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6 Ways Your Feet Are Asking You to Lose Weight

As much as we may love shopping for shoes, we as women, tend to dislike our feet. We spend a lot on foot creams and pedicures and complain that our feet are too big, or too wide, or that our toes are too long. The shape or look of our foot may be something that we can’t change, but our foot health is. There are a lot of foot ... Read More »

4 Weight Loss Quick Fixes that Don’t Work (and what does)

In America, you’d be hard-pressed to find too many people who don’t want to lose some weight. Some people just want to drop 5 pounds to make their clothes feel better. Others have big weight loss goals of 100 pounds, or even more. No matter how big or small your weight loss goals may be, diets and hype that promise easy answers aren’t ... Read More »

10 Hacks to a Healthier Heart

Your yearly visit to your doctor’s office comes with a weigh-in, blood pressure check, and blood work. A more comprehensive workup will include a CMP (complete metabolic panel) that checks many things, and one of the most important is your triglyceride level. At normal levels, triglycerides are a good thing. They are the fat in your ... Read More »

5 Foods to Stop Your Migraines

If you suffer from migraines, then you probably already know that there are some foods you need to stay far away from. These foods are known as “triggers,” and anytime you eat them you take a real chance that you’re going to end up in pain. Migraine triggers include: Chocolate  Red wine Coffee Aged cheese Soy sauce ... Read More »

Are Lectins Stopping You From Losing Weight?

You might be wondering..."What the heck are lectins?" The simplest answer is that they’re the proteins found in some of the healthiest foods that we eat. You might think that means that they're good for you, but the exact opposite is true. How can that be? Read on. You can find them in grains and raw legumes, but they’re also ... Read More »

Golden Milk – Your Summer Replacement for Coffee

Do you love your morning coffee or evening tea? Do you wish that they offered more health benefits? If so, then you should try Golden Milk. Golden Milk is made by mixing healthful turmeric paste with warm coconut milk or almond milk. It gives you all the benefits of turmeric in a tasty and soothing drink that you will quickly grow to ... Read More »

20 Magical Things to Do with Your Jar of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is more than just the newest food craze. It’s also a beauty booster, a weight loss aid and even has uses around your home. Coconut oil is extracted from the dried meat of mature coconuts. People once thought of the oil as unhealthy because it is over 80% saturated fat. In recent years, it has been shown to be a ... Read More »

12 Reasons to Add Turmeric to Your Recipes (and a Warning)

If you eat Indian food you're familiar with turmeric, it’s the main spice in curry. It’s what gives so many Indian foods their deep orange color and rich flavor. Besides being a great spice, turmeric has been noted for its many health benefits. It’s one of the most useful and well known medicinal herbs due to its many healing ... Read More »

3 Workouts that Turn Your Body into a Fat Burning Machine

Have you been trying to lose weight without working out? Maybe you’re just trying to keep extra weight off. Most people know that to lose or maintain weight, you need to work out, but still, many don’t. If you're a person who doesn’t want to work up a sweat, what you’re about to read may make you change your mind. Researchers have ... Read More »

4 Reasons to Add Collagen Powder to Your Smoothie

You probably have heard of collagen. It's what gives our skin its strength and keeps us looking young. It's also what keeps our bones and connective tissues strong. Collagen is literally what holds our bodies together! Unfortunately, as we get older our bodies’ collagen production slows down. This is why we get wrinkles and our hair ... Read More »