Washing Your Hands to Prevent Disease

Its cold and flu season and did you know that your hands are the main instrument for spreading these diseases? So it makes sense that the best way to prevent the spread of colds and flu is by using good hand washing techniques. Microbes, which include bacteria, fungi...

Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Winter squashes are a great source of vitamin A, as well as vitamin E, thiamin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid and more. All of these are great nutrients to help your skin look and feel its best going into winter. Even better, squashes are low in carbohydrates....

Why Your Skin Needs Carotenoids

Carotenoids are good antioxidants for the skin and are found in a number of plants. They are  yellow, orange, or red colored, fat-soluble pigments that give color to plants including autumn leaves. There are over 700 different carotenoids identified by chemists....

Movember Foundation Fundraiser

Most of us are familiar now with the Movember Foundation that supports Prostate and Testicular Cancers. They are well known for their No Shave November where they urge men not to shave for the month of November to draw attention to men’s health issues, including...

Three Herbs for Skin Care

Why do we use herbs in skin care when there are so many scientific actives to choose from? Herbs are complex chemical factories that are churning out a multitude of their own antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents. Many of these active compounds in herbs have not...