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Achieving Radiant Skin Naturally: Holistic Acne Treatment

Most alternative medicine practitioners believe that skin is a reflection of one's overall health, and as a holistic health consultant, I have generally found this to be true. While there may be other contributing factors such as genetics, changing hormone levels, lack of sleep and stress, most cases of acne (especially in teenagers and young adults) can be controlled with proper diet and supplementation. Read on to discover which nutrients and lifestyle adjustments will transform your complexion into a radiant canvas that glows from within.  Dietary ChangesWe've all heard the saying "you are what you eat", and when you're trying to improve your skin health, dietary changes can make a difference. When high-glycemic index foods are eliminated from the diet, the impact on skin health is significant and swift. The link between dairy...

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Herbal Education: Licorice Root

Halloween is coming, and with all the types of candy that are consumed during its observance, few are as polarizing and controversial as classic black licorice. Most people have a very strong opinion about licorice, they either love it or hate it! Nowadays, that familiar licorice flavor is usually replicated by the similarly flavored anise seed or artificial flavorings, but you can still get genuine licorice candy — you just have to be a label reader! Let's learn more about the healing properties of Licorice herb, what you learn may change your opinion about this traditional treat! Licorice root has long been used as a flavoring and sweetener in candies and beverages, and its historical herbal use dates back centuries. The root of the licorice plant, Glycyrrhiza...

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