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3 Acronyms to Help You Get Slim this Year

Now that the holidays have come and gone, and spring is just around the corner, it’s time to get a jumpstart on slimming down. Keep it simple by remembering—and incorporating—three simple acronyms: MCTs, ACV, and DCW. You can see me chatting about these acronyms with the team of The Doctors here:   MCTs: Medium Chain [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:50-05:00By |Categories: Weight Loss, Wellness|Tags: |

Gun Safety and the Mental Health Crisis Facing our Youth

Stop for just a second. Put aside your political and cultural beliefs about guns and your feelings about the second amendment. Please understand I am not questioning the right to bear arms. Imagine, for maybe five seconds, that you are a child at Sandy Hook, a teenager at Parkland, or one of the more than [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:50-05:00By |Categories: Powerkids, Wellness|Tags: , |

How to Serve Up Health with Chocolate

Sweets for your sweethearts can come with the gift of health. Thanks to the heart protecting antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids that are abundant in dark chocolate and cacao powder, along with some other secret ingredients, you can serve up health in one of the following treats — and no one will be the wiser — [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:50-05:00By |Categories: Kitchen Cures, Wellness|Tags: , |

How to Use Mushrooms for Immunity

Mushrooms to enhance superpowers? You bet. Especially this time of year when colds and flus are running rampant. Eastern medical practitioners have known for more than 5,000 years that mushrooms contain powerful immune-boosting compounds and protective properties—today we can see the proof in an abundance of conventional scientific research. Mushrooms contain powerful compounds that enhance [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:50-05:00By |Categories: Kitchen Cures, Wellness|Tags: , |

The Guilt-Free Chocolate Beauty Trick for All Women

Okay—first of all, I am all for having a couple squares of dark chocolate as a healthy treat after dinner. Dark chocolate (70% or more cacao) is rich in antioxidant and anti-inflammatory flavonoids, which boosts your heart health and possibly your mood. However, did you know that chocolate can also be included as part of [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Beauty Buzz, Kitchen Cures, Wellness|Tags: , |

The 1 Thing You’re Missing for Better Sex

Loss of sexual desire is a concern many women talk to me about. At the same time, stellar sex is something we women probably don’t value enough. We become parents, we get older, we go through a divorce or breakup, we get a new job—or all of the above. There are many, many reasons that [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Superwoman Wellness, Wellness|Tags: , , |

Do Love and Other Emotions Impact Your Health?

Do Love and Other Emotions Affect My Health? Yes. That’s the short answer, but how does this work? And, what exactly is an emotion? Your emotions are natural and instinctive states of mind that come from your circumstances or thoughts. Your feelings are emotions that you feel. Let’s break it down a little more:   [...]

Can Coffee Cause Cancer?

Thanks to a new lawsuit, we have a new controversy about coffee on our hands. The Council for Education and Research on Toxics (CERT), a non-profit organization, are claiming that coffee sellers expose people to harmful chemicals—specifically Acrylamide. This chemical is created when coffee beans are roasted, and when other foods are fried, baked, or [...]

2020-02-10T00:15:51-05:00By |Categories: Men's Health, Superwoman Wellness, Wellness|Tags: , , , |

Warning to All Women: The Hidden Signs of Heart Disease

Did you know that heart disease is a greater threat to a woman’s health than breast cancer? Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for women over 35? I don’t want to scare you, but I do want you to be aware, and February is Heart Health Awareness month. The [...]

5 Steps to Prevent Heart Disease

Without paying any attention to it at all, your heart beats 100,000 times each day. Over a 70-year lifespan that adds up to 2.5 billion beats! Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, so it’s important to think of heart health all year round. February [...]