Tag Archives: cosmetics

How many harmful chemicals are sitting on your bathroom shelves?

January 18, 2014

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by Linda Leibl —  I am always amazed at the number of people I meet who are unaware that much of our food is toxic — full of antibiotics, hormones, artificial preservatives, pesticides, fillers, additives and dyes. While you might already be cognizant of this, what you may not know is that the same holds […]

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Quick tips for healing at home

September 5, 2013

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by Holly Reese —  If you want to live a healthier life but do not know where to begin, the following are some hints to help you get started. Go through your cleaning supplies, body products and cosmetics, and replace all the toxic chemicals with natural products. Filter your tap water, especially from chlorine and […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Spring clean your makeup

June 7, 2013

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by Stephanie Schmidt —  Spring cleaning — fun? For some of us, yes; for the rest of us, no. I understand the urge to purge as the new season rolls in, and it is so nice outside in the Arizona sun. Many of us are quick to take on certain tasks, but we may forget […]

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Detoxification for health

April 2, 2013

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by Dr. Larry Wilson —  Detoxification is the removal of waste matter from the body. Most of the waste matter is comprised of toxic chemicals and toxic metals, although other kinds of toxins are also eliminated. Detoxification is a critical bodily function that occurs 24 hours a day. You would soon die if anything went […]

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Cancer prevention starts with you

August 25, 2012

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by Dr. Frank George —  America declared war on cancer in 1971 because it was the second leading cause of death in the United States. President Richard Nixon said, “The time has come in America when the same kind of concentrated effort that split the atom and took man to the moon should be turned […]

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Tips for feeling and looking great

July 16, 2012

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by Linda Leibl —  Wouldn’t you love to look and feel great every day of your life? Admittedly, it does take some work. But the good news is, if you make a habit out of your beauty and health routines, eventually they cease to seem like such chores. Just like brushing your teeth every night […]

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Just say no to GMOs — what you need to know

April 12, 2012

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by Paula Owens —  Genetically modified (GM) foods are derived from genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are formulated in a laboratory where genes are taken from one species and inserted into another, in an attempt to obtain a desired characteristic or trait. Often referred to as Frankenfoods, GMOs are chemical-laden seeds that alter and disrupt […]

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Health updates: Food portions and MSG

February 28, 2012

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The following is information regarding food portions and avoiding monosodium glutamate. Are U.S. food portions decadent? With soaring food prices sparking protests in many countries and more than 800 million people going hungry every day worldwide, U.S. food portions are under scrutiny. Portion sizes in the United States not only exceed those in less-developed countries […]

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Are you eating toxic food dyes?

February 24, 2012

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Every year, food manufacturers pour 15 million pounds of artificial food dyes into U.S. foods — and that amount only factors in eight different varieties, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest. These dyes are so common in U.S. foods (especially kids’ foods) that parents do not think twice about serving rainbow-colored […]

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Why use organic beauty products?

February 23, 2012

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by Stephanie Schmidt —  “Whatever you put on your skin is in your liver in less than 60 seconds.” I will never forget hearing those words as I sat in Dr. Abram Ber’s office in Scottsdale, Ariz. We were discussing the fact that my sweet son has a birth defect, called hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, causing […]

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