Winter Trilogy 1/3: Foods and Nutrition for Acne Skin

Winter Trilogy 1/3: Foods and Nutrition for Acne Skin
Whether you are seeking an acne cleanse diet for the winter, or solutions to improve your winter skin, you will find some ideas of what should you place in your pantry in this winter. Speaking of winter… Introducing “Winter Trilogy” Photo by Vladimir Agafonkin Happy winter time, everyone! Well, this may not be a “happy” time ...

TCM 101: Natural Remedies for Acne Skin

TCM 101: Natural Remedies for Acne Skin
Photo from Ping Ming Health If you are seeking natural remedies for acne, you might want to look at the practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which advocates the unity of external environment, body and mind, and which believes in our body’s amazing self-healing capability.  Influenced by Taoism, TCM not only provides natural remedies for acne, ...

Acne Diet Program: My Two-Month Acne Diet Journey Revisited

Acne Diet Program: My Two-Month Acne Diet Journey Revisited
Photo from LifeHack I started my Acne Diet Program called Acne No More on September 13 and finished the last liver detox on November 6, which marked the end of my experiment, just before I went to a 10-day meditation retreat. The vegetarian meals I had for 10 days at the meditation center was a ...

Acne Diet Program – Second-time Liver Detox 2

Acne Diet Program - Second-time Liver Detox
How time flies. My acne cure program has almost come to the end. I am so happy that I have come thus far and learned a lot in the journey. As promised, this is an update for my second liver detox experiment (check out my first liver detox, if you haven’t!). My second time of ...

What Happens When Foods Become Medicines?

What Happens When Foods Become Medicines?
How did you spend your Food Day on October 24? As I mentioned back then, I was going to attend a local panel discussion called “Food As Medicine” here in Boston; and, as promised, here is my update! The panel was co-hosted by Community Servings of Jamaica Plain and Harvard Law School’s Center for Health ...

Acne Diet Program – Liver Detox (2/2) 8

Acne Diet Program - Liver Detox (2/2)
Welcome back to the second half of the liver detox journey with me. In the first half of liver detox series, I discussed the basic but important preparation work before the liver detox day, as setting the foundation properly for liver detox is just as important as conducting liver detox itself. If you haven’t, check ...

Happy Food Day, Everyone!

Happy Food Day, Everyone!
What is Food Day? Do you know that today, October 24, 2013, is Food Day in the US? In case you are not familiar with this, Food Day is “a nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food”, according to Food Day’s website. It is national movement to generate more public awareness ...

Acne Diet Program – Liver Detox (1/2)

Acne Diet Program - Liver Detox (1/2)
How did you like my juice cleanse experience I shared with you last time? Have you begun your juice cleanse yet? If yes, I hope you had a great experience. If not, well, I hope you will not be scared by this more extreme form of detox below, which, as a matter of fact, can ...

Beauty Sleep: When Science Meets Tradition 2

Beauty Sleep: When Science Meets Tradition
As I was browsing on the web today, I came across “The Latest Sleep Science on Skin“. What excited me most was how the “latest” sleep science echoes back to what had already been documented in Traditional Chinese Medicine over 2,000 years ago. And I’ll explain more in this post… Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) focuses on the ...

Acne Diet Program – Three-Day Juice Cleanse Experience 2

Acne Diet Program – Three-Day Juice Cleanse Experience
Last week, I mentioned I would like to share with you my juice cleanse experience in more details this Sunday. So, let’s crack on! What I had As I mentioned in the previous post, getting into juice cleanse does not and should not happen suddenly. Rather, there should be a transitional stage. For me, I ...