Entries by Dr Susanne

Beware of Toxins in Mineral Make-up

Cosmetic mineral powders are labeled as “all natural” for their unique granulated formulations. They provide nice, even coverage, do not absorb into the skin as much, and are labeled as synthetic and irritant-free. While it’s always best to choose the best natural make-up solution for your skin, the make-up industry is not regulated closely by […]

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Land Paddling for Upper Body

Imagine a surfboard on wheels. It’s a bit like skateboarding right? Now imagine incorporating the upper body work out from a sport like canoeing, and you’ve got an activity done by people all over Hawaii and even out here in the streets of Los Angeles—land paddling. Land paddling is classified as a “board sport” like […]

Pomegranates: The Healing Superfood

The use of pomegranates dates back to biblical times, when the Babylonians regarded them as mediums for resurrection, and the Persians believed their seeds instilled invincibility on the battlefield. All aspects of the fruit from its fleshy leaves to its thick rind are rife with rich, bioactive compounds that make it highly nutritious. Past clinical […]

Under the Sea at the Aquarium of the Pacific

Your week is over, and now it is time to scoop up the kids and have a little fun. While it is often hard to find venues that are both inexpensive and adventurous, the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific is a perfect place to visit, filled with nature and discovery that the whole family […]

Where is the Beef? In Idaho!

The harrowing process of meat production in the United States has been hotly debated for many years. While some Americans choose to strike all meat and dairy products from their diets, others devour it with reckless abandon. There are those though, who enjoy beef, but would rather have the meat free of pesticides and antibiotics […]

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Robert Redford: Actor, Director, Conservationist

Robert Redford, the dashing, 1970’s heart throb of Sundance fame has turned more than a few heads in his time. While the actor and director has received numerous awards of achievement for his contribution to the arts, not many people are aware of his gallant philanthropic efforts for environmental advocacy, wildlife and nature conservation. Before […]

Whole Body Vibration: The Ten Minute Workout

What if you could build muscle mass, improve your balance, enhance blood circulation, and elevate bone mineral density from working out only ten minutes a day? Working out alone requires a lot of energy and a good amount of time. However, a technique called Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is a far more beneficial way to […]

Detox the Body: Bathing for Better Health

Bathing is as essential as anything we do as humans, yet baths frequently get overlooked in any list of healing habits. When prepared for and taken properly, a bath can relieve your toxic load — as well as mental and emotional stress — easily and at very little expense. The bath is your missing tool […]

Ice Skating By The Sea

While the chances of a pond in Santa Monica freezing over this time of year are slim, the buzzing beach city has opened up its annual ice skating rink on the corner of 5th and Arizona near the Third Street Promenade. What a great way to ring in the holiday season! The annual return of […]