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How to Be Healthy On a 3 Day Weekend

Three day weekends. They’re all about your favorite F words: friends, family, food, and fun. You know the drill.   But it’s amazing how an extra 24 hours makes it so easy to overdo everything and turn what could’ve been a chance to press the reset button on your life into a hangover-filled, sleep-deprived, food-coma… Read This Entry »

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10 Reasons Why Orgasms are Good for You

Orgasms aren’t something we talk about as often as smoothies here, but let’s face it, they are equally exciting AND healthy. Loving more is part of a nutritious life and I’ve always believed that sex is uber important when it comes to wellness, but did you know there’s a whole lotta science going on under the sheets?!… Read This Entry »

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2 Reasons to Have a Healthy Sex Life

Q: You’re a nutritionist. Why in the world do you talk about sex? A: Having a healthy sex life means different things to different people. So when I ask my clients about theirs, I’ve seen more than a few jaws drop in my days. Why am I digging into this topic? As part of a… Read This Entry »

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Sexercise: Why You NEED to be Doing It

  Sexercise. You either just blushed when I said it, or you already have your pants unbuttoned. No judgement either way, but, full disclothesure (ha!), I’m going to try to convince you to get comfy with the concept. I may not be Dr. Ruth, but this I know: A healthy sex life is an important part of living… Read This Entry »

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4 Benefits of Sex You Need to Know About

Q: I’ve heard one benefit of sex is weight loss. Is it true? A: I’m an open book, put it all out there kind of person with most things. But I am not a ‘hey peops, let’s chat about sex’ kind of free spirit. Sex is personal and everyone has different boundaries with this topic. However, the… Read This Entry »

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How Sex Can Help you Lose Weight

Today I’m talking about why steaming it up between the sheets is good for you and helpful to the fitification (I just made that up) of your body. My goal isn’t to make you blush here. In all honesty, I’m a huge believer in the role of sex, touching and cuddling when it comes to health… Read This Entry »

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Sex and Your Health

  I am an open book, put it all out there kind of person with most things, but I am not a ‘hey peops, let’s chat about sex’ kind of free spirit. Sex is personal and everyone has different boundaries with this topic. Even though it isn’t the most comfortable of all the things I… Read This Entry »

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How Does Michele Promaulayko Live a Nutritious Life?

  Michele Promaulayko is the Editor-in-Chief of Yahoo Health, a new digital magazine offering the latest need-to-know news and expert advice on health, fitness, nutrition, and wellness topics.  Previously,  she was for six years the Vice President/Editor-in-Chief of Women’s Health.  I have known Michele for seven years. First, as a colleague.  Then as a colleague… Read This Entry »

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Feel Great for July 4th

Fireworks: inspiring, exciting, powerful, unusual. We all love the feeling that comes from the sky exploding in celebration. Firework feelings should not be saved for one precious day each year when we celebrate our country’s independence. We all want to feel a bit more excitement and magic these days. Let’s use this July 4th to… Read This Entry »

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Ode to Mom

I loved this so much that I am sharing it again . . . Happy Mother’s Day, Moms! One of the perks of having your own business is that you get to choose (to some extent) the people who you surround yourself with on a daily basis.  I am continually inspired by spending time with… Read This Entry »

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Shake it like a Polaroid picture

When we think of intimacy, we often think of face-to-face interactions, snuggling, and embracing one another. But what if intimacy could extend past these tangible embraces? Studies show that the mind is a powerful tool when it comes to stimulating your sex drive, and sending visually stimulating images has been shown to be beneficial in… Read This Entry »

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Labor of (Self) Love

Some people are really into the New Year’s resolution thing, but I’m not a huge believer in the once a year promises – I try to make small goals for myself and work at them often. While I try to start each year fresh, Labor Day really inspires me to reevaluate what I want from… Read This Entry »

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Sex Improves Your Sense of Smell

Did you know that having sex improves your sense of smell? After sex, there is a surge in the production of the hormone prolactin, which causes your brain’s stem cells to form new neurons in the olfactory bulb, also known as the brain’s smell center. Another fun fact? The preferred scent of your man might… Read This Entry »

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Amp-up Your Happiness with Sultry Summer Reads

50 Shades of Grey is doing for women’s libidos what Dr. Ruth did for sex lives in the 80s by breaking taboos and steaming up bedrooms across the globe. Spicing up your sex quotient with some lady-friendly erotica can lead to more regular romps in the boudoir and greater happiness. Researchers estimate that increasing intercourse… Read This Entry »

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Mother’s Day at Nutritious Life

One of the perks of having your own business is that you get to choose (to some extent) the people who you surround yourself with on a daily basis.  I am continually inspired by spending time with my colleagues, who I am lucky to also call friends.  I have asked some of these great women… Read This Entry »

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Better Sex = Better Sleep?

Trouble sleeping? We all know sex is good for our health, but did you know that getting lucky can actually help you fall asleep? Research shows that the tendency for a person to fall asleep right after sex is associated with a greater desire for bonding and cuddling with their partner. This study also found… Read This Entry »