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How (and Why) to Reduce Sodium in Your Diet

How (and Why) to Reduce Sodium in Your Diet

Most Americans are aware that too much sodium can be a bad thing. It causes the body to hold excess fluid, which places a greater burden on the heart and causes blood pressure to rise. But many people may not realize that the salt shaker on their tab ...
Take Your Pampering With a Grain of Salt

Take Your Pampering With a Grain of Salt

I’ve sunk into a comfy lounge chair and I’m breathing in the salt air. No, I’m not at the beach. I’m in a dimly lit, manmade salt cave in Louisville, Colorado. My 4-year-old daughter plays at my feet with grains of sand, in a floor that is reminiscen ...
5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

5 Ways to Prevent Water Weight Gain

Step on the scale today, and everything looks good. Do it again tomorrow, and suddenly the number is three digits higher. What gives? Relax. It’s unlikely that you’ve gained three pounds of fat overnight. The bigger number is probably the result of e ...
Healthy Food Finds for Specific Cravings

Healthy Food Finds for Specific Cravings

Tell me what you want, what you really, really want. We’ve all been there: You’re trying to read a book, or pet the cat, or clean the kitchen floor. And you can’t stop thinking about”¦fill in the blank. For some people, itR ...
Healthy Haul: Food, Beauty & More

Healthy Haul: Food, Beauty & More

You know the saying, “Mother knows best” ““ well, these moms have been there, done that, and they’re ready to hook you up with insider info on hottest products in natural health, food, sports, fitness and beauty. This week ...
Lemon-Basil Grilled Zucchini

Lemon-Basil Grilled Zucchini

Is your garden teeming with zucchini? A quick-growing summer squash, zucchini appears in abundance this time of year, giving you basketfuls of a versatile veggie to cook or bake with. Put your homegrown harvest to good use with this quick-and-easy, 5 ...
Healthy Living Tip: Go Nuts for Nuts!

Healthy Living Tip: Go Nuts for Nuts!

Whether sprinkling slivered almonds on steamed veggies, spreading almond butter on breakfast toast or scooping up crunchy cashews when a snack attack hits, it’s easy to go nuts for nuts! No matter how you enjoy them, just a small serving instan ...