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Do Women Really Need Monthly Periods?

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Do Women Really Need Monthly Periods?

   How great would it be to not have periods or PMS anymore? Actually, there have been many FDA approved birth control pills that has promised women no periods at all, such as Lybrel and Seasonale.  They make the idea of menstruation a lifestyle choice, and not really a monthly must.   So the question is, is suppressing periods actually safe? It's estimated that women in today’s generation have about 450 periods in their lifetime, which is about 3x more than our early ancestors.   This can be generally attributed to 4 reasons: Girls are entering puberty much earlier, thus getting periods...

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7 Things You Can Do to Love Yourself More

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7 Things You Can Do to Love Yourself More

  It’s not our fault that we have equated skinny to being beautiful and happy.  I mean, just look at all the women in the media these days. Yes, there are those companies that are hiring more “normal”-shaped women to be the face of their products.   However, we still see a vast majority of women in the media that are stick-thin and not truly representing what the everyday women looks like.     Growing up, I remember my father always calling me “chubby”.  By no means was I overweight, but yes I carried some baby fat in my face that...

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Face Yoga - The Secrets to a Slim and More Youthful Face

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Face Yoga - The Secrets to a Slim and More Youthful Face

    What if I told you that you can get your face feeling tighter, firmer, and look slimmer - all the benefits of a facelift without having to go under the knife? Face Yoga, a new facial exercise regiment, involves repeating specific movements on your face to boost circulation that will lift and tighten skin over time.  By stimulating certain muscles in your face, you can enhance collagen and elastin production in the middle layer of your skin to give you a smoother, more supple, tighter looking face.   Does Face Yoga Actually Work? Yes.  But just like your fitness...

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The Reasons Behind Sugar Cravings on a Keto Diet

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The Reasons Behind Sugar Cravings on a Keto Diet

Thank you Perfect Keto for sharing this as we’ve been getting a lot of inquiries from our Keto customers about this topic!  Do you sometimes feel this intense desire to eat sweets and once you start, you can’t stop? Well in this post, we shared one of Perfect Keto’s articles that explain all about sugar cravings and how to manage them.   The Reason Behind Sugar Cravings A sugar craving is your body’s way of begging for sugar when your blood glucose levels drop.  Sugar cravings and sugar addictions are the worst when you’re eating a high-carb, high-sugar diet. Although it...

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E951, E621, E133 - The Harmful Chemicals In Your Food and How to Avoid Them

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E951, E621, E133 - The Harmful Chemicals In Your Food and How to Avoid Them

Have you looked at the back of a product before and was just floored by the number of unpronounceable chemical sounding ingredients?! Many of them begin with the letter E, and these “Enumbers” are commonly seen on many food labels that mean different types of additives.   Ingredients from the Betty Crocker Cream Cheese IcingSource: Foodbabe   As you can see from the ingredients list above, the way the U.S and UK display the ingredients in their food is quite different.  The UK will use the chemical codes that begin with the E while American companies will use the full...

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