Local, Raw Honey for Allergies_ Does it Really Work?

Local, Raw Honey for Allergies: Does it Really Work?

Did you know that more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies? According to WebMD, 30 percent of American adults and 40 percent of American children are affected. While outdoor allergies like ragweed, pollen, and hay fever are not the only…


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Member on a Mission: Leanne Vickery

We’re incredibly proud of NAA members and the unique ways that they apply Nutritional Aesthetics® in their personal and professional lives. It’s our goal to support them and share their wisdom by highlighting their stories with you in a periodic…


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Is Kefir Part of Your Probiotic Nutrition Regimen?

Is Kefir Part of Your Probiotic Nutrition Regimen?

A healthy gut with a biodiverse microbiome is essential for clear, healthy skin and overall wellbeing. While probiotic supplements can help, the importance of a variety of whole, fermented foods cannot be ignored to keep the digestive tract working…


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The Truth About Indoor Tanning and Tanning Addiction

The Truth about Indoor Tanning and Tanning Addiction

Regardless of background or philosophy, practitioners representing virtually every form of skincare and healthcare (Western Medicine and many of the different branches of alternative/complementary healthcare) agree that excessive exposure to UV rays…


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The Skin-Health Link

The Skin-Health Link: Why Skincare is an Inside and Outside Job

The primary mission of the Nutritional Aesthetics® Alliance is to advance an integrative approach to healthy skin by honoring the skin-health link. This skin-health link combines healthy nutrition and lifestyle choices with natural skincare products…


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5 ways to embrace a healthy skin mindset

5 Ways to Embrace a Healthy Skin Mindset This Summer

Most people associate summer's skincare needs primarily with sun protection. While having a healthy skin:sun exposure balance is certainly paramount, summer is also a time of year that can affect the skin in other ways, primarily stress. Whether…


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NAA Membership Update: New Cards Have Been Released!

NAA Membership is loaded with exciting educational benefits, valuable industry savings, and regular member features like our Member on a Mission blog posts and periodic member co-hosted webinars. Our all time member-favorite benefit though, is the…


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The Importance of Home-Care for Optimal Skincare Results

The Importance of Home-Care for Optimal Skincare Results

Most skincare aficionados love receiving facials, love the aesthetician who performed the service, and love how good their skin looks and feels after the service. However, those warm fuzzy feelings often fade when, at the end of the service, the…


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Post-Procedure Skincare: An Integrative Approach

The subject of medical aesthetic and cosmetic procedures is particularly polarizing in the skincare community--especially the holistic community. Strong opinions range from anti-procedure of any kind, to minimally invasive or reconstructive ones,…


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Ayurvedic skincare

Ayurvedic Skincare: an Introduction

Many tenets of holistic and integrative skincare and nutrition are based on ancient Eastern healing traditions such as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Ayurveda (an ancient healing system from India). Both practices have been helping people…


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