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Little things make a big difference in wellness… so here, we talk about the little things you might not’ve known that can make you ten times healthier!

7 04, 2017

5 Ways Fitness Can Improve Your Sex Life

By | 2017-07-25T01:26:39+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Did You Know|1 Comment

Erika's note: This post gets graphic. This post is for grown folks. Notice I didn't say mature folks. I just said grown ones. I might make a couple of dick jokes in here, and I don't want any e-mails about how you were clutching your pearls while you read this. I have pearls, too. I [...]

18 11, 2016

True or False: Watermelon is ‘Just Empty Calories’

By | 2017-06-10T11:18:54+00:00 November 18th, 2016|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know, Food 101|1 Comment

I see many, many, many fitness 'enthusiasts' who advise against eating foods like watermelon because it's just empty calories. Is this true?

4 10, 2016

The Case for Sustainability: Healthier Planet, Healthier Communities, Healthier Economy — Part 1

By | 2017-09-10T13:43:53+00:00 October 4th, 2016|Did You Know, Food 101, The Op-Eds|0 Comments

A reluctance to protect the planet is very much tied into a reluctance to protect our economy, and the people who contribute to it. This series defines sustainability, and makes a case for why we need it.

3 06, 2016

Diastasis Recti: Everything You Need to Know About Repairing Your Post-Baby Tummy

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:16+00:00 June 3rd, 2016|#ScaleFreeBaby, Debunking The Myths, Did You Know|2 Comments

Everything you need to know about abdominal separation and getting rid of that post-partum belly pooch.

11 04, 2016

Baby Powder Causes Cancer? Here’s What You Need to Know

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:21+00:00 April 11th, 2016|Body Image, Debunking The Myths, Did You Know|3 Comments

Does baby powder cause cancer? Sort of. A few weeks ago, The Today Show aired a segment about Jacqueline Fox, the woman who was awarded $72 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson—her lawyers originally asked for $12 million, but the jury effectively decided to award her an additional million for every year she was alive—in [...]

10 03, 2016

What a Healthy Diet Can and Cannot Do to Your Menstrual Cycle

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:23+00:00 March 10th, 2016|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know|6 Comments

A man claims that your menstrual cycle exists because you eat the standard American diet, and if you eat vegan and starch-free, your cycle goes away. WTF?

3 12, 2015

Fast Food Nation: Why McDonalds French Fries Taste ‘So Good’

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:33+00:00 December 3rd, 2015|Did You Know, Food 101|1 Comment

Ask yourself: if a company goes to such great lengths to create addictive food, why are we surprised to find that people do, in fact, become addicted to it?

5 11, 2015

Everything You Need to Know About Bacon, Red Meat, and Cancer

By | 2017-06-10T11:19:35+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Debunking The Myths, Did You Know|5 Comments

A thorough discussion about processed meats, and the World Health Organization's study that determined both them and beef to be cancer-causing substances.

7 04, 2015

Pecans and Almonds and Peanuts, Oh My! – Why Nuts Are Healthy For You

By | 2017-06-10T11:20:29+00:00 April 7th, 2015|Did You Know, Food 101|1 Comment

Nuts are lowering cholesterol, improving heart health, providing healthy omega-3 fatty acids, and full of fiber and healthy fat and protein!

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