Nutrition Labels: A Good Read

They may not be on the bestseller list, but the nutrition facts labels on your favorite foods can be an interesting read. There are some very important things to consider when you’re analyzing a nutrition label””so you can ensure you̵ ...

All About Aloe Vera

You’ve been rubbing it on your sun-kissed skin for as long as you can remember, but what exactly is aloe vera? What is responsible for its naturally soothing properties? And what are some little-known benefits of aloe vera? Aloe vera is a cactu ...

6 Easy Steps for Natural Body Cleansing

Looking for a fresh start in 2011? Consider these six simple ways to kick-start your body’s natural cleansing process:   1. Say “goodbye” to stress. Keep your body running smoothly by keeping stress in check. How? Make time fo ...

A Tribute to the Father of Fitness, Jack LaLanne

Long before the existence of fad diets and late-night ab workout infomercials, there was one voice, confidently preaching about the benefits of eating well and exercising often: Jack LaLanne.    LaLanne, who passed away this weekend at th ...

Three Bad Habits You Didn’t Know You Had

Although many bad habits are obvious, some may be hidden in your daily routine. Are you guilty of these three bad behaviors?   1. Slouching: Whether at your desk or on the couch, it can be hard not to slouch. Slouching is an extremely common (an ...

Foods to Fight the Winter Blues

Cold weather got you down? Don’t reach for greasy grub or a sugary snack. Instead, grab one of these healthy foods for a nutritious pick-me-up!   “¢ Salmon: Salmon contains vitamin D and omega-3 essential fatty acids, nutrients that ...

Write Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Looking for an easy way to accomplish your weight management goals? Keep a food diary! Writing down everything you eat and drink is a great way to keep track of your nutrition, and it may also help you lose weight too! A food diary can help you be mo ...