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Answering all of your health, wellness, fitness, and personal questions.

Samantha Bentley3 years ago
Yoga Vs Pilates
I am qualified to teach both Yoga and Pilates, and though my preference, by and large, is Yoga, I am going to try and make this as non-biased as possible. I began my Yoga journey 8 years ago but Pilat...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
Yoga to Stay Young
Yoga makes you feel and look more youthful. It literally slows the aging process by stretching the body. Muscles can be developed two ways: by building them up into hard little knots of power, which i...
Anne St. Marie3 years ago
Why Japanese Cheesecake Is Taking Over Food Blogs Everywhere
If you follow any food blogs, you’ve most likely seen the recent storm of posts about Japanese cheesecake. Food bloggers have quickly fallen in love with it, from its name (cheesecake, what’s not to l...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
How to Stay Young
To navigate past the biblical three score and ten (that's 70 years), we humans pore over a great many charts. On course, with Ponce de Leon and James Barrie, we've searched for extended youth in monke...
James Porterson3 years ago
Plaque is Wack
Dental plaque doesn't seem like the stuff controversies are made of. No one says anything good about it, and everyone agrees that the gum disease and tooth loss connected with the plaque buildup that ...
David McCleary3 years ago
How Exposed Is Your Immune System to Chemicals in the Air?
As citizens of the 21st century, we are guinea pigs in an unprecedented worldwide experiment. No one is in charge of the research, nor have we been asked to participate in the experiment. But we all h...
Samantha Bentley3 years ago
Choosing A Personal Trainer
I was never a hugely active person up until about 6 years ago, in the sense that I wasn’t really aware of how to eat properly and I had never set foot in a gym. I ran cross country while I was at scho...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
How to Avoid Stress During the Holidays
One minute you are at the beach enjoying the sun and the next, the temperature starts to drop, the leaves change colors and, suddenly, you are receiving Christmas catalogues in the mail. And you have ...
David McCleary3 years ago
Herbs for Health
Herbal and holistic health practitioners have been extolling the healing values of certain plants for centuries, but until recently most western doctors dismissed herbal preparations as worthless and ...
Benjamin Wareing3 years ago
How to Deal with Post-Election Blues
On 8 November 2016, Americans voted for who they wanted as the President of their United States of America. The months of campaign trails were over. The media coverage was at a peak. Each placard had ...
Mackenzie Lu3 years ago
How Tension Affects Beauty
Notice how a president ages in office? A year in the White House with all its concomitant pressures can make a man look five to ten years older. Few of us have the worries of a head of state, but in t...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
Things You Must Have in Your 40s
What we need in our forties is the amalgamation of decades of our must haves. When we are babies, we need the basics like food, diaper changes, human interaction and some toys. When we are teenagers, ...
Alicia Springer3 years ago
How to Keep Your Hair 
When Delilah ordered her servants to scalp Samson, it was probably just an act of chivalry curiosity. She wanted to find out whether he would still be able to stand up for her as, even in those days, ...
Mental Health Insights
Conventional wisdom has it that no matter how hard your work day is, you're supposed to turn into a sociable family member when you get home and "communicate" with your spouse. But a New York Universi...
Banji Ganchrow3 years ago
Hair Removal 101
There are cultures that embrace body hair. Women can walk around with hairy legs, hair arms and not feel embarrassed. Wouldn't that be nice? Wouldn't you love to meet the misogynist who started it all...
David McCleary3 years ago
Get Out of Bed
Ideally, the only reason why a healthy person should take to their bed is because what he or she has in mind cannot comfortably be undertaken by standing up. Bed is a superb place to sleep and have se...
Emily McCay3 years ago
Amazing Facts About the Human Body
Most people fart about 14 times a day. Now look around your office or home. How many farts occur daily in that space? *Cringe* I’m not trying to gross you out here! I’m trying to inform you with amazi...
James Porterson3 years ago
Should You Use Disinfectants?
One common—and ironic—way to contract an infection is to spend a few days in the hospital. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), near 5 percent of all patients come down with an infectio...