Check it out! Our guide to finding the right foundation, perfectly tweezing your brows, buffing dry skin, and so much more: http://ow.ly/9lszq read more..
Wednesday, 29 February 2012
Tuesday, 28 February 2012
Our guide to finding the perfect foundation, getting sexy windblown waves, buffing dry skin, and so much more! Everything you need to pamper yourself: http://ow.ly/9jF9BHow To Get Gorgeousow.lyYour go-to beauty guide read more..
How to not look like a clown...pick the right shade of blush. Trick: Use your ey...
How to not look like a clown...pick the right shade of blush. Trick: Use your eye color as your guide to find the right blush. Read more: http://ow.ly/9k2CjThe Right Blushes for Youow.lyWe've got a foolproof way to pick the perfect blush color, and it has nothing to do with your skin tone. Rebels, we are read more..
Sunday, 26 February 2012
Parents pass down lots of stuff: secondhand cars, heirloom jewelry, unused life savings. Some things are nice to inherit. Others—such as limp hair, acne-prone skin, or thunder thighs—not so much. Too bad you can't refuse the objectionable stuff...http://ow.ly/9hb5yDisease and Diet: Outsmart Your DNA Destiny | Women's Health Magazineow.lyFind out why the foods you eat, the chemicals you ingest, and the stress you experience can modify the way your DNA behaves—for better or for worse read more..
Ignore your driver’s license and the candles on your birthday cake. Chronology and your true age are two very different things. Take our quiz and reveal your TRUE age: http://ow.ly/9hapPHow Old Do You Look?ow.lySee your skin's real age and look younger with these tips read more..
Saturday, 25 February 2012
|Roche said it had been given European Union approval for its treatment to fight a highly aggressive form of skin cancer|
Swiss drug giant Roche said on Monday it had been given European Union approval for its treatment to fight a highly aggressive form of skin cancer. read more..
Imagine having the feeling that tiny bugs are crawling on your body, that you have oozing sores and mysterious fibers sprouting from your skin. Sound like a horror movie? Well, at one point several years ago, government doctors were getting up to 20 calls a day from people saying they had such symptoms. read more..
Friday, 24 February 2012
US authorities on Monday approved a new drug to treat the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, which is rarely lethal but can spread if left untreated. read more..
MONDAY, Dec. 12 (Healthday News) -- The poet Emily Dickinson greatly feared the "narrow fellow in the grass," writing that she "never met this fellow/Attended or alone/Without a tighter breathing/And zero at the bone." read more..
The tiny toddler whose struggle against a devastating disease inspired thousands has died. Tripp Roth, who was diagnosed with junctional epidermolysis bullosa at birth, died Saturday in the arms of his Mother, Courtney Roth, who had chronicled her life with Tripp in the popular blog, "EBing a Mommy." read more..
Melanoma Drug's Link to Other Skin Cancers Identified
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 18 (Healthday News) -- The recently approved drug vemurafenib (Zelboraf) has been hailed as a breakthrough in the treatment of Melanoma, the deadliest form of Skin Cancer. But roughly one-quarter of patients who take the medication develop a troublesome side effect: secondary skin cancers called squamous cell carcinomas. read more..
MONDAY, Dec. 26 (Healthday News) -- Cold Weather is drier and can have damaging or negative effects on Skin, but there are steps people can take to look and feel better, according to Dr. Amy McMichael, a dermatologist at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, N.C. read more..
A new drug to treat advanced skin cancer, or metastatic melanoma, has been shown to nearly double average survival time in a study of more than 130 patients, researchers said Wednesday. read more..
|A strange disease in which sufferers say they find fibers, fuzz and other debris sprouting from sores on their skin is not contagious and has no clear cause, the largest-ever study of the condition called Morgellons has found.|
A strange disease in which sufferers say they find fibers, fuzz and other debris sprouting from sores on their skin is not contagious and has no clear cause, the largest-ever study of the condition called Morgellons has found. read more..
|Mosquitoes like some people better than others, and differences in the microbes living on our skin may help explain the bloodsuckers' dining preferences.|
Mosquitoes like some people better than others, and differences in the microbes living on our skin may help explain the bloodsuckers' dining preferences. read more..
Thursday, 23 February 2012
|Disease detectives have found genetic clues in three families linked to an odd cluster of conditions including immune disorders, skin rashes — and a hive-producing allergy to cold.|
Disease detectives have found genetic clues in three families linked to an odd cluster of conditions including immune disorders, skin rashes — and a hive-producing allergy to cold. read more..
As part of the Immune System, the skin defends against environmental factors. But when your body is fighting an ailment, it can get overwhelmed and things like acne and redness can show up." Here, how to read the signs in the mirror. read more..
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 22 (Healthday News) -- Melanoma that has spread to other areas of the body is almost always fatal, but a new drug appears to double survival for those with a certain type of this skin cancer, researchers report. read more..
A microchip inserted under the skin has been shown for the first time to successfully deliver a bone-loss drug to a small sample of women, according to US-led research published Thursday. read more..
(Reuters) - A rogue surgeon injects Stem Cells from a fetus into a sick man's brain. The cells morph and form body parts. When the man dies, the pathologist finds cartilage, skin and bone clumped in his brain. The scene is not from a horror movie; it happened to Max Truex, a former Olympic runner who suffered from Parkinson's disease. The case sent a chill through the scientific community when it came to light 15 years ago and typifies some of the hurdles researchers have faced while trying to bring stem cell therapies to the market. ... read more..
Monday, 20 February 2012
Already thinking about dinner? Opt for salmon! Try this Jamaican Jerk Salmon and Mango-Pineapple Salsa-The Bright yellow mango sweetens the deal and adds a dose of vitamin A, which helps keep your skin glowing and clear. http://on.self.com/y7R5ra read more..
De-stress your skin! Being an overachiever can help you score a promotion, run...
De-stress your skin! Being an overachiever can help you score a promotion, run faster, even zip through errands. But doing too much to your skin—rigorous washing, product overload—can lead to breakouts and splotches. Return your routine to smooth sailing. http://on.self.com/zqYRKX read more..
Saturday, 18 February 2012
It's official, we live in the future: Medication is now available via microchip.Drug-Releasing Microchip Passes First Test in Humans - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comCourtesy of Microchips, Inc. By Anne Harding THURSDAY, February 16, 2012 (Health.com) — It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie: A patient visits a doctor's office and, after a brief surgical procedure, walks away with a microchip under her skin that delivers medication in preci... read more..
CarrotsA cup of raw carrots contains a whopping 34317 IU of vitamin A, making it the richest vegetable source of pro-vitamin A carotenes, a phytonutrient which has shown to help protect vision and is associated with reduced risk of heart disease and certain types of cancers. This orange root crop is also a very good source of vitamins C and K, dietary fiber and potassium and a good source of B complex, manganese, molebdenum, phosphorus, magnesium and folate.TomatoesTomatoes are bursting with more than 20 vitamins and minerals. A cup of ripe red tomatoes supplies an excellent amount of vitamins A, C and K. It is a very good source of molebdenum , potassium, manganese, chromium and vitamins B1 and B6. It is also a good source of folate, copper, iron, B complex and other essential nutrients. Tomatoes are well known for their lycopene content, a phytonutrient with antioxidant and anti-cancer properties.Sweet PotatoesA cup of baked sweet potatoes with skin is an excellent source of vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene as it contains 13107 IU of this powerful antioxidant. It is also a very good source of manganese and vitamin C and a good source of vitamin B6 and the minerals copper, fiber, potassium and iron. Purple-fleshed sweet potatoes are rich in anthocyanins and have the highest antioxidant activity among sweet potato varieties.SoybeansSoybeans are one of the most well researched health-promoting foods in the world today. A cup of cooked soybeans can supply the body with excellent amount of molebdenum and tryptophan, a very good amount of manganese and protein and a good amount of more than 10 other essential nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, fiber and potassium. One cup of soybean provides more than 50% of the daily value of protein.AsparagusThis almost leafless member of the lily family with fleshy green spears has been considered a delicacy since ancient times. A cup of boiled asparagus is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K and folate. It is a very good source of more than 10 vitamins and minerals including B complex, potassium and fiber. Asparagus has been described by second century physician, Galen, as “cleansing and healing.”Bell PepperWith their beautifully shaped glossy exterior that comes in a wide variety of vivid colors ranging from green to black, bell peppers are known as the Christmas ornaments of the vegetables world. A cup of sliced, red, raw bell pepper provides 5244 mg of vitamin A which is more than 100% of DV. It is also an excellent source of vitamins C and B6 and a very good source of fiber, molebdenum, manganese and folate.SpinachSpinach is a treasure-trove of nutrients as it boasts more than 35 essential vitamins and minerals. A cup of boiled spinach is an excellent source of over a dozen nutrients. It can provide the body with three times the DV of vitamin A and over 1000% of the DV of vitamin K as it contains 1023 mcg of the nutrient. More than a dozen flavonoids has also been identified with this leafy green. Brussels SproutsA cup of boiled Brussels sprouts is an excellent source of vitamins C and K and a very good source of B complex, folate, fiber, potassium and vitamin A, one of the most important antioxidant found in nature. This miniature cabbage look-alike is also rich in vitamin E, calcium and copper. Studies have shown that diets high in cruciferous vegetables, such as Brussels sprouts, broccoli, cabbage and cauliflower are linked to lower incidence of certain cancers, including lung, colon, breast and ovarian cancer.BroccoliBroccoli has been considered a uniquely valuable food among Italians since the Roman Empire. A cup of boiled broccoli supplies an excellent amount of vitamins A, C and K, folate and fiber. It contains 505 mg of potassium and 102 mg of phosphorus. It is also rich in iron, zinc, vitamin E, B complex and over 20 other essential nutrients. Broccoli may be eaten raw, boiled or steamed, but steaming, microwaving and stir-frying are recommended so as not to read more..
Monday, 13 February 2012
Want smoother, younger skin? Whether or not you like trying new skin products and treatments, finding the perfect lotion can make all the difference http://bit.ly/rxUqTqThe Best Body Lotion for Your Skin - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comThe selection of body lotions and creams is seemingly endless. Learn the real difference between Beauty Products and which you should be using for silky, smooth skin. read more..
Sunday, 12 February 2012
Thank goodness for turtlenecks and tights to cover winter's super-dry skin, right? Well it turns out you don't have to hide under layers and layers of clothes. Here's how to enjoy silky, smooth skin all season long.Get Silky, Smooth Skin All Winter Longow.lySoften up all over: Still treating your skin and hair the same way you did last winterand dealing with all the same concerns? (Think scaly skin,... read more..
Have winter scales? Soothe dry skin with these tips: http://ow.ly/8Nff0Get Rid of Dry Skin for Goodow.lyDry skin strikes from face to feet. Here, a simple battle plan for getting beautiful skin. read more..
Suffering from breakouts, unusually dry skin or any other skin complaints? http:...
Suffering from breakouts, unusually dry skin or any other skin complaints? http://on.self.com/wE7rv5 http://ow.ly/i/rdaUHootSuite Photos read more..
Holiday foods such as pumpkin and cranberry offer tons of beautifying vitamins and antioxidants without subjecting your skin to irritating chemicals, fragrances, and preservatives...whip up something tasty for your skin: http://ow.ly/88YeYAt-Home Skin Treatmentsow.lyFrom pumpkin to peppermint, some of the season's tastiest holiday ingredients make for great at-home skin treatments read more..
|Ginnifer Goodwin attend the 45th annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena on November 9, 2011 in Nashville -- Getty Images|
Don't let getting ready for your holiday parties stress you out this season. Here are a few sure-fire tips for every skin tone to help you look and feel your best this holiday. read more..
If you thought yoga was synonymous with showing some Skin, Jivamukti would like you to know that you're out of line.Jivamukti tells yogis to put some clothes on | Well+Good NYCwww.wellandgoodnyc.comJivamukti has a new rule at its Union Square studio: No shirt, no shoes, no yoga. (Okay, we're lying about the shoes part.) read more..
When the weather changes, so should your beauty routine. Keep that moisturized and silky skin all year (even during the harsh winter months) with these tips.Get Silky, Smooth Skin All Winter Longow.lySoften up all over: Still treating your skin and hair the same way you did last winterand dealing with all the same concerns? (Think scaly skin,... read more..
57% of Women said they'd skip chocolate for a month in exchange for flawless skin, a survey by Noxzema finds. http://on.self.com/tA38o8Superfood Diets for Glowing Skinon.self.comExactly what to eat for an amazing complexion, fewer wrinkles and zero acne. read more..
You need a massage...As soon as your skin's nerve cells sense firm pressure, the...
You need a massage...As soon as your skin's nerve cells sense firm pressure, they shoot a split-second "chill out" signal to the brain, which activates your parasympathetic nervous system. Long name, simple purpose: The system combats stress by essentially hitting a giant reset button...http://ow.ly/8905HYour Body On… a Massageow.lyAhhhh—it feels heavenly, eases tense muscles, and increases blood flow to the skin (welcome back, rosy glow). read more..
Some symptoms of thyroid disorder: dry skin, hair loss, forgetfulness, fatigue, frequent chills, constipation, and irregular periods...read more: http://ow.ly/8GlIbCould You Have a Thyroid Disorder?ow.lyYour thyroid, a thumb-size gland, rules your waistline, energy level, and mood. And for 10 million women, this regulator is on the fritz. Are you... read more..
How do you combat the Side Effects of winter, like chapped lips and dry skin? http://bit.ly/A1gBanYour Guide to Getting Groomed and Glowing for Winterwww.shape.comCindy Barshop, Completely Bare owner and former Real Housewife of New York City, shares her expert tips on how to have silky smooth skin all winter. read more..
Alcohol, caffeine, and stress are a beauty-busting trinity: They inhibit skin cells from turning over at a normal speed, leaving behind a layer of dead skin that can make your face look dull. Fixes, here: http://ow.ly/8OuHgMakeup Tricks: Beat Dark Eye Circles | Women's Health Magazineow.lyCombat bloodshot eyes, puffy bags, and even dark circles with these miracle eye products read more..
Just like your Skin and Hair, nails can be drier and more brittle in these cold winter months. Here are a few easy tips to help you get healthier nails that will last throughout the year. http://on.self.com/wd65IV4 Tips For Stronger, Healthier Nailswww.self.comSELF Magazine: fashion, beauty, health, sex advice, news read more..
Perk up winter skin with fabulous targeted treatments from The Salon at ULTA Bea...
Perk up winter skin with fabulous targeted treatments from The Salon at ULTA Beauty. We love their 20-minute MicroZone® services for eyes, lips, exfoliation, and more. Book now and find a store near you: http://stores.ulta.com/store/ read more..
Regular LOL'ing with your besties reduces stress hormones and keeps skin's support structure intact and youthful. Keep laughing ladies! http://on.self.com/yJwuCTHow to Fake a Gorgeous Glowon.self.comScience proves that if you're happy, serene or in love, your skin changes from the inside out to look healthier, radiant, even younger. Here's how... read more..
Sick of the drying effect cold weather has on your skin? Niacin, a B vitamin, appears to help strengthen the skin's barrier, by both hydrating cells and acting as an anti-inflammatory. The RDA for niacin is 14 mg. Get your niacin fix with this tuna, arugula and feta sandwich and salad. http://on.self.com/ypUqTr read more..
If you love to go tanning (whether it’s in beds or in the sun) and live in the NYC area, we want YOU to tell us WHY you tan. Those chosen will visit experts (fitness, skin and/or Self Tanning pros) in the NYC area and follow a customized healthy skin routine for several weeks as well as participate in a photo shoot. *you must live in the NYC area Enter here: http://on.self.com/ylRHeQ Want to be featured in a SELF story? www.surveymonkey.com read more..
Saturday, 11 February 2012
AMAZING HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARROT JUICE: Consuming carrot juice is the most healthy lifestyle choices possible. Carrot juice is known for beta carotene which gives your body Vitamin A, B, E and many minerals. The health advantages of ingesting carrot juice are usually excellent prenatal health, eyesight, bones and teeth, liver and nails, skin and hair as well as assisting in cancer prevention. Carrot juice is believed to reduce the potential risks of many different kinds of cancer such as skin and breast cancer. The cancer-fighting attributes of carrot juice are often thought to be outstanding because of the high amounts of beta carotene. Beta carotene changes to Vitamin A in the body. Studies have connected Vitamin A with cancer prevention by its antioxidants that assist eliminate cancer-causing free radicals in the body. Consuming carrot juice is also extremely beneficial for the liver. read more..
Does the cold weather have the air in your home feeling super dry? That's no ideal environment for your skin and sinuses. Here's help.The Best Humidifiersow.lyDryness and irritation: We put top humidifiers to the test. Check out these favorites. read more..
Staying in tonight? Whip up your pick of these at-home treatments for strong, shiny hair and healthy, radiant skin http://on.self.com/Ab4h3XDo It Yourself! Natural Beauty 101on.self.comWith our AP (advanced pretty!) course in natural ingredients, you'll whip up at-home treatments for strong, shiny hair and healthy, radiant skin.... read more..
Did you know Wrinkles can signal osteoporosis, swollen feet can mean Heart Disease, and excess weight can mean indicate a thyroid condition? Find out what else your appearance is trying to tell you about your health here! What Your Looks Say About Your Healthwww.health.comGood looks, good health?: What wrinkles, weight gain, discolored skin, and bad teeth can reveal about your health. read more..
We gave six skin, hair, and professional makeup experts $40 each and sent them shopping to prove that you can look great without breaking the bank. The best beauty buys: http://ow.ly/8kLVZThe 34 Best Cheap Makeup Productsow.lyWomen's Health finds the 34 best cheap makeup and beauty buys at your local drugstore read more..
"I’m thrilled to have discovered the Clicquot in the Snow Beauty Survival Kit, a little pouch full of my favorite Fresh products" -WH Beauty Blogger Read more: http://ow.ly/8ZPrhBeauty Products for Dry Skinow.lyCold winter weather calls for some pretty serious skin-pampering products. read more..
There's a possible connection between getting sunshine and reducing Stroke risk. Interesting finding—though more research is needed. Lack of Sunlight May Raise Stroke Risk - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comBy Alan MozesHealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Feb. 2 (Healthday News) — The amount of sunlight you are exposed to might play a part in determining your stroke risk, new research suggests.“We hear a lot about how sun may be bad for us, in terms of skin cancer for example,” noted study co-author Leslie McC... read more..
Why is shaving irritating? 36% of the stuff you're scraping off your armpit is skin, not hair! Ouch! http://on.self.com/wmf0mGHow to Shave Without Irritationon.self.comSELF Magazine: fashion, beauty, health, sex advice, news read more..
Beat it, Botox. Exercise gives you younger-looking skin! More ways fitness fights aging below. Anti-Aging Powers of Exercise | Fitbiefitbie.msn.comThe secret to living a better, longer life is as simple as lacing up your sneakers and hitting the gym read more..
On the days you're too busy to wash your face completely before you hop on the treadmill (we've all been there), try one of these picks for makeup that won't sweat off or Cause Breakouts even after an Intense Workout. http://bit.ly/z6fujwThe Best Sweat-Proof Makeupwww.shape.comNo time to wash your face clean before your workout? These sweat-proof beauty products won't cause breakouts or irritate your skin. read more..
Feed your face..."Foods rich in omega-3 essential fatty acids help heal dryness and preserve your skin's natural oils," says Keri Peterson, M.D., Women's Health Advisor. Hydrating foods include: walnuts, flaxseed, almonds, and cold-water fish (salmon, halibut, and sardines)... read more..
Many Shape fans have said that they want to know how to make Kimberly Snyder’s Glowing Green Smoothie. Have you tried it? Here's the recipe http://bit.ly/y7EHYiBeauty Makeover Detox Smoothie Recipe from Drew Barrymore's Nutritionist - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comSkin dull? Hair limp? Time for a makeover...on your diet. read more..
Edible cosmetics: love 'em or leave 'em? What do you think? http://bit.ly/xS8cDcEdible Cosmetics Redefine Inner Beauty - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comNew edible cosmetics claim to help you eat your way to clearer skin, shiny hair, and brighter eyes--without gaining weight. Do they work? We found out! read more..
Here are your top beauty picks that won't cause breakouts! Do you have any to add to this list? http://bit.ly/z6fujwThe Best Sweat-Proof Makeup - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comNo time to wash your face clean before your workout? These sweat-proof beauty products won't cause breakouts or irritate your skin. read more..
Exfoliating should be part of your daily cleansing routine, especially as you age http://on.self.com/xDfsyqWhat's the Best Way to Exfoliate Your Way to Glowing Skin? : Beyond the...on.self.comSELF Magazine: fashion, beauty, health, sex advice, news read more..
Friday, 10 February 2012
If you put cucumber and your eyes, will it really reduce under-eye circles? Nope! Other beauty myths...busted: http://ow.ly/870wdQuiz: Skincare 101ow.lyBefore you dig into your medicine cabinet, find out which of these 10 common beauty beliefs are legit read more..
Sun spots, wrinkles, blemishes...don't let them win! Check out these tips: http:...
Sun spots, wrinkles, blemishes...don't let them win! Check out these tips: http://ow.ly/85537GET EVEN!ow.lyErase years from your face with these complexion-perfecting tips read more..
Next to sex, eating is the most sensual thing we do...naked dinner, anyone? http...
Next to sex, eating is the most sensual thing we do...naked dinner, anyone? http://ow.ly/8e9uP Have you ever dined in the nude?6 Ways to Feel Sexier!ow.lyIn order to feel more self-assured, attractive, and sexy in your own (bare) skin, you’re going to need to spend time doing things unclothed read more..
A few makeup missteps in color choice or application can make you look like an escapee from clown camp! WH to the rescue: http://ow.ly/8IZv2The Right Blushes for Youow.lyWe've got a foolproof way to pick the perfect blush color, and it has nothing to do with your skin tone. Rebels, we are read more..
When your friends come home from vacation with a tan, don't be jealous...you can get the same beautiful glow with these products: http://ow.ly/8chpaBest Faux Tannersow.lyPut orange, bizarre streaks behind you and get a flawless tan with these fake tanners read more..
It's peak season for Grapefruit! Look for ones that feel heavy for their size with a fine-grained skin. Click for more ways to get a flat belly in 2012!50 Ways to Get a Flat Belly in 2012 | Fitbiefitbie.msn.comYour 12-month guide to losing inches around your middle read more..
It's peak season for grapefruit! Look for ones that feel heavy for their size wi...
It's peak season for Grapefruit! Look for ones that feel heavy for their size with a fine-grained skin. Click for more ways to get a flat belly in 2012!50 Ways to Get a Flat Belly in 2012 | Fitbiefitbie.msn.comYour 12-month guide to losing inches around your middle read more..
Sunday, 5 February 2012
Are you a people pleaser (and carrying a few extra pounds)? Then you must read this new study! ‘People Pleasers’ More Prone to Overeating: Study - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comTHURSDAY, Feb. 2 (Healthday News) — A warning to certain types as those Super Bowl parties approach: People with a need to please others are more likely to eat too much in social situations, a new study suggests.“People pleasers feel more intense pressure to eat when they believe that their eating ... read more..
Saturday, 4 February 2012
Keep your beat box healthy with 50 genius, heart smart tips! (Brought to you by Quaker!)50 Simple Ways to Help Your Heart | Fitbiefitbie.msn.comSmall changes in the types of foods you eat and in the portion sizes you choose will quickly add up. Here are smart ways to help you cut 100 calories. Follow the tips every day to lose weight and get the body you want—just in time for summer! read more..
What's the best weight-loss tip someone's ever given you? http://bit.ly/zxb0rB
What's the best weight-loss tip someone's ever given you? http://bit.ly/zxb0rBBloggers Reveal: "The Best Weight-Loss Tips I've Ever Received" - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comWe asked top health and fitness bloggers to cut out the excess information and share the absolute best fitness or weight-loss tip they have ever received. read more..
(Reuters) - While a high-protein diet may have Health Benefits, not all protein is equal -- eating lots of red meat raises the risk of having a Stroke while poultry lowers it, according to a U.S. study. "The main message from this paper is that the type of protein or the protein package is really important for the risk of stroke," Frank Hu at the Harvard School of Public Health said of the study, which was published in the journal Stroke. "We have to consider protein in the context of the foods. ... read more..
A Blood Test that spots depression: Useful? Unlikely to be accurate? What do you think?Could a Blood Test Help Spot Depression? - Health News - Health.comnews.health.comBy Randy DotingaHealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Feb. 3 (Healthday News) — Depression can be a tough condition to diagnose accurately, but new research suggests that someday a blood test might help.It’s not clear how much the test might cost, and it needs more stringent validation before it will be ready t... read more..
Don't forget to tune into our Twitterview with celeb trainer Harley Pasternak in 20 minutes! He'll be answering all your questions about getting and staying fit this year. http://bit.ly/A3zGB3Twitterview with Personal Trainer to the Stars Harley Pasternak - Shape Magazinewww.shape.comPersonal trainer to the stars Harley Pasternak will be answering YOUR questions during our live twitterview on Thursday, February 2nd. He’ll help you stay on track with your New Year’s resolution, cut down on time in the gym and more! read more..
Friday, 3 February 2012
February is Heart Health Month: With statistics showing that heart disease rates among young women have been rising, now is the time to start eating preventively. Try these recipes to stay well and be slim - they're just as flavorful as your full-fat favorites and still fit within heart-healthy guidelines (less than 30% fat per entrée). http://on.self.com/zWHlOV read more..
Thursday, 2 February 2012
Turn it down...When we're constantly under siege from noise, our bodies don't get the downtime they need to recover and are flooded with autonomic nervous and hormonal responses, including increased levels of cortisol, a marker of chronic stress. Over time, this perpetual state of readiness takes a toll. Read more: http://ow.ly/8HgPbHealth Hazard: Too Much Noise Is Bad For You | Women's Health Magazineow.lyLately it seems as though the world's noises are plugged into a surround-sound system with the volume blasting. This assault hurts your ears, your... read more..
YOUR STOMACH SHOULDN'T BE A WASTE BASKET: An engine will only run right if given proper fuel. Put something in that it isn’t designed for and it will either run poorly, or not run at all. Our bodies are like that. Everyone knows, you have to eat to live. However, we shouldn’t just eat anything. A wastebasket is where you put junk. This should not be your stomach. Nutrition is extremely important if you are hoping to perform well. It is no surprise that a proper diet is linked to better performance and better health. Have you ever heard the saying you are what you eat?? Think about that, If you put trash into your body and are inconsistent with proper nutrition, you will develop serious health problems, you might lose sleep, have lack of energy, get depressed, gain weight and the list could go on and on....It is very rightly said don't dig your grave with your own knife and fork !!!!!!!!! read more..
Find your happy place with these 6 foods. They help zap stress, make you feel calmer, oh, and they're healthy too!6 Calming Foods to Zap Stress | Fitbiefitbie.msn.comStudies have found that these options can help contribute to a healthy mental state, buffer against the harmful physical effects of stress, and dial up your serenity level. Eat your way to Zen read more..
What's for dinner? This shrimp "avocado dish is healthy and delish!
What's for dinner? This shrimp & avocado dish is healthy and delish!Healthy Asian Meals: Dishes from the Far East | Women's Health Magazinewww.womenshealthmag.comFood guru Nina Simonds's latest cookbook, Simple Asian Meals, dishes up healthy, seasonal fare that nourishes body and soul. read more..
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The artificial Trans Fats that once abounded in processed foods have become notorious for their undesirable effects on Cholesterol levels. But a small clinical trial suggests that natural trans fats may not do the same damage. When 61 healthy women followed a diet with a hefty dose of natural trans fats for four weeks, researchers found there were no changes in the women's LDL ("bad") cholesterol and only small changes in HDL, or "good," cholesterol, in some women. ... read more..
Wednesday, 1 February 2012
Top Chef Season 4 Fan Favorite Chef Ryan Scott swung by our offices to dish on his role as the Healthy Choice Flavor Ambassador. His reveal? “We get three magazines delivered to our house every month – Bon Appétit Magazine, Food Network Mag and SELF...for my girlfriend.” Chef Scott is making a guest appearance on tomorrow's episode of Top Chef: Texas. Are you fan? read more..
'A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks.'-- Charles Gordy http://ow...
"A smile is an inexpensive way to change your looks." -- Charles Gordy http://ow.ly/8Bo2d20 Things That Can Ruin Your Smileow.lyHealthy teeth, healthy smile?: Here are some factors that can wreak havoc on your teeth and gums, and put a serious damper on your smile. read more..
Your birth control may be hiding signs you're headed for infertility, heart trouble and even cancer. Some scary side effects that you should know: http://on.self.com/xm1kWxMust-Know Scary Side Effect of the Pillon.self.comYour birth-control Rx could be hiding signs of PCOS, a condition that raises your risk for infertility, heart trouble and even cancer. Find out if... read more..
Prevent sickness by stocking up on these items the next time you're at the groce...
Prevent sickness by stocking up on these items the next time you're at the grocery store: http://ow.ly/8LN8aImprove Immune System With Foodow.lyNobody plans to get sick. On the contrary, your efforts to avoid it sometimes seem borderline OCD: Don't sneeze into your hands, always cook your... read more..