As women, we often hear dieting advice from our mothers, our friends and even our doctors. This sometimes turns out to be awful advice, even when it comes from a trusted doctor. Science and what we know about our health changes all the time and often the facts about dieting
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Sounds impossible right? For the most part, muscles don’t miraculously show up after one day of working out. But if you are fit, a great workout can give you instant definition. Try performing certain moves in three to five sets of eight to 12 reps. Here are some of the
Did you know there are certain foods that help boost your metabolism? These foods are packed with protein and can help you whittle your waist! Read on for a list of foods to pick up next time you’re in the grocery store: Avocados are a healthy fat and contain all
As you age, belly fat is a completely normal thing that happens to most of us. However, it can not only be uncomfortable, but it can mess with your self-esteem and cause other health problems. So how do you get rid of it for good? Here are some tried and
Do you get whiteheads and blackheads but aren’t sure what they are, let alone how to prevent and treat them? Here are your answers! A whitehead forms when oil and bacteria stay on the skin’s surface and cause the skin to bulge. Blackheads form when oil and dead skin cells
If you have very oily skin, you are probably frustrated by makeup that melts off in an hour or zits that keep appearing. Genetics, environments, hormones and daily activity can all contribute to oily skin. Here are some ways to manage it: Find a proper skin care routine. Start with
Dry skin can be a pain and plague you in every season. You can be prone to dry skin from genetics, the environment you live in and how you take care of your skin. Here are some tips to manage dry skin and prevent the itch, flake and even bleeding:
You hear doctors all the time telling you that your health is important. For women, there are many potentially life-saving tests you should receive. You should get a mammogram every two years starting at age 40 and earlier if you find a lump or your doctor recommends it for you.
If you are a swimmer, especially during the summer months, it can cause your hair to become damaged very quickly. Whether you’re swimming in the ocean, a lake or a pool, the water and sun can damage your hair until it is dry and brittle. In the pool, chlorine helps
Did you know that your fingernail health can show you how strong or weak your bones are? Those with weaker bone density actually have weaker fingernails as well. Whether you are looking to increase your bone and nail health or you just want more fabulous nails, here are some foods