The Most Dangerous Fat Is the Easiest to Lose

It’s every weight loss enthusiast’s dream to zap belly fat but, far from pure vanity, there’s actually a reason why having a lot of fat in the abdominal region can be dangerous, especially visce

Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga combines laughter, breathing, movement, and positive affirmations to release stress, dissolve negative emotions, and boost well-being.What do hot soup, cellphones, milkshakes, and meltin


How Often Should You Weigh Yourself?

Imagine this: You decide it’s time to make a concerted effort to lose weight. You start exercising regularly and embark on a healthy eating plan. The time comes to check in on your progress, so

Care for Your Cosmetics

Natural cosmetics are better for the environment and your health. But natural products require a little extra care because they lack chemical preservatives.Natural cosmetics are better for the environ

Skin Care with a Conscience

Feeding our skin from the inside is easy on a vegan diet. But you might be surprised to learn that many of the beauty products we use can contain animal ingredients. Check out these skin-loving plant-

5 Medical Issues That Can Cause Weight Gain

As everyone who’s worked to lose weight knows, it can take a while to see momentum, particularly if you’re making sure to lose at a steady pace. But what about if you feel stuck in the same plac

Healthy Hair

Hair is essentially protein, so be sure that you\'re getting an adequate supply. Look to legumes like beans, peas, lentils, and fermented soybean products for nutrient-rich vegetarian protein sources,

5 Tips for Staying Social (and Drinking) During the Holidays

Holiday party season can be bittersweet for anyone trying to keep their weight in check. While it’s a joyous time and an amazing opportunity to connect with friends, colleagues and loved ones, h
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6 Tips For Making Your 2019 Nutrition Goals Stick

Resolutions are great in theory. However, in reality, the motivation to fulfill grand hopes and wishes fades fast. While motivation starts high and 77% of resolution makers stick with it for the

Organic Chic

If you think bamboo is for pandas and hemp is for rope, you’ll be surprised at the booming organic clothing industry. It’s great for the environment–and even better for fashion-conscious shoppers.If y

What Counts as Moderate-Intensity Walking?

Walking is one of the most simple and accessible forms of exercise you can do regularly. Adding it to your routine can make a big difference in weight control. One study found the average person

Celebrate Natural Health Products Week!

November 3 to 9 is Natural Health Products Week - celebrate by learning about the natural health products that so many of us take!If you’ve ever taken some echinacea to help battle a nasty flu bug, pr

12 Ways to Make Chickpeas Taste Amazing

Think all beans are blah and boring? Think again.There’s probably a can of chickpeas—AKA garbanzo beans—in your cupboard. (Unless you’re one of those fancy people who like to cook your own chickpeas f

Dealing with Digestion

Pain, bloating, belching, constipation, and a wide range of other distressing symptoms accompany digestive disturbances. Taking an honest look at dietary and lifestyle habits will usually offer the be

3 Ways Weight Loss Changes Your Brain

There’s plenty of emphasis from health and fitness professionals on how excess weight affects the body — not just related to appearance, but also in terms of insulin resistance, cardiovascular e

The Nail File

At-home nail care - pampering and nourishing - can prevent cracking and splitting and improve overall nail health.Whether we like them long or short, polished or au naturel, our nails are a beautiful

Don't Sweat It

Conventional antiperspirants contain some dangerous chemicals. Natural options are safer, effective, and widely available.Whether it’s the first day back at school, a big presentation at work, or a to

10 Minute Exercises, No Excuses!

Too busy, too tired, too stressed...these are all common excuses when it comes to blowing off a workout. Unfortunately, these justifications mean nothing for our health. You don\'t need to run a marath

Common Sun Sense

Somewhere between tanning with pure baby oil and slathering on the SPF 50+, appreciating sunshine got pretty complicated. With all the conflicting reports on sun benefits and risks and sunscreen confu

The Best Vitamins and Nutrients for Runners

Most runners are skilled at sucking hydration packs dry during long runs and carbo-loading before races. But fueling your runs shouldn’t end there. “The more you run, the more attention you nee

7 Easy Tricks For Healthier Grilling, According to RDs

Whether you’re headed for a neighborhood barbecue or cooking out in your own backyard, healthy grilling can seem like a challenge. After all, many traditional staples and sides like burgers and

Stress and Your Aging Parents

The holidays are a time for joy and celebration; however, there is often stress associated with these events, particularly for older adults, their families, and their caregivers. Increasing demands on

Rejuvenate Winter Skin

Has harsh winter weather left your skin dry, cracked, and irritable? To deliver maximum moisture, choose hyaluronic acid and revel in its skin healing benefits.Has harsh winter weather and indoor heat


This Exercise Combo Helps Prevent Obesity, According to Science

If you want to lose weight, healthy eating and exercise are key. Everyone knows this. But what’s less obvious is what kind of exercise is best for effectively dropping pounds. Between all of the


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Increase Your Sun Safety

Melanoma is the most common cancer in Canada. There are many misconceptions when it comes to sun safety—and they can be deadly. Make a commitment to take sun protection seriously, starting with these

The Ins and Outs of Muscle Soreness and Recovery

Few things feel more rewarding than finishing a workout. But just because you’ve stopped running, lifting or HIIT-ing doesn’t mean your body is done working. In fact, while you’re getting into t

7 Time-Saving Tips for Keeping an Accurate Food Journal

Keeping a food journal is a tried-and-true weight-loss strategy. By logging everything you eat and drink, you learn more about healthy eating and are better able to create a calorie deficit (sli

8 Workout Tweaks to Boost Weight Loss

When you’re trying to lose weight, exercise is an important part of the equation. Though most experts agree working out on its own isn’t usually enough to lose weight, there are plenty of reason