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7 Small Food Swaps that Make A Big Difference

Trying to live a healthier life sounds like a simple thing, but it can be a lot of work at first! You have to learn new ways to do things and get rid of bad habits that have been with you for a long time. When it comes to improving your diet, don’t make the mistake of trying to do too much at once. Just as you wouldn’t start a fitness routine ... Read More »

7 All Natural Ways to Remedy Vertigo

If you’ve ever experienced vertigo, it’s a feeling you’ll never forget. If you haven’t had it, consider yourself lucky. You know the sensation that you get when you’ve spun around too many times, and you feel like you have to wait for the ground to catch up to you? That’s vertigo. It's not the same as feeling dizzy. It’s more a sense that ... Read More »

7 Superfoods that Are All the Rage in 2018

You’ve probably heard of superfoods, but do you know what they are? Superfood is a term that’s used to describe foods that are high in important nutrients. It seems like every year there are new foods that are being talked about as superfoods, or which suddenly start appearing on restaurant menus and health food store shelves. Kale and ... Read More »

6 Old-School Weight Loss Fads that Actually Work

What do you picture when you think of old-school weight loss? A lot depends on your age or what movies you’ve seen. For some people, it’s the image of the old “fat jiggling” machines. For others, it's diet pills, a rebranded Instant Breakfast drink called “Slender”, or Metrecal. Most of these fads and oddities were nothing but marketing ... Read More »

7 Numbers to Measure Health (No, not your Weight)

How many times do you step on the scale each week? Once? Every day? Twice a day? What if I told you there's a much better way to track your health? Your weight is not the most important health-related number, but it is the one you probably think of first. It’s easy to track – after all, you only need a bathroom scale. But there are other ... Read More »

The High Price Your Body Pays When You Take Diet Pills

When you're trying to lose weight, it's tempting to look for quick fixes. Weight loss supplements, fat burning pills or diet pills.  They come with fancy names like "fat burners," "metabolic boosters." I'm sure you've had a family member or a coworker mention or use a diet supplement at some point. But do these diet pills work? No, ... Read More »

5 Natural Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual cramps are something that half the population has no clue about and the other half can spend hours talking about. They’re caused by the contraction of the uterus at the end of the reproductive cycle. Some women suffer more pain than others and it's thought that this is because of hormone levels. Whether your cramps are mild or ... Read More »

Energy Drinks are Terrible for You (It’s Not Just The Caffeine)!

I get it. The appeal is there! Energy drinks boost energy and fight fatigue. That's what the clever ads tell you. It seems like they're the answer when you need that instant boost, the truth is far from it. There's an increasing number of emergency room visits and deaths too! What Happens After You Guzzle an Energy Drink? Energy drinks ... Read More »

The Dirty Dozen & The Clean Fifteen (the Lowdown)

Think about it! Our forefathers didn't have organic farming in mind when they raised their food. They survived on farming methods devoid of synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. They didn't eat genetically modified foods or pesticide-laden produce. Needless to say, they lived longer and were healthier than most millennials. Over the ... Read More »

6 Best All-Natural Ways to Prevent Wrinkles

There’s a lot to be said about embracing your golden years, but the truth is that nobody loves being reminded of their age by wrinkles. Our genes have a lot to say about our skin’s structure but it’s sun damage that causes most wrinkles. Smoking and pollution contribute too. Still, there's plenty you can do to slow down the ... Read More »