While I’m not that impressed by the power of six glasses of water/day, I am in awe of the value of oatmeal. There are literally hundreds of peer-reviewed, published studies that demonstrate the benefits of oatmeal, both inside and out. As part of a breakfast, fiber rich oatmeal is low in sodium, fat free and can lower cholesterol. And its not just for breakfast. I use it in meatballs, meatloaf, muffins, quick breads and of course cookies.
In skin care, oatmeal is a superhero. It’s high in anti-oxidents, can reduce inflammation and is a terriffic moisturizer that never leaves your skin oily. You can make an effective face mask by blending one tablespoon of oatmeal with an egg white for oily skin or with an yolk for dry complexions. Oatmeal is used … Continue Reading… →
Its hard to pick up a newpaper or magazine without reading of another celebrity who credits her good looks to-wait for it- drinking plenty of water. For example Kim Kardashian has admitted to extensive laser hair removal (” hey, I’m Armeanian”) and posted photos of her post- Botox bruises. Yet in an interview she credits her luminous skin and incredible body to drinking water.
Now I have nothing against water but its not the fountain of youth. I drink it every day and in fact I especially like Poland Spring water which is from a real spring and not just filtered reservoir water. And I can understand that iconic beauties don’t want to reveal their use of Botox, fillers, lasers or even IPL. But … Continue Reading… →