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Best Bets for Weight Loss in 2009

Weight loss seems to be on everyone's mind during those post-holiday weeks in early January, and who can blame us all for worrying? It seems like the entire month of December is spent on one nonstop smorgasboard of fattening, sugary, salty foods. So, when it's time to finally reel it in and curb your calorie intake again, what are your best bets to get the ball rolling toward a fitter, trimmer, healthier you?

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The Best Supplements to Start Taking in 2009

In this day and age, it's hard for us to actually "eat" our vitamins, minerals and other necessary nutrients in the proper amounts by consuming the foods. Read on for information on what I feel are the most critical supplements one should consider for daily consumption to enhance their health, appearance, brain function and longevity.

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Alternative Ways to Quit Smoking This New Year

With the ever-increasing price of cigarettes, and volumes of warnings that aim to increase the public's awareness of the dangers of cigarette smoking, you'd think it would be a no-brainer for smokers to just up and quit the habit cold turkey. However, being a former smoker myself, I know that this statement is neither realistic, nor fair. So, what are the alternative options to quitting smoking?

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How to Avoid Getting Sick This Winter

Wintertime is upon those of us that live in areas where there are true seasons, and that typically means that you hear more about people getting the flu and getting colds. So, what can you do to help ensure you don't let these bugs interfere with your life? Here are some tips to prevent these life disrupting illnesses.

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Home Remedies for Tired, Dry Hair

Sometimes a bad hair day can be all it takes to make your whole day seem like nothing is going right. You know what I mean too, even if this statement sounds absurd. So, aside from dropping large paycheck portions on professional hair treatment services, try looking in your own cupboards and referigerators for great natural home remedies for gorgeous hair.

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How You Can Help Fight Animal Cruelty

Animal cruelty is something that is close to many people's hearts. Many think of it as an abuse that is akin to child abuse, since animals are also defenseless against the hands or neglect of humans. It tends to rouse similar anger and outrage as well, and there are now many agencies that are set up to help prevent animal cruelty, but there are also ways you can actively participate in ensuring our animal firends are not abused.

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Seeking Alternatives to Breast Implants, Liposuction in Tough Economy?

It's no wonder that women and men have decided to put off or otherwise cancel cosmetic surgeries with the economy going the way it has. Heck, those of you reading may have postponed or re-thought any sights you had in the immediate future of having an expensive cosmetic procedure. Breast implants and liposuction are two of the most impacted cosmetic procedures, so what are you alternatives if you can't afford them now?

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Acne Skin Care Tips for Winter Time

We all need to follow a slightly different skin care routine in the winter. This especially goes for those of us who live in climates that undergo huge seasonal changes with the summer, fall and winter, such as myself. What can we do to protect our skin from drying out, looking red and irritated, and from further acne aggravation in the blustery winter months?

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Pampering Treatments for Younger, Smoother Skin - At Home

Sometimes when we think of a pampering of seriously therapeutic and effective skin care treatment, we think about paying top dollar at some fancy salon to sit in a chair or on a raised table for an hour or less. It's a good thing that today we have so many serious treatments that we can do ourselves, with a little caution and practice, in our own homes and for dramatically less money, that produce similar results.

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Healthy Fast Food Menu Options

In response to pressure from consumer and health advocates, many fast food restaurants have come up with lighter menu options and healthier choices for kids meals to do their part in at least offering the option to be healthier. Following is a discussion of what the most popular fast food chains offer in response to increasing demand for healthy alternatives.

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Body Wraps at Home to Spot Reduce Size, Cellulite

Body wraps were made popular as a way to temporarily spot reduce fat and trim size off the circumference of typical complaints on women and men - their bellies, thighs, buttocks, and upper arms, and evolved into somewhat of a regular treatment for many who swear by it's detoxification abilities as well as their great effectiveness for spot reducing size as well as the appearance of cellulite. Now, you can do them at home!

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Bizarre Acne Treatments Revealed

I would have given anything to enjoy the blemish free complexion that so many of my friends seemed to enjoy, and yet the answer remained elusive to me until I was an adult and learned about all of the excellent alternative, lesser known, and even "bizarre" treatments I could use as well as how my diet and lifestyle could clear my skin faster and more efficiently than some of the most potent medical treatments in some cases.

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Want Whiter Teeth? Try These Tips

Want whiter teeth like all the Hollywood stars seem to have? Find out what the secrets to avoiding stained, yellow teeth are, and how you can bring back the white teeth you had when you were younger.

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Can Facial Exercises Help Defy Aging Skin?

For how much money we spend on skin care products and professional treatments, and even surgery to correct our facial skin, it's kind of a wonder the facial exercises haven't caught on more than they have. After all, they only cost the price of the book or instructional manual you buy, and the rest is simply the time it takes to do them every day, or a few days a week.

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Comparing Laser Skin Care Treatments

We're lucky in this day and age, because there are some excellent non surgical options that leave our bone structure and underlying facial tissues alone (unlike the very unnatural look of a facelift), leaving us looking like ourselves, just a younger version with tighter, more vibrant and youthful skin. One such family of facial skin care treatments, and we are going to talk about two of the best ones out there today.

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