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Slim Down for Summer: Eat Chocolate!

You may be surprised to learn that when it comes to chocolate, it’s not the problem, it’s the solution.


Avoid the Fruit Illusion

Fresh-fruit toppings can trick you into thinking any dessert is healthy, according to research.


The Magic of Dark Chocolate

Like to bring home a box of fudge or chocolates for the friend who house-sits or pet-sits while you’re away? Here are a few health reasons to treat yourself as well.


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Slim Down for Summer: Eat Chocolate!

The start of summer may cause some angst when you think about the sleeveless tops, shorts and bathing suits you’ll soon be wearing. But if you’d like to shed a few pounds before you “reach the beach” – there’s still time! How can you lose a few pounds, especially when it’s... Read more

Avoid the Fruit Illusion

Participants in a study were asked to estimate the calories in a dish of ice cream. Topping the sample scoop with fresh strawberries reduced participants’ estimates from 481 calories to 405. Don’t fall into this trap. To help counteract the false impression caused by fruit, decide ahead of time that... Read more

The Magic of Dark Chocolate

Confectioners all over the world take pleasure in concocting delicious treats for cocoa-craving travelers. Good thing too: Studies have found that cocoa offers important health benefits. To keep calories in check, limit yourself to 1 ounce of dark chocolate a day. Here’s good reason to indulge healthfully. It can boost your... Read more

Clean Hands Now

Everyone likes clean hands. We’re out there touching, feeling, playing and working with them all day, every day. Washing your hands can keep you and the people around you clean, happy and healthy. Clean hands while travelling are especially important - having hand soap and sanitizers readily available is a... Read more

MAINTAINING YOUR IDEAL WEIGHT, EVEN WHEN TRAVELING

IDEAL WEIGHT FOR LIFE Learn the 90/10 rule. This is a favorite Hollywood strategy of mine. Following this rule can help you maintain your ideal weight for life while allowing you to still enjoy some of your favorite foods and beverages. It is simple to understand. 90% of the time, consume... Read more

Best Bets for Fast-Food Breakfasts

You know those time-crunched mornings when you're starving, and an Egg McMuffin seems like the only fast-enough solution? But you also know it's a 300-calorie, 12-grams-of-fat diet detour? Well, turns out there actually are fast-food ways to start the day that won't wreck your waistline. Check out these choices that'll tame... Read more

Look Good, Feel Better

Instead of traveling in sweats, dress up. Wear a nice pair of comfortable shoes and treat yourself to a shine at the airport. It’s relaxing to sit there and watch the rest of the world hustle by. Or indulge in a manicure or pedicure at an express spa. Traveling with... Read more

SPIRITED SWAP – ORGANIC SPIRITS

What happens when distillers and organic farmers collaborate? Delicious organic spirits that can help us feel good about what’s in our glass and our impact on the environment. Distillers have begun to adopt the same farm-to-table philosophies as top chefs by sourcing grains, grapes, botanicals and other ingredients that are free... Read more

Culture Cure

Dinner out is always fun. But if you’re looking for an experience that feeds your soul, try sampling the area’s unique cultural menu. A study of 1,200 adults found that the more often people attended art exhibits, dance performances, music events, plays, and movies, the healthier they reported feeling, regardless... Read more

Indulge in Water Therapy

It isn’t called the Fountain of Youth for nothing. Here are four ways water can help you be a more fluid traveler. Erase travel stress from both mind and body. No other activity offers more health benefits than swimming. In fact, habitual swimmers are biologically up to 20 years younger than... Read more