5 of the Best Health Benefits of Yoga

Yoga may seem like a soft sport, something that women-who-brunch do on a lazy Sunday afternoon at a high-end gym. But yoga didn’t get its origins on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, it actually originated thousands of years ago, in what is now Northern India. Today, it’s practiced all over the world as a

The Vitamin Alphabet, What Do These Lettered Vitamins Do for You?

Vitamins are micronutrients. That means that your body only needs a small amount of any given vitamin to function properly. Still, if you’re not getting that small requisite amount of one or more vitamins, your health could face dire consequences. Keep reading to learn about different vitamins, how each one assists your body, and how

How to Maintain Healthy Skin

Skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it serves some very important functions. As the first line of defense against outside invaders, it’s full of immune system cells. Skin also produces oils to keep moisture in. Unless you have albinism, most people’s skin also produces melanin, a pigment that protects your cells from damaging

Why Weight Loss is a Different Battle for Men and Women

Ever notice that when a woman starts a weight loss regimen with her husband or boyfriend, he loses body fat a lot faster than she does? Seems unfair. Most health magazines now encourage women to lose weight with other women, because there are some biological differences that make the road to physical wellness different for