Archive for November, 2013

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Five Health Conscious Gift Ideas For This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a great time to reconnect with family and friends, but the parties, get-togethers, and family dinners often create complicated situations for anyone who is concerned about their health. Give your loved ones the gift of health this holiday season with these health-conscious presents. Many of these gifts are available on Amazon […]


The Power of a Smile

A long time ago, I decided that I was going to make a conscious effort to smile whenever I started to feel sad, frustrated or stressed. I wanted to stem the flow of negative emotions created by a poor work situation and bring out more positive, healthy feelings to replace them. The act of smiling, […]


The Skin Tag Guide: What It Is & How To Treat It

What is a skin tag? A skin tag is a small tag of skin that could have a stalk (peduncle). It resembles a tiny piece of hanging skin. Skin tags are able to form on any part of the skin. However, they are usually found on areas of skin that are frequently rubbing against other […]


Five Athletic 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

The new year is just around the corner and that means it’s time for resolutions. Everyone has a sense of a clean slate and new beginnings as they make plans for a brighter future. It’s the perfect opportunity to set goals for yourself to be athletic and get in the best shape of your life. […]


Coconut Oil: Health or Hype?

A few months ago, I was at the store waiting at the checkout line and I couldn’t help but notice one of the top shelves stacked with rows and rows of coconut water. I turned to my husband and asked what that was all about. My husband replied that both drinking coconut water and using […]

Thai Food

Can Thai Food Be Healthy?

Thai food is easily my favorite Asian cuisine. And from the number of Thai restaurants that I see, I can tell I am not alone. Thai food has gained popularity in the United States because of its flavorful, aromatic dishes that are pleasing to the western palate. Most of the dishes that are produced in […]