Tips To Turn Holiday Treats Healthy

Tips To Turn Holiday Treats Healthy

Visions of sugarplums may be dancing in your head, but your conscience is telling you to cut that out.  You know that those decadent holiday favorites, but sweet and savory, are loaded with sugar, salt and fat —and that this is the hardest time of year to make healthy choices.  But healthy …

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See What You Eat? Foods Have an Important Affect on Your Eyesight

See What You Eat? Foods Have an Important Effect on Your Eyesight

Can what we eat really effect our eyesight? Eye specialists say proper nutrition is actually one of the most important tools to treat and reverse common vision problems. So if you’re worried about dry eyes, blepharitis, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and even headaches, you’ll be interested in some tasty preventive tips. …

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How to Deal with the Mixed Emotions of Motherhood This Holiday Season

Being a parent around the holidays can be beautiful… or beastly.  Finding time to spending with your children with everything else going on, buying presents, building snowmen, drinking hot cocoa, or relaxing with the family fireside, being a mother during this merry season can give you mixed emotions and mess …

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Seven Steps to Keep Your Nails Healthy in Winter

‘Tis the season… for dry skin, chapped lips and craggy nails.  When the cold sets in, you know you need to switch up your skincare routine, but what about your nails?Here are seven simple tips to keep your manicure healthy no matter how frigid your fingers may feel. •  Moisturize. …

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FDA Bans Trans-Fats! But What Does That Really Mean?

Whether you view it as Big Brother imposing rules on your diet or — more positively — a major victory for public health, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration made headlines for banning food processors from using partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), a major source of artificial trans fats. Trans fat …

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Is Your Headache Actually Being Caused by TMJ?

Do you get headaches? Not just a little minor brain ache, but the kind of headache that throbs; the kind that knocks out your concentration and makes your day miserable? You might think that these are relatively common, or perhaps that everyone gets them on occasion— but their source is actually pretty …

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The Best Medicine for Anti-Inflammation… Is This Menu!

There is a clear link between chronic disease and inflammation related to poor diet and sedentary lifestyle habits according to a recent article from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This article explores how chronic disease – including heart disease, cancer, stroke, rheumatoid arthritis, and other “diseases of civilization” …

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Pay Attention to Your Period… To Help You Quit Smoking!

If you’ve been trying to make a New You this New Year and feel like everything, including the cycles of the moon, are thwarting your efforts — you could be right. No, we’re not suggesting that witchcraft is at work against your willpower, but it seems that keeping an eye …

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A Fit Vacation: 10 Resorts for a Fresh Start in 2015

Whether you are looking to keep up with your fitness regime while on vacation or simply need some balance to make room for your vacation’s overindulgence, Pursuitist has the round-up of some of our preferred private vacationing places both to be… and be active in St. Barths, Mustique and more. …

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Avoiding and Fighting the Dreaded Flu

Ick!  It’s that season where everyone around you seems to have the sniffles. And no matter how you try to stay healthy and keep your immune system strong, the flu seems determined to find you. The CDC announced that the United States has already reached epidemic status with more than 45 …

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