Sugar-Sweetened Beverages Increases Diabetes Risk

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Drop that soda! New research shows that regardless of body fat percent, consumption of sugar-laden beverages, including sodas and juice, increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. by Jen Landa, M.D. A new study published in the British Medical Journal shows that consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages definitely increases the risk of diabetes, regardless of … Continued

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Why Can’t You Lose Weight?

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The Truth Behind Weight That Won’t Budge You stand longingly in front of your pantry, swinging the door open and closed, open and closed. With each slam of the cabinet you are willing your mind to overcome the desire for its contents—sugary treats, comforting pasta and tasty breads—and instead turn to the fresh vegetables in … Continued

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Better Health Starts with Cooler Bedrooms

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For excellent health, sound sleep is a must. A recent study has put the icing on the cake: more virtues of sleep can be achieved by simply lowering the thermostat. Bedrooms kept at cooler temperatures not only transform an individual’s brown fat – thought to be good fat – but also consequently vary the metabolic … Continued

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I’ve Got a Confession to Make

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I have a big confession to make…I don’t know how to cook. Well, I do know how to cook some things…I can grill a piece of chicken, or cook a stir fry, or steam vegetables, but really, I mostly just get by on a few very simple dishes. And I’ve always wanted to learn to … Continued

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You Should Sleep Naked

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Dr. Jen tells Cosmo why it’s a good idea to sleep in the buff. A recent study showed that less than 10 percent of Americans sleep in the buff. Whaa? Not only is it dead sexy, experts swear naked sleep is actually good for you. We asked them to spill on the top reasons you should ditch those pajamas … Continued

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Natural Foods that Detoxify Your Body

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While indulging in drinks and treats on a weekend night may be fun, all that merriment can make your insides feel like a toxic wasteland. This year, include these antioxidant-rich foods proven to heal and repair you from the inside out after a night on the town. Read more on FoxNews.com: Foods Essential for Detox

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The Best Diets of 2013

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If your New Year’s Resolution was to eat healthy or lose weight, it’s time for a check-in. It has been one month since you began your plan to eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight. Do you feel you are on the road to success or are you teetering dangerously toward failure? February 15, classically marks … Continued

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Getting a Second Shot at Youth

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Hormone treatments for men and women are increasingly popular among the Baby Boomers and others seeking the fountain of youth in a pill, pellet, patch or gel. These treatments are touted by anti-aging centers and some doctors as a way to battle the bulge and loss of muscle, strength, sex drive and stamina that may … Continued

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Wellness Project Winner Attributes Added Support to Success

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Yesterday, Angela McInnes shared her story of success after completing her first month on the program. Today, Angela shares with us one of the keys to her success. Jacqueline Mix, Angela’s mom, who nominated Angela for the The Wellness Project, has chosen to embark on a journey of total wellness alongside her daughter.  She is … Continued

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