A healthy diet helps to improve or maintain your overall health. The body is provided with essential nutrition, adequate calories, macronutrients, micronutrients, and fluid. A healthy diet is not complicated, as previously mentioned. Here Melissa Breyer, mnn.com, reflects on nutrition why you may feel tired and depressed.Image courtesy of: verchmarco "Today’s average restaurant meal is more than four times larger than in the 1950s, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and … [Read more...] about Are You Feeling Rotten Because Of Nutrient Deficiencies?
Having a non-stop schedule and calendar that is double and triple-booked your precious time, it’s common to feel anxious, stressed and overwhelmed. Problem is, all that stress may be harmful for your health. There are different kinds of stress; such as mental and physical stress on your body. Both have the risk of affecting your health, as previously mentioned. Here Hannah Nichols, MedicalNewsToday.com, reflects on the tremendous stress you're faced with during this time of the year, and … [Read more...] about Christmas Stress-Busting Strategies
Eating healthy has been established, and a diet that has an abundance of fruits and vegetables may offer you some protection against certain types of cancer. Foods high in fiber such as vegetables and fruits provide benefits that help reduce heart disease, and obesity. Here Edsel Cook, NaturalNews.com, reflects on helping your immune system by eating cruciferous greens:Image courtesy of: jypsygen "Vegetables are known to contain natural compounds that support the protective functions … [Read more...] about Surprising How Cruciferous Vegetables Can Reduce The Risk Of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Food knowledge is power and what you put on your plate can have a huge impact on your life, whether it's helping to boost energy, improve your mood or help reduce the risk for a variety of conditions including diabetes, cancer and heart disease, as previously mentioned. Here Michelle Simmons, NaturalNews.com, reflects on a recent study about nutrition and how it affects the brain:"It is not news that eating healthily is good for your health. But did you know that healthy eating can also make … [Read more...] about Healthy Eating Can Make Your Brain Larger, Says Study
Just a little exercise goes a long way. We all would like to be healthy and physically fit, which requires exercise for our body to perform properly. Exercise helps to promote and improve the body's muscular strength. It helps to improve overall health, fitness and well-being. Here Poppy Noor, TheGuardian.com, reflects on fitting exercise into your schedule:Image courtesy of: oklanica Twenty seconds“Some people think if they can’t fit in a 60-minute gym routine, there’s no point,” says … [Read more...] about Surprising Ways To Get Fit, Whatever Your Schedule
Organisms of different species are specialized into male and female varieties, with each known as a sex. Sexual reproduction involves the combining and mixing of genetic traits. Reproduction is one of the basic properties of generating offspring with sex being an aspect of the process. Here Jamie Ducharme, Time.com, reflects on health benefits and sexual activity as you age:Image courtesy of: festasex"Having sex may be one way older adults can feel better and enjoy life more, suggests a new … [Read more...] about Do Adults Who Are Happier And Healthier Also Have More Sex?
Generally, cereal grains are good for you but they contain gluten, especially wheat as previously mentioned. However, gluten can trigger adverse autoimmune reactions responsible for many disorders that are gluten-related. Gluten-free diets are often practiced by people with gluten-related disorders. Here Lisa Drayer, CNN.com, reflects on eliminating gluten from your diet: Image courtesy of: ❅❅❅Happy Holidays Everyone!❅❅❅ "There was a time when gluten, a mixture of proteins found … [Read more...] about Is Banning Gluten From Your Diet A Wise Health Decision?
Scientists have identified a few species among the many trillions of microbes that live in your intestines that play a crucial role in gut health and maintaining a balanced immune system. Your dietary intake is vital to allowing these species to flourish and to preventing imbalances that can lead to disease. However, there are stressors to our digestive system and blood vessels. Here Jonathan D. Grinstein, ScientificAmerican.com, reflects on a new connection between the gut and brain: Image … [Read more...] about Surprising Way That Diet Leads Risks Of Stroke And Cognitive Impairment
Fine powder tea or powdered tea is referred to as 'matcha'. Powdered green tea leaves, dissolved in hot water to make tea or used as a flavoring. Matcha green tea can be categorized into three grades: ceremonial grade, premium grade, and cooking/culinary grade. The different grades are defined by many factors. It is expensive compared to other forms of tea, although its price depends on its quality. Here Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com, reflects on what matcha green tea can do for your … [Read more...] about Amazing Health Benefits Of Matcha Green Tea
Although you are approaching or perhaps in your 40's, simple ways to lose weight should begin with fat-burning foods and lifestyle changes mentioned previously. Start with one—today!—and watch the weight begin to melt away. Here Marygrace Taylor, Prevention.com, reflects on how you can lose weight after age 40 and keep it off:Image courtesy of: klf_bdf "With age comes many things: greater wisdom; deeper empathy; a greater sense of knowing who you are; and less happily, the very … [Read more...] about 9 Smart Moves To Lose Weight Over 40