Posts Tagged ‘ Holistic Health ’

Keto vs. Paleo vs. Plant-Based – What is the Best Diet?

What is the best, healthiest diet for you? This question is fiercely debated amongst the most knowledgeable nutritionists and physicians, without one clear winner. In this newsletter, I’d like to offer you my thoughts on some of the most popular diets in the United States (and around the world): 1. Standard American Diet (SAD Diet) – […]


Is Your Doctor on Board?

Did you know that 70% of Americans believe in the positive effects of complimentary and alternative medicine? But unfortunately, less than 50% of doctors discuss alternative therapies with their patients. What about your doctor? Here are some reasons why your doctor should embrace holistic health care: Alternative practitioners can take the time to determine the […]


Organic or Conventional? And Why?

How important is it to buy and eat organic food? If given the choice (and if it’s affordable), then I always recommend eating organic. Here’s why: 1. Conventionally grown produce (much of which is genetically modified, or GMO) can be subjected to the chemical herbicide glyphosate (Roundup). In fact, GMO foods are specifically designed to tolerate glyphosate […]


Dirty Little Secrets

Plastic surgeons have their dirty little secrets, and this week I’m going to share some of them with you! Here are my top five dirty little secrets plastic surgeons don’t want you to know. 5. Your doctor may not do all your suturing. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. Many plastic surgeons employ the use of […]


Simple way to lose pounds quickly AND look younger!

Happy New Year! This week I thought I’d give you a heads up about a simple and effective way to lose the pounds you may have gained over the holidays AND improve your skin and health. It’s called the Prolon Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), and it’s a very effective way to lose 5 lbs or more […]


Simple Tips to Clear Up Your Skin

Dear Karin, Do you have issues with adult acne? If so, you are not alone! In this week’s blog, I’ve compiled seven simple tips to help reduce your acne and clear up your skin. 1. Avoid Harsh Astringents – We tend to think that the solution to acne is to remove all the oil from our faces, […]


Tired, exhausted, gaining weight?

I don’t usually blog more than once a week, but I think this message is one you need to hear today. Have you ever really stopped and listened to what your body is trying to tell you? You know, those nagging aches and pains. The tiredness that you just can’t seem to shake. The bloat. […]


Five Simple Recommendations to Look Younger

We all want to look as young as we feel. So here are five simple rules to help you get there! 1. Exfoliate. If you have normal skin, you should ideally exfoliate 2-3 times per week. If you have sensitive skin, once a week is usually sufficient. There are many ways to exfoliate. The two most […]


Anti-Aging Foods Perfect for The Season

Colder months can wreak havoc on our skin, causing dryness, flakiness, and fine lines that make us look older than we’d like to admit. Although applying the right natural skin care products can help keep our skin looking fresh, the foods we eat can also have a profound impact on our appearance and the health […]


Safe Alternatives to Dangerous Cosmetic Treatments

There are a number of dangerous cosmetic procedures and treatments today. The good news is that there are safer options! This week I’ve compiled safer alternatives to potentially dangerous cosmetic procedures. 1. Breast augmentation with textured breast implants – Textured breast implants have been associated with a very rare type of cancer of the scar tissue surrounding […]