Why you need these 6 nutrients for healthy skin

A few episodes ago, Chris Masterjohn went on air on the Less Stressed Life podcast show to talk about Nutrients for Skin health.

What profoundly resonated with me was when he said: "What's going on your mouth is a window to the inside of your body."

As an integrative nutritionist, I strongly agree with this statement. It's not overly simple, but how we feel outside is a manifestation of what we feed our body and mind, so it makes sense to be very mindful of the things that we put in our bodies.

Chris talked about his journey to becoming a "vitamins and minerals geek" and touched on his experience with his skin manifesting the deficiencies his body went through. He talked about skin ailments that popped out with specific diets and how he addressed these with the right vitamins and minerals through extensive study as well as trial and error.

After experimenting with food, alcohol, and supplements he found out that these  are the six nutrients you need for healthy...

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11 Reasons Why You Should Forget About What You Know About Probiotics

I had the chance to sit down and chat with Research Microbiologist Kiran Krishnan about Probiotics in this podcast episode of the Less Stressed Life show. 

It was such an insightful discussion on microbiomes, the role of bacteria in building our immune system and how different spore-based probiotics are from conventional probiotics and here are 11 reasons why you should forget about what you know about Probiotics. 


1. Humans are walking and talking rainforest of organisms. Our bodies allow thousands of different species to cohabit and work together to ensure that we are healthy as a whole.  

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2. Mom and baby connection is a very significant factor that influences how the immune system is built up.  The exposure of a baby to the "soup of life" or organisms found in the birth canal (and sometimes poop!) influence how strong our immune systems will be.  Colostrum which comes from mom's milk helps in...

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