Inside Out Skin Health

7 Key Steps to Healing Your Acne From Within

How to heal your acne for a clear complexion… that lasts? The key to clear skin lies in balancing the root causes of acne — focusing on hormonal balance, boosting digestion and gut health, supporting your liver, and calming inflammation. Here are 7 key steps to start your journey to clear skin from within! I’m so excited to collaborate with…

8 Skin-Loving Superfoods for a Naturally Glowing Complexion

Can you eat your way to healthy, radiant skin? Oh yes! It may seem too simple — or delicious! — to be true. But the fact is: the skin is a mirror that reflects internal health. We can’t forget that the skin is the body’s largest organ and that everything in the body is SO intimately connected. After years of looking to lotions and…

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Digestion ASAP

Digestion and gut health can be complicated, but there are a few simple steps you can take to improve your digestion right now… even if dinner’s almost ready! Proper digestion is soooo important to your body’s overall health and wellbeing. Did I add enough “o”s there to make my point? One more? OK: it’s sooooo important. I mean, it’s how we get…

Why These 6 Foods Make You Look and Feel 10 Years Older

The skin is a mirror that reflects everything going on behind the scenes, inside our bodies. And so the same foods that have us feeling a decade older make us look it as well.  What if the key to slowing the signs of aging isn’t in some fancy new French serum or laser treatment but on your dinner plate? Well…

So What’s The Deal With Collagen? What Is It & Is It Worth The Hype?

There’s been A LOT of talk about collagen in recent years, with new collagen-containing products popping up left and right. So you may be wondering: what is collagen and are the health benefits worth all the hype? (Spoiler: yes!) You may have noticed that collagen products are just about everywhere these days. And its collagen content is one of the biggest reasons why bone…

The 4 Keys to a Healthy Gut Microbiome

The bacteria living in the GI tract or “gut microbiome” are so critically important to a healthy body and mind. And it doesn’t take much to maintain a healthy gut microbiome — start with these 4 simple steps! This post is sponsored by Kyo-Dophilus though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I only partner with companies that I wholeheartedly believe…

How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar to Improve Digestion

Apple cider vinegar is a powerful natural remedy for heartburn and indigestion. Let’s take a closer look at why this simple remedy works, and how you can use apple cider vinegar to naturally get rid of heartburn, reduce belly bloat and gas, and generally improve digestion. Do you ever wake up in the middle of the night with a heavy…

6 Health Benefits of Probiotics Beyond Digestion

Probiotics benefit the body far beyond digestion! The gut microbiome affects so many other aspects of health and wellness too, from heart health, inflammation, and immune function to mental health and vaginal pH (hey, ladies!). Note: This post is sponsored by Life Extension though all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. I only partner with companies whose products…

6 Tips to Keep Your Gut in Tip-Top Shape

This post is sponsored by iHerb, but all thoughts and opinions are of course my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support Body Unburdened and make the work I do possible! It’s all in the gut. Everywhere I look, it seems like more and more science is pointing to the importance of gut health in just about all…

Digestion 101: From Your Tongue To Your Tushie

I spent the majority of my life suffering from digestive issues. … issues that I thought were totally normal. No, really: I literally thought that everyone was walking around politely holding in their gas even though it sent shooting pains through their stomach, that everyone went days and days without going #2, that everyone would suddenly break out into sweats…

Hydration 101

Proper hydration is key for a healthy body. But how much water do we really need? Is it the same for us all? What about diuretics and electrolytes? We’re constantly being told to “drink more water!” but how much do we really need? The more nutritional therapy clients I work with, the more I realize most of us do water…

6 Foods That Protect Your Skin from Sun Damage

There’s a lot more to safe sun exposure than just sunblock and shade. Nutrition plays a crucial role in protecting skin from the damaging effects of the sun. UV radiation causes free-radical activity in the skin cells, which triggers inflammation as well cellular DNA damage (which can lead to cancer). Luckily, certain foods have powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects on the body, which help to…