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Melissa Zimmerman
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Melissa Zimmerman is a freelance writer specializing in health and nutrition writing. A California native living in Central Oregon, Melissa enjoys the outdoor adventures and beauty of the Pacific Northwest. When she is not kayaking on the river, you can find her in a yoga studio or practicing asanas outdoors. Melissa is a big believer in the power of yoga and healthy food to radically improve anyone's quality of life.

5 Squat Variations You Need To Try

Squats are the perfect staple exercise, and they make your body look pretty amazing.


Top 10 Food Additives To Avoid

The single most important thing you can do for your health is be an informed, label-reading consumer.


How To Make Your Own Fat-Burning Detox ...

Supercharge your water with ingredients you already have in your fridge.


Is A Vitamin Deficiency Making You Fat?

There may be a link between obesity and vitamin deficiency.


Dramatically Cut Down Calories In Rice ...

A cooking hack slashes calories in rice by nearly a half.


What Are The Best Oils To Cook With?

Coconut oil, olive oil, vegetable oil, avocado oil — how do you know which is best?


7 Impressive Health Facts That Will ...

Anjou, Asian, Bartlett, Bosc… pear season is here and we couldn’t be happier!


Top Five Foods That Help Reduce Bloating

When you are feeling the bloat, fight back.


8 Battle Rope Exercises For Lean Arms ...

Battle your way to lean, sculpted arms with these battle rope moves.