Top Five Foods for Healthy Skin

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right? But we all want to look beautiful. Even if you don’t have flawless skin (and who does?), there are ways to nourish your skin from the inside out. Here are five foods for healthy skin: Yogurt – the protein in dairy can help skin become firmer,… Read more »

Six Summer Weight Loss Tips

Swimsuit season is coming and after the long winter, you might want to shed a few pounds. But a crash diet isn’t the answer. You need to be smart about weight loss so that it lasts. Here are six healthy summer weight loss tips. You can thank us later. Change your coffee order – If… Read more »

8 Signs You’re Deficient in Vitamin D

You know there are many benefits of vitamin D – strong bones, improved mood and according to recent research, more efficient weight loss. But the symptoms of a deficiency in this critical vitamin are lesser known and you should be aware. Here are eight signs you’re deficient in vitamin D: UNEXPLAINED MUSCLE WEAKNESS – Decreased muscular… Read more »

Five Anti-Aging Super Foods

You can add years to your life by making healthy food choices! There are lots of variables that affect how long you live, but we know that following a healthy lifestyle, staying active and eating a nutrient-rich diet can help slow the aging process and ward off age-related diseases including osteoporosis, diabetes and heart disease…. Read more »

Your Attitude Toward Aging Could Predict Longevity

Scientists have discovered that there is truth in the old saying, “You’re only as old as you feel.” Researchers found that those who feel younger than they really are have a better life expectancy and they claim that self-perceived age is a good predictor of longevity. 6,500 older adults taking part in the English Longitudinal… Read more »

Four Ways to Cope with Seasonal Affective Disorder

Are the darker days taking their toll on your mood?  You may have Seasonal Affective Disorder. Roughly 10-20 percent of Americans report feeling tired or sad during the winter months when there are fewer daylight hours. If you find yourself feeling melancholy, try these tips: Soak up Morning Sun – Winter blues can be worst… Read more »

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to SAD

For some people, the changing seasons are welcome. However, for others, the change in seasons can bring about a severe mood change or “wintertime blues” known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).  A recent study review suggests a vitamin D deficiency may be partially to blame. University of Georgia researchers led an international study that found a link… Read more »

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Seasonal Affective Disorder

Daylight savings has kicked in and in an instant, we lost an hour of daylight. The once beautiful fall colors are quickly fading and unless the sun is shining brightly, everything appears to have a gray hue. It’s no wonder that your mood has darkened with the days.They feel depressed, irritable and constantly exhausted. Activity… Read more »

Five Super Quick Relaxation Techniques

When you’re stressed out, sometimes you need to take a few minutes and calm down.  Here are five simple relaxation techniques you can do just about anywhere. Find a Pressure Point.Using your thumb, apply pressure to the spot where your wrist and palm form a crease right in line with the base of the pinkie…. Read more »

Lunch Break Workouts

Getting creative with your workout and sneaking one in during your lunch break makes smart use of your time while giving you an energy boost. And when done right, you won’t even look like you broke a sweat. All of these suggestions get you away from your desk while changing the definition of taking a… Read more »