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Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 30

Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 30

Day 30 – Healthy Skin for Life, Incorporating the Challenge Components into Daily Living The Healthy Skin Challenge is coming to a close. How well did you do? Were you able to incorporate some small changes into your diet and lifestyle to support healthy skin? I hope so, and I hope that your skin and YOU look and feel fabulous. Below is a recap of the components of the challenge: Day 1 – Feed your skin with Fabulous Phytonutrients! Day 2 – Eat a Rainbow Day 3 – Focus on Crucifers Day 4 – Healthy Fats for a Healthy Glow Day 5...

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Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 29

Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 29

Day 29 – Organization, the Key to Success In keeping with the challenge from yesterday, let’s talk more about what is keeping you from doing all the healthy things you know you should do. For so many, organization is where they fall apart. There is no question that our society makes it very easy to eat unhealthy, processed fast foods and to live a sedentary lifestyle. As busy people we can easily fall out of line and back into bad habits because we simply run out of time to do the right thing. Organization is the key to success! With some thoughtful...

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Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 28

Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 28

Day 28 – Mind over Matter, moving past mental blocks to change How is everyone doing with the #healthyskinchallenge? We have presented a lot of information about making changes to your diet and lifestyle to help you have the best skin and overall health possible. That being said, change is hard! Sometimes we know exactly what we should be doing, yet we can’t seem to make ourselves do it. If you are having a hard time incorporating the tips and dietary changes we have suggested into your daily routine, maybe you need some support. Here are some ideas for moving from the...

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Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 27

Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 27

Day 27 – To Supplement or Not? Dietary supplements are big business. There people who sit strongly on either side of the debate to supplement or not. I’m going to weigh in on this controversial subject as a clinical nutritionist and would love to hear from all of you about your feelings on the subject here in this forum. In my opinion, the most important thing to remember is that each person has a unique set of needs and lifestyle circumstances which need to be considered. I feel that most individuals who eat a healthy, whole foods based diet can meet most of...

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Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 26

Healthy Skin Challenge: Day 26

Day 26 – Exercise is good for your skin! There are tons of ways that exercise helps to keep our bodies and minds healthy, but did you know that exercise actually helps your skin to age more slowly? Recent research done at McMaster University in Ontario confirmed that exercise is good for our skin too, especially as we age. Researchers found that after age 40, men and woman who exercised more frequently had thinner and healthier stratum corneums and dermis layers in the skin (closer in composition to 20 and 30 year olds), even at age 65!  Although the scientists acknowledged...

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