By Angie Lewis
Would you like to know about some super foods that will get you healthy and your body energized? That's what I thought. Some of these foods you may already eat and that's great. It's not hard getting healthy. What makes getting healthy difficult is the motivation factor and making eating... Read More
By Jamie Jefferson
Winter is the time of year when I am always looking for a little lift. The string of days before spring unfolds just seem to stretch on and on.
Each year, it seems, I try something new at these times. Here are 18 things that have worked for me to lift the winter doldrums. See if any of these... Read More
By Brenda Skidmore
SAD, otherwise known as 'seasonal affective disorder,' is systemic in nature, and this condition can affect anywhere from 5 to 25 percent of the American population.
The symptoms can range from a relatively mild subtype form, of which affects a larger number of people and is commonly... Read More
Almost everything about winter encourages weight gain. Lower temperatures and shortened days signal us to move indoors and don our cold weather wardrobes. Bundling up in layers of clothing in order to keep warm also tempts us to abandon our healthy eating habits.
Snuggling up in front of the television or reading a good book by the fire are activities designed to foster mindless snacking, as we embrace our less active indoor lifestyles. ... Read More
Most of us picture a warm beach when we think about sunscreen. The truth is, no matter where the location or what the temperature, any outdoor activity that prolongs exposure to the sun should come with a good application of sunscreen.
There are many different types of sunscreen, categorized by protection levels such as SPF, UVA/UVB, water resistance and waterproofing. Add to these specialized sunscreens; such as ones with tanning... Read More