I had terrible acne growing up. After years of trying different products and health habits, these are my tips for getting rid of acne, based on what worked for me. Change your diet. Drink water, cut out dairy, and eat foods rich in anti-oxidants. Water will keep your skin hydrated and help your body flush out toxins … Continue reading How to get clear skin and keep it that way
Vegans are typically health-conscious individuals who, after cutting meat and dairy products from their diet, also choose to eliminate highly processed foods from their diets, even if those food products are vegan (like Spicy Sweet Doritos, for example). The benefits of following a healthy vegan diet (it's okay to cheat on your diet with vegan guilty … Continue reading Vegan Side Effects: Healthy Brain & Healthy Heart
The world has changed a lot since 2011, a time when being vegan/vegetarian meant you were forced to stick to the appetizer and sides menus at restaurants. In 2017, nearly every restaurant I go to has at least one meatless entree item and choices that accommodate the dairy-free. When I went to this restaurant called … Continue reading Looking at the Menu
If you asked me what I thought about yoga three years ago my answer would've been about the people who I think do yoga, gurus and Hollywood starlets, not about yoga itself. In 2014, my best friend texted me a link to a Bikram Yoga (aka yoga in a really hot room) Groupon for unlimited yoga sessions … Continue reading Yoga and me
This is by far the best guac I've ever tried (it's my mother's Honduran recipe). Be careful when making this, you may never want any other type of guac again! Ingredients you'll need for a party of one or a party of four: 1 slice of avocado (4 slices) 3 cilantro leaves (12 leaves) 1/2 a tomato … Continue reading Mayan Guac – 5 Minute Recipe
A pescatarian differs from the standard omnivorous diet in that they eat fish but do not eat meat, a vegetarian doesn't eat meat but eats animal products, and a vegan neither eats animals nor animal products. Vegan: no animals, no animal byproducts. This means meat, poultry, fish, dairy, broth, etc are off limits. A vegan cannot eat a … Continue reading A Vegan, a Vegetarian, and a Pescatarian walk into a restaurant, What can they eat?
Here are some basic tips for new runners from a non-professional, clumsy runner with 9 years of running experience. Enjoy! Number 1. Your running shoes. You need to get yourself some light-weight running shoes that will support whatever type of arch your foot has or doesn't have. I recommend New Balance running shoes. I've had the same pair of … Continue reading 5 Tips for New Runners