Acne

Acne is most prevalent during puberty and adolescence as hormonal levels increase, though it can continue to be an issue or develop anew well into adulthood. Dietary changes can and do improve acne as well as exfoliation to remove the dead skin cells so that the pores stay unclogged.

 

The primary dietary culprits for […]

Eczema – that annoying itch!

Eczema is chronic inflammation of the skin which is caused by inflammation. The inflammation can be due to irritants or allergens topically/ environmentally or internally through the digestive system. Often I find that if I can heal the GI tract and the digestive system, and eliminate food and environmental allergens, I can have a concurrent […]

Healthy Kids!

Here are some very general tips for keeping children healthy any time of the year!1. Allow them the time and structure to get plenty of fresh air and exercise. A guideline is 1 hour of unstructured outdoor play (weather permitting) and 1 hour of structured physical activity per day. This is ideal.

2. […]

Addicted to Sugar?

 

Just because you and your family are staying away from excess sugar consumption doesn’t mean that you have to miss all of the fun! Here are a few suggestions so that you can still enjoy life and have things that “everyone else has”.1. ” Buy back” your child’s Halloween candy […]

Natural Breastmilk Replacement Formulas

 

Nothing can ever really replace breast milk. However, situations may arise when a mother cannot naturally meet her baby’s needs, as in cases of insufficient production , severe mastitis, or for an adopted baby. Store bought formulas are high in various forms of sugar and contain chemicals and highly allergenic foods that may […]