Suppose I told you that there’s a tea pot orbiting the sun, called the Cosmic Tea Pot, somewhere between the earth and mars. And that the location of the Cosmic Tea Pot, in relation to the earth and mars, affects your skin. Using my elaborate tea pot charts I can tell you which
If you have acne, you should try taking zinc. That much is clear from the research done over the past 4 decades. Research shows people with acne have lower levels of zinc than people with clear skin, and that supplementing can reduce acne by 50%. In this post I’ll go over these,
Accutane is to the holistic acne treatment folk what Monsanto is the organic folk: pure unadulterated evil that can do no good. The drug is universally demonized in the natural health community, and hot on the heels are lawyers eager to scare people into signing up for a class action
Ideas are like roads. Using roads you can get to places, but in order to get to your destination, you have to choose the correct roads. Ideas are much the same. Ideas lead to actions that lead to results. Good ideas lead to resourceful actions and eventually to positive results. Conse
So you are considering using turmeric for acne? Perhaps you’ve heard it can help, or even read positive reviews from other acne sufferers. This is well and good, but most pages talking about using turmeric only tell you a part of the story. You may have read that several dozen s
Pseudosciences are in many ways like cargo cults. When observed from afar they seem to have all the trappings of legitimacy. Astrologers, as an example, have their own professional associations and journals. Over the hundreds of years astrology has accumulated an impressive amount of
A study just published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics shows acne patients eat more sugar and junk food than people with clear skin. Dr. Jennifer Burris and colleagues from Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and New York University polle
Cold water steeping is a new and popular way to make tea in Taiwan, especially during the summer months. In this post we’ll explore the antioxidant and health properties of cold water steeped tea and how they compare to traditionally prepared tea. We’ll also go over studie
Getting a bit cheeky with the title there, but on to the very serious business that is this short post. The Point of Inquiry podcast recently interviewed Dr. Paul Offit regarding his latest book Do you Believe in Magic?: The Sense and Nonsense of Alternative Medicine (affiliate link).
Please note that I'm not a doctor or qualified health care professional. I do my best to use credible sources, but medical research is complex and I can't guarantee the information on this site is error-free. So you should take this as entertainment and not as medical information.