The notion of putting food on our skin sounds so odd. Sweet potato on your face? Yikes! Turmeric on your cheeks? Why on earth? But also, like, why not? We put it inside our body, so why not put it on our body. This also goes for the opposite— if we put it on our skin, shouldn't we also be able to put it in our mouths? Our skin is our largest organ, and since it's porous, it has the potential to absorb whatever we put on it. According to a study published in the American Journ
Is it just me, or is everyone talking about tongue scrapers? I'll never forget the moment I learned about cleaning my tongue. It was in palm springs, I was a junior in high school, and I was watching my best guy friend brush his teeth before we went out to meet our friends at the hotel pool. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, he started brushing his tongue really fast with his toothbrush. I was SHOOK, to say the least. I was like, "what are you doing? what is that? do you do th
As a nutrition coach, my focus is primarily on the food on our plate that fuels us and leads our day. As a holistic nutrition coach, my job is also to take into account every other factor that might influence the nutrients that we need — including clean air. Because we are such an intelligent species, we sometimes forget our basic needs for survival. If you ask kids in 2018 what they need to survive, they would respond, "my phone, my Apple TV, snacks and my best friend Joe."