Tips to Avoid Winter Weight Gain

With winter in full swing, many people are enjoying the holiday festivities. Along with winter’s chill, however, often comes weight gain. You can avoid those extra pounds this year by following a few guidelines. Eat Before a Party A trick that dates to the 1800s...

Beauty Product Ingredients to Avoid

People spend millions of dollars on beauty products throughout the world on an annual basis to create a youthful appearance, boost their self-confidence, and increase their sense of well-being. Yet, certain beauty products may contain ingredients that can elicit...

How Much Sugar is in Your Cocktail?

A diet that’s high in sugar can be responsible for an increase in the waistline. However, not many know there is also a link between sugar in the diet and the body’s signs of aging. A high sugar diet can result in premature skin aging as well as silent inflammation,...

Are Beauty Products Bad For My Skin?

You may think you do your skin a favor when you slather on your favorite lotion or apply your go to foundation, but some beauty products can hurt your skin or do it no good. You can help your skin’s health by knowing what to look for and making a point to read...

Weight Control: How Sleep Can Affect Your Weight

More and more people are dealing with weight issues than ever before, which only gets harder to fight with age. Many things make it hard for a person to control their weight, such as dietary choices to medical prescriptions, but a surprising factor is sleep. The...

Glass Half Full: How Positivity Improves Your Life

We have all heard the phrase “think positive.” Did you know that positive thinking can actually make you healthier? It’s true; Optimistic people tend to be healthier than pessimists. In fact, many researchers believe your emotions may contribute to...

5 ways to break a sweat this week

Sometimes it’s really hard to find the self discipline to exercise, but setting up a routine at a specific time of day can help you manage your goals. If you’re looking for ideas on how to exercise and “break a sweat”, here are five ways to...

Can sex help you live longer?

There’s good news for those who enjoy frequent romps between the sheets: Having sex regularly may lead to a longer life. Multiple studies have shown that sex is all-around healthy and can even help people live longer. In one study, men ages 45 through 69 who had...

Should I Take Probiotics?

Probiotics have recently come into the limelight due to the tremendous benefits they offer the body. The gut contains both good and bad bacteria. There needs to be a balance of about 15 percent harmful bacteria and 85 percent good bacteria. If this proportion becomes...

Bouncing Back After Vacation

Vacation is a great way to escape from real life and your regular schedule for a while. When you return, though, transitioning back to a healthy lifestyle can be rough. If you’re like most people, you indulged a little (or a lot) on vacation, and while all that...