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An Orange A Day Can Keep the Wrinkles Away.

This article was submitted by Sophia Parmenter, a licensed esthetician on staff at Spa Gregorie’s. It’s not just for the common cold anymore… vitamin C is the anti-wrinkle super food! Our skin reflects what we eat and, applied topically, vitamin C serums and lotions can also benefit the epidermis....

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Five Course Meal to Beauty

Article by Spa Gregorie’s Esthetician Sophia Parmenter Who knew that the most radiant hair and skin aren’t always found in bottles, jars or in the beauty aisle at your local drugstore? Beauty really is skin deep when it comes from within! You can create gorgeous and glowing skin, hair...

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Health Benefits of Lemon Water

By Spa Gregorie’s Del Mar Nutritionist There are innumerable health benefits of adding lemon juice and water into your daily regime.  Lemon is an inexpensive, readily available citrus fruit, popular for its culinary and medicinal uses. Lemon juice consists of about 5% citric acid that gives a tart-like taste...

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Can a Big Breakfast Aid Weight Loss?

Starting your day with a large meal packed with both carbohydrates and lean protein, and even a small piece of chocolate, can help lessen cravings and hunger the rest of the day, which can lead to significant weight loss, research suggests.  This same research examined how sedentary, obese women lost...

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Are All Carbs Created Equally?

This is one of the most commonly asked questions during my nutrition consultations.  The simple answer to this complex question is: No.  What we want to focus on is adding carbohydrates to our diets that digest slowly.  But what does this mean exactly?  In addition to legumes, vegetables and...

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Healthful Tips for Dealing with Depression

While it’s always a good idea to seek help from a qualified professional regarding depression, it’s interesting to know that according to recent research, there is evidence of a connection between depression and low blood sugar and insulin imbalances. These same studies point out that individuals who consumed a...

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The Technology of Skincare

(reprinted from July 2002 Spa Finder Magazine) Mother nature and scientific labs have provided tremendous compounds which are found in many skincare products and treatments. You will find most of them in our treatments here at Spa Gregorie’s as well as on our shelves for your homecare. Here is...

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When it Comes to Purchasing Potatoes – Should I Buy the Colored Ones or Simple White Potatoes?

Always go for color and organic! Benefits of Colorful Potatoes:  All colorful potatoes provide carotenoids (and some also provide flavonoids) that white potatoes do not. Carotenoids and flavonoids are pigments, and according to nutritional research, they provide us with many health benefits, including cancer protection. The differences in color between...

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