Studies now correlate an increase in certain health risks with soda consumption. For four years researchers tracked the soda drinking habits of 50,000 women. When women went from drinking one regular soda drink a week to at least one a day, they gain... Read more
Known as the “stinking rose,” garlic has countless health and medicinal benefits. A member of the allium family, it's easy to grow and takes up little space in the garden.
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If you listen to classical music to relax, you’re on the right track to achieving a better night’s sleep. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University’s Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing and the Buddhist Tzu-Chi General Hospi... Read more
Studies of American eating habits reveal that almost a quarter of the calories we consume come from nutrient-poor selections – better known as "junk food." If one-fourth of what we eat is junk food, a plan for weight reduction should... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
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My family and I just moved to AZ from Colorado for my husbands job. My husband and I have been married for almost a year and I have a 5 year old son from another relationship. This is the first time in 5 years I ha... Read more
I need encouragement! I have been stuck for 6 weeks. I lose 2 gain 2 lose 2 gain 2 and I am starting to lose heart. I log my food and I work out almost daily, I went from being completely sedentary to a total lifestyle change and I have only lost 1... Read more
My partner loves his soft drink, but in the interests of weight loss he is trying to give it up. He has discovered that soda water has the bubbles that give him that soft drink "feeling" and so he is happy. And bonus he drinks more water and it is ch... Read more
I'm happy to announce that the Burn It Off series is back by popular demand!Have you been to your county or state fair this summer? How about a baseball game or even the movie theater? These spots are notorious for their oversized (and overpriced) fo... Read more
Last week, I listed several healthier menu options from two of the leading fast food restaurant chains for those times when you need or want to eat out with family or friends. Thanks to your positive responses, I am starting a new series entitled Foo... Read more
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