Effects of Sugar on Skin

Anti-Glycation: the Next Level in the Battle Against Aging Things Everyone Should Know About the Effects of Sugar on Skin Most people today know antioxidants to be an effective method of fighting age, but few are aware of the biological process … [Read more...]

Fight Fatigue!

Don’t close your eyes just yet. LIVESTRONG contributor & MEN’S HEALTH “Fittest Women of Instagram” July 2014 pick, Nikki Sharp has 10 ways to boost energy and fight fatigue without hitting the sack. Get some sun - Sunlight boosts our … [Read more...]

The most diabetes-friendly destination in the world…

Santa Barbara: The Most Diabetes-Friendly Destination In The World? William Sansum Diabetes Center partners with local restaurants and pharmacies to offer unparalleled diabetes resources for visitors and residents alike SANTA BARBARA, Calif. … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Traveling with Allergies

5 Tips for Traveling with Allergies from Tonya Winders, CEO of Allergy & Asthma Network Plan early and choose hotels wisely. Understand your allergic triggers and research the best accommodations based on those needs. For example, having a … [Read more...]

How I #FoundMyFit

We are all very busy and we all have plenty of excuses not to work out. I feel like I have plenty of valid excuses but I realize that there is at least 30 minutes a day that I can manage a little workout. I am a very good procrastinator but my high … [Read more...]

10 Ways To Burn 200 Calories In Less Than An Hour

10 Ways To Burn 200 Calories In Less Than An Hour To many, weight loss can seem like a daunting battle, especially if you are not seeing the results you want and doing activities you don’t like to do! Celebrity personal trainer, Joey Thurman, … [Read more...]

The Best Seasonal Vitamins

The Best Seasonal Vitamins Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of my own and are indicative of Walgreens.  The ghastly winter much of the country has been enduring is no doubt a … [Read more...]

How To Work Out With A Towel When You Can’t Get To The Gym

How To Work Out With A Towel When You Can’t Get To The Gym   Your busy life is no longer an excuse for skipping a workout. Celebrity personal trainer provides an on the go workout that is manageable for everyone from busy parents to … [Read more...]

Free Stuff Friday

Happy Friday! I hope that your weekend will be as fabulous as you are :) If you are in need of a really rad apron & like the idea of helping to support the site, you are in luck! Go to: http://shop.yourlighterside.com/  If you purchase 1 YLS … [Read more...]

Do you feel sugary drinks should have warning labels? California does!

Senate Majority Leader Introduces Legislation Calling for Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks   SACRAMENTO, CA, FEBRUARY 11th, 2015 … In the wake of a growing movement to rein in sugary drink consumption and unprecedented evidence tying … [Read more...]

Cute and yummy Valentine’s Day treat!

  This recipe is also a lot of fun since we’re nearing Valentine’s Day. Serve these to your sweetheart and Cupid’s arrow will strike your thinning heart! This is such a cute sugar free, gluten free and low carbohydrate dessert recipe, and … [Read more...]

Stylish and Covert Way for Women to Transport Hairpieces

Forget Wigging Out: ResQ Bag™ is the Sleek and Discreet Carry-All Kit for Wigs and Hair Extensions  Amy Gibson Releases the First Secure, Stylish and Covert Way for Women to Transport Hairpieces   LOS ANGELES, CA – January 26, 2014 – ResQ Bag™, … [Read more...]

Kudos to my Web Gal, Robin!

I felt it was well past due that I publish a post raving about Robin, my website wizard! She is the sweetest thing with the most charming Carolina accent :) I need to let y'all know how vital she is to keeping the site rolling and she always helps me … [Read more...]

8 tips to start living a more Ayurvedic lifestyle in 2015

If the growing interest in Ayurveda or essential oils has been on your radar and you are interested in exploring, I’d love to introduce you to ELANVEDA, a growing Ayurveda-inspired health and wellness brand that I was just recently introduced to. … [Read more...]

Many safe Super Bowl recipes from YourLighterSide

    Pictured: Macho Nachos We are only a couple days away from the Super Bowl. Even if you are not a huge football fan, almost everyone knows when the Super Bowl rolls around. Many people will have parties or go to your local … [Read more...]