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Is H. Pylori Behind Your Chronic Skin Condition?

If you're struggling with chronic skin issues, it's important to try to find the root cause of what's causing them. Could it be your diet? Your cosmetics? An imbalanced microbiome? One of the largest responsibilities of the gut microbiome is to keep…


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The Role Testosterone Plays in Women’s Skin Health

Many people mistakenly believe that testosterone is a hormone that exclusively impacts men. But, in reality, testosterone levels influence everyone’s health, and women need to ensure that they have a healthy balance of testosterone and estrogen,…


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Fermented Foods: Do They Really Help Clear Up Skin Issues?

Though fermented foods like raw sauerkraut, kimchi, kombucha, and sourdough bread have been staples in traditional menus of various cultures throughout the world for centuries, they are new to most who eat the Standard American Diet. In recent…


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The Pro-Aging Movement: Why the Anti-Aging Industry is Harmful

One of our favorite "trends" that we've been seeing over the past couple of years is the abandonment of the term "anti-aging," and embracing (or re-embracing) of the pro-aging movement. People have simply had enough with trying to look young forever…


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3 Ways to Get Seasonal, Fresh, Local Food Near You

One of the most important facets of an overall healthy skin lifestyle is eating well. No matter which dietary theory you follow, the healthiest ones are all centered around eating whole, unprocessed foods. Sadly, the food culture in the United…


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7 Ways to Soothe Dry Skin from Winter Washing

Dry, cracked, and flaking hands can be an unfortunate part of winter and the colder months in general. As the weather begins to get cold and dry, your hands will likely be a little drier and more cracked than usual, especially when you take care to…


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The Connection Between A Healthy Immune System and Healthy Skin

Taking care of your skin isn't just for vanity--it is also a key part of taking care of your immune system. The fact is that our skin is the largest organ in our body and it impacts every aspect of how we live. From fighting off invaders like bugs…


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Serotonin and Melatonin: The Real Culprits Behind Seasonal Skin Changes?

Do you ever wonder if our ancestors felt the same effects of seasonal change as we do. As they eased into Autumn, did they notice a change in their sleep schedule? Mood? Appetite? Sex drive? Skin? If so, what did they attribute these changes to? The…


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Advisory Board Highlight: Rakhi Roy

We are so excited to welcome Rakhi Roy, MS, RD, LDN to the Nutritional Aesthetics® Alliance’s Advisory Board! We have been searching for a dietitian for the Board, who not only shares our passion for advancing an integrative approach to healthy…


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8 Fall Foods for Healthier Skin as the Season Changes

The arrival of cooler weather means that you might not have to worry as much about sweat-induced pimples. However, that fact doesn’t mean your skin is home-free. For many, the transition between warm and cold weather brings other skin issues. Fall…


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