high in fiber but fiber is still a commonly misunderstood nutrient. It deserves the attention from all of us because of its numerous health benefits.

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sweet potato with lime relish

Now that we’re past the holidays, our bodies need a reboot. Along with bone broth, there are many ways to incorporate healthy, anti-inflammatory foods to your daily menu. While we often plan on making better choices, it can be difficult navigating the grocery aisle. Deciding which foods are better than others for combatting inflammation takes some prior knowledge!

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rose quartz

If you’re gift searching for a friend, loved one, sister, or daughter… This is an excellent place to find some thoughtful and intentional items that will bring light and love to that special someone.

Gifts don’t necessarily have to be lavish. Sometimes a small present that improves quality of life is just right. Sometimes it’s something simple that fits right into the recipient’s personal style. It’s all about being thoughtful… But it can be tough to conjure ideas!

So, here’s a list of gift ideas for the special women in your life. Best of luck with your search!

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The truth is we all want beautiful and radiant skin. Right? Well, the old saying, “You are what you eat” may actually have some truth to it. There are many factors that contribute to glowing skin that everyone strives for, including but not limited to genetics. Often the causes of acne and dark circles are more than skin deep.

 

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Lemons are great for healthy skin and healthy digestion

We do our best to eat healthy and exercise regularly, but have you thought about the beauty care products you use every day – or what might be in them? Would you be surprised to learn that there is an utter lack of policy in this country about what chemicals can be put in our personal care products?

 

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Ayurvedic

 

Your green-juice-a-day habit just got hotter. I just tried this recipe and am amazed by how filling and delicious it is.

This is from my friends at Well and Good. Here are the benefits to the green juice you are supposed to drink warm:

Meet the Ayurvedic One-a-Day, a green juice/soup fusion from Kye’s Montana in Santa Monica that’s—get this—meant to be sipped warm. Yes, warm.

This healthy concoction ($6), which flies off the menu, “combines the benefits of juice detoxes and soup cleanses and all their nourishing benefits,” explains Kye’s founder Jeanne Cheng, who studied holistic medicine with Ayurvedic doctor Vaidya Mishra. The recipe is his genius.

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all-natural beauty

 

Are you looking for all-natural, non-toxic beauty products? We do not need to look to LA or NYC anymore for toxic free products. We have them right at our finger tips thanks to some local business savy women who want to change the face of the industry. Here is a copy of the article from Boston Magazine that details the stories and local companies:

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fermented foods

 

Your gut is home to 100 trillion microorganisms!

Maintaining these microflora is essential to your overall health, and has a huge impact on your whole body.

While many people think that the healthiest foods are always the freshest, the probiotic properties of fermented food are actually among the most powerful for promoting gut health.

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plastic microbeads

I wanted to share this article featured in Allure Magazine. The ban of plastic microbeads in skincare products is a huge step in product safety and environmental sustainability:

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