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Coconut, Brown Sugar & Rose Body Scrub
Coconut, Brown Sugar & Rose Body Scrub
By Arantha Royce
January 31, 2013

Taking the time to whip up a homemade beauty product can be better than splurging on store-bought products that are often expensive and full of harsh chemicals. This is great for anyone who wants to go green, has sensitive skin, is concerned with animal testing, or is looking for an affordable alternative.

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Tags: Homemade, Simple, Easy, Body, Scrub, Sugar
Fun with Fitness
Fun with Fitness
January 24, 2013

If you’re like us, you’ve probably spent the last few weeks in a gym working off those extra holiday pounds you’ve packed on. But let’s face it, that routine can get old quickly. Once we get bored, when the gym comes up on the to-do list we're more likely to take it off than check it off.

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Tags: Exercise, Fitness, Gym, Simple, Tips
The Power of Power Foods
The Power of Power Foods
By Carolyn Brown MS, RD
January 29, 2013

I try to avoid talking about foods as “good” or “bad,” but realistically, certain foods are just better than others. Without naming names, much of the processed crap we are bombarded by on shelves is the less-than-great stuff. But it’s not all nasty - there are tons of nutritious rockstars in the grocery store, many of which you’re probably already eating. So be on the lookout and make it a point to add more of these power foods into your life this year.

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Tags: Power foods, Superfoods, Nutritious, Healthy, Diet
Simple Smoothies for Healthy Resolutions
Simple Smoothies for Healthy Resolutions
By Carolyn Brown MS, RD
January 4, 2013

When it comes to making healthy New Year’s resolutions, the best ones are the resolutions that actually stick. Research shows starting small and specific is the way to make resolutions work. So, one idea to make a “smooth” transition into 2013: make it the year of the smoothie!

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Tags: Simple, Smoothies, Healthy, Resolutions, Recipe
101 Easy-to-Follow New Year's Resolutions
101 Easy-to-Follow New Year's Resolutions
January 1, 2013

It’s 2016. How are you going to make this year the best yet? Sticking to a New Year’s resolution takes work; make sure to choose something worth working for! Here are 101 ideas for simple resolutions that can make a big difference.

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Tags: Resolutions, Simple, Tips, New Year, Goals, Healthy
Pop Into Something Fresh: Popcorn Toppings
Pop Into Something Fresh: Popcorn Toppings
January 19, 2013

If you’re looking for a healthy, low-calorie snack food, try giving popcorn a whirl. Popcorn is a great way to satisfy your sweet tooth or salty-snack hunger. There are many ways to flavor your favorite snack without packing on the pounds. Here are some of our favorite popcorn toppings.

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Tags: Snacks, Simple, Low-cal, healthy, popcorn