More and more we are hearing about food allergies and food sensitivities. Because they are such common conditions, it is important to understand the difference between the two and what the health issues are which surround them. The difference between food sensitivities and food allergies Though on the surface food sensitivities and food allergies may […]
Health & Wellness
When was the last time you thought about your liver? If you are like most people, this amazing organ does not command much of your attention. But if you are interested in living as healthily as possible, attending to your liver can have big payoffs. Named after the Old English word for “life,” the liver […]
Some have called it the “master” of all hormones. Others curse it for its ability to wreak havoc on our body’s fragile endocrine balance. In spite of the mixed opinions one thing is certain: cortisol is a powerful hormone necessary for life. But if its level is not optimal in your body, your health could […]
Surveys have shown that there is something that Americans fear more than death. It is Alzheimer’s disease. For most of us, losing our personhood–those characteristics which makes us who we are–is a fate worse than death. What is Alzheimer’s? Named after Alois Alzheimer, who discovered the condition in 1906, Alzheimer’s is a disease […]
Wouldn’t it be nice if you could combat some of your daily health struggles with one supplement? This might be the right fix for you! (Please always consult with your physician before adding to your diet) http://thenutritionwatchdog.com/ashwaganda-9-benefits-of-this-super-herb/
Plenty, it turns out, and it has everything to do with what you’re eating this summer. Even though summer brings with it an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables, making it easier to eat healthily, it also brings added risks. What could taste better during the lazy, hazy days of summer than fruity cocktails and […]
Vacation season is in full swing. Whether you are traveling to the mountains or the beach, it’s the time of year when many of us start planning for a much needed break from the daily grind. When you think of getting fit, resting is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. It is […]
Have you ever felt like pounding the pavement or doing a couple of sun salutations seems to instantly melt your worries away? It’s not your imagination — but it is your brain. “What benefits the body benefits the brain,” says Dianna Purvis Jaffin, PhD, director of strategy and program at the Center for Brain Health’s […]
Vitamins are organic compounds that serve several important regulatory functions within our bodies. They play roles in growth, digestion, nervous system function and more. We don’t require large amounts of vitamins in our bodies and they are not a direct source of energy or fuel. Minerals just like vitamins are not required in large amounts […]
Did you know that about 60% of our bodies is made up of good ol’ h20? It’s important to keep ourselves hydrated! You should consume about 128 oz of water PER DAY! Yes, per day! But why? Let’s talk about it! Stay hydrated, stay energized! When you’re body is properly hydrated you will have more energy […]
Other than New Year’s, there is probably no other time during the year that motivates us to make a fresh start like springtime does. When the warm breezes start blowing, we want to throw open the windows and let the rebirth all around us revitalize our homes and our spirits.
On Sunday, March 12, most U.S. residents will move their clocks forward one hour, resulting in more daylight at the end of each day. You can take advantage of the upcoming time change to help you improve your overall fitness and health routine.
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How often do you hear someone say, “I had a great night’s sleep last night!” or “I feel refreshed and energetic!”? Probably not very often. Feeling sluggish seems to be the new normal. In fact, according to the National Sleep Foundation, it is the new normal: most Americans are sleep-deprived. But not getting enough sleep […]