Wisconsin winters are hard on the skin! Cold, windy days leave your skin chapped. And indoor heating further dries out your skin. Instead of adding extra layers of lotion that could contain petrochemicals or cause breakouts, you can make your own natural winter skincare products. This natural recipe is a favorite of ours. The ingredients … Read more
Winter is the time of year for grand feasts and gathering with loved ones. But it’s also the time when respiratory viruses make their rounds. As the old saying goes, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Let’s take a look at a few “power” remedies well-known for their immune-enhancing effects and … Read more
Most of us are familiar with saunas—those hot little rooms you sit in to make yourself sweat. People have been intentionally sweating it out in some way or another for much of human history. But what are the benefits of using a sauna, and is there a better way to induce sweating? Let’s take a … Read more
Maybe your Apple Watch is pestering you about sitting still for too long. Maybe your friend is beating you again in number of steps per day. Or maybe you’re on Season 3 Episode 8 and haven’t gotten off your couch since the end of Season 2. It’s time to move. But you just don’t feel … Read more
Reduce inflammation, improve skin regeneration and promote healing with this easy to make regenerative facial oil. It is good for treating damaged, normal/dry and combination skin, stretch marks, and spider veins. In a 10ml roller bottle add: 8 drops Helichrysum 6 drops Frankincense 6 drops Carrot Seed Fill with a Calendula carrier oil. Shake well before use!
Filling your plate with a lot of colors is about so much more than a nice presentation. Eating a variety of colors provides different nutrients to help boost immunity, prevent illness, reduce risk of disease, support energy levels, and support the body’s natural processes. Brianna, RD, compiled this list of colorful foods and what they can … Read more
Your immunity impacts whether you get sick (be it viral, bacterial or fungal), how sick you get, and for how long you’ll be fighting illness before you feel better. As Winter in Madison is in full swing, we want to share a few tips for supporting and strengthening your immunity so you stay well all … Read more