Host Ellen Kamhi, PhD RN,, interviews Akshata Nayak , MSACN, MS. Akshata was born and raised in the city of Bangalore in southern India. She  earned a Masters in Biochemistry and a Masters in Applied Clinical Nutrition and  participated in basic research in the fields of Immunology and Emergency Medicine for six years. She then refocused her energy into establishing a business that helps to create balance in overall health. Presently, she works as a nutritionist at Alternative Roots Wellness Center, a holistic health center she started with her husband, Dr. Gregory Giasson. She also established The Orange Owl Shop, which provides all–natural, skin care products, which are handmade  in an eco–friendly and socially–conscious manner. The Orange Owl products are 100% chemical free – no parabens, dyes, silicones, phthalates, sulfates, fragrance oils or petroleum products. The packaging is green, and all products are vegan–friendly. On todays show, Akshata discusses the dangers associated with chemicals in cosmetics, and how to correctly decipher ingredient labels in both food and skincare preparations, as well as  the overall health benefits of using all natural products. Contact:


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