Current Issue Wellness Category

Suzanne LeRoux is the founder and CEO of One Love Organics. Based in St. Simons Island, Georgia, One Love’s award-winning natural and organic skin care and cosmetics have been going strong for ten years. We talked to Suzanne about her best-sellers, beauty rituals and what’s new at One Love Organics. Parvati Magazine: I was drawn to your story of how One Love Organics came to be – specifically, pursuing your passion of holistic and integrative skincare after completing law school. You have stated that “love indeed is the most powerfulRead More
Like most of us, you likely go through the day with internal chatter running through your mind. But how much importance you give it can make the difference between living a life of joy, or feeling stuck and thwarted. If you give it credence, your internal chatter can be like Superman’s Kryptonite. The limiting beliefs you carry can undermine your best intentions with mesmerizing speed. So to cultivate wisdom in the practice of meditation, let us explore how to defuse these beliefs before they grow. When painful thoughts thwart yourRead More
Dean Pohlman is the creator of Man Flow Yoga, a fitness-oriented online experience that provides workouts, information and motivation. Parvati Magazine’s Karl MacPhee caught up with him to talk about his approach to fitness. Pavarti Magazine: What would you say is the vision for Man Flow Yoga? Dean Pohlman: The vision is to show guys that you can get stronger in every way you expected possible from yoga (and more!) without having to embrace a yoga lifestyle. The point isn’t to replace your traditional workouts; it’s to show you howRead More
Dr Neal Barnard-Nutrition Myths
One of the staunchest advocates today for a plant-based diet is Dr. Neal Barnard, who grew up in a cattle-ranching family but began to explore the health benefits of plant-based eating during his medical training. The founder of Physicians’ Committee for Responsible Medicine, he has made the case for a vegan diet for over three decades through 17 books, many of which have become bestsellers. We spoke with him about some of today’s pervasive nutrition myths. Parvati Magazine: What is the Negative Calorie Effect? Dr. Neal Barnard: It is notRead More
Juice Beauty review Green Apple Peel
Juice Beauty is a California-based organic beauty company that has partnered with Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop on skincare. We spoke with its founder, Karen Behnke. Parvati Magazine: You state that the base of all of your products is “juice botanicals”. What is in the juice? Karen Behnke: When I started studying conventional chemical beauty (petroleum byproduct base) and natural beauty (water base), it didn’t make sense to me to have occlusive glycols laced with dioxane or water, which dilutes the ingredients. So my concept was to start each product with anRead More
This month, Beauty Editor Joy Elkayam interviewed Tammie Umbel from Shea Terra Organics. This line features ingredients indigenous to Africa, and supports local communities and natural habitats across the continent. Parvati Magazine: What inspired the creation of Shea Terra Organics? Shea Terra Organics: Shea Terra Organics was the result of a lifetime fascination with wildlife, cultures and the desire to eradicate poverty. Growing up I was the “weird one”. From the time I learned to read at the age of four I began comparing food labels. I would request myRead More
As a personal trainer, I have had hundreds of conversations with people about their bodies. Particularly how they are unhappy, frustrated, and sometimes even disgusted with their bodies. The ability to love oneself seems to be a lost art. Most are so very quick to judge how they look and their ability or inability to stay focused on goals. Your body and energy levels are a result of what you have eaten, the workouts you have done and your mindset about your worth over the past several months, and maybeRead More