Dr. Whitney Bowe’s Glycemic Index Cheat Sheet

The glycemic index, or GI, ranks food and drinks on a scale of one to 100 depending on how quickly and steeply your blood sugar rises after you consume them. The benchmark is glucose at 100.  Technically, a GI between 1 and 55 is considered low while 56 to 69 is medium and anything 70 or above is high. The goal is to consume mostly foods...

February 25, 2020

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Dr. Whitney’s Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Skin Hydrated!

Hydration is KEY to healthy skin, but so many people are confused about what the skin actually needs to stay hydrated.  Here are my top 10 tips to keeping skin hydrated: TIP #1:  Water is good, but water infused with antioxidants is better! Check out one of my favorite detox water recipes here! TIP #2: On average, women should drink...

February 19, 2020

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Almond Milk Lovers: A Must Read!

I have been a long time almond milk lover, as I regularly share with you guys.  It's one of my favorite non-dairy milk alternatives to recommend because of the link between skim milk and acne/inflammation. But, recent articles suggest that the almond industry is negatively impacting bee health. Specifically, multiple recent news reports are...

January 15, 2020

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SPOTLIGHT ON: BIOTIN (Vitamin B7)

Chances are, you’ve heard of biotin. You know that it has something to do with healthy, thick hair and strong nails. But, what exactly is it and how does it work? Let’s dig in. What is Biotin? Biotin is a form of vitamin B (vitamin B7 to be exact), and it acts as a coenzyme for multiple metabolic processes throughout the body. That...

November 1, 2019

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