Are You Dieting But Still Gaining Weight? Here’s Why

Q: I’ve been following my healthy eating and exercise program perfectly, but when I weighed myself this afternoon, I weighed a pound more than I did this morning. What happened? A: Oh, that dreaded scale! It is not uncommon for body weight to fluctuate throughout the...

Trust Your Gut: 5 Ways to Relieve Aching Joints

When it comes to lower back pain, the struggle is real. For more than 10 years, I’ve worked hard to find natural and noninvasive solutions that allow me to reduce discomfort while maintaining an active lifestyle. I’ve seen benefits from physical therapy,...

14 simple swaps to make your favorite dishes healthier

One of the hardest parts of dieting — or just making a healthier lifestyle change in general — is saying goodbye to all of your favorite comfort foods. Who wants to give up pasta, mashed potatoes, and all the yummy stuff you’ve been in love with since your mom...

6 Fantastic Health Benefits of Apples

Sweet but with a lemony finish. Crisp, tangy to the point of tartness. Spicy and fragrant. No, we’re not discussing the merits of fine wines. We’re talking apples! October is National Apple Month, the time to celebrate the glory of the fruit, as the nation has been...

5 simple habits that can reduce your risk of breast cancer

Unfortunately, breast cancer is a common condition among women, but there are ways to minimize the risks. Hormone replacement therapy has been shown to significantly increase your risk of developing breast cancer. It’s important to manage your weight and ensure...

Seniors Are Doing It: Medical Marijuana

Perhaps not your grandparent’s pain meds, medical marijuana is quickly becoming a favorite ‘go-to’ medicine for Baby Boomers and those ever-more elderly. Getting to this point of therapeutic use, however, has been quite the long and windy road given how the US...