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Clean Makeup with Vapour Beauty Co-Founder Krysia Boinis

What is the toxic exposure in makeup? In the second of three episodes on clean beauty, we chat with a pioneer in clean beauty and co-founder of Vapour Beauty, Krysia Boinis. A breast cancer survivor, Krysia discusses why she started a non-toxic deodorant company and her own line of all natural cosmetic products. In this eye-opening discussion, you’ll hear what’s actually in conventional makeup and why you might want to change what you buy.

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Clean Beauty with Skincare Company Founder Indie Lee

It’s not only what we eat but what we put onto our skin that’s important for our health. After all, skin is our body’s largest organ. In this episode, which is 1 of 3 episodes we’re dedicating to the topic of clean beauty, we chat with the founder of the clean, eco-chic skincare line, Indie Lee. After a successful surgery to remove a brain tumor in 2009, Indie embarked on a new journey to create a clean beauty collection dedicated to inspiring and empowering others to be mindful about what they put on their skin. It’s quite shocking what you might be putting on your skin.

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Heart Disease: Prevention and Reversal with Diet

Diet matters in heart disease says Dr. Joel Kahn, MD, FACC, also known as “America’s Healthy Heart Doc”, who is interviewed in this episode. A practicing cardiologist, professor, author and the first physician in the world to certify in metabolic cardiology, Dr. Kahn discusses the role of diet in the prevention and reversal of heart disease. Later in the episode, he is joined by Energybits Founder and CEO, Catharine Arnston, to talk about the health benefits of microalgae for heart health.

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