Health

Food Aversions Explained

Most people have a few foods that they don’t like. Ahem, no onions please! But for some, the dislike is severe and, in some cases, debilitating. What is food aversion? According to the Cleveland Clinic, a food aversion is defined… read more

Is Group Fitness Right For Me?

Let’s face it, when it comes to working out we could all use some motivation. Being accountable to yourself only gets you so far. Adherence to a program becomes so much easier when it involves others. Getting a personal trainer… read more

How to Prevent Overeating

We’ve all been there before. Whether it be during a stressful moment, or enjoying one of your favorite desserts or snacks, overeating is something we’ve all experienced at one point or another. While mostly a normal and occasional occurrence, overeating… read more

How Your Senses Change as You Age

Sight. Smell. Taste. Touch. Hearing. These five words play pivotal roles in helping humans navigate the world. They connect us to our environments, allow us to solve problems and make our lives all the better. Simply put, they help us… read more

Wash Up! The Story of Soap

Soap has been around for centuries, dating all the way back to 2800 BC. Soap has evolved in that time but the basics remain the same.  HOW IS SOAP MADE?  Believe it or not, it takes only two key ingredients… read more

Do I Have White Coat Syndrome?

Sitting in a waiting room for a doctor’s appointment is a nerve- wracking experience. In fact, it’s so intense, the Cleveland Clinic reports that one of every three Americans avoid going to the doctor – even when they think they… read more

Recognizing the Signs of Heatstroke

Hanging around in the sun is all fun and games until someone gets hurt — or heatstroke. There are several different heat-related illnesses you can acquire from too much sun exposure, like heat exhaustion, heat cramps, sunburn and heat rash,… read more

3 Ways to Restore your Skin with Sea Salt

Sea salt is everywhere, but the staple isn’t just cherished by chefs and scientists. It’s adorned by dermatologists and people everywhere, with its healing properties dating back to skincare routines used in ancient Egypt. Packed with minerals like magnesium and… read more

Living With Shin Splints

Shin splints are a relatively common injury that can cause considerable pain. Who gets them, how do you prevent them, and how do you treat them? “Shin splints are the common term for two separate overuse conditions of the lower leg:… read more

24 Easy Ways to Conquer Calories

If telling people we “don’t have time” or we “don’t enjoy exercising” burned calories, gyms and fitness centers would cease to exist. We’re busy. We’re tired. We don’t want to expend the morsel of energy we have left on a… read more

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