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How Much Sleep Do You Need For Great Skin?

by kelly / February, 26 2020 01:30
Sleep is an important component of any good skin care routine. In fact the American Academy of Dermatology lists getting enough sleep as a key anti-aging skin care tip in your 40s and 50s. But how much is enough sleep to keep you and your skin healthy? [More]

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Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy During the Holidays

by kelly / December, 18 2019 01:30
The holidays are filled with lots of food, drink, and festivities. It’s my favorite time of year but it’s also filled with some over-indulgence. So how do you stay fit and healthy while you’re celebrating with family and friends? Well, we have some useful tips from the folks at Kaiser Permanente. [More]

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The Healthiest New Year’s Resolutions

by kelly / January, 9 2019 01:30
It’s the time again where we try to do and be better. It’s New Year’s resolution time and if you’re looking for a few, we’ve got some inspiration from the American Medical Association (AMA). Each year the AMA publishes their list of recommendations. Since we love us some health & wellness over here at Block Island Organics we thought it would be a good idea to share them. Also, isn’t it generally pretty good to take a doctor’s advice? [More]

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7 Tips for a Healthy 2018 – The CDC’s Expert Recs

by kelly / January, 10 2018 15:56
Want to make 2018 your healthiest year yet? Then look no further. We’ve got seven tips to help you start the New Year right. Every year the US Center for Disease Control (CDC) publishes a list of healthy living tips – this year they’ve released six tips and we’ve added a special bonus one as well! There’s no better time than now to get healthy. [More]

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5 Tips to Stay Healthy this Holiday Season

by kelly / December, 20 2017 01:30
Happy Holidays! It’s my favorite time of year but also a time of year I tend to fall off the healthy train. So what can we do to be merry while also being healthy? Well I’ve got five simple tips to keep you on track this holiday season with a few from our friends at Kaiser Permanente. [More]

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EWG Names Block Island Organics A Top Sunscreen & SPF Moisturizer for the Third Year in A Row

by kelly / May, 24 2017 12:17
The Environmental Working Group (EWG) has once again picked our two suncare products as a Best Beach & Sport Sunscreen and Best Moisturizer with SPF in their annual Guide to Sunscreens. [More]

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5 Ways to Get Healthy for National Nutrition Month

by kelly / March, 22 2017 01:30
Quick reminder that March is National Nutrition Month – there’s still time to celebrate. Of course, you can continue any and all healthy habits way past March. Now, if you’re unfamiliar with this awareness month, I included some facts about it in addition to the five tips to help you – and me - participate. [More]

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Most States Ban Sunscreen in Schools – Did You Know?

by Will / March, 15 2017 01:30
A little known fact, all sunscreens (or sunblocks if you call them that) are considered over-the-counter (OTC) drugs by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This has many consequences. One is that in almost all states sunscreen can’t be given to students. Interesting right? Read on… [More]

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5 Tips for a Healthy New Year – The CDC’s Expert Recs

by kelly / January, 3 2017 01:30
Hello to 2017 and Happy New Year everyone! A new year gives us the opportunity to reevaluate and start fresh. To help you - and us! - kick off this New Year right, we've got some great healthy living tips. [More]

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Healthy Eating Tips - New US Dietary Guidelines Just Released

by kelly / January, 13 2016 01:30
The New Year is always a good time to kick start healthy habits for you and your skin. Thus it's perfect timing that the US Government released their latest "Dietary Guidelines For Americans 2015-2020". The guide provides recommended healthy dietary information and eating patterns. Good skin is a reflection of what you put inside your body in addition to what you put on the outside (yes wear sunscreen everyday people). Have you ever heard the saying "you are what you eat"? To start 2016 off right we're offering healthy eating tips from the guide to help you look and feel your best. [More]

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