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3 Steps to Give Yourself a Pedicure at Home

July 26th, 2013

If you don't have time to stop by the salon, you're going to need to resort to a pedicure at home, but it doesn't have to be as lackluster as it sounds! Even if you don't know the first thing about giving yourself a pedicure, you can take advantage of a few key tips to ensure that your toes look pretty and perfect. Whether you have an upcoming formal event to...

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Tips for Choosing the Right Gym

July 10th, 2013

If you're planning on using the summer as an opportunity to get in shape, you may be considering joining a gym. Belonging to a gym is a good idea, because even if you tell yourself you're going to jog every morning, it can be difficult to motivate yourself to run outdoors without any training. When you belong to a gym, there will be trainers there to assist you, and...

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Tips for Recognizing Health Scams

July 10th, 2013

Usually, when something seems too good to be true, it is. People should especially keep that in mind when they're choosing health products and services.Fraudulent schemes have been around for hundreds of years, and were the reason why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration came into being with the passage of the Food and Drugs Act in 1906. Patent medicines with...

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4 Ways to Motivate Yourself to Work Out

July 9th, 2013

How many times have you rolled out of bed in the morning and decided to completely skip your morning workout? You're not alone - many people have trouble motivating themselves to hit the gym and exercise. However, you don't have to render yourself hopeless if you have this issue. There are several ways you can motivate yourself to engage in physical activity, improve...

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Tasty Ways to Cut Processed Foods Out of Your Family's Diets

July 9th, 2013

Whether you've made a commitment to lose a few pounds or you're simply looking to make a few healthier choices for your family, there's no better way to start than by cutting processed food out of your diets. Processed food contains a variety of preservatives, dyes and other harsh ingredients that do next to nothing to improve your family's overall health...

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3 Ways to Find Efficient Sunscreen

June 26th, 2013

You might be ready to pack up and hit the beach, but before you try to take advantage of warm weather, you'll want to ensure that you have a reliable bottle of sunscreen in your bag. In order to make sure that you're protected from the sun and its harmful ultraviolet rays, it helps to familiarize yourself with the ingredients used in common sunscreens. Believe it or...

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How to Sneak Vegetables Into Your Kids' Favorite Foods

June 12th, 2013

Eating healthy isn't just about your own well-being - it can be about the well-being of your family, too. If you've got little ones at home, then you know that kids can be picky eaters. Still, it's important to make sure everyone in your family gets the nutrients they need. If you're planning to start eating healthier, you can help your kids reap the benefits...

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Healthy Dessert Alternatives

June 11th, 2013

Rather than deprive yourself of a sweet treat post-dinner, substitute high calorie desserts with these healthy alternatives.Fruit The simplest replacement for sweets is fruit. Fruits that are high in sugar can help to satisfy the sweet craving that leads you to eat empty calories, while eating fruits helps you to get extra nutrients that benefit weight loss. Plums,...

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How to Make Homemade Hand Sanitizer

June 5th, 2013

Germs are everywhere, and no matter how careful you are, there's no way of escaping them entirely. Since you can't always carry a sink with you, you may want to carry hand sanitizer to help kill these germs on the go. However, purchasing brand-name sanitizer can get expensive, so you may want to consider making your own. Creating your own homemade hand...

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Natural Ways to Cure a Headache

June 4th, 2013

Headaches, whether they're migraines or mild head pains, can bring your day to a grinding halt. While over-the-counter painkillers work for many, they can have damaging side effects and don't always cut it. Here are some natural ways to relieve your pain. Tylenol, while effective, can damage your liver if you take too much or drink alcohol while on it. Regularly...

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