Spot Toning: Possibility or Myth?

You’ve probably heard the claims that if you're spot toning, you can practically change your body overnight. So you have to wonder if spot toning is a possibility or a myth. There are so many gadgets, supplements, nutritional products and exercise programs on the market these days telling us we can make over our body bulges here…and there. It’s not surprising if we’re more confused than ever!... Read More

Vegetarian, Vegan or Plant-based Diet?

Vegetarian, vegan or plant-based diet labels can be so confusing. What are the differences between these diets or lifestyles as some people refer to them? There seem to be so many factors involved in deciding what people should eat. Some people base their decisions on health reasons, while some factor into their decisions: religion, ethics (such as animal rights) and even politics.... Read More

The Great Race: Accomplish Your Dreams

Maybe it takes a birthday (one of those bigger ones, where you slide into a new decade) or the first day of a new year to make you realize you have to take some serious actions to accomplish all your dreams and to feed yourself fully with the life you desire. So how does one go about fulfilling one's aspirations? And with what specifically do you want to fill yourself up?... Read More

Slow Aging: 10 Simple Health Habits

If you’re motivated to live a full and healthy life as you age, then you might have to make some adjustments to your personal aging process, so you can spend more quality time doing the things you love. Check out these 10 incredibly simple anti-aging “hacks” (health habits) that you can take action on right now to give yourself an edge.... Read More

Hair, Skin, Nails: Health Signals

Your hair, skin and nails are great predictors of underlying health issues, like nutrient deficiencies, leaky gut syndrome and hormonal imbalances. Naturally most of us want strong nails, thick hair and clear skin. And your external appearance may give telltale signs that your diet is amiss. Here's how to improve signs that your diet may be lacking.... Read More

Weight Loss Magic

To sleep or to train? Which one will button your jeans up faster? Now there’s a question you probably haven’t asked yourself! When it comes to weight management, both exercise and sleep are important - and maybe you already knew that! But, we came across a study that has us leaning in one direction.... Read More

Bone Broth: Health Elixir or Not?

Are you wondering if this trendy drink, reported to be a “health elixir,” is really all it’s cracked up to be? What about claims of better sleep, enhanced immunity, improved gut health AND less wrinkles? Find out what other fabulous benefits are associated with this broth as well as some negatives you may want to consider before you taste a cup…. Read More

Coffee Health: Benefits, Risks, Reactions

Coffee is healthy. Coffee is not healthy. Drink it? Avoid it? Why all the confusion? Not all people are affected the same by coffee. It has some health benefits, but there are people who should avoid it. Are you one of the people who would do well to stay away from it? What should you consider before your next cup?... Read More

Do You Eat Foods With a Health Halo?

Think you’re not one who falls for all of the marketing schemes when it comes time to go grocery shopping? Consider how many times you’ve reached for a product because it was labeled low-fat, gluten-free, organic or natural. Yes – those nutrition and health claims found on food labels are a form of advertising.... Read More

Iron Pot Cooking for a Nontoxic Lifestyle

If you’re transitioning to a nontoxic lifestyle, you may already have made the switch to choosing whole and organic foods over processed foods to reduce the number of chemicals in your everyday environment. But have you considered the impact your cookware can have on your health and the food you prepare in it?... Read More