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Aloe: The King of Botanicals

 

  Shirley Pinkson, co-founder of W3LL PEOPLE conscious cosmetics, calls aloe vera “the king of botanicals.” Why does this all-star makeup artist adore aloe so? Let me count the ways… 1. Amino Acids Of the 22 required human amino acids, aloe has 20, and 7 of them are part of the 8 essential amino acids… Read more »

The Dirty Truth About Pesticides and Bananas

 

  Bananas are not on the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen List, however, they are one of the most chemically intensive crops grown. The list can mislead people into thinking conventional bananas must be ok to consume, because bananas have a peel, so all pesticides are on the outside of the fruit. But think again… Read more »

9 Simple Steps to Improve Digestion

 

  Written by Laura Knoff, B.Sc., Nutrition Consultant, Registered NANP, Labrys Health Care Circle; Instructor at Bauman College Nine Simple Steps to Improve Digestion Start at the beginning and add one step per week until digestion is good. 1. Relax. Do not rush while eating or eat while you are upset. You do not secrete adequate digestive juices… Read more »