health and wellness

  1. Women's Health

    How important are daily vitamins?

    Vitamins can do a great job of filling gaps in your diet, but vitamins can also be your allies in losing weight, ridding your body...
  2. Women's Health

    Your metabolism: How it works & how to boost it

    You can't seem to burn off the pounds. It has to be your metabolism, right? Not so fast. Before you point to your metabolism as the...
  3. Special Needs

    Alternative therapies for kids with Down syndrome

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    Pediasure, Nutrivene, Juice Plus, green tea extract… manufacturers and parents tout dramatic differences when these alternative...
  4. Diet & Fitness

    A guide to staying fit during the holidays

    Staying fit at any time of the year is a challenge, but that's especially so during the holidays. It's that time of year when...
  5. Diet & Fitness

    How to help your dietary tract

    Your diet directly affects your digestive tract, and experts say what you eat and how and when you eat it can affect the digestive...
  6. Diet & Fitness

    A busy gal's guide to staying toned

    Work, family, chores, soccer games — it's hard to find the time for a shower, let alone a workout, if you're a busy gal. Want to...
  7. Stress

    10 Ways money is impacting your health

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    Does your monthly bank statement look the way you feel? Yeah, mine too – and according to oodles of recent studies, the situation's...
  8. Exercise & Fitness

    Fitness trend: Yoga classes that use color and lighting

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    L.A.-based studio Aura Yoga is incorporating a new technique into their flow classes: light technology. See how different colors can...
  9. Wellness

    The history of birth control

    Sure, the pill can cause nausea, bloating and headaches — but would you rather try to prevent pregnancy using crocodile poop? Yep,...
  10. Organic and Natural

    How to find a tea for every occasion

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    Tea has been around for ages and is a staple in many different cultures, where drinking tea in social settings has been used as a...
  11. Organic and Natural

    7 Ways to introduce tea into your daily routine

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    Tea is not only delicious, but it has numerous health benefits. If you've never been a tea drinker, we invite you to introduce tea...
  12. Organic and Natural

    Tips on tea appreciation and preparation

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    If you've never been a tea lover, learning to prepare and appreciate tea can seem slightly daunting. However, once you've learned to...
  13. Stress

    What clutter is doing to your health

    OK, so maybe you're not going to be featured on an episode of Hoarders anytime soon, but your piles of stuff are slowly killing you...
  14. Dieting & Nutrition

    Nuts over coconuts: Thai coconut smoothie recipe

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    Are you cuckoo for coconut? There are many health benefits to this tropical fruit that just so happens to taste amazing too. We’re...
  15. Health & Wellness

    3 Harmful ingredients in personal care products

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    Unless you have an advanced degree in chemistry, reading the labels on personal care products can be frustrating. What are all those...
  16. Sleep

    Why walking barefoot is good for your health

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    Can you rekindle your health simply by walking barefoot? Some experts think so, and you'll be surprised at the benefits of this new...
  17. Wellness

    5 Things your body is dying to tell you

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    Every day your body works hard to pump blood, fight off disease and help you get things done in this frantic world. Imagine if your...
  18. Endless Summer

    5 Tips for sticking with your summer diet

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    In the summer, encouragement to stay fit is everywhere. Pool parties that require tiny bikinis and weather so hot that you’re...
  19. Dieting & Nutrition

    Ayurvedic cleansing explained: Is it for you?

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    Ever wondered why you always feel so tired and wrung-out? Everyone's heard of toxins, but what if there's more to it than just a...
  20. Special Needs

    The link between Alzheimer's disease and Down syndrome

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    Does Alzheimer’s disease scare you? Does Down syndrome confuse you? The link between the two should excite every parent or loved one...