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does aloe vera gel contain real aloe?
Does Your Aloe Vera Gel Really Contain Aloe?

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Bloomberg News did some interesting investigative journalism recently. They hired a lab to test for aloe in the most popular, mass produced aloe vera gel products -- including those sold by Wal-Mart, Target ...

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butternut squash recipe
Introducing the Butternut Squash! (Recipe Included)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Fall is here! Which means that it's the best time to add hearty soups and healthy winter squash back into our diets. We are going to do both here with a recipe for butternut squash soup. Butternut squash sou...

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becoming a cancer thrivor by putting your health firstg
Thriving, Part 5. Become a Cancer Thrivor by Putting Your Health First

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Becoming a Cancer Thrivor by Putting Your Health First is the last in my 5-part blog series called The Thriving Series. We are nearing the end of October, which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In this 5-pa...

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best diet to fight skin problems
Best Diet to Fight Your Skin Problems

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Use the best diet to fight skin problems and build healthy skin from the inside out with foods that are also good for your entire body. In my dermatology medical practice, I treat skin problems like acne, ro...

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pregnancy stretch marks explained
Pregnancy Stretch Marks and Treatment Explained

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Stretch marks are called stria distensae. When they happen during pregnancy they are called stria gravidarum. Over half of all pregnant women will develop stretch marks on either their abdomen, hips, thighs ...

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skincare facts you should know
Skin Care Facts You Should Know

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Skin care facts you should know are often confused with the embellished skin care fiction promoted in advertisements. Skin care is an important of your personal care routine. That means it is important to se...

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Miso don't boil it
Miso: Don't Boil It (Recipe Included)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Miso: don't boil it because this nutritional powerhouse is fermented and you want it live! Once you understand what makes miso such a nutritional bonanza, you will understand why I say to never boil miso. Mi...

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soaking and sprouting grains and seeds
The Power of Soaking & Sprouting Grains & Seeds (Recipe Included!)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

No matter who you are or where your ancestors came from, I bet someone in your family lineage once soaked and sprouted their grains and seeds before cooking. It was not only a common practice, but it was als...

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what to do when dairy isn't an option
What To Do When Dairy Isn't An Option

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Do you know what to do when dairy isn't an option and you still want that creamy taste? In all of my years of cooking for clients (and myself), the most difficult and common challenge I have found is finding...

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Do you have Pityrosporum folliculitis?
Top 5 Villains That Will Spark an Acne Break Out

By Cynthia Bailey MD

We’ve all had it, hated it and tried to beat it. It seems to flare up at the worst of times.  Acne – the bane of teenage skin that, for some, it persists well into adulthood. As a dermatologist, we have all ...

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how to cook beans for the most nutrition
Beans: The Protein to Ensure Health & Energy (Recipe Included!)

By Cynthia Bailey MD

  Anyone trying to eat a healthy, mostly plant-based diet has to be mindful of getting enough daily protein and beans are a great source. It's a also a challenge for a vegetarian who is willing to include eg...

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30 day healthy skin diet
30 Day Dietary Challenge for Your Health and Complexion

By Cynthia Bailey MD

Slowly changing your daily intake of foods and beverages toward more fruits and veggies and less sugar and "bad" fats is the single most important dietary change you can make. It's good for your body and you...

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