Health and Beauty Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing

Carla Hernandez, Wise Roots Nutrition, Acne, Skincare, Nutrition, Holistic

Wouldn’t it be awesome to not NEED to moisturize your body? Can you imagine having smooth skin naturally, just relying on diet and simple body care techniques? It’s definitely possible. Six years ago I had the flakiest, driest skin. I constantly had lotion or heavy duty hand moisturizer with me to keep my skin from […]

Histamine Intolerance, Fermented Foods and Acne

Carla Hernandez, Wise Roots Nutrition, Acne, Skincare, Nutrition, Holistic,

    This is a guest post I did for the Healthy Home Economist. We have known since the 1930’s that beneficial bacteria, especially Lactobacillus acidophilus found in fermented foods, can help heal intestinal permeability. This condition is better known as leaky gut. The research clearly shows that foods rich in probiotics are an essential component […]

Ten Diet Tips To Prevent Acne

Carla Hernandez, Wise Roots Nutrition, Acne, Skincare, Nutrition, Holistic,

  Sticking to a clean, acne-safe diet can make a big difference, both in preventing and healing acne. If you’re looking for ways to improve your diet to clear your skin, here are ten diet tips that are likely to have a big impact on your complexion and prevent acne.  These are changes you can make […]

The Healthiest Resistant Starch For Your Gut

Carla Hernandez, Wise Roots Nutrition, Acne, Skincare, Nutrition, Holistic, Resistant starch

Carbs, amylum, polysaccharides, call it what you will, starch in all its forms has gotten a bad rap lately. Some of this negative attention is valid, as excessive starch in the diet can contribute to many health problems, not to mention gut issues. The truth is that not all starch is bad, however, and one […]

The Link Between Low Stomach Acid, Skin and Acne

Carla Hernandez, Wise Roots Nutrition, How to get rid of Acne, Nutrition, Nutritionist, Clear skin, skin care, skin health, foods for clear skin, clear skin diet, hormonal acne, Helicobacter pylori, H. Pylori, low stomach acid, digestive symptoms

  Bloating, gas, acid reflux, heartburn, burping, and even acne can all be signs that you have low stomach acid. Most believe that stomach acid is the culprit behind many of these symptoms, especially heartburn. Therefore, it’s no surprise we are told to take antacids such as Tums and Rolaids or prescription drugs like Prilosec to stop […]

Biofilms: Overlooked Step in Treating Candida

Biofilms: Overlooked Step in Treating Candida

  Yeast overgrowth, also referred to as fungal overgrowth or simply Candida, is at epidemic levels today whether a person may know it to be a serious threat to health or not. This is due to the fact that most symptoms that are caused by the compromising of one or more body tissues by fungus […]

Bone Broth, The Superfood for Healthy Skin, Hair, and Nails

Bone Broth

  If you haven’t discovered bone broth yet, I recommend making friends with it fast. Don’t mistake this for your store bought versions. Homemade bone broth is one of the most nutritious foods filled with an array of minerals, protein, and amino acids in the form of gelatin. Gelatin is the superstar here when it […]

The Best Antioxidants for Healthy Skin


It happens to all of us, some physically quicker than others. It affects every part of our body and our whole existence. It humbles us, for some it may depress, and with others it may bring on the happiest years of their existence. It’s called getting older, also known as aging. Accepting this simple truth […]