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The Benefits of Grass-Fed Tallow for the Skin

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The Benefits of Grass-Fed Tallow for the Skin

The benefits of using grass-fed beef tallow are still unknown by many. Using tallow as a skin care product may appear less popular but it is the most compatible fat for human skin. Grass-fed cows produce the most nourishing fat. This fat is rich in fat soluble vitamins A, D, E, K2, conjugated linoleic acid- highly anti-inflammatory, B vitamins, palmitoleic acid- an antimicrobial fat, omega 3s and omega 6s- crucial for healthy skin. Grass fed tallow can: soothe and heal various skin conditions can smooth out lines moisturize deep within the layers of the skin antifungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory absorbs into...

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Dear Skin, I'm sorry

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Dear Skin, I'm sorry

Dear Skin,

I'm sorry I abused you for for so many years.

Nobody told me that harsh chemical cleansers strip essential oils off of you, making you produce excess oil to compensate for the onslaught, leading to more skin problems.

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The Issue With Supplements

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The Issue With Supplements

It may seem ironic to be writing an article about issues with supplements, given that I created an online supplement shop and take supplements regularly.  But I believe it is worth making the distinction between synthetic supplements and carefully selected food-grade supplements. The supplement industry is often unregulated. This means that companies are able to make claims, manufacture and sell supplements even when the supplements have little to zero efficacy. In fact, a large percentage of all supplements on the market today are either ineffective, a placebo, or worse- dangerous. In this study researchers discovered that supplements did not promote a...

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Move slowly for fast results

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Move slowly for fast results

I wrote a post on an old blog I created, The Four Pillars of Health, called Move Slowly for Fast Results. It's a thorough explanation of the workout philosophy we implement at our facility. Move slowly for fast results You have probably seen people in gyms thrusting weights up and down, spending long hours doing multiple sets several days a week. But moving weights quickly is an inefficient way of stimulating muscle growth and can also make people more prone to injury, wreaking havoc on their joints and tendons and making it more likely for them to have a set-back from...

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Detox or Deprivation?

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Detox or Deprivation?

'Detox' has become quite the buzzword. As a personal exercise instructor, I get a lot of questions from clients regarding which 'detox' or 'cleanse' I like best. The question I ask is: what are you hoping to achieve? Is it weight loss? Better sleep? Healthier skin? A better functioning digestive system? More energy? If the answer is yes to any of these, read on. Studies have shown that detox diets fail more often than not and many people actually gain weight coming off a detox because of the initial gorging it can promote. There is also little evidence that foods...

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