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Blood, Stress and Diet

Would you be excited if you won a blood test and follow-up consultation with a specialist? Alexandra was. Seventy percent of the data needed for an accurate health diagnosis is in your blood. Your blood can tell you what to do and eat to make yourself as healthy as possible.

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BlogTour: Cologne, Amsterdam and Gifts for Your Home

One of us is headed to Cologne and Amsterdam in January as part of BlogTour by Modenus. As one of 14 international designers and lifestyle bloggers, one twin is going to attend the giant IMM (International Furniture Fair) and Living Kitchen to discover all the best products to help make your healthy lifestyle even healthier, for you AND the planet. Read to learn which sister is brushing up on her Dutch (the other sister is fluent in German)…

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Is Wheat-Free Better for You?

To bread or not to bread. That is the question. A lot of good information exists (and not so good) about whether or not wheat is the angel or devil in your diet. Is the wheat of today really so different from what our grandparents ate?

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Crank Up Your Metabolism and Digestion

What can you do to crank up your metabolism so you burn more calories and lose weight faster and easier? Well, since you can’t change your parents, height, age or gender (easily), the best method is to …

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How to Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving

You’ve been diligent all year about exercising and eating healthfully. And now the holidays are creeping up faster than your heart rate monitor. How do you stay trimmer than a decorated tree and less stuffed than a turkey come Thanksgiving? Follow our 7 Healthful Tips to Avoid the Thanksgiving Food Trap.

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Don’t Be a Pretender: Protein Satiates Appetite

Special K sent us samples of the new “Protein Effect” bars, shakes and cereal. We got creative in our recipes and singing! Luckily, you don’t have to sing to enjoy the benefits of eating more protein.

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3 Stealth Saboteurs of Your Weight Loss

So what can we do to reverse the obesity trend and stay at a healthy weight? If you are running to the answer of “eat a healthy diet and exercise” you are mostly right. But diet and exercise are not enough. We must also recognize 3 other, sneaky factors that cause weight gain.

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Diet Cheat Days: Yes or No?

Is a cheat day a good idea for boosting your metabolism if you’re on a diet? Is a diet a good idea in the first place? Mina from Helsinki asks these, and other great questions about the best way to lose weight.

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Health Benefits of Adaptogen Herbs and Supplements: Adapt-tastic!

Have you ever heard of adaptogen herbs? Wonder what they are and how they can potentially help you? You’re familiar with many herbs for their cooking benefits, but there are many herbs that have been used for thousands of years for medicinal purposes. This guest post will help you understand how a little dapt’ll do ya!

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How Do Your Personality, Luck, and Gender Affect Your Health?

Do you have a “take charge” personality? Then you might have an easier time losing weight and making healthy choices. You’ll have more challenges though if you believe in …..

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