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Wed 07.22
Pace, Nicolette

Foods that will Affect Your Mood for the Better – and the Worse

It’s no secret that eating chocolate and french fries tends to only cause temporary delight (it’s not for nothing that they say “a moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips…”). But that’s not all. Food can greatly affect our mood, and it goes way beyond “food guilt.”

Fri 07.10
Kusmi Now has an Iced Tea-Tox

Kusmi Now has an Iced Tea-Tox

When Kusmi came out with their BB Detox, I drank copious amounts of it (So good! Even better and more refreshing than their original). It was summertime about two years ago so I made an iced version.

Mon 07.06
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The Future Is (Almost) Here: A Portable Molecular Sensor to Scan Food, Pills, Skin, and More

How cool would it be if you could scan a piece of fruit and find out not only if it’s organic, but all its nutritional information so that you could, for example, be sure that you’re buying the sweetest watermelon on display?

Tue 06.30
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Lentils vs. Buckwheat vs. Quinoa vs. Brown Rice vs. Chickpeas

I have the best intentions when it comes to being healthy, but even with all the time I spend researching, reading, and speaking with experts, I’m confused sometimes as to which choices are the best. If I like lentils and quinoa equally, is one better than the other?

Thu 06.25
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Juice Press Introduces Supplement Line

Don’t we all wish the answer to a lean, sexy, healthy body could be found in pill form. Unfortunately anyone who tells you that is lying and you shouldn’t trust them with your money because if things were that easy we’d all be looking like Gisele.

Mon 06.22
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Snacks: Eat This, Not That

Snacking is an inevitable part of most of our daily lives, but choosing which snacks to opt for can be confounding (besides the obvious healthy choices like apples and carrots). To find out what to eat when we’re not in the mood for celery sticks we turned to nutritionist Stacy Goldberg…

Fri 06.19
Why You Should Consider Transcendental Meditation

Why You Should Consider Transcendental Meditation

Enlightenment Is Sexy author Valerie Gangas turned tragedy into triumph after the painful death of her mother. “On January 25, 2011, I lost the love of my life, my mother,” she explained. “We had a bond that can only be described at soulmate level.

Thu 06.11
It's National Running Month!

The Five Running Tips You Need to Know

I hate running, but once a week I go for a six-mile run with my trainer. Somewhere around mile two I feel like a dying horse and start complaining. If it weren’t for my trainer, I’d probably never make it past mile three, but every week that I cross the six-mile mark, I feel such a sense of accomplishment.

Wed 06.10
Medicinal-Herbs

From PMS to Stress, Try These Healing Herbs to Combat Your Biggest Health Concerns

Before you fall face first into a prescription drug cocktail, you might be surprised to learn that many commonly found herbs have been proven to help treat a variety of ailments – with no side effects.