Fitness & Nutrition

Scientists are trying to develop an injection that will make you crave and eat less junk food and help you lose weight and reduce your risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Sounds too good to be true but it may not be. They have found a protein, called GDF15, that naturally regulates the body weight […]

I couldn’t sleep and didn’t want to take another prescription drug so I searched for a natural alternative to my inability to stay asleep. What I found was the Sleep Dr’s Sleep Slim Smoothie on droz.com. I found out that it helps me sleep and keeps my metabolism going all night. Losing weight while you […]

If you have kids, you want to make sure they grow up fit and healthy. But you also know it’s hard to juggle work, family, and physical activity-for you alone, never mind for you and your kids. Setting a healthy example is a good start; research shows that parents who are physically active increase the […]

Spotting. Itching. Tenderness. When below-the-belt symptoms crop up, your first impulse is probably to slip into a pair of pajamas and curl up on the couch. Holing away for a night or two is fine, but what if your symptoms last for weeks or even months? We’ve asked experts to decipher some down-there symptoms and […]

In strengthening the core, a person has greater control over pelvic floor muscles and reproductive organs. Harnessing this helps the individual release muscle tension and experience full body ecstasy. Yoga is an ideal way to get your sensual core in to shape. Stamina and strength is sexy. You’ll look better and feel sexier after regular […]

Abs! When it comes to muscle toning, abs workouts usually top the list. Health clubs, exercise DVDs and infomercials, so much has been dedicated to shaping the middle. But one problem with most ab exercises is that one key component is missing: the lower back. Lower back muscles need equal attention, but you’ll never see […]

It seems like there is always a debate on the subject of curvy vs. fat. Who and what decides when you’ve crossed that line? Does it mean that anyone over a size 8 is fat, and anyone over a size 4 is curvy? Or is curvy just a “nicer” word for saying fat? Well, thankfully […]

MARIE CLAIRE: More than 10 million Americans regularly complain about being bloated. That uncomfortable sensation — the result of air passing through your intestines — is often caused by a tempting culprit: salty and fatty foods. So, what’s safe to eat to keep women from unbuttoning those skinny jeans? Oranges and Watermelons Because water flushes […]

For all of you food lovers out there, it seems like there is always a new science and new discovery when it comes to our favorite foods. Whether its discovering that something else is bad for us, or something is healthy for us to eat, we can always rely on science to help us discover […]

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Grocery shopping just got a whole lot easier! A team of nutritionists tested aisles’ worth of items for an annual roundup of the healthiest, tastiest, and most convenient supermarket finds that won’t break the bank. Haagen-Dazs Fat-Free Cranberry Blueberry Sorbet A refreshing new fat-free treat made with antioxidant-loaded cranberry and blueberry purees. Promotes […]

If you frequent your local grocer, you may have encountered this dilemma while in the produce section--whether or not to buy organic.

As women age, the threat of gaining weight increases. There seems to be a solution to this problem.