Health & Fitness

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3 Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Toxins And Completely Boost Your Metabolism This Winter

You don’t have to look very far to find a book, article or television show about a cleansing or detox diet. Less than 100 years ago, however, cleansing diet or detox diet was not a term you would have heard. So, what is different now? We have much more exposure to toxins. There are environmental … Continue reading

20 toxic ingredients to avoid when buying body care products and cosmetics

Labels on cosmetics and body care products are a tough code to crack. The industry is so shockingly unregulated that it’s usually impossible to trust the claims that manufacturers place on their products. A word such as “natural” can be used by anyone for anything. Even “organic” is misleading. Companies are supposed to use an … Continue reading

HIV Among Women

Fast Facts Approximately one in four people living with HIV infection in the United States are women.* Most new HIV infections in women are from heterosexual contact (84%). An estimated 88% of women who are living with HIV are diagnosed, but only 32% have the virus under control. At the end of 2011, 23% of … Continue reading

5 Questions Every Woman Must Ask Herself Order To Be Happy

If someone were to ask you whether you want to be happy, you’d probably think they were crazy. I mean, who wouldn’t want to be happy? But what if someone were to ask the question a bit differently? Are you willing to do whatever it takes to be happy? Usually, that question gives people a … Continue reading

How To Detox From A Junk Food Addiction

Junk food has infiltrated our homes, schools and offices. We can’t run an errand without standing next to a counter full of candy, we can’t buy a coffee without being tempted with biscotti and pastries, and we can’t walk down the hallway without the temptation of a vending machine or a colleague’s birthday treats. So … Continue reading

Quitters Can Win: A Six-Step Strategy to Kicking Unhealthy Habits

We all know the old adage: Building a new habit takes at least 21 days. But what does it take to give up unhealthy or harmful routines, like smoking and late-night snacking, that have been part of our lives for years? Once your brain locks in a habit, it’s not easy to let it go. … Continue reading

Fighting Breast Cancer Through Living and Giving

Fighting Breast Cancer Through Living and Giving After being diagnosed with the condition twice and surviving it, she decided to help herself by helping others by Shantell E. Jamison, October 20, 2015 If it comes back a third time, I’m gonna live my life to the fullest, and bless as many people as I can … Continue reading

Breast Cancer, Diet and Healthy Living: Putting All the Pieces Together

October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is diagnosed in over220,000 women each year in the US. With one in eight or 12.3 percent of women being diagnosed, what can we do to prevent breast cancer or at the very least reduce our risk? We have all heard the saying, “You are what you … Continue reading

7 Nutrients You Need For Optimal Health + And How To Get More Of Them

As a nutritionist, I’ve noticed that many of my patients overlook the importance of minerals when considering a healthy diet. Of course, they understand that calcium helps with bone health, and they recognize the perils of excess sodium … but what about the others? From iodine to zinc, there are a number of essential minerals … Continue reading

5 Hidden Breast Cancer Triggers

NEW Studies Reveal Alarming Hidden Cause of Breast Cancer! Breast cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths among women. Indeed, by the time they’re 50 years old, one in 41 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. This ratio only increases with age to one in 28 by age 60, and one in … Continue reading

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