To get an inside look at which foods are serious cancer-fighting power players, we spoke with The Farm at San Benito’s medical doctor, Homer Lim, MD geriatrician, integrative medicine, who shared the top five cancer-fighting foods
This month’s Good Karma spotlight takes us to San Antonio, Texas, where Inspiritas Spa inspires us.
Before you pack your bags for your holiday getaway make sure you leave a little room for these sun protective threads.
SpaFinder® Wellness, with Spa & Wellness Brands, Give to Melanoma Research Alliance for the Holidays
The holidays are a time for giving and we here at SpaFinder® Wellness wanted to do our part to give to a cause we believe in: melanoma research.
How practicing Pilates can be a boon to breast cancer survivors’ bodies.
We’ve rounded up some products and places to help pamper yourself pink in support of BCA.
Melanoma accounts for 75 percent of deaths from skin cancer each year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, and researchers may have found a way to decrease your risk of developing this life-threatening illness: vitamin A.
It’s not often a routine visit for a cut or color can lead to a doctor’s visit that could potentially save your life, but it’s not out of the realm of possibility. Our hairstylists are in a position to check the areas that often go unseen: our scalp and neck. Learn more about how your stylist can save your life!
We love hearing about the benefits of blueberries; not only are they delicious and easy to eat, but eating blueberries may inhibit breast cancer tumor growth, according to a recent study published in the October 2011 issue of The Journal Of Nutrition. Try this quick and simple recipe for Blueberry Mousse from Cal-a-Vie in Vista, California.
Not only are beauty companies backing Breast Cancer Awareness with special PINK products or a portion of proceeds going to support various organizations, spas are spreading the love as well.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we love how many beauty companies are getting involved! While there are many more products supporting the cause than listed below, here are a few companies supporting a variety of BCA programs that we caught wind of and wanted to spread the word about.
After 33 years of consideration – yes, you heard right — the Food and Drug Administration earlier this week announced significant new sunscreen guidelines.
When was the last time you had your skin checked? May is Melanoma Awareness Month, which we here at SpaFinder are big advocates of, and it’s a great time to examine your skin for any signs of the most serious type of skin cancer. Characterized by the uncontrolled growth of pigment-producing tanning cells, melanoma can […]
Contrary to the mysterious nickname for Thai black rice – Forbidden Rice, this phytonutrient-rich food should never be forbidden from anyone’s diet. A sort of superman of super foods, black rice offers an abundance of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. With plenty of health-promoting phytonutrients, this Forbidden Rice Salad recipe from Active Center for Health & […]
Medical evidence about the benefits of spas‘ wellness therapies – massage, acupuncture, meditation, etc. – is on the rise. Consider the recent New York Times report on a Cedars-Sinai study stating a 45-minute massage resulted in a decrease in stress hormones and boost in immunity, or even SpaFinder’s 2011 Spa Trend Report™, where our own […]
Is northern Michigan the next place to spa? A coalition of eight spa resorts in the area says yes. Midwestern charm and hospitality is at its best this month as the Northern Michigan Spa Tour, a collaboration of spa resorts from Thompsonville and Traverse City to Mackinac Island and Bellaire and beyond, preps […]
Hey, Miami spa lovers! Enjoy the best happy hour in South Beach, combining a little bubbly, with a little spa, for a great big cause. The Palms Hotel & Spa hosts its weekly Sip & Spa event every Thursday in October, to raise funds for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.