Are You Getting Enough Potassium?
Potassium is an important mineral whose importance is often overlooked. However, it plays a huge role in optimal functioning of both the heart and the nervous system. Potassium also plays a role in maintaining fluid and electrolyte balance in bo... Read more
Get The Flavor of a Flavonoid
Have you had your flavonoids today? Be honest, have you even heard of flavonoid? Most people don't know the first thing about these flavonoids known for their antioxidant properties. While flavonoids are responsible for adding pigmentation to fl... Read more
Emphasize Healthy Fats
Fats have gotten a bad rap over the years. However, all fats are not creative equal. There are good fats and bad fats. Good fats come from fish, nuts, avocados, seeds, olive oil and other foods. While they are high in calories, these foods conta... Read more
Improve Your Sex Life, Lose Weight
A little weight loss can go a long way...in the bedroom. Research shows that losing just 10 percent of those extra pounds can dramatically improve your sex life. Experts say that's because people tend to have a better self image when they lose w... Read more
GET BACK IN GEAR
If youíve hit the snooze on your 2010 fitness goals, try these five tips.
SET BITE-SIZED GOALS.
When you take too large a bite of food, youíre more likely to choke. The same is true when it comes to exercise. If you set a big short-term... Read more
DIET CAN BE YOUR SKINíS BFF
A little culinary cosmetology goes a long way. Drew Ordon, M.D. of The Doctors recommends keeping these tips in mind for a healthy, anti-oxidant-rich diet that your skin will thank you for.
SKIP THE SALT
Sodium retain fluid, which can le... Read more
After cranking up your willpower and sweating buckets at the gym, it can be a major letdown when the scale doesnít budge. In fact, a recent survey found that not seeing quick results is the biggest barrier to staying the course with your diet. ... Read more
Bread, Wine and Cheese-Lovers Diet
Go Mediterranean. Dieting doesn't have to be about deprivation, especially when you follow a Mediterranean-style way of eating. This diet is rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, grains, seeds, bread, dairy, fish, olive oil, poultry and wine. Most o... Read more
MANTRA OF THE MONTH
"I want what I have"
It's perfectly natural to desire more-more clothes, more friends, more money; it's only human. But obsessing over the things you're lacking can make you feel dissatisfied. This month take a moment to acknowledge what ... Read more
Give Your Food A Flavor Boost
You love burgers, but you're watching your waistline. That doesn't mean you have to resort to eating a dry patty of meat. Sure, you'll want to ditch the chili, the cheese and the mayo. However, you can still enjoy a burger that packs a mean punc... Read more
An Aspirin A Day....
Forget apples. Experts want you to pop an aspirin a day...and they say it could save your life. Aspirin therapy has made quite a name for itself over the years. According to the experts, aspirin therapy not only reduces the risk of damage during... Read more
Diversify Your Workouts
Spending hours upon hours on the treadmill can be downright dull. After an extended period of time, the same old exercises are going to wear out their welcome. Variety is the spice of life -- so be sure to mix it up regularly. For starters, find... Read more
Add, Don't Subtract
Instead of concentrating on cutting foods out of your diet, bring new foods to the table. There are probably a whole slew of fruits and vegetables you've never sampled. In order to prevent yourself from feeling deprived, train yourself to look a... Read more
MIND OVER BODY
When your spirits lift, everything follows (yes, even your butt). Leslie Sokol, PhD., and Marci G. Fox, Ph.D, authors of "Think Confident, Be Confident", offer tips on loving the skin you're in.
SEE THE ENTIRE LANDSCAPE. You're more than ... Read more
Keep your dinner or side greens healthy, not to mention yummy, with these quick tips from Marissa Lippert, R.D. , author of "The Cheater's DIet."
SPLURGE A LITTLE. Yes, cheese, avocado and nuts are high in calories and fat, but they taste ... Read more
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