Posts by: Becky Holman

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.13.2014

Circumen, an active compound in the spice turmeric, may help heal depression. According to the January ’14 Prevention, just 1,000 … continue reading

Don’t Get Stoned

/ Posted 03.18.2014

According to those who have had to pass them, kidney stones are an incredibly painful affliction. Doctors suggest drinking plenty … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 02.28.2014

Fruit should be on your kitchen counter, not in your fridge—at least most varieties. According to the September ’13 Bottom … continue reading

Q: I’m dropping bodyweight, but my skin doesn’t seem to be tightening up.

/ Posted 01.17.2014

Q: I’m overweight, and I’ve been jogging on the treadmill, but I’m not lifting weights. I’m dropping bodyweight, but my … continue reading

Derailing Migraines

/ Posted 01.05.2014

A killer headache can ruin a good workout. If you get them frequently and if they are intense enough to be … continue reading

Sleep It Off

/ Posted 11.12.2013

According to the April ’13 Prevention, a study at the New York Obesity Research Center found that sleep-restricted people may … continue reading

Fast-Talking Influence

/ Posted 09.25.2013

We often associate fast talkers with hyperactivity—or even scams. Slick con artists are usually “fast talkers,” but there is another … continue reading

More Chill, Less Ill

/ Posted 09.19.2013

When it’s cold out, we love to bundle up by the fireplace to stay toasty, but it may be better … continue reading

New View: Eggs Are Good for You

/ Posted 09.15.2013

In a special health report put out by the magazine Prevention, a section on eggs was particularly interesting: “Research found … continue reading

Relax and Remember

/ Posted 09.13.2013

We’ve all been frustrated when we can’t remember where we put something—like our car keys—resulting in lots of wasted time … continue reading

Do Reps to De-Stress

/ Posted 09.10.2013

According to the November ’12 Health, a study out of Tel Aviv University in Israel showed that people who exercised … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 08.29.2013

Sugar is a far greater danger to your heart than fat, according to the February ’13 Better Health. Sugar is … continue reading

Nap Like a Dog

/ Posted 08.23.2013

According to the March ’13 Reader’s Digest, we can improve our benefits from napping by watching how dogs do it … continue reading

Partner Power

/ Posted 08.08.2013

Do you work out with a partner, or do you go solo? If part of the reason you lift is … continue reading

Pepper Your Cardio

/ Posted 08.02.2013

You may have heard that peppering your food can increase your metabolism. Well, it’s true, and it can work even … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 07.26.2013

Green tea has been shown to help reduce bodyfat, but it can also help protect your skin from sun damage. … continue reading

Soda Shocker

/ Posted 07.03.2013

Yikes! According to the January ’13 Bottom Line Health, drinking diet soda is linked to leukemia. “When 22 years of … continue reading

Facebook Confidence

/ Posted 06.15.2013

According to the December ’12 Prevention, spending time logged in to your social network can boost your self-esteem. That comes … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 05.06.2013

Garlic is known for its cardiovascular benefits, but according to the December ’12 Better Nutrition, recent research out of the … continue reading

The Dark Side of Chicken

/ Posted 05.01.2013

Most bodybuilders prefer white-meat chicken for their protein source. Look at any diet, and you’ll undoubtedly see “chicken breast.” According … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 03.24.2013

Ketchup has health benefits, like reducing your risk of colon cancer, according to the December ’12 Prevention. No, that’s not … continue reading

Soy Warning

/ Posted 03.23.2013

According to the May/June ’12 Well Being Journal, “Researchers have reported lowered testosterone and higher estrogen levels in males who … continue reading

Food Facts

/ Posted 02.24.2013

CoQ10 is an essential nutrient found in organ meats that is necessary for proper mitochondria function, according to the September … continue reading

Whey Protein for Health and Longevity

/ Posted 01.14.2013

Glutathione is a master antioxidant formed from the amino acids cysteine, glycine and glutamic acid. According to Stepen Byrnes, Ph.D., … continue reading

Mood Food

/ Posted 01.13.2013

Some people crave chocolate, but it may not be just because of the carbs. According to the October ’11 Health, … continue reading

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