Sugar stimulates the release of dopamine, a neurotransmitter that plays a role in many important pathways, most notably the mesolimbic pathway.2 The way dopamine affects your brain in this area changes with addiction and spikes your perception of motivation or pleasure, as previously mentioned. However, there are consequences and alternatives when addressing diet. Here Eva Fenwick, WebMd.com, reflects on the drinking of diet soda and risk associated with it: "Drinking diet soda may … [Read more...] about Diet Soft Drinks May Not Be Without Risks Of Diabetic Blindness, Says Study
Any plant with leaves, seeds, or flowers used for flavoring, food, perfume, or medicine, is referred to as an herb. They are plants with aromatic or savory properties. Typically, culinary use distinguishes herbs from spices. Herbs refer to the leafy green or flowing parts of a plant, fresh or dried, and spices are usually dried and produced from many other parts of the plant, including roots, seeds, fruits and bark. There is evidence that Sumerians, as far back as 5000BCE, used herbs in … [Read more...] about Is Rosemary One Of The Most Effective Ways To Guarantee Longevity?
Those who have finally decide to lose weight, should know where to begin. Generally, you must determine the reason or reasons you want to lose weight. By determining and establishing the reasons you decide to lose weight, can help with your willingness or motivation during the weight loss phases that you are about to encounter, as previously mentioned. Here Brielle Gregory, Prevention.com, reflects on ways to lose stubborn belly fat according to weight loss experts: "Losing weight … [Read more...] about 12 Weight Loss Tips To Get Rid Of Belly Fat Once And For All, According To Experts
Obesity is the condition of being fat or grossly overweight: there is a definite problem of obesity among children. Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. Obesity increases the overall likelihood of many diseases and conditions, particularly type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, certain types of cancer, obstructive sleep apnea, depression and osteoarthritis. Obesity is most commonly caused by a … [Read more...] about Apple Cider Vinegar Consumption Can Help Prevent The Onset Of Obesity, Says Study
In many groups the subject matter on weight reduction, centers around keeping active, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, not smoking, and drinking alcohol moderately. These seem to be positive guidelines to follow and there has been some success, when you stick to it. Here Nadja Hermann, TheGuardian.com, reflects on five dangerous 'fatlogic' myths, debunked: "As far back as I can remember, I was overweight. My parents were morbidly obese, just like three of my … [Read more...] about Is ‘Fat Logic’ Just A Problem For Fat People?
For starters, protein is critical for every cell in our body. It helps build nails, hair, bones and muscles. It can also help you feel fuller longer than eating foods without protein. And, unlike nutrients that are found only in a few foods, protein is pretty much ubiquitous, as previously mentioned. Here Bee Wilson, TheGuardian.com, reflects on the world of 'protein mania'.Image courtesy of: JeepersMedia "Are you getting enough protein? The question provides its own answer: if you are … [Read more...] about Surprising How Protein Is The New Diet Craze
Sun exposure seems to be the best way to get your fill of vitamin D, however, there are many other solutions, including supplements. Supplements give rise to critics who claim many supplements are unnatural and unsafe, while many in the public think that supplements are natural, healthier, and more effective, as previously mentioned. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on risks associated with vitamin D deficiency: "Last year's 30-day new year's resolution guide was a … [Read more...] about Top 5 Risk Determinants for Vitamin D Deficiency
Does keeping healthy resonate with you? The term healthy refers to in general, being in good health. Some may consider health as the ability to adapt and manage the physical, social and mental challenges that we encounter through life, as previously mentioned throughout. Here Alex Therrien, Health reporter, BBC.com, reflects on simple ways to improve your health: "If you are contemplating a new year's health kick, you could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed.Do yoga, run, … [Read more...] about 7 Things That You Can Do To Actively Make Your Life Healthier
A fragrant tropical grass which yields an oil that smells of lemon, is referred to as 'lemongrass'. It is used in Asian cooking, perfumery and medicine. It is a genus of African, Asian, Australian, and tropical island plants in the grass family. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on the many health benefits associated with lemongrass, and lemongrass tea: "People with anemia may find that drinking lemongrass tea may benefit them. A study published in the Journal of … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Drinking Lemongrass Tea
Activity requiring physical effort, carried out to sustain or improve health and fitness is referred to as exercise. However, it is performed for various reasons, including development, increasing growth, preventing aging, perfecting athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance, strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, also just for enjoyment, as previously mentioned when indicating the best protection against aging. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on 'exercise … [Read more...] about Fat-Busting Hormone May Improve Your Health And Longevity