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The Scent that Stops Cravings in Their Tracks

Can you believe there is a natural scent that when inhaled eliminates some junk food cravings? It's true. During my research for my book 60 Seconds to Slim I discovered a study in which overweight par…

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What I Learned About Beauty at a New York Fashion Shoot

How are 14-year old girls the standard for "adult" female beauty? I am not "hot." I am not "smokin'." I am no picture perfect model. I am just an average looking woman considered attractive enough …

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How to Tell if Your Nail Polish is Toxic

Nail polish is pretty Ė pretty toxic, that is. Why? Because many commercially-made polishes, base coats, laquers, nail art, thinners, and top coat-base coat combinations contain chemicals that have…

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Diet Drinks Linked to Hair Loss

A follower of my work recently contacted me through Facebook for help with her unexpected hair loss. Iíd like to share her story because I suspect there are many other people experiencing the same pro…

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Tanning Salons: What You Risk for That ‘Healthy Glow’

If youíre like most people, you donít want to show up at the beach or pool party looking like you spent your life in a flour sack. You want that glowing bronze-healthy tan. So you schedule a few hours…

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5 Ways to Boost Your Libido

Go†to a movie or flip on the television and itís easy to think that everyone but you has a libido in overdrive. But in the real world, our lives arenít often very sex-friendly. Most Americans are be…

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5 Myths About Cellulite

  Cellulite: 90% of women have it, and most of them don't want it. Though cellulite is little more than a cosmetic nuisance, and there really isn't a cure, that doesn't stop American consumers…

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Why We Want Cookies When We’re Sad (And How to Rewire Our Brain)

Most humans know all-too-well the feelings of disappointment and hurt. If it's around something minor, we can usually get over it quickly. But when hurt feelings linger, they can pull us down into sad…

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5+ Clever Tips for Creating a Healthy Habit

We're far past that point in the year when many people have let their New Year's Resolutions fall by the wayside. On the flip-side, many have been obsessing about bathing suit season for months, an…

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Childhood Bullying Linked to Adult Inflammatory Diseases

Earlier this month, I wrote about the lingering effects of childhood bullying and how adults continue to suffer mental, emotional and even financial challenges resulting from the traumatic abuse they …

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