Nov 052013
 
Leeks

Many people are unfamiliar with leeks, their nutrition value, or how to include them in a healthy diet.  I’ve always thought they look like scallions on steroids!   Leeks have a mild onion taste, and are part of the allium family, along with garlic, onions, shallots and scallions, so they have many of the same nutritional […]

Dec 122011
 
Chemical Peels

What are chemical peels, and do I need one? The chemical peel is one of the oldest cosmetic procedures in the world, and was performed in ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome to help people achieve smoother, more beautiful skin. Today chemical facial peels are popular because they offer nearly immediate results without surgery, and with […]