Acupuncture Anyone

If you’re like most people, you’re curious about the benefits of acupuncture, but a bit squeamish about being stuck with acupuncture needles.  Ever wonder if you could practice acupuncture on yourself or your friends and family in the comfort of your home? Now don’t panic, we are not suggesting that you jab yourself or your loved ones with acupuncture needles. What we would like to […]

8 Healthy Fast Food Meals

With so many tempting high-calorie food options at our disposal, it can be really tough to eat healthy all the time in our modern world. The problem is compounded if you’re short on time or money, or you have a car full of hungry kids. For these reasons, many people end up turning to fast food for fuel, even when they are trying to watch […]

delicious food blogs

As Internet giant Yahoo Buys Tumblr in a $1.1 billion deal, there’s no better time to get familiar with this amazing blogging network. As much as Tumblr is massive its content is virtually unknown to many of us. To kick it off, here are 12 food tumblogs that will make your mouth water… Home Cooking & Recipes 1. Jittery Cook Jittery Cook is a skimmed down […]

Pregnancy

You’ve got a growing baby bump and, naturally, you want to do everything you can to protect it. Yet, in our modern world, it’s difficult, if not impossible, to avoid potentially dangerous toxins and chemicals altogether. It’s a common experience for a woman who has discovered she is pregnant to take a closer look at the products in their shower, medicine cabinet, and makeup bag […]

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Anyone who’s ever played a sport is familiar with the agony of defeat. But many athletes — whether they be weekend warriors or marathon masters — are also familiar with another kind of very real agony: the sports injury. During activities in which we move unpredictably at high speeds, collide with other human beings, leap, spin, and swing, the chance for something to go wrong […]

Fitness

You might think of spring training as something only professional athletes go through as winter gives way to kinder days. Yet, many of us embark on a spring training program every year as the realization comes that in just a few months we’ll no longer have sweaters and jackets to hide our pale and possibly paunchy bodies. Along with this realization often comes another: “I […]

salmonella

Food poisoning is a nasty illness to come down with, especially when it is serious and/or if you are away from home when it happens. You may encounter this disease when you eat or drink food or water that has been contaminated by viral, bacterial, or parasitic agents. Much of the time, food poisoning can be treated with home-care measures, but sometimes, medical intervention may […]

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Even though yoga is over 4,000 years old, studies about how it improves health are still relatively new. The work that has been done in the field however, has shown that the practice can lower blood pressure, reduce stress, and increase muscle tone, strength and flexibility. It can also help reduce or eliminate chronic pain and let you get a better night’s sleep. While you […]

fight a cold

It usually starts with a tickle in your throat and a slight feeling of being “unwell.” But within only a day or two, it becomes a full-blown invasion of your upper-respiratory tract, complete with a raging-fire sore throat, oozing, inflamed sinuses, and a nasty cough. If severe enough, it can even lead to a secondary infection of the sinuses or lungs (pneumonia), disrupting your life […]

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No matter how you might try to get around it with fad diets and cleanses, eating more raw vegetables is one of the very best ways to improve your health and diet. And, like it or not, leafy green salads are probably the fastest and easiest ways to consume your veggies. But salads consisting only of an anemic pile of greens and low-fat dressing are […]