January 29, 2020

Current research suggests that it takes about 8 weeks on average to create a new habit.

Of course there are many individual factors that can influence this duration, while some people are able to create new habits in as little as 18 days.

Habits are defined as regular te...

August 7, 2019

Omega-3 fatty acids, particularly EPA and DHA, play a significant role in reducing inflammation in the body (acne is an inflammatory condition) & provide our body with the precursors to our hormones, including the ones that affect our skin like estrogen and testosteron...

July 31, 2019

Intuitive eating vs. macro tracking, which is better? 

If you follow me on instagram @marissaliana, A lot of you guys know that I’ve recently made the switch to intuitive eating after tracking macros religiously for 4 years. Macro tracking is different from calorie coun...

July 23, 2019

Top 5 reasons you NEED probiotics in your life:

Last week I shared a video on my Instagram highlights of the 5 reasons you NEED probiotics in your life. Today, I wanted to relay that information in blog format so you have a chance to read the content as well. 

To begin,...

March 28, 2019

Your skin is your largest organ on your body and is considered a detoxification organ. The health of your skin is therefore an outward indicator of what is going on internally. 

It is for this reason that I feel passionately about taking a natural and holistic approach...

February 26, 2019

Why eating high fat will not be detrimental to your heart health. (️Heart month awareness/appreciation post).

The photo below illustrates guidelines which closely resemble the recommendations for a 'heart healthy diet'. As you can see, these recommendations place a larg...