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Quick Fix of the Day: Diuretic Tea

January 29, 2014 |


“I need to fit into these jeans by Saturday, tell me what can I do to drop some pounds fast, and I mean really fast?”. Then she told me those jeans were 1/2 size smaller than her … Read More

Protein Supplements vs. Natural Proteins – Who Wins the Battle?

January 28, 2014 |


Proteins come in various forms, from the natural nutrients found in lean meat, eggs or beans to the powders we see in nutrition stores and gyms.

While bodybuilders, gym goers and athletes often use protein … Read More

Tea, Natural Remedy for Hypertension

January 22, 2014 |


Hypertension or high blood pressure is one of the most common health issues in today’s society and the main form of heart disease, 1 in 3 adults suffering from higher than normal blood pressure. Associated with heart … Read More

The 4 Hour Body – Drop 20 Pounds in 30 Days

January 21, 2014 |


Long story short: a guy who’s not a nutritionist, nor a scientist or fitness professional, wrote a book called “The 4-Hour Body”, which promises to help one drop 20 pounds in 30 days, with minimum to no … Read More

Tea Tree Oil as Natural Acne Remedy

January 15, 2014 |


In my previous article, I was talking about the Caveman eating regimen, and I was saying that this eating strategy is inspired from the diet our prehistoric ancestors had. For some reason we’re tempted to think people … Read More

The Caveman Diet: To Go or Not to Go Paleo?

January 14, 2014 |


45 million Americans diet annually and $33 billion are spent on weight loss products each year in the U.S. The average woman starts dieting at age 16 and spends 31 years on a diet, while men spend … Read More

The HCG Diet – Weight Loss Miracle or Fad?

January 7, 2014 |


The human brain seems to be the most creative when we’re slightly tired, and involved in not so organized activities. It therefore comes as no surprise that lots of the discoveries that continue to amaze us on … Read More

6 Steps to Detox after Holidays

January 2, 2014 |


If you went a bit overhead with the holiday meals and had too many cookies or overindulged in cheesy or meat-based dishes, it’s normal to feel overstuffed, deprived of energy, bloated and nauseated. Normal, but not desirable, … Read More

Fitness and Nutrition Trends for 2014

January 1, 2014 |


No day is better for a new start than the New Year’s Day, and if your Resolutions list included something health or fitness-related, it’s the perfect moment to take a look at the trends in fitness and … Read More

Sitting is the New Smoking: Get Active during the Holidays

December 26, 2013 |


How active are you on a regular day? Some time ago I saw this nice video, which asks a simple question: how much time do you spend sitting each day? Take a few minutes to watch it, … Read More