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Julianne Hough Reveals her Morning Routine for Staying Fit and Healthy

Julianne Hough Reveals her Morning Routine for Staying Fit and Healthy

on November 13, 2014, 10:15 AM

Julianne Hough seems to wear many hats lately. She is an actress, a dancer, and now an official judge on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” She is now gracing the recent cover of Shape Magazine and she is looking quite healthy and happy. How does she keep herself looking so…

BPA and Food Intolerance May Have a Link

BPA and Food Intolerance May Have a Link

on November 11, 2014, 10:40 PM

New research published in The FASEB Journal outlines a possible link between exposure to BPA and food intolerance. The increasing incidence of food intolerances spurred researcher to study why that might be. Their findings led them to conclude that low levels of exposure to BPA during pregnancy could predispose a…

Healthier Thanksgiving: Making Better Choices This Year for Good Health

Healthier Thanksgiving: Making Better Choices This Year for Good Health

on November 10, 2014, 2:48 PM

Can you really have a healthier Thanksgiving this year? It can be done with a little thought and preparation, and a lot of positivity. This is the time of year when you want to pig out on all of that comfort food. However, it is certainly not good for your…

Benefits of Adding Salmon into Your Diet

Benefits of Adding Salmon into Your Diet

on November 6, 2014, 11:24 AM

Salmon is considered a super food because of its high nutrition and good-for-you content. Eating this tasty fish a couple times a week will add many health benefits as a way to lead you to the road to a healthier lifestyle. It has plenty of protein, vitamin D, vitamins B…

Portion Control Plates: How to Use Them

Portion Control Plates: How to Use Them

on November 5, 2014, 5:35 PM

Using portion control plates is a simple way to track food intake and meet health and weight loss goals. Overblown portions are one of the biggest contributors to weight gain and one of the largest hindrances to losing weight. Being overweight lends itself to a variety of health conditions, including…

Can Milk Cause Death? New Study Cautions Against Drinking Too Much

Can Milk Cause Death? New Study Cautions Against Drinking Too Much

on November 3, 2014, 12:29 PM

A new study has suggested that milk, that bone-building, good-for-you drink, is actually causing more harm than good these days. The current recommendation is three cups of milk per day to help strengthen bones and to chase away osteoporosis. However, this may be too much and may cause problems, even…

Eating Disorders Can Present At Young Ages

Eating Disorders Can Present At Young Ages

on November 3, 2014, 12:25 PM

Most people associate eating disorders with adolescence or early adulthood, but new research indicates that they could start as early as the elementary school years. Research conducted at the University of Montreal finds that children who exhibit problem eating behaviors between the ages of eight and 12 may have mental…

Tips on Halting Those Unhealthy Food Cravings

Tips on Halting Those Unhealthy Food Cravings

on October 29, 2014, 9:08 PM

Are you a person who just can’t seem to control your unhealthy food cravings? Have you tried but failed to resist those pesky temptations that come along when you least expect it? In an effort to step up to a healthier lifestyle, it is important to stave off as many…

Keeping Halloween Healthy for the Whole Family

Keeping Halloween Healthy for the Whole Family

on October 28, 2014, 10:46 AM

Halloween has always been full of yummy sweet treats. It is a good time for kids to get dressed up in their favorite costume as they head out to go trick-or-treating. They are sure to bring home loads of candy that will pump them full of sugar. How about that…