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It’s National Pistachio Day! Health Benefits of Pistachios

January 26, 2015 Food

Today is one of those fun holidays, National Pistachio Day! To celebrate I thought I would share with you all some of the health benefits of eating pistachios. 1 ounce serving of pistachios is 49 nuts and 160 calories There are 6 grams of protein in a 1 ounce serving of pistachios Pistachios are naturally […]

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Healthy Popcorn Snacking Options

January 19, 2015 Food

Today is National Popcorn Day! Celebrate with popcorn but make it healthier. We all know popcorn can be quick and easy with microwave popcorn but it has a lot of stuff in their that is not good for us. At the movies none of us are quite sure what that butter topping they put on […]

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Have You Been to the Doctor Lately?

January 12, 2015 Weight Loss

One of the things I used to do is not go to the doctor. I knew I was very unhealthy and frankly it embarrassed me to go to the doctor because of that. There are some of you reading this and shaking your head knowing exactly what I mean. {{{{HUGS}}} I really do understand that […]

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Yes You Can Do Yoga

January 5, 2015 Living

I know many of us think more about being healthier this time of year. Today I want to share with you my experience with yoga. I am actually working with Gaiam TV (disclosure: I am being compensated) on a campaign right and have been using their online #MyYoga videos to do yoga at home and […]

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Infographic: Colds and Flu in America PLUS Med Checker Resource

November 29, 2014 Living

Hopefully you got a flu shot to help protect against the flu this year already. Unfortunately there is not a cold shot. During the holiday season is the worst time to get sick but yet it seems to be when it happens the most. Many of us will use over the counter medications to treat […]

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Health and Beauty Gift Ideas

November 19, 2014 Reviews & Giveaways

This year for the holiday season I am working on providing you all with a wide assortment of gift giving ideas. Today I thought I would focus on health and beauty. These are all practical and helpful items that are a little more unusual than what I think you will find on other gift guides. […]

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6 Fall Super Foods You Should Be Eating

October 1, 2014 Food

We all know by now that fresh fruits and vegetables are tremendously important to our bodies. In the autumn we have so much produce available to us but there are some foods that are “extra good” for us. Healthy eating gives us healthier bodies. Cooking these foods really is not hard either and the results […]

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The Pros and Cons of Wearing High Heels [infographic]

September 20, 2014 Living

Fashion Weeks are happening this time of year and high heels are a big part of all the runway shows. While I adore so many of the gorgeous shoes, I know I cannot wear the majority of them. Before I lost weight I only could wear flats, now days I can wear heels, but nothing […]

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National School Backpack Awareness Day and a Tablet That Can Replace a Laptop

September 17, 2014 Living

Today is National School Backpack Awareness Day created by the American Occupational Therapy Association. This is actually an important topic as, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were more than 22,000 people treated for backpack related injuries in the US last year. That figure included 8,500 children between the ages of 5 […]

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Get a Flu Shot and Give a Shot @ Life to a Child

September 16, 2014 Living

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias – This is a cause I firmly believe in! The seasonal flu season is nearly upon us again and it is so important for us to get our annual flu immunization. You have to make time […]

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