We've all seen the flashy cans of energy drinks crowding the shelves at gas stations and grocery stores. From students to sports stars, it seems like everyone has used an energy supplement to up their game at some point. But what exactly puts the... Read more
Is a good night’s sleep eluding you?
Tossing and turning the whole night through,
Drowsiness, fatigue, a lack of sleep,
There is more help than just counting sheep.
There are many factors that can cause sleep problems, and even more... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
For many people, depression and weight problems go hand in hand. Depression itself is highly associated with changes in weight. In fact, significant weight loss or gain is one of the symptoms used to diagnose depression. And research has shown that u... Read more
Greek yogurt (nonfat), skim milk, eggs, 93% lean ground beef, turkey breasts (the whole breasts, we have for dinner, plus use for sandwiches), chicken breasts, lean steaks, fresh veggies of all sorts (broccoli.... Cont...... Read more
Silymarin, milk thistle, is an herb that strengthens the liver. I use this, when I can get it, anytime I am losing weight. Milk thistle protects the liver from toxins, which are often stored in body tissues including fats.10... Read more
I am one of those people who needs something more concrete than a number on a scale to get excited about. So I remind myself that every 8 pounds I lose is equal to a gallon of milk. Now, knowing how bulky and heavy a gallon of milk is, makes an 8 pou... Read more
Whether it’s the kids waking up with coughs or your co-worker sneezing every five minutes at the desk next to yours, the winter months might have you feeling as though the germ-filled walls are closing in around you with no escape in sight. But... Read more
There are many unknowns as the fall cold and flu season draws near especially related to the threat of the H1N1 virus.Of course, we all hope our families stay healthy and avoid any cold or flu illnesses this year. However, with children back in schoo... Read more
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