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Tis the Season to Avoid Illness

The holiday season is in full swing, and with it, anticipation, excitement, nostalgia, and often times, sickness. Between exhaustion from preparation, traveling, playing host – or with some families, mediator – your body may not be ready for the two-month-long party. Here are seven tips to boost your immune system so that you can truly enjoy a happy, healthy […]

Getting Vitamins From Food (Part Two)

In the first part of this series, you learned about some foods that contain ample amounts of the vitamins and minerals your body needs. The second and final part of the series continues this list and proves that getting the vitamins you need for ample immune support doesn’t have to be expensive or consist of […]

The Supplement-Free Diet: Getting Vitamins From Food

You’ve probably seen the rows upon rows of nutritional supplements in your local department or drug store that are touted to improve immune system function. Instead of swallowing endless handfuls of pills or chugging that horribly flavored beverage, try getting your vitamins from food. Your local grocery store has all of the vitamins your body […]

5 Foods That Help Boost Your Memory

Have you forgotten where you put your car keys, only to find them a few hours later in the freezer—next to your television remote control? If so, it sounds like you could use some help with your memory. The best food to help memory is listed below, and they’re all just as delicious as they […]

Coconut Water Benefits: Is It All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

There is something to be said for a phenomenon that is backed by investors such as Coke, Pepsi and even Madonna. While coconut water is creeping into the marketplace with notable wins such as distribution at Starbucks – it is also gaining notoriety from health advocates, medical professionals, athletes and party animals alike. They are […]

5 Natural Ways To Fight The Cold & Flu

Most of us tend to get into panic mode as soon as we feel a cold or flu coming on, remaining defenseless to one of nature’s most common perils. Fortunately, there are a few natural ways to fight the cold and flu to delay the onset of sickness or possibly even dodge the mucus bullet […]

What To Do In The Wake of Prop 37’s Defeat

It’s been a battle for GMO labeling after the brutal defeat of Prop 37 at the hands of big business interests. Anti-labeling campaign “No on 37” appears to have been a major success for those who funded it (including Monsanto, Pepsi and Kraft), leading the way with a $46 million push. The argument seems silly […]

6 Popular Drinks That Are Killing You Slowly (Part One)

Our goal is to provide you with the best possible healthy lifestyle tips so it is inevitable that we would cover one of America’s most discrete contributors to obesity: sugary drinks. Maybe you know they’re bad and it’s a treat – or maybe you really had no idea just how terrible these drinks can be […]

6 More Drinks That Are Slowly Killing You (Part Two)

In a previous blog post we managed to cover 6 healthy lifestyle tips related to beverages and drinks that should be avoided at all costs. To continue that theme, we have added these 6 additional liquids that you should consider completely cutting from your diet. If it’s difficult or not realistic for you to cut […]

5 Energy Draining Foods To Avoid

In a world full of energy drinks and an endless stream of fads aimed at boosting our daily energy levels, it’s obvious that we could all use a little more fuel in the tank. Sadly, there are too many energy draining foods that somehow manage to slip into the eating routines of Americans every day […]

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