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How To: Zombify yourself for Halloween (and other makeup tips)

  • Oct 20, 2014 at 11:00AM updated Oct 27, 2014 at 2:31PM

Looking to get that scratch, bruise or gushing wound just right for your next Halloween costume? One of the toughest things to get right in theatre is special effects. Whether for the stage or for your next Halloween costume, a little makeup and a little time may be all that’s needed to take your appearance and persona to the next level.

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The Treats Can Be the Scariest Part of Halloween

As every year, millions of American kids will go from door to door this week, dressed up in imaginative costumes, asking for chocolates and candy. As every year, adults will be happy to comply, filling entire baskets and pails with the kind of stuff that we all know is not good for the health of...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For Lasting Weight Loss, Go Fast or Slow?

Shedding pounds too rapidly has long been considered by experts as a recipe for short-lived success, almost inevitably leading to reoccurring weight gain, a phenomenon also known as yo-yo dieting. A better approach, so the prevailing thinking went, was to limit the desired weight loss to one to two pounds a week, enough time to...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Considered a Public Health Threat

Nearly half of American adults are regularly sleep-deprived, according to a Gallup poll that has been tracking people’s sleep habits for decades. Less than seven hours a night has become the rule rather than the exception, down by more than an hour since the 1940s. Especially those who are starting careers and young parents don’t get the amount...

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