When you think of mushrooms, what first comes to mind? Portobellos? Those little, white button mushrooms on pizza? Or the kind that people consume for hallucinogenic effects? There’s actually a whole side of mushrooms that you might not be aware of, and it lies in the world of functional mushrooms. This is where we can use mushrooms to heal ourselves.
Jason Kaplowitz is a Certified Herbalist. His mission is to teach holistic steps to achieve vitality from the inside-out, to overcome oxidative, hormonal & environmental stress, create more energy, reverse the ageing process, and generally feel better and brighter.
In a society that associates youth with beauty and beauty with value, women have always been made acutely aware of the negative aspects of showing signs of ageing. Older women these days increasingly face the challenges of ageism and sexism.
About a month ago, we created an online group interested in following along with my Ultimate Beauty and Body Detox protocol. This seven-day detox plan was based around renewal - renewing your skin, while at the same time switching your body to burning clean fuel. The idea behind it, is that the two together would bring stronger results, both within the body and the skin.
Dry brushing, or as some aptly call it, body brushing, is a favorite treatment of perpetually glowy-skinned celebrities thanks to its ability to exfoliate dull, dry skin into oblivion. Although this centuries-old beauty ritual is met with equal amounts of skepticism and enthusiasm, chances are you've heard at least a little about it from your wellness-worshipping peers.
If you are suffering from gut issues, you are unlikely to be absorbing sufficient essential nutrients from your food, which your body needs for good health. If the gut is not healed, then long-term implications for your health can be very serious.
You may have heard of “Leaky gut” - the possible root issue behind chronic fatigue, bad digestion and nutritional deficiencies. What you may not know, however, is what exactly it is, and more importantly, if you have it.
SPF stands for sun protective factor. It’s a measurement of how long a sunscreen will protect you from ultraviolet (UV) B rays. UVB rays are what cause the most damage to the top layer of skin (epidermis) and where skin cancer occurs.