By Elizabeth DeRosa of Finding the Way Integrative Nutrition Health Coach & Author Tips to Help You Navigate the Grocery Store Trying to choose healthy foods while navigating the grocery store can be confusing and overwhelming. Here are my top 10 tips for a successful trip. Eating healthier “whole” foods increases your intake of necessary vitamins, minerals, … Continue reading Take control of your diet with these healthy shopping tips
OK, so it’s been two weeks since the New Year, and studies say that 80% of New Year’s resolutions have already gone bust. It leaves us begging the question, “what’s the point,” right? At Kari Gran we are always talking about change, evolution, and education—particularly in the area of health and beauty. That said, we … Continue reading Kari Gran’s New Year’s Resolution You Can Live With.
“Cleansing oil on my face? Are you kidding?” I know, it’s a strange concept, especially if, like me, you were raised on the Seventeen Magazine theory of squeaky clean skin. Sorry to break it to you but the only thing that squeaky clean does for skin is strip it of its natural moisture—leaving it thirsty … Continue reading This Winter Trade Your Moisture Zapping Cleanser in for Kari Gran Cleansing Oil and Get Gorgeous
Then doesn't logic say more is better? Not if you've got a bad case of status cosmeticus, not to be confused with status cosmetics! If you are using too many products on your skin, frankly, your epidermis gets a bit confused. What's a girl (or boy) to do? Take a skin-cation. A skin-what? Maybe it's … Continue reading If a little bit is good….
In the interest of full disclosure, I am not a lover of vegetables. My best friend thinks I'm mad, she can't get enough. Don't get me wrong, I know they are so good for me. At the end of the day, they aren't at the top of my list. Enter the green drink. I like … Continue reading My Daily Insurance Policy
I’d like to take a minute to talk about essential oils vs. synthetic fragrance. I’ve been giving this a good amount of thought, and I think a good way to describe the big difference between the two is by using the lovely rose as an example. It’s been my experience that many shy away from … Continue reading Just because it smells good, it may not be good for you.
Years ago, I started to take notice of what was on my food labels. Generally, it made sense to me that garbage in equals garbage out. Whole foods, not to be confused with "food-like" products just made me feel better overall. I am still guilty of the occasional food coma (in my case generally brought … Continue reading The Naughty List (Well, that’s what I like to call it)