The Perfect Body, Is It All in Your Mind?

I was recently reading an article on women’s health that highlighted recent research from San Jose State University – revealing that yoga’s perfect-body secret may actually be all in your head!

How to Become More Flexible

There are plenty of health and exercise myths out there – and whenever someone asks me about yoga, the issue of flexibility always comes up. First off, you don’t have to be flexible to do yoga, but practicing yoga on a regular basis can help you to become more flexible and certainly more centered.

Chocolate 'Cuts Death Rate'

Heart attack survivors who eat chocolate two or more times per week cut their risk of dying from heart disease about threefold compared to those who never touch the stuff, scientists have reported. Smaller quantities confer less protection, but are still better than none, according to the study, which appears in the September issue of the Journal of Internal Medicine.

Watching TV: Even Worse for Kids Than You Think

It’s no secret that sedentary behavior contributes to obesity and chronically poor health. But not all sedentary behaviors are created equal, according to a new study that examines the link between blood pressure in children and their choice of inactive pastimes, including watching TV, using the computer and reading.

Healthy Eating Tips: Snacking Refresh

Revamping your family’s snacking habits can result in huge health benefits – in my latest video on AOL, I share smart snack swaps to keep your family smiling and satisfied between meals.

Vital Juice

I ‘ve been cruising around a new site that has some great tips, from 15 minutes of sane talks about the health benefits of vedic meditation to ‘get skinny in 10 minute’ that explains how to exercise even if you have only 10 minutes to spare.

What’s Eating You?

Chronic stomach pain isn’t fun – I used to be a chronic overeater, and it was tough to teach myself to put the fork down when I started to feel full. Yet even after I got a handle on my overeating, I still suffered from stomach pain. So I started to incorporate certain foods into my daily meals, and that did the trick!

Eat Around Food Allergies

With food allergies more prevalent than ever, how can you eat around the eight problematic food items that are responsible for 90% of all incidences? Here’s easy ways to still enjoy the flavors of the foods you love – itch and scratch free!