Going Nutty Over the Holidays

There's no place like home for the holidays, especially when it comes to (sigh) the food that is involved. From Christmas cookies to holiday candies, it's a winter wonderland of calories and carbohydrates.  What to do when you want something special for the holidays but want to go healthy? Consider going nuts. Whether it's awesome almonds or wonderful walnuts, nuts have healthy fats and are satisfying.  One problem is the price. Unless you opt for a brand that has no expiration date (not a good sign), high quality nuts can be expensive. Here are some suggestions:...more

Sleepless in Seattle or elsewhere? Help for insomnia

Having problems with insomnia? New research offers help on a variety of solutions, from when to use melatonin to the latest on sound machines, according to the Examiner.When I learned that the National Sleep Foundation reports that these sound machines are often used specifically for those who have insomnia, and has chosen Dohm™ from Marpac as the Official Sound Conditioner of the National Sleep Foundation, I was intrigued and decided to give it a try....more

'New Atkins Made Easy' boosts weight loss by boosting fiber and healthy fats

The Atkins diet has gotten a makeover. And Colette Heimowitz, VP of Nutrition & Education at Atkins Nutritionals, explained in an exclusive interview how the new version of this low carb, high fat diet works to speed up weight loss while boosting dieters' health....more

'Whitney and Bobbi Kristina' Book Reveals Tragedy Of Whitney Houston And Bobbi Kristina

Bobbi Kristina Brown mourned the loss of Whitney Houston, and now the world fears that the 22-year-old will be mourned in a similar way. But what happened on Jan.  31, the fateful day when the daughter of Bobby Brown and Whitney was found unconscious in a bathtub?  ...more

Amazon Fire TV: What's Right For You?

Should you invest in Amazon Fire TV? If that's the question you've been asking, this article seeks to provide the answer....more

Toshiba Chromebook 2 Wins for Grads And Dads

If you're seeking the perfect gift for a grad or a dad and looking for something that will really please, consider the Toshiba Chromebook 2....more

Skinny Habits: The 6 Secrets of Thin People By Bob Harper

Biggest Loser trainer Bob Harper has become famed for his guides to getting skinny.  Now Bob has created a new guide that focuses on habits:  "Skinny Habits" The 6 Secrets Of Thin People" (click for details)....more

Daphne Oz reveals how she lost her pregnancy weight with these fitness DVDs

Daphne Oz is pregnant again, and she's thrilled about the news. But at the same time, "The Chew" co-host is revealing that it wasn't easy taking off her post-baby weight the first time, reported the Inquisitr.In addition to a low-carb diet, Daphne relied on fitness DVDs....more

Whey protein powder and probiotics boost weight loss

Trying to lose weight? New studies show that whey protein as well as probiotics can help by boosting your metabolism while filling you up. Moreover, a new study showed that whey protein can help prevent Alzheimer's disease: get the skinny by clicking here....more

Sugar-Free Gum and Candy

Whether you're trying to lose weight, avoid tooth decay, or kick the sugar habit, sugar-free gum and candy can provide lifesavers (no pun intended). But when it comes to taste, beware! Some taste so bad that you'll spit it out after one chew (or bite), while others are so good that you'll double-check the label to make sure it's really sugar-free....more