Worst Sunscreens for Children

We all try to make the best decisions for our children.  The right amount of sleep, vegetables on their plates,  activities that are energizing for their minds and bodies and loads of love. When they are playing outside, at the pool or they are at the beach we also reach for sunscreen. For decades now…

Is sleep deprivation affecting your skin?

Nearly 70 million American adults suffer from one or more sleep disorders.  Some of the more common sleep disorders include sleep deprivation, insomnia, circadian rhythm disorders and obstructive sleep apnea.  Sleep disorders can directly influence the health of our skin.  Patients that are sleep deprived are more likely to suffer with common dermatological conditions such…

Nuts and Seeds – Pregnancy and Fertility Diet Essentials

Nuts and seeds are some of the most nutrient dense and delicious foods on earth. They are an important part of fertility nutrition, pregnancy nutrition and beyond because they supply the body with ample fiber, protein, minerals and essential fatty acids. What you may not know about nuts and seeds, is that they should […] via…

Desert Grassland Springtime Flowers

Even a nature enthusiast can sometimes be surprised by the beauty of the desert in the spring time.  These beautiful flowers were photographed in the New Mexico desert grasslands where springtime flowers are in bloom.  This is an area where the environment is fragile and intense conservation is needed. I am always surprised and awed that…

Get naked for your skin’s health

May happens to be Skin Cancer Awareness Month and with summer being nearly here it is a great time to revisit our skin’s health.   Skin cancer remains one of the most common forms of cancer in the United States, and it is estimated that one person dies from melanoma, the deadliest form of skin…

Talc Powder – Ingredient Safety News

Talc powder is again in the news. Sadly, you still see talc in the number of skin care products and some remain in baby products. Here is the latest Talc Powder Ingredient News: Johnson & Johnson just lost another talcum powder cancer lawsuit. Here is a link to the news story. Life by U Living has scoured the…

Finding your magical place

We all need to find that special place where we can go to find ourselves when we get lost in the craziness of life.  Ever since I was a child I was always drawn to trees so of course as an adult I am still drawn to trees.  There is one tree in particular that…

Petroleum Coated Fruits and Vegetables

Have you ever wondered why the fruits and vegetables in the bins showcased in the veggie section of your supermarket have that beautiful glow when the light hits them just right? These fruits and vegetables are always an explosion of colors and are really beautifully appetizing. Have you ever wondered why when you bring your…