Tag: Health

13-Year-Old Twins Share a Staple Smoothie Recipe

13-Year-Old Twins Share a Staple Smoothie Recipe

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Thirteen-year-old identical twins, Lilly and Audrey, have been cooking since they were three and want to families how to make healthy meals. Lilly and Audrey Andrews started watching the Food Network at three because most of the cartoons on TV scared them. After they saw eggplants featured on the show, the twins went grocery shopping […]

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Oil Pulling: The Strangest And Most Awesome Trick For Dental Health

Oil Pulling: The Strangest And Most Awesome Trick For Dental Health

| February 4, 2015 | 2 Comments

The practice of oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic practice that is regaining popularity. And new studies show it actually works. You’ve probably read all about oil pulling on social media. But recent studies are proving what hippies have known for years: swishing coconut oil around in your mouth actually improves your dental health. I […]

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Five People Are Still Alive Who Were Born in the 1800s. And They’re All Women.

Five People Are Still Alive Who Were Born in the 1800s. And They’re All Women.

| January 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Well, women must be doing something right. The web lit up this week with stories about the last living people who were born in the 1800s—all women. And three of the five live in the United States. It’s remarkable to think about what these women have witnessed in their lives. They were born before the […]

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Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

Catching the Travel Bug. No, Not That One.

| April 15, 2014 | 2 Comments

I clutched my stomach in agony and thought, I’m going to die. I was in Manali, India, in a cheap motel, lying on the floor of the bathroom. The projectile vomiting, cramps, headache, and diarrhea were horrible, but that wasn’t the worst of it. When I looked in the toilet, I couldn’t believe my eyes. […]

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Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

Women Have More Control Over Cancer Than They Realize

| March 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Feeling helpless about cancer isn’t uncommon—especially with the constant talk of cancer being on the rise and with all of us watching women we know and love be stricken by the disease. But instead of letting the overwhelming prevalence of cancer sink you into depression, you should know that there are plenty of things that […]

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Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

Nurturing a Passion for Bikes

| February 19, 2014 | 1 Comment

Participants in the August 30th charity ride will enjoy a 35- or 56-mile road ride, topping out at 11,018 feet on the iconic and incredibly scenic Red Mountain Pass.

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Lindsey Vonn and the Skinny-Fat Debate

Lindsey Vonn and the Skinny-Fat Debate

| February 18, 2014 | 11 Comments

From compulsive dieting and eating, to too much or too little exercise, to self-image and fat-shaming, this obsession is flooding our culture.

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On Being a “Culinary Cyclist”

On Being a “Culinary Cyclist”

| September 11, 2013 | 2 Comments

Author of “The Culinary Cyclist, Anna Brones, weighs in on why food and biking go together like peanut butter and jelly.

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Hormone Replacement Therapy the Right Way

Hormone Replacement Therapy the Right Way

| September 5, 2013 | 2 Comments

Bio-identical hormones do not impose risks to active women, as far as concerns about clotting and increasing the chance of heart attack and stroke.

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Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

Q&A with Oregon Winemaker, Mountaineer, Paddler, and Gardener, Lynn Penner-Ash

| September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oregon’s first female winemaker, Lynn Penner-Ash, now makes wine under her own label, Penner-Ash Wine Cellars. But she’s also pretty into the outdoors. Last year, Lynn and her family summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, but they’ve also checked Everest basecamp off the life list and are looking forward to their next big adventure: in Argentina—or maybe Machu Picchu.

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Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

Five Reasons I’m Training For an Inclusive Adventure Race

| August 29, 2013 | 1 Comment

This fall, I’m taking on a three-day, inclusive, multi-team race where I’ll bike, raft, hike, and climb through the high desert of Colorado. Crazy? Maybe. But here’s why I want to be part of the World T.E.A.M. Sports Adventure TEAM Challenge.

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Time Out In Nature

Time Out In Nature

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.” –Barbara de Angelis

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