3 Must-Have Herbs for Great Summer Skin

Your skin is under extra duress during the hot months of summer, but it doesn’t have to be. By treating one of the biggest organs of detox from the inside-out with three must-have Ayurvedic herbs, you can support glowing, radiant, clear skin, even when pores clog from...

83 Healthy Recipe Substitutions

BAKING   1. Black beans for flour Swapping out flour for a can of back beans (drained and rinsed, of course) in brownies is a great way to cut out the gluten and fit in an extra dose of protein, Plus, they taste great. When baking, swap out 1 cup flour for 1 cup...

Magnesium – Most overlooked mineral!

Magnesium may be the most overlooked mineral, but the body uses is it in more than 300 reactions – many of which give you energy.   What happens if I don’t get enough magnesium? A chronic lack of magnesium in the body yields many consequences – including low...

What to eat (pre-work out and post work out)?

Overall what you eat before and after your work out is secondary to what you eat and drink all the time. If you are diligent about what you eat before a workout, but don’t bother to make good choices for the rest of the day, this is not going to achieve the...

22 Easy Ways to Eat Fruits and Veggies Every Single Day

A new study shows that people who eat fruits and vegetables 7 times a day can cut the risk of early death by 7 percent. Here’s how to do that every day without even trying. By Brittany Linn You’ve been told since preschool that getting five daily servings...

Looking to go BPA-free?

Want to ditch BPA ASAP? While it’s basically impossible to reduce contact to zero, taking the following precautions can greatly reduce the chance of exposure: Watch for containers with recycling numbers 3 or 7, which indicate types of plastic that may — but do...

6 Unhealthy Habits That Are ‘As Bad for You As Smoking’

Don’t smoke? Doesn’t matter. You could still be doing damage to your long-term health. BY EMILY MAIN You don’t smoke. You live a generally healthy life, so you’re in the clear as far as unhealthy habits are concerned, right? Not so fast! It...

8 Things Every Woman Over 40 Needs To Know About Losing Weight

BY DR. KHANDEE AHNAIMUGAN MARCH 12, 2014 Most women find that as they get older, it becomes harder to manage their weight. Diets that worked in the past become less and less effective because their metabolism has slowed. Contrary to most weight loss advice (which...