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Courtney Frerichs: World Championship Silver Medalist: 3000 m Steeplechase Talks about Workout, Diet and Her Success Story

Courtney Frerichs is an American middle-distance runner from Nixa, Missouri, who specializes in steeplechase. She was placed second in steeplechase at the 2016 US Olympic Trials to qualify to represent the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics. She won the silver medal at the 2017 World Championships, becoming the seventh fastest woman in the… Read More »

Poor Diet: A Contributing Factor in Acne

Acne (pimples) are caused by bacteria and other irritants embedded underneath the skin’s oil glands and hair follicles. It is generally a result of improper hygiene and poor diet, i.e., excessive amounts of processed, fatty and fried foods, as well as dairy, meat and sugar. A healthful diet rich in natural whole foods like vegetables,… Read More »

Switching from Western diet to a balanced diet may reduce skin, joint inflammation

The secret to healthier skin and joints may reside in gut microorganisms. A study led by UC Davis Health researchers has found that a diet rich in sugar and fat leads to an imbalance in the gut’s microbial culture and may contribute to inflammatory skin diseases such as psoriasis. The study, published in the Journal… Read More »