By now, the U.S. has thoroughly shaken off her winter chill. The snow line has crept up mountaintops and the ocean waters are warm. This phenomenon, known as the “lag of seasons” is what makes August and September the hottest months of the year.
Staying fit is all about keeping ourselves healthy, but knowing we look good while exercising gives us an extra emotional boost that makes our workouts more fun. Just as you dress for success on the job, wearing great-fitting and stylish workout wear will help you feel more confident.
Most effective beauty treatments are based on things found in nature. Did you know you can give yourself beauty treatments at home using food you have on hand?
We are what we eat and that applies to our hair, too. Hair products help, of course, but nutritionists and beauty experts tell us that healthy hair begins from the inside out.
With Thanksgiving behind us, Christmas and New Year’s are the next calorie spiked minefields. Whether it’s avoiding a “small piece” of every dessert, or celebrating with a little too much bubbly, you can enjoy yourself without adding extra calories.
Holiday meals are times of delight for those of us who enjoy family, friends and great food, but they can also be challenging while watching our weight. With a simple game plan for eating healthfully at gatherings, we can partake in all our favorite fare and still keep our figures in shape.
The warm days of June are punctuated by sweet flavors of fresh fruit that ripen during summer months. But did you know that in addition to tasting delicious, summer fruits are remarkably good for you?
Medical experts tell us that all oils are not created equal, and although all of them contain fat, some fats are better for us than others. Doctors and other health professionals recommend using oils that are low in saturated and trans fats, such as olive oil, canola or other vegetable oils, in place of butter, margarine or shortening.
As Easter approaches, our thoughts turn to eggs – for decorating, hunting and eating in a chocolate form.
Would you like a quick and tasty way to get your daily dose of fruits and vegetables in one convenient glass? Try making fresh juice at home. When juicing, the pulp is extracted, leaving you with a smooth, delicious, preservative-free beverage teeming with nutrients.