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

Fruits You Thought Were Vegetables

When you think about fruits, what comes to mind? Apples? Pears? Grapes? It may surprise you that many of the ‘vegetables’ we eat are actually, by technical standards, fruits! Fruits are designated not by the virtue of being sweet and juicy, but rather by their seeds. Broccoli and kale are veggies, sure, but anything with

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