The Ultimate Couch Potato Workout

Let's be real: Some days the gym just isn't going to happen. You had a long day at work, the traffic getting home was a nightmare and all you want to do is watch the latest episode of "Modern Family" while sipping on a glass of wine (or two).   read more

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April 22, 2014  |   2:04 PM  |  COMMENT
Walmart's New Line of Organics: Sign of the Apocalypse or Good News for Your Wallet?

Scoot over Chester Cheetah, Walmart is making room on its shelves for organic products.

Wild Oats, a line featuring everything from organic pasta sauce and chicken broth to salsa and quinoa, is having a rebirth at Wal-Mart this month (it was originally launched in 1987 but faded to black over the years). To increase awareness and attract the healthy crowd that typically stays far, far away, the retail giant has embarked on an all-out marketing blitz to publicize both the re-launch and the unusually low price point.   read more

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April 21, 2014  |  11:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
6 Delicious Recipes for Mother's Day Brunch

I know what you're thinking. Going out for Mother's Day brunch is fun. It means you don't have to cook. It means you can relax.   See recipes

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April 18, 2014  |   9:04 AM  |  10 COMMENTS
Love Chicken? What if it Was Served Up Blue?

Ever stop to wonder why Froot Loops and other such rainbow-colored "foods" are made that way? Why manufacturers think that Blue Gatorade or Purple ice cream will be too tempting to resist?   read more

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April 17, 2014  |  12:04 PM  |  COMMENT
Forget Orange, Elimination Diets are the New Black

At long last there's a diet craze afoot that has nothing whatsoever to do with shedding pounds.
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April 17, 2014  |   8:04 AM  |  COMMENT
Forget Burning Calories, Exercise Reverses Skin's Aging Process

Time to get your wrinkles to the gym.

Inspired by an older study that showed premature aging in animals could be held at bay by getting them to exercise (rodent spin class?), researchers at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada decided to try it on people.   read more

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April 16, 2014  |  10:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Wanna Lose Weight? Head To The Equator

Wanna lose some weight? We've got a simple trick. Just get on a plane and head for the equator. You'll find that you've dropped a small bit of weight by the time you step on a scale.   read more

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April 16, 2014  |   6:04 AM  |  COMMENT
12 Sneaky Sodium Traps Sabotaging Your Looks

Salt is so in right now -- as in, in everything you eat. As any healthcare professional will tell you, our sodium intake is out of control. Both the American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that Americans are swilling as much as 3,600mg of the stuff a day -- more than double the recommended intake of 1,500mg max. We all might as well be walking around with our own personal salt licks. And surprise, surprise: all that salt is not doing your looks any favors.   read more

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April 15, 2014  |  10:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
How Your Brain Tricks Your Hormones Into Feeling Full

It's not just what we eat, but what we think we're eating that matters. At least according to new anecdotal research from Alia Crum, a clinical psychologist at Columbia Business School in New York.   read more

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April 15, 2014  |   6:04 AM  |  1 COMMENT
Serious Stuff: Your Bra May Be Killing You

The American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen Foundation may insist it's not true, but according to the irrefutable results of a half dozen credible studies conducted over the past two decades, wearing a bra significantly increases your chances of getting breast cancer.   read more

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April 14, 2014  |   8:04 AM  |  22 COMMENTS
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