Vanessa Rivera

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25 of the Easiest Healthy Recipes

You already know the deal. In order to get ripped and lose weight you have to work out <i>and</i> eat healthy. But between your job, trips to the gym, and …

Nutrition

Finding the Perfect Weight Loss Lunch

NOTE TO EDITOR: PLEASE USE THIS IMAGE AS THE SOCIAL MEDIA THUMBNAIL: http://images.huffingtonpost.com/2016-04-10-1460315245-4856100-P1030874.jpg<p>This scrumptious BLT is one of the lunches I had regularly when I lost 140 pounds in 18 months 30 years ago. This is only one example in a whole repertoire …

How Healthy Sleep Habits Shed Your Extra Pounds

Sleep is one of the most important factors when it comes to weight loss, yet it’s also the one ignored by most people even its importance is well …

Nutrition

To feel better, eat less (yes, even if you're not overweight)

For the dwindling few of us who don't actually need to lose weight, the idea of slashing food intake in a bid to extend our healthy life span isn't universally appealing.<p>Hedonists the world over, in fact, have denounced the calorie-restriction-for-life-extension idea as a cruel hoax: The bony, cold …

Holistic Medicine

'Ghostbusters': Is it the most scrutinized movie of the upcoming summer season?

Could the <i>Ghostbusters</i> remake be the most scrutinized movie of the upcoming summer season? Paul Feig’s all-female reboot of the 1984 classic has been …

Science Reveals Which Herbal Teas Boost Memory

Plus: Sniffing rosemary could improve your mental faculties too.<p>Long before Apple came up with the slogan, "there's an app for that," an equivalent …

Report: 750,000 Americans Die Each Year During First Attempt To Get Back In Shape

WASHINGTON—According to an alarming report published Monday in the <i>Journal Of Applied Physiology</i>, three quarters of a million Americans die annually …

Exercise

DIY vs. professional renovation: What to tackle yourself and what to leave to the pros

Taking a renovation into your own hands may seem like a great idea, but is it realistic?<p>It’s the question every handy homeowner getting ready to embark on a renovation asks themselves: How much can I actually do myself? If you’re willing to get your hands dirty, it may be more than you think. …