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

 Last year I had the pleasure to be part of JJ Virgin’s 7 Days, 7 Docs event. I had a blast and learned so much from the other doctors! This year, JJ has lined up another awesome batch of celebrity doctors – all experts in their field – to share their secrets

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

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

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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

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

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

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

A delightfully toasted sesame seed bagel. Crispy, crunchy potato chips. An effervescent fountain of sweet soda. These all sound like comforting foods that can wrap you in a sensation of coziness. When making your New Year’s resolutions for a healthier lifestyle, don’t forget to carefully analyze your new diet. Your feel-good foods may

A recent brain imaging study shows how high fructose corn syrup can cause overeating and lead to obesity. High fructose corn syrup contains fructose (55%) and glucose (45%). Table sugar or sucrose contains equal amounts of fructose and glucose. Glucose can “suppress… areas of the brain that are critical for reward and

With the holidays looming just around the corner, it is important to enlist proven strategies for healthy weight management now, so you don’t have to rely on superhuman will power amid the sweet delights and rich indulgences that swarm the holidays. Get at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep each night.

The hCG diet is not a new concept; although it may seem to be, since it is the latest fad diet to steal the attention of Americans seeking weight-loss nirvana. Patients who pursue the hCG diet under the care of a dedicated physician not only benefit from the weight loss, but from

When you consume an unhealthy diet, toxins enter the body and over time cause damage. Days, weeks, months and years of eating toxic foods can cause the damage to become severe, destroying your intestinal lining and causing leaky gut, which leaves you susceptible to dangerous inflammation, unwanted fat-storage and disease, including diabetes,

The real secret to weight loss is not what most people want to hear. Avoiding highly processed foods and participating in high-intensity aerobic activity for a minimum of 30 minutes, five days a week can help most individuals lose and maintain a healthy weight. For those who want a more tailored approach

I have great news to share! My amazing friend JJ Virgin will release her new book, The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, on November 27 of this year. In preparation for the release of the book, she’s giving away The Virgin Diet Quick Start Guide for

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