Activated Charcoal: Can You Eat It, Too?

Activated charcoal has become one of the biggest beauty trends in recent years.  Unlike the charcoal you use to barbecue chicken and burger patties, activated charcoal is carbon processed.  This means its absorption qualities are next-level.  It pulls out dirt and bad bacteria from your skin.  It’s a powerful teeth whitening agent, though it has […]

Activated charcoal has become one of the biggest beauty trends in recent years.  Unlike the charcoal you use to barbecue chicken and burger patties, activated charcoal is carbon processed.  This means its absorption qualities are

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Raw Water: A Controversial New Approach to Staying Healthy

Water has gone through a sort of renaissance in recent years.  The 2010s have seen the rise of electrolyte water, alkaline water, and flavored fitness water (i.e. Propel).  Even Boxed water is a thing.  But no one could have predicted the latest trend: raw water. The term raw water seems odd, given water isn’t a […]

Water has gone through a sort of renaissance in recent years.  The 2010s have seen the rise of electrolyte water, alkaline water, and flavored fitness water (i.e. Propel).  Even Boxed water is a thing.  But

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Water Before Coffee Each Morning? This Habit is One You Shouldn’t Skip

It’s tempting to want to reach for the coffee pot when you get out of bed in the morning. But, you know that dry mouth feeling you have when you wake up? That’s your body trying to tell you something. And, believe me, it’s not telling you it wants coffee (although your heart and brain […]

It’s tempting to want to reach for the coffee pot when you get out of bed in the morning. But, you know that dry mouth feeling you have when you wake up? That’s your body

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How to Enjoy Christmas Dinner Without Weight Gain

The battle of the bulge is most intense during the holidays.  And Christmas dinner is ground zero for the season’s biggest showdown.  Most of us will sit down at a table packed with turkey, ham, pies, cookies, and several other sweet and savory dishes.  We’ll eat once with everyone else.  Maybe go back for seconds.  […]

The battle of the bulge is most intense during the holidays.  And Christmas dinner is ground zero for the season’s biggest showdown.  Most of us will sit down at a table packed with turkey, ham,

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Nutritional Supplements: Do You Really Need Them?

Getting older is hard.  Once you cross the threshold into your 30s, things ache, break, and malfunction more often.  Millions of people have turned to the $37 billion supplement industry for help.  Multivitamins, Omega-3 pills, and probiotics are just a few of the products filling America’s kitchen cabinets.  But do these supplements really work?  Are […]

Getting older is hard.  Once you cross the threshold into your 30s, things ache, break, and malfunction more often.  Millions of people have turned to the $37 billion supplement industry for help.  Multivitamins, Omega-3 pills,

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Nix the Weight Gain: These Are the Healthiest Foods to Eat This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is notorious for derailing the average American’s weight loss goals. It’s the official start of the holiday season, kickstarting the inevitable weight gain most of us face during the holidays. What if I told you there was a way to avoid this – and that not everything you put on your plate was going […]

Thanksgiving is notorious for derailing the average American’s weight loss goals. It’s the official start of the holiday season, kickstarting the inevitable weight gain most of us face during the holidays. What if I told

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The Truth About Popular Vitamins You’re Probably Wasting Money On

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to avoid heart disease. And, you must take a multivitamin to ensure you’re getting everything you need. Vitamin companies push them, […]

Read just about any health article online and you’ll feel as though you’re a waste of life if you don’t take a multivitamin daily. Take Vitamin C to curb colds. Down some B vitamins to

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What the Heck Is Whole30? Here’s The Scoop…

Regardless of how much the nutrition industry has changed in the last few decades, one thing remains constant.  Our love of fad diets.  Fitness enthusiasts love Paleo and Keto.  Some old-schoolers still favor Atkins.  And Weight Watchers’ popularity seems to be unstoppable.  But there’s another diet on the scene that’s gaining traction.  Enter Whole30. What’s […]

Regardless of how much the nutrition industry has changed in the last few decades, one thing remains constant.  Our love of fad diets.  Fitness enthusiasts love Paleo and Keto.  Some old-schoolers still favor Atkins.  And

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Stop Counting Calories and Do These 3 Things Instead

Counting calories sucks. I’ve been there and done that. It may seem helpful in theory, but the truth is that it gets annoying and frustrating. And, it can even make you feel like you’re starving yourself. Instead of counting calories, you can work on approaching weight loss with more long-term solutions. The following tips look […]

Counting calories sucks. I’ve been there and done that. It may seem helpful in theory, but the truth is that it gets annoying and frustrating. And, it can even make you feel like you’re starving

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What I Learned About Drugs, Alcohol and Fried Eggs

Feel good. Be well. Be happy. Here are a few things I’ve learned about stuff like alcohol, drugs, chemicals and being human. Cheese with that Whine? America is trending in wine society. Wine is the popular way to relax these days. One glass of red wine daily strengthens your heart, more than a few drinks […]

Feel good. Be well. Be happy. Here are a few things I’ve learned about stuff like alcohol, drugs, chemicals and being human. Cheese with that Whine? America is trending in wine society. Wine is the

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