Tag: health



New Year, New You?

We here at U Rock Girl believe that the start of a new year carries with it such symbolism. Most people look at is as a time to create a new you, but we disagree with that. There’s nothing wrong with you. … Continue reading

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Weight Loss Supplements

In this world of rampant obesity, where it seems like every woman you talk to just wants to lose weight, most of these people are looking for a magic pill for a “quick fix.” And so we turn to the … Continue reading

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Are you Happy?

Are you a happy person? If the answer is “yes”, what is it about your life that makes you happy? Is it your friends, your family? Do you fill your life with things that give you pleasure and satisfaction? Do you … Continue reading

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The Good and The Bad of Alcohol

To drink or not to drink? – that is the question. With holiday parties in full swing, many find it extra festive to enjoy some eggnog, champagne, or fun “holiday” drink. While alcohol consumed in moderation can have some health … Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Digestive Issues

Who doesn’t suffer from some sort of digestive problem? Gas, constipation, bloating, heartburn, “gurgling” sounds in your gut. You name it, we’ve experienced some or all of these at some point. It’s annoying and uncomfortable. Over-the-counter products don’t really work. So, what … Continue reading

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Supplements – The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

More than half of all U.S. adults are popping pills – vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and herbs – in the hopes that it will cure what ails them. But will these supplements actually help them lose weight, reduce blood pressure, lower … Continue reading

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Cherry-licious!

We are so excited that we just entered cherry season! Eating fresh cherries brings back so many wonderful childhood memories of summertime – swimming, playing with friends, and of course, spitting those pits. But did you know that cherries are … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

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Are Low-Fat Foods a Healthy Choice?

Do you remember the low-fat and fat-free food craze that swept the nation back in the ’80s and ’90s? Pretty much everything possible was turned into a “fat-free” version – cookies, doughnuts, cheese, sour cream, mayo, salad dressing, and lunch … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Foods for Your Heart

As you know, February is National Heart Month. You also know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. High blood pressure, high cholesterol, low HDL (“good” cholesterol), high triglycerides, high LDL (“bad” cholesterol), elevated CRP (measure of inflammation … Continue reading

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