How Much Vitamin D Do You Really Need During the Winter Months?

The last couple of winters, I noticed that I was feeling more lethargic compared to previous years. Sure, I was getting older and all, but I wondered if this was directly related to my Vitamin D (nicknamed the “sunshine vitamin”) levels, since I live in Michigan — a state which goes very gray and cold from November through the early […]

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The Most Popular Grandparent Nickname in Your State May Surprise You

Growing up, I often felt like my sister and I were the only kids on Earth whose family included a Saba, Safta, Abuelo and Abuela. Grandma and Grandpa? Those words described sweet, elderly strangers. Now, of course, I know that I’m most certainly not unique in having immigrant grandparents. But I’m also continually fascinated by the number of grandparent nickname […]

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EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do

EVE SIMMONS: Alone this Christmas? Here are 10 things you can do over the festive period if you don’t want to be There is no need to be alone over the festive period – if you don’t want to be. Says Age UK’s Jill Mortimer: ‘Local newspapers, notice boards in shops and libraries, and council websites are full of information […]

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Sharing towels with your significant other could be making you ill

Living with someone you love is all fun and good times until you’ve got their faecal bacteria on your face. That’s not an assumption about your sexual preferences, to be clear. If you’re casually swapping and sharing towels with your significant other – or anyone else – it’s pretty likely your body and face are coming into contact with some […]

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The Anti-Aging Face Cleansing Brush Chrissy Teigen Loves Keeps Selling Out—But You Can Still Buy it Here

If you’ve spent any time combing through Cyber Monday’s spectacular beauty deals, you’ve likely uncovered the unbelievably good discounts on Foreo’s silicone facial cleansing brushes. A favorite of celebrities like Chrissy Teigen and Miley Cyrus, the popular devices are quickly becoming one of 2019’s hot-ticket items, with Foreo deals already selling out at retailers like Sephora and Nordstrom.  Fortunately, Foreo’s […]

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You Can Now Send Your Kids to Black Friday 'Camp' While You Shop

Black Friday — the biggest shopping day of the year — is almost upon us, folks. (Yeah, yeah, we know: That came up fast.) No problem, though, because we’ve got the 411 on a very cool babysitting option for your kids, so you can empty that wallet unfettered, all through Thanksgiving week. Select Life Time gyms are offering full and […]

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You should chew sugar-free gum 'to avoid your teeth rotting'

Chewing gum after meals could help you avoid tooth decay by producing more saliva and washing away harmful germs (but scientists say it must be sugar-free) Scientists looked at 12 studies dating back 50 years to come to their conclusion  Works by producing more saliva which rinses away acid that forms when we eat Artificial sweeteners also trigger immune response […]

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Why do you feel so dreadful after a long-haul flight?

‘Radiation levels at 40,000 feet were 100 TIMES higher than in central London’: EVE SIMMONS flies 10,000 miles and for almost 19 hours on the world’s longest plane journey to discover… why you feel so dreadful after a long-haul flight? The flight attendant hands me a folded napkin and asks: ‘Ice?’ It’s a simple question, but I can’t seem to […]

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