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An App for Acne?

If you have acne, you know that you’d do anything to get rid of it. Scientific research has led to a mobile friendly answer that  start with something as simple as your refrigerator. Northwestern university has created a free iPhone app that uses science to help people with acne make better food choices. It uses data from a systematic analysis of peer-reviewed research studies to show people if...

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Five Places You Would Never Expect to Find Sugar!

Obviously you know your sugar is flourishing in a chocolate cake or Mocha Frap Latte but would you expect it in condiments and soup crackers? Here is a list of five places you wouldn’t picture having a plethora of sugar: Sauces – tomato, pesto, etc. Soups – canned and packaged varieties, including chicken broth Salad Dressings – especially in low-fat varieties Cold Cereal – Very few brands don’t...

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Flax Seed Versus Chia Seed?

When it boils down to it, which of the two seeds are better: Flax Seed or Chia Seed? Flax seeds have made their big debut in the nutritional scene a couple years ago, it is now found in hundreds of products such as cereal, health bars, and bread. However, chia is the new MVP. It has become famous for its effect on weight loss, diabetes, and heart health....

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Ruth Swissa Featured in CTW Magazine in Honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

Ruth Swissa’s Connect to Wellbeing magazine feature in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Ruth Swissa is Considered “Celebrity’s First Choice”

Considered “Celebrity’s First Choice”, please take a moment to browse through our modest repertoire of celebrity-approved testimonials. Ruth Swissa is industry preferred because of our completely confidential work ethic and remarkably natural results. Due to the rules of HIPAA and our customer loyalty, keep in mind this is not a complete list of celebrity clients here.

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Watch Ruth Swissa on KTLA Channel 5 for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Watch this segment of Ruth Swissa on KTLA CW5 (aired 10/5/14) in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Are Hand Dryers Really As Proactive As They Look?

After washing your hands in a public restroom, the ethical option would be to use the electric powered hand dryer installed along the bathroom wall instead of tree-falling paper towels. Although this option may benefit mother nature, the population’s health may be at risk. After testing the effects of hand dryers, the results show that hand dryers (especially “jet-air dryers”), actually spread germs around public restrooms. Scientists implemented...

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Do Plant Based Waters Add Up Nutritionally?

All the trend and hurrah is surrounding the plant-based water products — but beneath all the commercialized logos and 3d rendered imaging, does plant based water really benefit us nutritionally? We shall break down the logistics product by product: Coconut Water: This plant-based water is by far the best selling water alternative. After a tough workout, one may reach for a coconut water as a health-infused beverage. However, coconut water lacks...

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Getting Sick Around the Holiday Season is No Anomaly

You’ve probably wondered why is it that you always develop a sniffle or dry cough around the holiday time? Many theories claim it’s the temperature change and so on. However, the one leading cause of holiday season sickness is holiday stress! The pressures of finding perfect presents, booking flights, cooking dinners, etc. builds up elevates your cortisol levels. High cortisol translates to low immunity. Here are some simple ways...

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Hot Tub Consensus

During the chilled winter months, there’s a heat-seeking tendency in all of us. Hot tubs are not just associated with relaxation, post-gym therapy and socializing, but bacteria and waterborne diseases too. That is, not all hot tubs pose a health risk, but it is important to know when not to climb into a hot tub. Expert Jonathan Yoder, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,...