Choose Airplane Seats Wisely: It Could Increase Blood Clot Risk

Next time someone tries to fight you for the window seat on a long flight, let them have it – even if that means you’re stuck in the middle!

Sure, the middle seat sucks, but at least you only have one person to climb over to get out of that row! We’ve all been there: You’re sitting in the window seat and haven’t gotten up in a few hours. Realizing you have to use the bathroom, you look over, only to see the people in your row are asleep. What do you do? Try and climb over them and hope they don’t wake up with your booty in their face?… Full Story

Getting Those 10,000 Steps a Day: Every Step Counts

Recent health guidelines from the Surgeon General recommend walking 10,000 steps a day.  10,000 steps may seem like a lot – and that’s because it is! It takes approximately 2,000 steps to walk one mile, so 10,000 steps is close to 5 miles!

The average sedentary person walks only about 1,000 to 3,000 a day, but adding any amount will have many health benefits – even if it’s just an extra 2,000 a day! In addition to the benefits of weight loss, leading studies have shown that walking  just 30 minutes a day can dramatically reduce risks of heart attacks, stroke and diabetes.… Full Story

Hey Fellas, Boost Testosterone the All-Natural Way – With Food!

Some men notice a dip in testosterone levels as early as the age of thirty (thanks to aging), and that poses a problem in more ways than one. Not only does testosterone increase energy and sex drive, it also helps men focus and increase muscle size and strength. You can’t completely fight the aging process, but you can try and put it off as long as you can! Aside from strength training and an overall good diet, there are certain foods men can eat to potentially increase testosterone levels.

So skip those temper-enhancing testosterone drugs, and add these foods to increase testosterone levels the all-natural way!… Full Story

Turn Those Valentine's Day Blues Into Reds!

Long-stems on roses and batting eyelashes
Heart-shaped velvet boxes with chocolate stashes
Kisses from loved ones and jewelry that blings
These are a few of my favorite things…

On Valentine’s Day!

Sorry, had to get that out. I just can’t help it. I am still in the spirit of Valentine’s day even though it has passed. And, we all know the holiday is over when heart-themed candy gets marked down 75%.

Today, I got bombarded with all of my girlfriends’ news feeds that included photos of either flowers they received yesterday at their office or where they went with their “beaus,” and it really got me thinking about Valentine’s Day in general.… Full Story

Preschooler's Lunch Not Healthy Enough, Ordered to Eat School Lunch of Nuggets Instead!

A four-year-old preschooler from Hoke County, North Carolina was allegedly forced to eat a school lunch because the state inspector determined her bagged lunch wasn’t healthy enough. The girl’s mother packed her a turkey and cheese sandwich, a banana, potato chips, and apple juice.

That’s an unhealthy lunch? According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s guidelines, yes Healthy meals must include one serving of meat, one serving of milk, one serving of grain, and two servings of fruit or vegetables. The Division of Child Development and Early Education at the Department of Health and Human Services requires all lunches served in pre-kindergarten programs to satisfy those requirements.… Full Story

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