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Preventing Yeast Infections: Natural Ways to Prevent Them From Occurring

Preventing Yeast Infections: Natural Ways to Prevent Them From Occurring

on April 14, 2014, 2:55 PM

Yeast infections are a nuisance and women everywhere are susceptible to them. There are many reasons that they can occur, sometimes quite frequently for a number of women. Even taking some antibiotics can be a culprit in getting them too many times. The symptoms include lots of itching and a…

Swapping Fruit Infused Water in Place of Sugary Drinks is the Healthier Way To Go

Swapping Fruit Infused Water in Place of Sugary Drinks is the Healthier Way To Go

on April 9, 2014, 7:20 PM

What is fruit infused water, you may ask? This refreshing drink is very simple. You take plain water and add in your favorite flavors. That’s it. Nothing fancy but it is great tasting and so good for you. Using fruits, herbs, and even vegetables infused into your water is a…

Food Addiction: Is There Such a Thing?

Food Addiction: Is There Such a Thing?

on April 5, 2014, 4:05 PM

Food addiction is not something to take lightly. While eating food is necessary to sustain life, eating too much of a good thing is not. Addictions are something that gives you extreme pleasure that you just can’t get enough of. Things like alcohol, gambling or drugs are some of the…

New Allergy Pill Approved By the FDA

New Allergy Pill Approved By the FDA

on April 3, 2014, 4:00 PM

A new allergy pill may be just what the doctor ordered for all of those pesky runny noses, sneezing, and watery eyes that usually accompany seasonal allergies. It is estimated that 30 million people in the United States suffer from some type of hay fever and allergies. It is quite…

7 Ways to Get Ready for Bikini Season This Summer

7 Ways to Get Ready for Bikini Season This Summer

on April 1, 2014, 10:35 AM

Bikini season is coming up quickly and you know what that means? You start thinking about the sun, the beach, and that dreaded swimsuit. You may not feel quite ready to show off some just yet, but it will eventually come sooner than you think. Here are some ways that…

Danica McKellar Talks on How She Stays in Such Great Shape

Danica McKellar Talks on How She Stays in Such Great Shape

on March 27, 2014, 10:10 AM

Former child star Danica McKellar spent most of her younger days playing the role of Winnie Cooper on The Wonder Years. Her current role happens to be dancing around on the ballroom floor with pro dancer Val Chmerkovskiy on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. At 39 years old, the actress…

What is Oil-Pulling and Can it Improve Your Overall Health?

What is Oil-Pulling and Can it Improve Your Overall Health?

on March 26, 2014, 11:20 PM

Oil-pulling may be a brand new term that most have not heard of. It may sound like something made for combatting acne. However, this weird phrase is not something that you put on skin, but oil that you put into your mouth. It is a new way of pulling toxins…

29 of the Best Sulfate Free Shampoos

29 of the Best Sulfate Free Shampoos

on March 25, 2014, 7:40 PM

Click Image to View Gallery The best sulfate free shampoos manage to clean hair effectively without stripping color and/or natural oils. What are the best sulfate free shampoos? Switching to a shampoo that is free of Sodium Lauryl and Laureth Sulfates can potentially help hair hold color much longer than…

26 of the Best and Simplest Sunburn Remedies

26 of the Best and Simplest Sunburn Remedies

on March 25, 2014, 6:38 PM

Click Image to View Gallery The majority of these sunburn treatments involving rubbing a substance or object directly on the burn. Aloe vera is perhaps the most popular sunburn relief product around with the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties a proven winner for sunburn treatment. Others will swear by the application…

25+ Best Probiotics Brands Available for Purchase

25+ Best Probiotics Brands Available for Purchase

on March 25, 2014, 5:33 PM

Click Image to View Gallery Here is a list of the best probiotics brands, including the most popular, inexpensive, safe, and effective brands for every day and occasional use. When searching for a good probiotic brand, the most important thing to look for is the strains of good bacteria that…

Top 27 Favorite Forms of Exercise in the U.S.

Top 27 Favorite Forms of Exercise in the U.S.

on March 25, 2014, 4:29 PM

Click Image to View Gallery Here is a list of America’s most popular forms of exercise. Do you like to swim? Hike? Surf? Then check out the ways others are working out.

Celebrate National Nutrition Month: Tips To Help You Get Started on a Healthy Eating Plan

Celebrate National Nutrition Month: Tips To Help You Get Started on a Healthy Eating Plan

on March 25, 2014, 3:30 PM

Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? Learning more about making healthier food choices is what the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics strives to do for those that are serious about maintaining a healthy weight and to help in preventing many kinds of disease, including heart disease and…