How to eat your heart out and lower your heart disease risk
Every day your heart makes enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. To do this, your heart needs a little help from you. Just like a well-running automobile, your heart needs fuel to keep it chugging along. The good news is the fuel your heart needs isn't necessarily boring or tasteless. The key is to select foods that taste great and reduce major heart disease risk factors. You can lower your risk simply by fueling your heart with foods that keep your blood pressure and cholesterol at healthy levels.
Dull, brittle locks? Follow the 4 expert rules for strong, beautiful hair
For years, women have been working at the ends of hair, rather than the foundation - the scalp. Now, it is time to start working at the right end of hair. Follow these top rules from the experts to get strong, beautiful hair.
The sun is shining longer every day, telling you that it's time to get ready for vacations, activities with family and friends and of course, swimsuit season. To help you prepare, there are some simple fitness tips you can follow to look and feel good this summer season.
The jet-set style gives women a fresh look this summer
The jet-set look is about glamor, glitz, fashion and, of course, travel. It's the look designers are showcasing this summer to give women the feeling they're living the relaxed and luxurious lifestyle of Cannes, St. Tropez, Capri or Palm Springs.
Tips for men to look and feel their best all summer long
Let's face it: summer is the season when everyone wants to look and feel their best. Warm weather and long days mean everyone's heading outdoors, hanging with friends and enjoying the best of the season. Even the guys are looking great - from relaxing at the beach, to putting down the golf greens, to walking the city sidewalks.
Good things really do come in small packages. And when it comes to your health, pistachios pack a powerful punch: They help you manage your weight, may help reduce blood pressure and a study published in the "International Journal of Impotence Research" shows they may even help with erectile function. Here are three big reasons why you should unshell and celebrate your health with a handful.
Summer sandals: Pairing what we want with what we need
While stylish for men and women, you may be surprised to learn wearing most flip-flops can hurt or even injure your feet. The flip-flop, an icon of summer, has for decades been the easy choice for warm weather and weekends on the go; however, it isn't always the most supportive or healthy choice. Though we've clearly learned to pair our summer wardrobes with wide-brimmed hats and sunscreen to protect our skin, we still tend to neglect our feet - an important part of our body that can contribute to serious health problems down the road if injured or broken down.
For people considering laser hair removal for the summer, there's good news - now is the perfect time to start. Easily hidden under typical cool weather clothing like bulky sweaters and leggings, skin is shielded from the sun and thus in perfect condition for hair removal. However, many men and women are on the fence when it comes to investing in long term hair removal due to several common misconceptions.