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When we are dieting to lose weight, we are actually trying to lose body fat while maintaining or improving our lean muscle strength.  Consuming foods that help us lose fat and/or prevent fat gain is an important part leading a […]

Most of us at one point or another have looked for secrets to losing weight and looking beautiful, particularly if those secrets to losing weight and looking beautiful involve short cuts to our goals.  Unfortunately, there aren’t very many, if […]

True beauty is clearly a combination of many factors ranging from the use of topical cosmetics and hair care products to the foods we eat and the exercises we do.  While many of us do not think about exercise for […]

While we don’t often think about eating foods to burn calories, many foods contain phytonutrients that have been reported to do just that.  We generally think of exercise when we think about burning calories and rightly so since exercise is […]

Lycopene is a natural plant chemical that belongs to a group of chemicals called carotenoids.  These natural plant chemicals are pigments that give color to the many fruits and vegetables we consume every day.  Specifically, carotenoids provide yellow, orange and […]

“Super Fruits” have become tremendously popular over the last few years due to their purported health benefits.  Super fruits are generally considered to be fruits that are rich in antioxidant compounds, thus providing additional nutritional value beyond their normal macronutrient […]

For many of us, healthy-looking hair is an important part of our appearance.  It can brighten our outlook and make us feel more confident.  However, maintaining a healthy appearance to our hair can seem like an impossible and never-ending task, […]

We have probably all heard that carrots are good for our health, particularly for our eye health.  This is primarily due to the very high levels of vitamin A and its natural precursor, beta-carotene, in carrots.  In fact, a single […]

The idea that food or components of food can support healthy-looking skin has literally been around for ages.  More and more research has shown the importance of diet choices on overall health, including skin health.  Over the last few years […]

As I mentioned in an earlier blog post, green tea is one of my favorite dietary ingredients for younger-looking skin, hair and nails.  Green tea contains a number of antioxidant phytochemicals, particularly epigallocatechin-3-gallate (EGCG).  Numerous cell culture and animal studies […]

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