Vote for the Next Fitness Star!

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Women’s Health Magazine has been on the hunt for the next women’s fitness star. Out of thousands of applicants, 5 of the strongest, most inspirational women have been chosen as finalists. Brown & Coconut had the chance to interview one of the contestants, Rachel Nicks, to learn a little more about her, her experience so far in the competition, and some of her tips and

Got Tummy Troubles? Learn to Cure Digestive Issues with Food

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We recently had the pleasure of interviewing the author of the new book Your Solution to a Healthy Gut, by Kimberly Tessmer, RDN, LD. The book discusses common digestive issues (which I’m sure we can all relate to) and ways cure digestive issues with food. Check out our interview below to learn more about Kimberly Tessmer and her new book!   Our Interview with Kimberly Tessmer, author of Your Solution

10 Reasons Every Woman Should Try Reusable Pads

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Reusable pads. Yes, I said it. These two words don’t always go hand in hand. Why would anyone want to reuse a pad? Simple. The benefits are endless. Reusable pads are great for your mind and body, not to mention Mother Earth. Glad Rags, a brand of reusable pads, offers an amazing selection for both beginners and the pros alike. The Glad Rag reusables had

5 Fruits You Should Be Eating This Summer

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Okay seriously, who doesn’t love Summer? You’ve got sun, sand, blue skies, yummy barbecued foods, maxi dresses (I have an obsession!), and refreshingly delicious Summer fruits! With all the different fruits though, how can you possibly choose which to eat?? Allow me to narrow things down a bit! Read on to learn the 5 fruits you should be eating this summer and why. 5 Fruits

9 Ways to Kick Allergies’ A** This Spring!

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Brace yourself, allergy season is upon us… Prepare for the runny nose, itchy eyes and constant sneezing–the type of allergies where one sneeze just isn’t enough. Seriously–how much sneezing can one person take? When it’s not the catastrophic avalanche of sneezing, it’s the itchy throat and eyes…maybe that pesky fly that just won’t take a hint, too. I digress. In between sneezing and throat scratching, one

7 Surprising Ways to Use Epsom Salt

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Epsom salt is just one of those ingredients that should be a staple your home. There are so many incredible uses for it! From body aches to foot infections, epsom salt treats a variety of ailments. In fact, there are a few ways to use epsom salt you may not have heard of! Ready to be surprised? Acne Mask It’s no secret that we are