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by I wanted to know her secret. She attributed everything to genetics, but I knew she maintained a regimen for glowing, healthy skin.Beyond a great moisturizer, fabulous skin evolves from what you eat. Beauty comes from within, and the best dermatologist and cleansers can't rescue a terrible diet's detrimental effects on your skin. My friend employed these five strategies. For a younger, healthier, more...
by If you find yourself grappling with depression, you are—for better or worse—not alone. However, if you do suffer from depression, you do feel alone.... as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate ...Healthline reports that, as of 2012, diagnoses of depression are growing at an alarming rate and, as if depression alone weren’t enough, states that report high rates of depression...
by Exercise is most certainly essential for your body, but it’s also great for your face. Facial exercises can improve skin tone and elasticity, reduce visible lines, help enhance your smile and increase blood flow to improve muscle tone that can help you look younger and healthier.You don’t need any expensive workout gear to give these a try, just a mirror:1. The smile exercise· Start with your face...
by Most of us have been told at one point or another in our lives to “take a deep breath and relax.” Turns out, there is scientific evidence in the context of meditation to back up that advice. But what exactly is meditation anyway? There are different ways to meditate, and because it is such a personal practice, there are many ways to go about meditating. When I write about meditation, I am referring...
by Wellness has become a buzzword these days, ranging in application from medical diagnoses to spa services. Anyone you ask will have a list of things that make him/her feel good. For most people, this list will be based on circumstances and relationships outside of themselves. But externals are always changing and in order to cultivate an overall sense of true wellbeing, we must tap a source that remains...
by I spent years in a clinical laboratory analyzing blood and every other bodily fluid that we humans can produce. I routinely saw lab results showing blood chemistries in or out of the norm as evidence of some disease or degenerative state present in each patient. During and after my laboratory years, I’ve been a seeker of information to help understand which life choices we can make that are more likely...
by Although cardiovascular disease is responsible for more deaths than cancer each year, cancer is thought by many people to be "number one," pathologically speaking. This may actually be a good example of statistics not necessarily being entirely accurate. More people may die from cardiovascular disease simply because the circulatory system (with the heart at the center) degrades as we age--in other...
by The statistics are sobering and staggering. Over 95% of all Americans will become overweight or obese within the next two decades. By 2050, one out of every three Americans will have diabetes. This is the first generation of Americans expected to live shorter lives than their parents.How did this happen? That’s what Fed Up, a recent documentary narrated by Katie Couric, dares to ask. You can now stream...
by “I occasionally drink too much, but it’s not a problem for me.” How many people have said that? They may be fooling themselves if they think that going overboard, or “binge drinking” of alcohol doesn’t affect their overall health.Just four glasses of wine for women or five glasses for men in 2 hours can do more harm to a person's health than previously thought, according to new research from the University...
by Joan Pagano is the author of best-selling fitness books, including the recent release "Strength Training Exercises for Women" (DK, 2014), an informational speaker on health and fitness topics and the owner of Joan Pagano Fitness in New York City. Former trainer to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and Caroline Kennedy, Joan has specialized in strength training and exercise regimens since 1988. Beginning around...