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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…

Obese Kids With Big Waistlines Show Signs of Nonalcoholic Liver Disease

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Nonalcoholic liver disease is a predominately dormant issue for thirty to forty percent of Americans. However, this issue is presenting itself in obese children. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) possesses more than meets the eye—it’s…

Mango Fruit: 8 Varieties You Need to Know

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UPDATED April 29, 2018 Did you know that there are an estimated one thousand mango fruit varieties in the world? The ones available in the U.S. are imported mostly from Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala and Haiti because only about…

Power Up: 15 Foods that Naturally Boost Estrogen

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UPDATED April 15th, 2018 When planning menus, we don't always think about foods that increase estrogen. However, women require estrogen not just for conceiving children, but also after childbirth and especially during menopause, when estrogen…

What to Eat to Overcome Sickness

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UPDATED March 26th, 2018 For five years now I've been trying to learn what's behind my son's sickness: frequent knee pain. Since the age of two he's had pain in his joints about three times a week, usually in the evening. Sometimes the…

A Latina's Journey to Bulimia and Back

UPDATED March 26th, 2018 When I was 16, I was a straight-A student, but I was also a wallflower and extremely shy. I lacked self-confidence and didn't like my looks. Books became my best friends. One day a peer told me I better watch my thighs.…

Why Diets Don’t Work

UPDATED February 22th, 2018 If you are struggling to lose weight and know firsthand the agony of yo-yo dieting, you are not alone. Millions of women, whether they’re overweight, truly obese or just seeking to drop a few pounds, find…

How to Make Lifestyle Changes without Depriving Yourself

  UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Making a lifestyle change is a challenge no matter how much we want it. At first we might start with enthusiasm, wanting to make big changes in our diet or fitness routine. But after a few weeks, or…

Thanksgiving Side Dishes To Impress

UPDATED November 14th, 2017 Thanksgiving, for me, is all about creating side dishes that will impress my guests! The turkey is important, sure, but what is that big bird without the garnish? Following, tips and tricks to serve it up with…
8 High Protein Cereals that Won’t Give you Carb Guilt-MainPhoto

8 High Protein Cereals that Won’t Give You Carb Guilt

UPDATED November 16th, 2017 Many Americans embrace a low carb diet that’s good for the heart and good for the waistline. Cutting back on carbs usually means eliminating cereals from our diets, as these popular items are usually high in…