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What’s the Deal with Probiotics and Which Ones Should I Take?

Since "gut health" became the buzzphrase of the wellness world, it feels like everyone is taking probiotic supplements. There are a lot of pills on the shelves, teeming with live bacteria, each designed to fill a specific need or lifestyle. So yeah, we have questions. Are refrigerated probiotic supplements better? Do specific strains matter?...

May 14, 2018

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The One Summer Diet That Can Stop Skin Cancer

It's not a substitute for wearing sunscreen, but this tasty meal plan can help protect you against the sun from the inside out. Skip the bagels, toast, croissants, muffins, and other carb-loaded breakfast items. These foods are high on the glycemic index, which means they're rapidly digested and turned into blood sugar, says dermatologist...

May 14, 2018

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Aleavia Restore Soothing Mist

Aleavia Restore Soothing Mist

As I discuss in The Beauty of Dirty Skin, in order to have healthy, radiant skin, we have to keep our natural warrior bugs healthy. I’ve frequently discussed the concept of our healthy skin barrier and “microbiome” -- which is the invisible rainforest of microorganisms, primarily bacteria, that are coating your skin right now. So, I know...

May 11, 2018

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