alternative/holistic medicine, eczema, food and nutrition, my journey, sugar, women's health

medicinal ideologies: western, eastern, modern, traditional

Something that has always fascinated me has been the underlying ideologies behind medicine of different regions/cultures, be it modern western science, naturopathic medicine (which can blend a lot of the holistic and western medicine practices), traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurveda, or yoga. As western medicine is the most familiar, I will talk about that briefly at… Continue reading medicinal ideologies: western, eastern, modern, traditional

eczema, food and nutrition, sugar

skin deep it’s not so sweet: all about sugar

[For background context: I am currently still interning with EChO-Eradicate Childhood Obesity Foundation, and so I spend a lot of time thinking about and researching sugars]. Ask anyone- I love sweets. I'm pretty indiscriminate about what types (though I tend to prefer baked goods to pure candy). At either rate, one thing I have worried… Continue reading skin deep it’s not so sweet: all about sugar