Blog — alcohol

let's discuss alcohol.

Anna Smither-Semon

Tags alcohol, dryskin, happyhour, healthy, minirules, trynewthings

let's discuss alcohol.

There's no denying that alcohol plays a major role in the life of most American adults. Occasional drinking has been said to improve health, but frequent binging at happy hour with co-workers doesn't.   Drinking in excess can also put you at risk for certain cancers, diabetes, and liver disease, among other grim conditions. Aside from the serious dangers of drinking too much, there are also a number of other not-so-pleasant effects, including lousy moods, crazy sugar cravings, excess calories, liver fat, poor sleep habits, and foggy concentration. Not to mention, all alcohol is dehydrating, which means dull, dry aging skin.  ...


find your balance in food.

Anna Smither-Semon

Tags alcohol, alkalinefoods, allergies, balance, balancedmeals, bloodsugar, caffeine, calories, carbs, food, mood

find your balance in food.

ever wonder why you feel so fantastic on a cleanse? once you get over the sugar, caffeine, and alcohol withdrawals, you feel as if you hit the reset button with your body: light, cheery and renewed. so what can we do to maintain that open, uplifted, energized, and balanced feeling we achieve through our eating habits?   It is no secret that what we eat affects the way that we feel day to day. A vibrant variety of fruits and vegetables, nuts + seeds, and appropriate sizes of proteins + fats will offer us ample energy and vitality. these foods...