In case you missed my Sheknows column: When you hear the word “diabetes” you may think insulin injections, foot problems, and other symptoms that could never happen to you. Unfortunately, many Americans are diabetic or pre-diabetic and may not even know it! Studies show that...
Positive Thinking: No Time For Negative Nelly
These days times are tough. Bills, work, family…life. A lot of stress can not only take a toll on your body, but also your mind. Unfortunately, recent data suggests that negative thinking and attitudes can perpetuate depression and generally poor health. Here are a few...
Good Fats: Friend or Foe? The Surprisingly Fatty Foods that Boost Weight Loss
Often times we are taught that fat is bad, but the reality is our bodies need fat to survive. Saturated fats tend to be the ones you want to limit because they are responsible for increasing cholesterol and creating inflammation in the body. Unsaturated fats,...
Weekend Sabotage: Is Letting Loose Leading to Tighter Pants?
We all forget things sometimes. I forgot that Jessica Simpson is pregnant again, because it seems like it’s been a while. A long while. Did you forget that New Year’s resolution you made? For many of us, the weekend really sets us back when it...
Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate: Calling All Chocolate Lovers
There’s hardly anyone who can resist chocolate, but maybe now you don’t have to! For many years research has shown that consuming small amounts (remember the part that says “small”) of dark chocolate have significant health benefits. This is because it contains the most pure...
Metabolism Boosters: The Best Natural Foods to Jump Start Your Metabolism!
Feeling sluggish or stuck in an unhealthy slump? Often our diets contain foods full of preservatives, refined sugar, and additives. Consuming these substances makes it difficult to lose weight because the body cannot properly process these foreign materials, leading to an increased accumulation of fat....
Knee Pain: Are your legs in “knee”d of a vacation?
Many women suffer from knee pain, and in some cases it can be a serious problem. A real housewife once said “The higher the heel the closer to god”, but unfortunately outside of Beverly Hills, the higher the heel the closer to orthopedic surgery you...
Work Stress: Coming Down With A Case of the Mondays?
It’s likely that you have been in a similar scenario at some point. Maybe you’re late to work, and its Monday morning (traffic is a nightmare). Perhaps you have a deadline looming or a huge presentation? Or maybe you have three bosses who are all...
Men’s Health: A Movember to Remember
Perhaps you’ve noticed an increase in mustaches around town this month? Maybe you’re wondering if hipsters suddenly took over the world, or why Reno 911 is having a nationwide casting call? It turns out it’s all for MOVEMBER! In case you missed the me-“mo”, November...
Infertility: Are Your Eggs Scrambled?
Many of you might remember looking up at the clock in school during exams and watching the long red second hand tick, tick, tick. As you tracked your time and filled in your scantron sheet (remember those!), your only worry was having a number 2...