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The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

The Beautiful Benefits of Biotin

Also known as vitamin B7 (and sometimes vitamin H), biotin is a nutrient needed for healthy energy production, and it supports enzymes that affect the skin and intestinal tract. Found in many foods naturally (deficiency is rare), biotin may also be t ...
Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Warding Off Weight Gain During Menopause

Find that your midsection is starting to expand during midlife? Menopause is the cessation of periods, but prior to or after menopause women often start to experience weight gain that seems to come out of nowhere. This is due in part to changes in me ...
Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

Could Carb Cycling Work for You?

You’d be fooling yourself (or just a fool) to say you haven’t tried to burn calories so you could then consume them in the form of pizza, pasta or pinot. Unfortunately, the beloved carb-heavy, comfort foods are typically taboo for anyone trying to lo ...
Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Can Caffeine Enhance Your Workouts?

Most of us aren’t strangers to caffeine. We count on our coffee to jump start the day or pour a great big cup of green tea when the afternoon slump sets in. But what about using caffeine to rev up a workout or help you lose weight? Is it a good ...
3 Easy Ways to Boost Weight Loss

3 Easy Ways to Boost Weight Loss

Losing weight is rarely easy. From mid-morning munchies to unexpected lunch outings with coworkers to aisle after aisle of unhealthy temptations at the supermarket, challenges seem to pop up at every turn, making it difficult for even the most commit ...
Ladies, 50 Is the New 40!

Ladies, 50 Is the New 40!

Stop being afraid of aging! We women tend to mourn our birthdays before celebrating them, because we’re so wrapped up in the changes that come with getting older. Once you realize you can look and feel your fittest at any age, you’ll have ...
Your Body Deserves the Alpha of Omegas

Your Body Deserves the Alpha of Omegas

Omegas are essential fatty acids, which makes them, well, essential to your healthy body arsenal. What’s the best source? Watch this fitness video from Nicole Wilkins to find out which EFA the best of the best use for muscle, joint and metaboli ...