Can You Lose Weight and Still Drink Alcohol?

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You may be asking if counting calories when it comes to your diet can include or exclude the calories in alcohol, right? Unlike carbohydrates, protein, and fat, alcohol is not an essential source of calories, and it is not a significant source of vitamins and minerals your body needs to function. Some people say that […]

How To Master The Art Of Hormone Maintenance

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If you’ve come to the realization that your hormones are out of whack, don’t freak out. There’s a lot you need to do for hormone maintenance — I prefer “maintenance” to “balance” — before you consider hormone replacement. The very first step to keep in mind through this process is that there isn’t one single […]

Why Booze And Exercise Don’t Mix

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This is A GREAT article for all you weekend workout warriors who love to booze it up! Be sure to read this important article about dehydration/hydration when you finish this one. Remember, moderation is key! Have a great weekend ~ Allison Come Friday, the vast majority of America wants to booze it.  There’s nothing like […]

H2O, Hydration & More: Water Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Hydration?

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You should drink at least eight glasses of water per day. True or False? CORRECT ANSWER: False. There’s no evidence for the oft-repeated assertion that people need at least eight glasses of water per day. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men consume the equivalent of about 125 ounces of water daily and that women […]

Alcohol and Cancer: Your Holiday Drinking Guide

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When you raise your glass at this year’s holiday toast, choose your beverage wisely. Research shows that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances of developing cancer, including oral cancer, breast cancer and liver cancer. Yet, other research says small amounts of alcohol may protect the body against heart disease and type […]

Red Wine: Drink Up to Take Cancer Down?

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Does a glass of wine a day keep the doctor away? Some studies suggest that yes, red wine may help prevent cancer. Yet, other research has shown that drinking even a small amount of alcohol increases your chances for developing cancer. These mixed messages may leave you in a wine daze. Luckily, we’re here to bring […]

Women’s Brains Harder Hit by Alcohol

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It has long been known that alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and it has long been known that alcohol takes a greater toll on the bodies and minds of hard-drinking women than their male counterparts. Now scientists are peering into the brains of alcoholics for clues about the price of excess on […]

You Can Try This If You Only Have 48 Hrs. to Slim Your Stomach

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According to a recent article from Health Magazine/March 2011 issue; this is great advice for slimming for an important event when you are very short on time! Its good solid advice and and by modifying it afterwards with some more healthy carbs like whole grains, nuts/seeds and fruit; healthy fat daily, this little plan is […]

Taking Care Of Ourselves And Each Other Just Feels Good

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“What does it feel like when you’re dancing?” “Don’t know. Sorta feels good. Sorta stiff and that, but once I get going… then I like, forget everything. And… sorta disappear. Sorta disappear. Like I feel a change in my whole body. And I’ve got this fire in my body. I’m just there. Flyin’ like a […]

What’s For Fitness? Tip #27 A Cheat Sheet For Your Healthy Future!

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When it comes to your health, it’s a jungle out there. If you are over 55, the predators include chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and arthritis. Even with modern medicine behind you, they can disable and kill you before your time — unless you take evasive action. Sadly, this is not news. […]