Month: February 2015

Bananas

The Benefits of Including Bananas in Your Diet

The next time you feel like having a healthy snack, you may want to eat a banana. This soft and tasty fruit is highly nutritious and comes with a purple, red, green, or yellow skin. Yellow bananas are very easy to find in stores, and prior to ripening their skin is green. Plantains, which have […]

Vitamins

Stressed? Depressed? Why a Vitamin B12 Shot May Change Your Life

It’s more than just a trend — recent studies show that many people today may have a very real deficiency in vitamin B12. The symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency include depression, fatigue, a reduced attention span and a weaker memory. Severe vitamin B12 deficiency can eventually lead to mania.

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Menopause and Menstrual Irregularities

With age comes wisdom, experience, and for women, the approach of menopause. As women approach menopause, the menstrual cycle goes haywire. Changes in the menstrual cycle range from periods of extremely heavy flow to months without any cycle at all. The first thing most women do is visit the doctor to get prescriptions for hormones. […]

Veggies

It’s Time to Detoxify Your Body

The human body is constantly being put under pressure from both internal and external substances, and that’s why detoxifying your body from time to time can help to eliminate these toxins from your system. Diets that claim to remove toxins from the body in a matter of days have been around for many years, but […]

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How to Improve Your Sleep by Having a Better Nighttime Routine

If you have trouble falling asleep and sleeping through the night, it might not be your fault. You might think that stress is keeping you awake at night, but it could be your nighttime routine. Here are some simple tips you can use to create a more sleep-friendly nighttime environment.

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How Many Meals Should You Eat Each Day?

Eating enough healthy food is essential for your well-being. Even if you are trying to lose weight, you should make sure that you eat enough to maintain basic health day to day. There is no universal answer to the question of how many meals you should eat each day, but this article explores some important […]

Exercise During the Winter

Cold, snowy days and icy roads can make it difficult to get outside and exercise during the winter months, especially if you live in a Northern climate.  However, with a few tweaks to your usual routine, you can stay in shape despite the cold temperatures.  Here, learn about 8 tips for exercising during the winter […]

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5 Important Nutrients Every Woman Needs

As a woman you have some unique requirements when it comes to nutrients. Your body goes through things that men’s don’t and these events mean that you need more of certain nutrients. This article outlines 5 important nutrients that every woman needs.

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Weight Loss Hacks: Lose Weight for Less Money

Programs like Jenny Craig and Nutrisystem are successful at helping people shed unwanted weight quickly, yet are an expensive weight loss option. Built on the “personal coach plus pre-packaged meal” model, these programs require that participants purchase a week’s worth of food and either visit or speak by phone with a weight loss counselor for […]

Benefits of Improving Your Posture

3 Benefits of Improving Your Posture

Adopting a healthier diet and getting more exercise are noble goals. However, many people who wish to improve their health, appearance and well-being don’t often consider the benefits of improving their posture. Many people have bad posture due to footwear and long periods seated at the computer. Here are three benefits gained by developing better […]