Watermelon Frost for Cystic Acne

What is Watermelon Frost? Imagine you wake up one morning and feel a cystic breakout forming. You notice the pain, heat and swelling kick in. Does this sound familiar? Well I have a secret that I want to share with you on calming the inflammation right from the start. A few years ago in acupuncture…

A Guide to Local and Seasonal Food

What does Local and Seasonal mean? It’s more than just eating organic; knowing where and when your food was grown could provide additional health benefits.┬áLocal or locally grown food comes from areas near where you live, although there isn’t a set distance defining that. It generally refers to what country and/or state you live in.…

The Truth About Sugar and Your Skin

Sugar and Your Skin As humans we are biologically programmed to want sweet foods. Since excess sugar eventually turns into fat, natural foods with sugar (fruits, honey, dates, etc.) were ideal in ancient times when food was scarce. Now we have better access to food year round but many Americans are eating processed foods with…