Margaret Ayub

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A divorce inspired her to shed 125 pounds — her 5 tips on losing weight

Jennifer Moats is emerging from a divorce one husband and 125 pounds lighter.<p>Struggling with her weight most of her life, especially after giving birth to her third son, Moats tried many times to slim down but just couldn’t stick with it.<p>At 5 feet 5 inches tall, she weighed 236 pounds. She was …

TLC Diet: Eating Plan to Lower Cholesterol and Lose Weight

TLC diet stands for <b>Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes</b> and is an eating plan that can help you get rid of “bad” cholesterol. The lifestyle changes include <b>weight loss, exercise, diet, and no smoking</b>. This program is recommended by the U.S. National Institutes of Health and their National Cholesterol …

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

5 yoga poses to do before bed

This sequence is a perfect way to gently end your day and get your body ready for restful and rejuvenating sleep. We run around in a very busy world that doesn't end when we get into bed. A lot of times, we are on our cellphones or computers before we finally get to sleep.<p>This sequence will help …

Kinesiology Tape in Physical Therapy

If you have suffered an injury or illness that causes a problem with your functional mobility or normal activity, you may benefit from the skilled …

Scientists came to a fascinating conclusion after looking at the DNA of thousands of people with depression

Yet for decades, scientists have known surprisingly little about what genes are linked with the development of Major Depressive Disorder (MDD).<p>A new study aims to change that. In their paper, published Monday in the journal Nature Genetics, a team of scientists pinpointed 17 genetic tweaks, or SNPs …

How to lose weight: 7 tips that take 5 minutes or less

Weight loss can seem overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! Whether you're looking to lose five or 50 pounds, making some easy changes that only take a few minutes every day <i>can</i> help you lose weight.<p>Use these eight tips to form healthier habits that will have you reaching your goal weight in no …

7 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day | Inc.com

We all want to find happiness, but with so many of us feeling overworked, overstressed, and overwhelmed, it's easier said than done.<p>But here's the good news: Seven little acts that can give you a daily does of happiness.<p><b>1. Expand your positive self-talk.</b> <br>We all have an inner conversation going on, …

9 Things You Didn't Know About Detoxing

An explainer on the cleanse craze—and how to do it the healthy way.<p>The detoxing trend, as championed by certain members of the wellness community, is really having a moment: celebrities swear by it, while dietitians view it with a critical eye. As researchers will be quick to tell you, the trendy …

Wellness

Here's How Hormones Matters More When You Lose Belly Fat

Gaining weight is always a frustrating thing — but it can be even more difficult when you find yourself putting on those extra pounds on your belly. …

14 Inflammation-Fighting Foods to Eat Every Day

Inflammation is a big buzzword these days — and for good reason. Chronic inflammation can exacerbate and even lead to many serious diseases. …

Nutrition

A bowl of oatmeal a day could be the secret to a longer and healthier life, say scientists

A large bowl of oatmeal each day could protect against death from cancer, the biggest ever analysis of the benefits of whole grains has shown.<p>Oats …

Recipe: Slow-Cooker Turkey Sloppy Joes

Add all the ingredients to the slow cooker. Stir well to combine all the ingredients, making sure to break up the turkey. Cover the slow cooker with …

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

Nutrition

Which Is More Important to Burn for Weight Loss: Fat or Calories?

Learn the difference and get closer to your goal.<p>When you’re trying to lose weight, your gym time is all about the burn. But the kind of energy you're using to fuel your pounds-dropping fire isn't all the same. Actually, there's a big difference between blasting fat and chiseling away calories. Did …

Fitness

How to Sell Your Home Without a Real Estate Agent

13 tips from an HGTV expert.<p>If you’re an HGTV fan, chances are good that you’re familiar with the series “Income Property” and its host, Scott …

6 Must-Do Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Selling a House

Selling your home might feel like a rush to the finish line. The market is hot <i>right</i> <i>now</i>, you think -- so you should hurry up while you can still get a good price. Or perhaps your dream home was <i>just</i> listed, but you can't move in until your current place sells … so you should expedite this, right?<p>The …

10 of Our Favorite PVC Projects

PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) is a popular, readily-available plastic polymer material used in plumbing and other piping applications. It is relatively cheap, very easy to work with, chemically resistant, durable, and long-lasting. Besides plumbing, it can also be used as a Tinkertoy-like building …

8 Sex Habits of Super Happy Couples

Get on their blissed-out level with these tips.

Lifestyle

How to deal with depression: Top tips for coping with mental illness

What are the symptoms of depression? How can you relieve them? And how should you support a friend or family member with mental illness?<p>Many people …