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The Healthy Sunscreens Beauty Experts Actually Use

Sunscreen is a non-negotiable part of a healthy lifestyle, but choosing healthy sunscreens can be tricky. Maybe you’re concerned about chemical ingredients like oxybenzone, but then every time you buy something labeled “natural” you end up looking like someone colored your body with chalk (great beach look, obviously). The Environmental Working Group (EWG) provides an… Read This Entry »

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10 Smart, Healthy Ways to Lose 10 Pounds

We don’t talk about weight loss often. Instead, we embrace the idea that if you live a well-rounded nutritious life 24-7, a healthy weight will naturally follow. But no matter the approach we preach, everyone wants to know how to lose ten pounds. Look, we get it. Maybe you had a particularly stressful month, leading… Read This Entry »

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The Fastest Way to Lose Weight This Week

You’re searching high and low for the fastest way to lose weight this week. You’re in a panic. You’re stressing. You’re kicking yourself for eating pizza over the weekend and missing your Sunday morning hot yoga class because you were hungover.   Whether it’s for a date with the hot new guy at the office… Read This Entry »

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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 weekend…. Read This Entry »

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7 Nutrients You Need for Healthy Hair

Healthy hair is more coveted than the perfect pair of jeans but sometimes more elusive than the perfect avocado. While we don’t all hate the Pantene lady for being beautiful, we do have a little ounce of envy at what happens when she swings her mane around in slo mo. Why? Because when we swing our dry, brittle, over-processed, or just generally… Read This Entry »

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4 Ways to Fight Winter Skin With Food

Winter skin is upon us, and I just heard a collective sigh. Cozy sweaters, colorful scarves, fuzzy earmuffs—all things we love when the temperature drops outside. But flaky skin, scaly patches, and itchy itches are the things nobody loves that come with the territory. Rather than succumbing to winter’s wrath, I want you to combat winter… Read This Entry »

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Guest Blog: What Are Essential Oils?

by Ronni Pitiger, NLC So exactly what are essential oils and why is everyone talking about them? Well, I’ll tell you. I used to think of essential oils as something that would evoke the woodstock generation, but there is so much more to discuss than your love or hate of the smell of patchouli.  … Read This Entry »

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5 Beauty-Boosting Foods for Healthy Hair

We all want hair that could land us on a Pantene commercial. Looking good feels good and feeling good makes you look pretty fantastic.  Don’t hate you because you’re beautiful? Sorry, good lookin,’ haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate hate… But the latest-greatest-awesomest-best lists are constantly changing, right? From dry shampoo to ionic stylers to… 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 »