There are so many oils on the market and a lot of conflicting information. It’s hard to know which one is best. Not all oils are created equal. Some are worse than others.
Now that the temperatures are warmer we’ll be spending more time outside, hiking, camping or just taking a nice summer stroll. This also means we’ll be fighting off bugs, especially mosquitos! Instead of reaching for the bug repellents that are full of chemicals, how about trying some of these more natural remedies
Tea’s are one of the healthiest things we can drink. Most are filled with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties along with other health benefits. If you’re looking for an easy way to incorporate more healthy routines in your life, adding a cup a tea per day can do wonders for your health.
Mascara, it’s something almost everyone has in their makeup bag. It’s said to be the second most used beauty product behind lipstick! I definitely use mascara more than lipstick so I want to know what’s in it, especially if I’m putting it on my body almost every single day. But not all mascaras are …
We’ve been told over and over again to put on sunscreen to prevent damage and even skin cancer from sun exposure, but did you know a lot of these ingredients meant to “protect us” haven’t even been tested for safety or efficacy?
The Environmental Working Group has released the 2020 list of the Dirty Dozen. If you’re unfamiliar with this list it consists of the top 12 fruits and vegetables with the highest amounts of pesticide residue that could be concerning.
Did you know certain foods can help boost your mood?!? It’s true, but let me just say, I’m not talking about eating a whole bag of chips or pint of ice cream!
Happy Earth Day! We’re only given one planet to live on and it needs our help more than ever. If you feel like your efforts won’t make that big of a difference, that’s simply not true.
We’re in that weird in between season where we’ll see bits of spring with allergies, but cold and flu season is still lingering. Here are five natural remedies that will help keep your allergies at bay and your immune system boosted.
The EPA estimates that indoor air pollution can be 2 to 5 times higher than outdoors! Powerful disinfectants cleaners, scented air fresheners, laundry detergent and more all contribute to the pollution that is being trapped in our homes, schools and offices.
You might have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day and it’s TRUE! This week on ABC10 I showed 3 easy and healthy breakfast options for people on the go (recipes + video below), but first let me tell you why you should be eating breakfast.
Eating more plant-based foods is good for your health, the environment and animals. If you’re looking to start incorporating more of these foods and live a healthier life, I recommend you take baby steps! Go slowly, don’t give up everything at once. Here’s my top tips for living a plant-based lifestyle.
If you’ve followed me on Instagram and watched my stories lately, I’ve been hinting at a new project for a couple of months now. A few weeks ago I said that I’m starting a new job and finally revealed I’m joining the team at ABC 10 in Sacramento.
We’re in the midst of the holiday season where there’s more activities, more food, sweets in particular, more drinks, and just a lot in general that’s going on! Most of the time we put our health on the sidelines during this time. We’re busy and not taking our normal steps of self care or we’re …
I used to juice every single morning, but then I quit. I started back after 3 years of not juicing. Here’s why I stopped, why I started back and the benefits I’m seeing!
Summer is officially on it’s way out and we’re heading into fall, which means the weather will be changing soon. Sometimes, when the weather changes, we get sick especially if our immunity is down. Pills and powders like Emergen-C’s might seem like a good way to boost your immune system, but did you know
If you have any kind of cookware or bakeware in your cabinets then I want to ask you… Did you know it could be leaching chemicals into your food?! If it’s non-stick cookware then it’s most likely leaching chemicals into your food.
One of my biggest passions in life is to inform people on how plant-based foods, foods provided by mother nature, actually prevent us from getting sick and can help to heal our bodies. There is a lot of misinformation out there about what foods are considered healthy. Here are 10 foods scientifically proven to be …
Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I like to make a few. I think the new year is a great way to get a fresh start and really hold yourself accountable for implementing better practices in your life. One thing you won’t see on my list is weight loss and I wanted to tell …
It’s officially the holiday season, and gift shopping has begun! I find gift guides helpful for me when I’m doing some online shopping so I thought I’d share some ideas with you. I’ve broken it down into categories from gifts for in the kitchen, to parents and foodies. I also got some of my favorite …
How you start your morning can make or break your day. When we have a morning routine of positive practices it sets us up for good things to happen. Taking time to care for yourself in the morning will benefit every area of your life.
Herbs and spices are known to have some of the greatest antioxidant activities. The reason we should eat foods high in antioxidants is because they protect our cells from disease and a host of other problems like depression. Our antioxidant levels can plummet when we get sick, don’t eat well or go through a stressful …
Studies have shown that starting children off eating healthy early in life will help to keep them eating healthy later on. It also decreases their chances of obesity, childhood diabetes, attention disorders and many diseases. Here are four easy and healthy meal ideas for little ones, but they’re so good you might
Kale has been a hot commodity for the past few years, but I find a lot of people still don’t know how to make it taste good, so here are three ways to make it delicious and incorporate more of it into your diet. Kale is part of the cruciferous vegetable family, which is one …