What's the Deal with MTHFR? And Why Should I Care?

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Unless you've been living in a cave in the Galapagos for the last 3 years, you've probably heard the letters MTHFR being bandied about in the wellness stratosphere but this can all be very confusing unless you have a PhD. in Genomics.  It…
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Beauty Rituals by the Moon Phase

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I don't know about you but the moon affects me greatly.  I am more emotional by the light of the full moon (sometimes positively, sometimes not) and when I respect the phases of the moon I notice a rhythm in my own life; projects that I…
the skinny on adaptogens

The Skinny on Adaptogens

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In these days of stress and our "go go go" lifestyles oftentimes we need a little help to make it over the hurdles.   We all know the power of eating a high quality nutrient dense diet full of vegetables, fruits, pastured, high quality…
30-days of journaling

1Month of Journaling: The DD 30-Day Challenge

Here at The Detox Diva we are doing something different this year!  In 2016 I have decided to challenge myself to try something new and positive for 30 days at a time.  In these 30 days I will decide whether that challenge will…

Using Functional Medicine for Health Alchemy

Functional Medicine is one of the pillars of my practice and, these days, it is getting a lot of press.  With The Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Mark Hyman opening a burgeoning functional medicine program it is becoming much more mainstream. Of…

Get "Glow"ing Skin in 2016 Giveaway

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It's 4 days until Christmas and The Detox Diva wants to give one lucky beauty a gift of glowing skin in 2016 all with the highest quality, natural, obviously non-toxic, but highly effective ingredients. Glow Skincare, my favorite bespoke…
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Is Your Diet Written All Over Your Face?

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Have you ever woken up after a night of boozing and wondered from where that pimple in the middle of your forehead came or of the bags under the bags under your eyes moved in permanently or even if that puffy rosy face was there all along?…
why the media should stay out of Nutrition

Coke Causes Insanity : Why the Media Should Stay Out of Nutrition Hype

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I believe the media needs to stay the hell out of educating (or mis-educating) the public...   Total geek out alert!  This is going to be VERY science-y.   Ok, so you all know that I tend to bristle when the media…
Body Melt Salt Scrub

Bliss Out Recipe: Salt Scrub Bath Melts

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  The other day I was perusing a few of my favorite luxury organic skincare boutiques for well, whatever was new in a pretty package and I happened upon the bath section. I will tell you that I am a sucker for anything I can scrub, soak…
Daily Self-Care Rituals

10 Self-Care Rituals for Vibrant Health

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Upon meeting with a client, be it remotely or in person, we talk, at length about the importance of establishing a consistent practice of daily self-care rituals every day and, in some cases, send them self-care journals to further…