Banishing Constipation for Good (Skin, That Is)

Our last post was all about pooping. Guess what? This post is not about pooping—it’s about not pooping! We’re really into bowel movements this month, because bowel movements are important. They should be normal part of daily life—something you’re not embarrassed to do or to talk about. Constipation increases skin blemishes and belly-bloat and generally […]

What is Face-Mapping?

You probably already know that your complexion can tell you a lot about your overall health. But did you know that the location of your “problem areas” can also be revelatory? The Chinese have known this for thousands of years. They invented face-mapping, a process that stems from the belief that each organ of your […]

The Pompous Pomegranate

Ok, so maybe we’re a sucker for alliteration, but also, the pomegranate should be pompous. Why? Well, those glittering wee jewels of seeds pack a nutritional punch. Pomegranate has vitamin C for collagen (ahem, only the building block of beauty!) and vitamin K for an even skin tone. It has folate, which helps fight gray […]

Benefits of Collagen

Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body and is a key constituent of all connective tissues. Collagen provides the infrastructure of the musculoskeletal system, essential for mobility. The intake of collagen ensures the cohesion, elasticity and regeneration of skin, hair, tendon, cartilage, bones and joints. Collagen is a protein made up of amino acids: glycine, […]