Now that the you have eaten and the holidays are over.  You need to fight off that belly bloat for the New Year. Maybe you had too much egg nog, wine, dessert, or just fatty foods.  You haven’t been keeping up with your daily workouts. Or even if it’s that time of the month. You need to get back to normal. Taking water pills is not healthy because it can be toxic to your liver and kidneys.   You can even use these tips 48 hours before an event to flatten your tummy. Here are some natural ways to get rid of bloating. Everyone has heard of this one, Lemon and water. The reason this works is that the lemon acts like a diuretic similar to the water pills you would want to take but it’s not harsh on your kidneys.  It will help flush out sodium and water retention.…

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The New Year is in less than a week and even if you make a resolution that seems simple by the time February comes along you may have forgotten about it.  Make resolutions that are set up to fail, for example don’t say you won’t eat sugar all year (wine has sugar…remember that). Keep in mind that if you make it through the month of January you will probably make it through the year.  You can also choose a resolution that is a stepping stone to a bigger goal that you want to achieve in the year, it can be something like working out 2 times a week for the month of January and in February you make it 3 times a week and so on. Here are some ideas for resolutions: Let’s just get this one out-of-the-way, it’s probably the number one resolution people make. To lose weight, get…

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When it comes to anti-aging we sometimes forget about our hands and feet.  Taking care of your hands and feet is important, as we age we have makeup and tricks that we can make our faces appear younger.  The tops of our hands, the skin is thin, and can show signs of aging first.  Hands and feet get exposed to the sun and environmental pollutants too.  Many people forget to apply SPF on your hands and feet (especially if you live in a city where you can wear sandals almost all year-long like LA) every day.  A lot of my friends just apply SPF on their hands and feet in the summer.  As you age you can always tell someone’s age range by their hands.   Some tips to help keep your hands and feet soft and youthful: Don’t over wash your hands, it can leave your hands dry and…

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