Everything You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

For some, the transition between winter and spring signals that colder days have come and gone and bluer, warmer skies are on their way. But for the approximately 36 million people in the United States who suffer from seasonal allergies, the switch of seasons is a bit more daunting. Sneezing, running nose, trouble breathing and [...]

7 Foods That Energize You More Than Coffee

Coffee gets a bad rep—but the jury isn’t totally clear on whether your morning cup of joe does more harm than good. While some studies have stated that it’s OK to have one cup a day, or even two, and that doing so may even reduce your risk of diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s, others [...]

Best Ways to Prevent and Treat Razor Burn

You have been eating well, exercising, hydrating, and sleeping 8 hours a night. You are ready for summer… except for that red razor burn! No matter what you do, you itch like crazy within minutes of stepping out of the shower and have no desire to wear shorts. Believe me, you are not alone.Whether you [...]

Summer Abs: Your Best Tone Ever

Summer is right around the corner, which means it is bathing suit and shorts season. Everyone has had those summers where you pull out the shorts from the year before, and they are a little too tight around the waist. It is so depressing. Sound familiar? I made a promise to myself to do the [...]

Which Fish and Why? Your Quick Fish Guide!

If fish is not a part of your weekly meal plan, it’s time to add it to the rotation! Fish has so many health benefits, and it is also an amazing source of lean protein. Fish can be a superfood if you choose the right types. Unfortunately, not all types are created equal. Fatty fish [...]

6 Signs You May Have PCOS

First of all, what is PCOS? PCOS stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, which is when a woman has an excess of the androgen hormone causing hormones to become imbalanced. PCOS is fairly common and actually becoming an epidemic. Between 1 in 10 women, 1 in 20 in women of childbearing age, has PCOS, and the [...]

Fertility Superfoods

Are you struggling with infertility? Do you know someone who is? Chances are it has affected you or someone you know in some way. Women are having a harder time getting pregnant these days. We can’t pinpoint the exact reason why because so many factors come in to play including the health of the woman, [...]

3 Ways to Use Leftover Hard-Boiled Easter Eggs

I can remember as a kid waiting for our Easter eggs to boil so we could decorate them. As a mom, I love seeing my kids get excited about the very same thing. As soon as they see Easter bunnies and candy on display, they always ask when we are going to decorate our Easter [...]

How to Grocery Shop & Avoid Weight Gain

The grocery store can be your best friend or worst enemy. It all depends on where your mind is at when you actually go to the store. If you’re feeling stressed out, overworked, hungry, tired, lethargic, or down on yourself…you are more likely to reach for your favorite comfort foods like cookies, ice cream or [...]

5 Things to Leave Out of Your Grocery Cart

The best thing you can do for you and your family is to be an educated shopper. There are so many products on the shelves that claim to be “healthy,” but, in fact, are not healthy at all. Don’t be fooled by the marketing. Read your labels, and try to stick to your list. We [...]