Simple Herbal Alternatives

When most people look in their medicine cabinets, they see a wide array of over-the-counter and prescription medications.  There are probably cough and cold remedies, pain medications, ointments, and much more.  If only feeling better could be less complicated. Actually, it can.  Herbs can provide quick and simple relief for many everyday ailments.  And although […]

Help for Winter Allergies

When you think of allergens, the first thing you probably think of is spring. The flowers are blooming, the grass is growing, and many people are suffering. The problem is that just because spring has come and gone, it doesn’t mean your allergies have too. For many people, winter allergies can be just as annoying, […]

Healthy Diet for Winter

One of the most important ingredients of any diet, particularly a winter diet, is water.  This is because your body tends to lose water with the cold dry air.  Proper hydration is required for your cells to function well.  Without this proper hydration, you end up looking and feeling bad.  A general rule is to […]

3 Great Non Traditional Ab Exercises

Tired of typical ab exercise routines such as crunches, sit-ups, leg lifts, etc.? Well why not try something a little different. Often a great alternative is a metabolism-boosting high intensity workout that works your entire body while also working your abs. Here is a great example of an ab workout that does not include any […]

5 Tricks to Eat Healthier at Restaurants

5 Tricks to Eat Healthier at Restaurants By Mike Geary Dining out is a big part of most people’s lives. Maybe you have to eat out frequently because you entertain clients at restaurants. Perhaps you don’t even like eating out. Regardless, if you want to keep a nice fit body, restaurant meals will give you […]

When Lice Won't Leave

Well, now that school has been in for a while, some parents have been found their youngsters the unwanted new habitat for lice. Just mentioning the word makes my head itch. As a mom of 3, and stepmom to 5, I’ve been through the life cycle of a louse more times than I can count. […]

Acid Reflux and Back Pain – Options for Relief

The Worst of Both Worlds You have acid reflux. Now to add insult to injury, you have back pain too! People who suffer from acid reflux often feel helpless to do anything to find relief from their pain, but to add back pain as well, sometimes it just too much. However, if you are one […]

The Acid Reflux and Atkins Diet Connection

One of the popular diets today to lose weight is the Atkins diet. As the trend towards low carbohydrate diets started to increase, many who have acid reflux and started on low carbohydrate diets, stated that their acid reflux was noticeably reduced after a few days of staying on the low carbohydrate diet. This discovery […]

How to Avoid Having an Acid Reflux Attack

What is an Acid Reflux Attack Often confused with heartburn, acid reflux is a condition that occurs when acids from the stomach make their way back up and into the esophagus. Also known as GERD or gastro esophageal reflux disorder, this is a chronic condition that will become a lifelong problem once it begins, and […]

Acid Reflux Diet

Heartburn is a common occurrence that will affect nearly everyone at one time or another. However, when heartburn becomes more frequent it can turn into acid reflux disease, which can become uncomfortable enough to get in the way of daily life and even cause damage to the lining of the esophagus if it is left […]

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