Skincare Seasons

How Should You Change Your Skincare With the Seasons?

It’s easy to notice how weather and temperatures change with the seasons, but what we sometimes forget is that our skin changes right along with them. It seems obvious that the harsh summer sun calls for a different skincare routine than the dry, frosty winds of winter – but how can you keep up with …

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Flat Tummy

Why Exercise Alone Won’t Get You A Flat Tummy

So, you spent all weekend living on cheesecake and pretzels, but plan to make up for it by going on an hour-long run after work. See anything wrong with this thinking? Many people are confused about the respective roles that diet and exercise play in weight loss. Perhaps this is because we are constantly seeing …

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4 Ways to Make Sure Your Kids Outlive You!

You’ve heard the joke before: “Kids don’t come with an instruction manual.” Yet you don’t realize the weight of that statement until you yourself become a parent. It seems like there are millions of ways to mess up, and chiefly among the possible pitfalls is your children’s health. Every parent worries about it. Part of …

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Shocking Truth about Sleep

The Shocking Truth About Sleep and Weight Loss

So your resolutions are going well thus far. You’re really trying to watch what you eat, and you’re making exercise part of your routine. These are undoubtedly good changes, but you might not be getting the most out of your efforts unless you’re also prioritizing sleep. Some people figure they’ll just stay up later than …

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Best Fitness Trackers

The Best Value for Money Fitness Trackers of 2017

Due to their cost, fitness trackers typically require a little more thought than the average impulse buy. But doing a little research ahead of time can really help inform your decision-making. With that in mind, here is our list of the best value for money fitness trackers of 2017. Fitbit Charge 2 Cost: From around …

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PCOS

Is PCOS Weight Gain Simply an Excuse?

Let’s get this out of the way up front. It’s pretty mean-spirited to accuse someone of making excuses about weight gain when you know they’re dealing with a medical issue. Yet so many women face nasty or dismissive comments when they cite polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) as a complicating factor in their weight issues. If …

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Pregnancy and Men

Does Pregnancy Make Men Fat?

During pregnancy, women put on extra weight. Some of this weight is due to the baby, the placenta, amniotic fluid, and increased blood volume, but some of it shows up simply because growing a baby is hungry work. In fact, a pregnant woman who isn’t putting on weight might be cause for concern. But what …

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Peanut Butter

The Surprising Health Benefits of All-Natural Peanut Butter

Ah, peanut butter! This beloved childhood snack has gotten a bad reputation among adults. Perhaps it is because peanut butter is used to such spectacular effect in desserts and other sinful indulgences, and therefore we can’t help but associate something so rich and delicious with junk food. As it turns out, we’ve been looking at …

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Face Cream Testing

Has Your Anti-Wrinkle Cream Been Cruelly Tested on Animals?

As consumers, we do not often get a peek behind closed doors. We trust that the products we purchase will be safe, that they’ll be of high quality, and will have the desired results. But how can the manufacturers be so sure that their products tick all these boxes? You’ve seen the high prices on …

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