Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
Companion planting, briefly, is the act of planting different crops in your garden in close physical proximity, based on the theory that they will help each other. The main use of this method is for deterring pests and disease without resorting to sy... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
I looked up the calories in a grilled, 4 oz. chicken breast and got the following results: Bullrito's 220, SparkPeople 137, two other sites 187 and 211, respectively. I am not sure which one to use. This is scary because it's only one item, but if I... Read more
I am 21 and have started my weight loss journey, I started at 225 and I am now at 213 after a week and a half, I'm not trying to lose weight really quick but my pounds are shedding anyways, I do cardio and weights almost everyday for an hour or two.... Read more
So, I'm 53 and have been losing a a steady 1-2 lbs a week since September last year. I go to the gym 3 x a week and mix up my workouts so I don't get too comfortable with one thing, and also walk my dog 3 miles a day in all weather.
I know that... Read more
I've lost 7 pounds (of the 30 I need to) but I've noticed that my lower abdomen is starting to look very "crepey." I've been doing crunches (along with 10,000 steps and 30-40 minutes on the elliptical) for the last month but it doesn't seem to hav... Read more
Chamomile Tea has a fruity flavor. Chamomile tea helps to calm and soothe down feelings of anxiety, nervousness and depression since it has mild sedatives. Chamomile tea is often used to treat problems like bloating, nausea, gas, irritable bowel synd... Read more
When you lose weight, especially if you lose weight quickly, you risk getting saggy skin (just watch a finale of the Biggest Loser.. sad but true).Instead of risking never being able to wear a sleeveless top (let alone a bikini) because of the excess... Read more
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
Be honest: How many hours did you sleep last night? If you’re like 35% of Americans, then you probably got fewer than seven hours—in other words, not enough! You already know that a lack of rest can lead to exhaustion, and you may ha... Read more
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