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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month. Learn about heart disease in women and what you can do to keep a healthy heart.

Get Informed: Facts on Women and Heart Disease… 542 more words

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Get Nutty Over These Food Facts

Did you know that all the cells in your body have cholesterol? Even though we’ve given this waxy, fat-like substance a bad rap over the past two decades, your body uses cholesterol to help it make hormones, vitamin D, and substances you use to digest food. 438 more words

Health Articles

Cleaning my insides the Arbonne way

New post here; who would have figured?

This one is not, however, writing related.  Well, only inasmuch as it might keep me alive long enough to finish the sixth book in the Birthright series, I guess. 598 more words

For the love of chocolate: Waist-watcher's molten chocolate cake. Valentine's special.

For the love of chocolate! With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I have had visions of chocolate laden desserts dancing in my head for several days now. 968 more words

Get Cooking

Part 4 - Going Nuts

Fast forward to early 2014. 

I had a relatively stable weight and felt a bit better by the end of 2013. I still experienced a lot of pain every now and then, especially during my periods. 657 more words


Good Vs Bad

Cholesterol, a fatty substance that circulates in the blood is an important component of human cells.

It plays a major role in the production of vitamin D, bile acids that aids in digestion and absorption of the vitamins and in the formation of hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. 554 more words

Nutrition Article

Recipe for Disater

Ever since the 1980’s we have been told that there are “bad” fats called LDL (Low-Density Lipoproteins) known to you and I as Saturated Fats.  New research is coming out that says there more to the problem than once thought.  258 more words