11 Health Habits that Will Help You Live to 100

Did you know that the average American born in 2013 will have a lifespan nearly four years longer than an American born twenty years ago? Lifespans are increasing over time. In fact, a growing number of people are reaching the centennial mark, and you could be one of them. These 11 tips might help you reach your one-hundredth birthday. 1. [...] Read More

Apple Cider Vinegar a Day Keeps the Doctor Away

We all know the expression “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but it has a counter part, too, that can prove just as beneficial. The positive effects of apple cider vinegar (or ACV) are more than just an old wives’ tale. From fighting plaque to stimulating the scalp and hair growth, you might [...] Read More

Ways to Reduce the Symptoms of PMS

An estimated 75 percent of women have experienced one or more symptoms of pre-menstrual syndrome, or PMS. (If you haven’t, I’m jealous and we can’t be friends.) While its cause is largely unknown, there are a number of factors that contribute to PMS, whose symptoms typically appear sometime during the two weeks before menstruation begins and disappear within four days [...] Read More

How to Get Rid of Shin Splints

How to Get Rid of Shin Splints Shin splints are no fun at all, especially if they keep coming back after you think they've healed. If that's the case, you're probably not allowing enough time for healing, which can take up to three to six months. Rest assured, there is a light at the end of the burning, ripping pain tunnel. Why You [...] Read More

Why You Should Switch to an Exercise Ball Chair Now

Exercise balls are commonplace now in most gyms. They're finding their place in workplaces too. If you haven't considered trying one, they are inexpensive and here's a few good reasons to do so. 1. A more toned core Sitting on an exercise ball forces you to engage the muscles of your abdomen, legs and hips in order to keep yourself balanced. Even though [...] Read More

VLCD Carbs – What’s Melba Toast?

Have you heard of melba toast? Does anyone else picture a small, gray haired lady holding a piece of toast out to you while her glasses slip down her nose? No? Must just be me! Well, if you haven’t heard of it, and you’re about to begin the HCG Diet, now is the time to learn what it [...] Read More

The Sweet Life – HCG Diet Sweeteners

One of the first things we ask people when they tell us they are stalled on HCG Phase 2 is, “What kind of sweeteners are you using?”About one third of people invariably answer “Truvia or Stevia in the Raw…why? Is that wrong?”YES!There are only a couple of sweetener options allowed on the HCG Diet Protocol [...] Read More

6 Beauty Hacks Using a Lemon

While you may see lemon as primarily a tangy ingredient to use in your recipes, many beauty companies see it differently. Lemon has powerful properties that function in a variety of ways to help strengthen and beautify. Rather than using chemical-based manufactured products that include a touch of lemon, it's a good idea to apply the pure, fresh and [...] Read More

How to Get Your Breasts Perky Again

It doesn't matter if they're AA or DD, almost every woman wants to have nice and perky breasts. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case, especially as women age. Yet there are a number of easy ways to give your breasts a natural lift without shelling out big bucks for a new bra or breast lift surgery. The number one [...] Read More