Valerie Tejeda

7 Awesome (and Unlikely!) Duets
7 Awesome (and Unlikely!) Duets

There’s something special about two voices come together to share a song. Sometimes, even the most unimaginable pairs can make the most amazing music! Here are 7 of the best unlikely duets.  


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Your Vitamin Guide: What To Skip and What To Take

Nowadays it seems we're bombarded with conflicting messages about supplements. While certain vitamins are important for optimum health, others may be unnecessary (or even harmful). Here’s a guide to what vitamins to take, and which ones to skip.

Warning: Before starting any supplement regimen, make sure you contact your doctor first to make sure supplements are beneficial for your health needs. 


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Avoid the New Relationship Weight Gain

Sad truth: most of us tend to put on a few pounds once we start a new relationship. It’s easy to understand why we gain those “love pounds”: Once you’re comfortable around someone, diet just doesn’t seem to matter as much. (Dessert, anyone?) Also, you typically adopt your partner’s eating habits, so if your man likes a bowl of ice cream after dinner, you’re likely to have one as well. California-based fitness coach Christina Barone shares with us five ways to avoid gaining weight in a new relationship.

 


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7 Must Have Jackets For Fall

Now that the cool weather is finally here, it’s time to bust out the layers. Translation? Coats and jackets! Get ready to shop, cause here are seven must have jackets for fall.


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Spice Up Your Food With Pumpkin

One of the best things about fall is pumpkins are in season! Besides being a popular item for decor, pumpkin is also a delicious food. This nutritious vegetable is full of vitamin A, which is good for your skin and your respiratory system. Here are five easy ways to add pumpkin to some of your favorite foods. 


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DIY Beauty Products

Shopping for your favorite beauty products can be hard on your wallet. Luckily, many of these must-have items can be made right in your home. Here are six simple DIY beauty products. 


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What Your Cravings Say About You
What Your Cravings Say About You

Ever wonder why you crave certain foods? Dr. Alan R. Hirsch, head of the Smell & Taste Treatment and Research Foundation in Chicago studied the food cravings of almost 20,000 people for the last 25 years – and the results are causing some serious reactions. Nutritionist Marcus Avila shares with us how he interpreted the study and what your diet may say about your personality and what may be going on in your body. 


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Arsenic in Rice: What You Should Know

First it was juice, now it’s the rice! Recent reports revealing the amount of arsenic in our food is alarming to say the least. Consumer Reports and the US Food and Drug Administration both released reports last Wednesday revealing how much arsenic is present in rice as well as rice products. Both analyzed 200 samples from popular rice brand products for both brown and white rice. The results showed that many brands contained more arsenic than the Environmental Protection Agency allows in drinking water.


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Slimming Tricks For Autumn Treats

The leaves are changing and the weather is cooling, which means that fall is finally here! With autumn comes lots of temptation to splurge on those tasty seasonal treats. Since the average person gains around ten to fifteen pounds during the holiday season (ay-ay-ay!), making a few small changes can make all the difference. 


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7 Ways To Cut Calories At Restaurants

While eating out is definitely a treat, you don’t have to ruin your whole diet in order to dine. (Seriously!) Nutritionist Marcus Avila gives us the shortcuts to keep us on track – even when dining out.


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