LIFESTYLE AND WELLNESS

Defeating Heart Disease

It’s not too late in the new year to resolve to keep your heart healthy — especially because February is American Heart Month. Around 735,000 Americans suffer a heart attack…

Seasonal Affective Disorder

Got the winter blues? You’re not alone — Seasonal Affective Disorder is a very common type of depression that affects more than 3 million people in the U.S. every year.…

Earth Day

Earth Day was first recognized in 1970 and is widely credited with launching the modern environmental movement. Today, more than 1 billion people participate in Earth Day activities, making it…

Detoxing Life & Body

You don’t have to wait until January 1 to start making better choices. Start by taking steps to detox your physical and mental being for a healthy year (and life)…

Operation: Morning Person

We get it — screeching alarm clocks, stiff joints and the day’s daunting tasks don’t exactly make you want to rise and shine. In fact, the way you wake up…

Charcoal: Activate!

There are some who claim that the health and beauty benefits of activated charcoal can be truly amazing and, in recent years, its popularity has steadily been on the rise.…

SPF 101

A sunscreen’s SPF or “sun protection factor,” refers to its ability to shield from the sun’s ultraviolet rays. It is a measure of the time it would take for a…

Back-to-School Lunches

Colorful, tasty lunches featuring each of the five food groups equals one happy, healthy kid. Prepping an all-star lunch for your little scholar doesn’t have to be a challenge —…