Eating to support blood sugar balance is one of the most powerful things you can do for your health! Insulin resistance, weight gain, prediabetes, and diabetes are AVOIDABLE for most people who take a proactive approach to their health.
Do you follow a healthy diet and exercise but still can’t seem to reach or maintain your goal weight?
It’s actually very common. Even though diet and exercise will always be important for weight management, there are other factors at play.
Sun Safety: Vitamin D
Vitamin D is known as the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because your body NEEDS sunlight to make it. When UVB rays from the sun hit your skin, your cells convert cholesterol into vitamin D.
Vitamin D deficiency is a huge problem, and many people have low levels without even knowing it. Here’s a non-exhaustive list of things your body uses vitamin D for...
Swimming with sunscreen? While we definitely want to prevent sunburns and skin damage, we also want to minimize our exposure to toxic chemicals. Just think about what’s in the mix if you’re swimming in a chlorinated pool while wearing a chemical sunscreen.
On top of the potential hormone disrupting chemicals in the sunscreen, chlorine can cause…
I get asked the sunscreen question a lot. Sun safety is important.
While it’s critical to avoid sunburns and excessive exposure to the sun, we also want to minimize the risks associated with chemicals present in many popular sunscreen products. I have some recommendations about how to choose a sunscreen below, but here’s why sunscreen matters...