Who doesn't love chocolate? It’s everyone’s weakness and has quite the reputation for being something that you should stay away from for being “too sweet”
How Do Taste Buds Work?
Some people cannot resist the zest of a spicy chicken wing while others crave the taste of their favorite salted caramel Frappuccino. Both are brought
6 Amazing Water Wonders of the World
Have you visited the six amazing water wonders of the world? If not, it's time to start your planing! With water covering up to 71%
Find Out How Grapes Can Help With Dry Skin
With the recent change in weather, sometimes our skin can go into shock and start doing weird things. For example, maybe you have been experiencing
6 Ways to Eat More Turmeric
Turmeric, the yellow spice that has been used to make curry for ages, has a surprising amount of health benefits making it the hottest new
Energy Snacks for your Afternoon Slump
It’s only 3 p.m. and you feel too lethargic to do anything productive but daydream about hibernating for the rest of the day. We’ve all been there. To get rid of the mid-afternoon slump, many of us resort to heading… read more
Are You a Mouth breather?
Morning breath is real. When we awaken after a good night’s sleep, the first thing many of us do is head to the bathroom, grab our toothpaste and brush away the bad breath that developed over the night before we talk… read more
The Benefits of Cold Plunging
For centuries, humans have used the cold as an aid to their health. This comes in many shapes and forms, including the application of ice, cold air and even water. Recently, cold water immersion — or cold plunging — has… read more
How to Stay Regular When You Travel
Travel can be an exciting break from our normal routines. However, sometimes an unwanted travel companion, like constipation or diarrhea, can tag along. While your schedule may look different on vacation, sticking to regular bathroom habits can help you better… read more
The Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum
From its bold flavors to the satisfying pop of a perfect bubble, gum has etched its way into the hearts of people of all ages. This long-time chewable delicacy has found shelf space in grocery stores and pharmacies for over… read more
What is Holding You Back From Retirement?
In working with our financial adviser to roll over some retirement funds from previous employers, my husband and I began discussing different things that we could do to be able to put more money aside for retirement. There are several… read more
Go Nutty For Nuts!
Good things do come in small packages! Tree nuts and peanuts (which are actually legumes, not nuts) are packed with protein, fiber, unsaturated fats (the good kind of fat) and more than 19 kinds of vitamins and minerals (including folate,… read more
Self-Medication: The Power Rankings
Your medicine cabinet probably looks a lot like everyone else’s. A bottle of anti-inflammatories, a bag of lozenges (sell by date, 2011), and floss that you know you really should start using. We also all have our own customized medicine… read more
Workouts for the Week
Learn What the Term “Beast Mode” Actually Means
The term “beast mode” has become common slang, but what does it really mean? According to Urban Dictionary, beast mode is defined as the “mode that you switch into when doing hardcore activities; having beast-like characteristics.” Most often, it’s used… read more
Develop a Strong Core With These Tips!
Sit up straight! Don’t slouch! At one time or another we have heard these words from our parents. Believe it or not, they were onto something. Poor posture and lack of a strong core has led to countless visits to the chiropractor or even worse,… read more
Ted Talks: Game On … Or Off?
For years, my favorite weekly workout has been our old-guy pickup basketball game. Though I can get hotter than a habanero every once in a while, I am not very good (I have the vertical leap of a street curb,… read more