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6 Everyday Healthy Habits That Will Make A Big Difference in Your Life 

By |2019-08-13T17:51:03-04:00August 13th, 2019|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Self Care|Tags: , , , , |

In the busyness of life, we’ve all built up bad habits when it comes to our personal health and wellness. We don’t do it on purpose; we simply get immersed in work, home life, and our social calendar. Over time, it’s easy to make poor choices that eventually turn into bad habits. Every few months, take [...]

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Track Your Way to Fitness with Your FREE Your Healthy, Fit and Fabulous YOU Personal Wellness Planner

By |2018-07-17T17:44:48-04:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Exercise, Featured, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Planner, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |

It's that time of year when most of us are thinking of improving our health and fitness levels. Losing weight and exercising consistently are high on our list of goals and resolutions. They are certainly on the top of my list. One great way of staying on track is to use a planner or tracker. A [...]

3 Simple Weight Loss Tips

By |2018-04-10T13:45:16-04:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , |

There is an obesity epidemic in the United States, triggered by the nation’s obsession for unhealthy food. By making small dietary adjustments, weight loss is a realistic prospect, but the initial stages of dieting prove to be the most challenging. What’s most important is you make sustainable changes with a view to the long term. Hopefully [...]

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Holistic Health and You   

By |2017-11-06T17:56:47-04:00November 6th, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Holistic Health|Tags: , , |

We live in a fast-paced world. We work hard, we play hard, and we rush through life feeling “just okay,” or even lousy. We think of our health as a checklist or a danger, something to be managed like a chore or fixed like a leaky sink. And then we wonder why we aren’t happy! [...]

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How Diet and Nutrition Impact Recovery from Substance Abuse

By |2017-10-17T22:39:07-04:00October 17th, 2017|Categories: Addiction, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Image source:  Alcoholics and addicts require detoxification, counseling and/or therapy, as well as medical intervention in order to successfully undergo withdrawal and stay sober. But they also need proper diet and nutrition, one essential factor that has often been overlooked. Today, more and more treatment facilities and medical experts are giving importance to the role of [...]

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Key Reasons to Avoid Junk Food

By |2017-06-30T01:23:53-04:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

What is junk food? Junk food is defined as a finely processed food with minimal nutritional value. They have empty calories. In other words, they provide minimal macronutrients to the body. Junk food is usually high in salt, sugar, and fat. These foods range from convenience foods to fast foods. The term junk food is the broad umbrella [...]

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Top 9 Surprising Facts to Determine Which Diet Works Better

By |2017-03-31T00:04:03-04:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , |

Which diet works better? That's the million dollar question. Nowadays, the subject of losing weight is a matter of interest for a lot of people. Let’s face it, we live in an age where we are encouraged to consume more food than is necessary combined with our jobs becoming more and more sedentary. If you have finally [...]

How to Eat Like a Professional Athlete

By |2017-03-05T11:43:58-04:00March 5th, 2017|Categories: Fit & Fab, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Do you run track in your school? You should eat like a professional athlete to keep your body in top shape. Your lean body will show others that you are in great shape.   Here are some tips for eating like a professional athlete: Do not skip breakfast You must have heard this before but it [...]

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How To Help Your Furry Family Members Live Longer

By |2017-01-23T20:55:13-04:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Family, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Pets|Tags: , , , , , |

Pets are not toys or mere entertainment. They are a part of our family. If you pay close attention, you will see that they can often pick up on your emotions. They feel what you feel and they try to do everything within their power to comfort you, love you, and make you feel safe. Your [...]

Staying Happy and Healthy in Your Role as Mom Through Mindfulness 

By |2017-01-19T23:17:37-04:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

It’s the buzzword it seems everyone is saying—mindfulness. When you think of mindfulness, you may think of hippies, granola, and frolicking in a meadow. But what does mindfulness really mean? The very definition of mindfulness is a mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, [...]

Grow It Out: Natural Ways to Speed Up Hair Growth

By |2017-01-07T18:27:51-04:00January 7th, 2017|Categories: Beauty, Fit & Fab, Hair, Healthy Living, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Are you feeling jealous of Rapunzel of late? And regretting that decision of yours which made you chop off your long hair because you thought you didn’t want it anymore?   Well, we all have been there and done that. When we were kids, our mom’s took amazing care of our hair, oiled them, and plaited them [...]

Losing Your Hair? Not on Our Watch!

By |2016-12-13T21:16:33-04:00December 13th, 2016|Categories: Beauty, Hair, Health & Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , |

With the exception of people who shave their heads on purpose, nobody wants to go bald. Unfortunately due to genetics some of us will eventually find ourselves with more shampoo than we know what to do with. Finding out whether you are genetically predisposed to baldness isn’t difficult and can provide quite a lot of relief [...]

Getting Back To The Pre-Baby Figure: Realistic Advice From Women That Have Been There

By |2016-12-06T18:46:52-04:00December 6th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Family, Fit & Fab, Fitness, Healthy Living, Sleep, Weight Loss, women's health|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Having a baby and suddenly being thrown into the responsibilities of becoming a parent can be very overwhelming both emotionally and physically. Many studies have shown that new parents often suffer from severe sleep deprivation and exhaustion, determined to invest all their available energy on the needs of their baby. Due to extreme tiredness, many new [...]

Gym Fitness Strategies

By |2016-06-08T22:01:06-04:00June 8th, 2016|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Healthy Living|Tags: , , , , |

In some cases, your metabolism slows down due to countless factors. Thus, despite the efforts you are putting in at the gym by working out to reduce body weight or get into shape, this approach might not be working for you. There are countless people who complain that despite their continuous efforts and determination they remain unable to reach [...]

How to Prevent Your Dog from Getting Arthritis

By |2016-01-04T12:53:36-04:00January 4th, 2016|Categories: Health & Wellness, Pets|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As your dog ages, he or she is susceptible to developing arthritis. Arthritis involves inflammation that can affect your pet’s joints and make it difficult for him or her to move. Arthritis can be painful for your furry friend and something he or she could have to take medication for. Once arthritis is present, it can’t be [...]

Help Your Child Lose Weight in Fun and Healthy Ways

By |2015-11-04T23:12:48-04:00November 4th, 2015|Categories: Children, Health & Wellness, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

How to get a child to lose weight is a problem many parents are facing today. In the age of internet, tablets, computers, game consoles, and smart phones getting a child interested and motivated to exercise and be active is difficult. Children are looking for constant entertainment, and from their point of view, exercise is not [...]

4 Reasons to Consider Increasing Your Fiber Intake

By |2015-08-18T23:52:45-04:00August 18th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When it comes to maintaining good health, it all boils down to finding a balance between eating the right foods to receive the various nutrients and vitamins your body needs and remaining active to help the body naturally rid itself of the unnecessary toxins and buildup. If you’ve ever researched how to get rid of tummy [...]

Get Healthy Now

By |2015-07-29T21:23:37-04:00July 29th, 2015|Categories: Emergency Preparedness, Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , |

Nobody can predict what life will throw at you, but that should not prevent you from being ready in case of emergency. An emergency can take shape in many forms. Emergencies arise from severe weather, sudden illness, accidents, etc. It is truly mind-boggling how we make it through the day with all the dangers surrounding us. [...]

The Real Reason You’re Always Tired

By |2015-07-24T00:01:39-04:00July 24th, 2015|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Natural Remedies|Tags: , , , , , , |

If you are always tired, there are plenty of reasons why this may be true for you. In today’s overbooked culture, many people are suffering from chronic tiredness. The good news is that it is possible to make a few lifestyle changes and re-energize your life. Top Reasons You Are Tired There are multiple reasons for [...]

5 Great Reasons to Keep Carbs in Your Diet

By |2015-07-09T00:24:30-04:00July 9th, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nourish|Tags: , , |

Guest post by Emily Hunter Carbs make the natural nutritional scapegoat. Put on a few extra pounds, blame the carbs that you had for lunch or dinner the day before. A little less 6-pack than one expected? Carbs. Truth is, though, carbohydrates are not the bad guy.   "The right types of carbs can help you lose [...]

30 Healthy and Delicious Ways to Incorporate Chia Seeds into Your Daily Diet

By |2015-06-23T15:07:36-04:00June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Health & Wellness, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Most of you have probably heard the catchy jingle "Cha Cha Cha Chia" used to advertise those popular Chia pets. I've even received one or two as grab bag gifts which I never actally used, I must admit. Well, instead of growing your chia seeds into a pet, why not try eating them instead. They are so healthy and [...]

5 Steps to Increasing Your Metabolism to Help You Burn Belly Fat

By |2015-01-29T00:03:15-04:00January 29th, 2015|Categories: Exercise, Fit & Fab, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , , |

For as long as I can remember, I was the lucky one among my friends who never had a belly fat problem. But lately, to my surprise, my figure is slowly changing before my eyes. Coincidentally, everywhere I turned I saw a new book or headline addressing the apparent "fat belly epidemic"! So lately, I've been reading a lot of [...]

Virtual Book Tour & Giveaway: “Attract Your Ideal Weight: 8 Secrets of People Who Lose Weight and Keep It Off”

By |2014-12-16T16:45:19-04:00December 16th, 2014|Categories: Fit & Fab, Health & Wellness, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

How many times have you tried a diet and failed to lose any weight at all? How many times have you struggled to follow a diet, lost some weight and then gained it all back? What would life be like if you no longer struggled with your weight? Like many, losing weight and keeping it off is probably [...]

Are You Eating “Healthy” But Not Losing Weight? 10 Reasons Why I Love “The Virgin Diet Cookbook”

By |2014-07-09T17:30:20-04:00July 9th, 2014|Categories: Books, Nourish, Vegan, Weight Loss|Tags: , , , , , |

For years, I have been following a healthy, organic, plant-based diet for years--and loving it. A typical day finds me downing green tea, fresh fruit, fresh juices, superfood green smoothies, salads, steamed vegetables, brown rice or quinoa, beans and greens. Coming from years of studying Macrobiotics, my plant-based diet also included tofu, tempeh, seaweed, fermented foods, nut milks, seeds, [...]

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