I recently saw a friend in London who is minefield of information on all things holistic and healthy. I make sure I always have pen and paper ready when I see her because she gives me so many ideas to google…
She introduced me to the famed Dr. Catherine Kousmine (1904-1992), – a Russian (her family was well-to-do and fled the country during the Russian revolution) scientist based in Switzerland who believed in nutrition-based medicine. Dr. Catherine Kousmine devoted her life to medical research in Switzerland, with special interest in the effects of food on overall health, and cancer and disease prevention. Continue reading →
Economizing can bite into your Botox budget but you can get plumper skin by eating a few stalks of celery a day. Celery is rife with a magical mineral called silica. This mineral helps the firmness and structure of your skin and makes nails and hair stronger. Because our food is being grown in mineral-depleted soil (thanks to chemicals, fertilizers etc) we are gaining fewer minerals from our food.
Celery is one of the Dirty Dozen of foods grown naturally that are most vulnerable to absorbing chemicals. Therefore, it is essential that you buy organic. Continue reading →