No Bugs. No Burns. No Problem: A Summer Skin Protection Guide

As temperatures heat up, outdoor activities are probably starting to fill your summer calendar. Whether you’re headed to the beach, a campsite, an amusement park or even a farmers market, protecting your skin is incredibly important.  We’ve chosen our favorite sunscreen, bug repellents and after sun care options to meet your needs. This way you

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JQ’s Spring Cleanse Salad

Here in Chicago, winter is long and harsh but once it’s finally safe to put away your heavy coat, it’s time to do a little spring cleaning! For some of us, that means cleaning out our closets, our grill, and maybe our garage but it’s also a great opportunity to cleanse our bodies. One of

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Natural Solutions For Seasonal Allergy

You’ve waited through months of cold and darkness and now, when it’s finally starting to get nice out, you’re stuck inside hiding from hay fever! Is there anything worse than nagging, irritating allergies that won’t let you enjoy spring in its full glory? Standard over-the-counter medicines may help to clear up your symptoms but side

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Spring Clean Your Diet & Eat for Energy

You’ve tidied the bathroom, decluttered the closet, and given the living room a deep cleanse–now it’s time to spring clean your eating habits! As we mentioned in our heart health post, a healthy diet is a cornerstone of overall physical and mental well-being. Plus, the energy boost that comes from cleaner eating will allow you

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Detox 101: 5 Ways to Detoxify Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

When you’re on the verge of starting something new, or in the midst of significant change, a detox may be in order. We’re not talking about fasting or deprivation or the latest juice cleanse. There are other great and healthful ways to incite a fresh start for your mind, body, and spirit. Here are five

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