Hidden Beauty Benefits in Your Food

beauty-benefits-in-your-food.jpgDid you know that some of the food you eat can help fight free radicals, moisturize your skin and even keep you trim?  Ah! Now you’re paying attention.  Yes, there are hidden beauty benefits in your food.  Through a survey conducted by Simple Skincare, 50%of women claim they strive for a healthy diet. However, they are missing key foods that can do wonders for their beauty health. We talked with Nicole Avena, PhD, author of Why Diets Fail to get the scoop on how these foods can benefit us and some tips on how to incorporate them into your daily routine.

Gabby Bernstein’s ‘Miracles Now’ Will Change Your Life

It’s ironic that April is Stress Awareness Month, because as a freelancer with a calendar full of deadlines and a wedding in about seven weeks, I’ve been living almost stress free.  Enter Gabby Bernstein, who I like to call my new life coach.  A the author of “Miracles Now” and self proclaimed “Spirit Junkie,”who I’m telling you, after hearing her speak at a breakfast with Philosophy, changed my life.  I can’t stop talking about her, reading her books and practicing what she preaches.  Here’s why.

The Tequila Diet

I hate drinking.  It’s not that I don’t like catching a much need buzz from time to time, but the act of drinking alcohol just doesn’t appeal to me.  As a selective vegan (don’t put a brownie in front of my face) and someone who’s obsessed with staying fit, posioning myself through drinking just doesn’t make sense with my lifestyle. However, I’m still human.  Welcome tequila…

5 Foods That’ll Make You More Beautiful

You are what you eat.  Literally.  Giving up milk made me find my collar bone that was there, but now it’s predominate thanks to the lack of dairy (see post).  There was literally what I like to call a ‘coat of bloat’ (hot right?) lying on top.  Just like the way I decided to eliminate food for beauty, there are also foods we should be eating to enhance our beauty.  An old friend of mine, Jolene Hart, a certified beauty and health coach and author of Eat Pretty, filled me in on five essential beauty foods.