Month: October 2019

Reading Food Labels

Reading Food Labels

Decoding Nutrition Unhealthy Diets are a leading cause of avoidable illness and premature death. Diets high in saturated fat and calories and low in fruit and vegetables accounts for 1/3 of cardiovascular disease and 30-40% of cancers. Food labels informs consumers about the nutrition in food & allows […]

Exercises for Neck Pain

Exercises For Neck Pain

Trying to avoid a pain in the neck? This common affliction can limit your daily activities if you don’t take steps to prevent it. Everyday life isn’t kind to our necks. You know that crick you get when you cradle the phone between your shoulder and ear? Or […]

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Health Benefits of Blueberries

Plump, juicy, and sweet, with vibrant colors ranging from deep purple-blue to blue-black and highlighted by a silvery sheen called a bloom, blueberries are one of nature’s great treasures. Though miniature in size, they are also proof that, when it comes to health benefits, good things really do […]

Benefits of Sleep

Tips to Manage Circadian Rhythm

The circadian rhythm is often referred to as our body clock because it is the body’s innate timing device. This natural internal clock is affected by environmental cues, primarily light but also temperature. The circadian clock orchestrates many aspects of human physiology, and disruption of this clock has […]

How Stress Hormones Can Impact Your Body

Anger causes the release of stress hormones like cortisol, adrenaline and non-adrenaline. These hormones give your body bursts of energy so you can cope with negative situations accordingly. However, too much of these hormones or repeated exposure to these hormones can begin to negatively impact important parts of […]

Ways to Cool Your Anger

Ways to Cool Your Anger

Anger is not a bad feeling. Some people believe that anger is bad and that they shouldn’t express anger. This is not true! It’s completely normal to feel angry when you feel threatened, but anger sometimes gets the upper hand. As a result, you may do or say […]

Harmful effects of drinking Coke

Harmful effects of drinking Coke

It’s time for me to kick Diet Coke and other sodas to the curb. Here’s what happens to your body after you drink coke or related drinks : Within the first 10 minutes  10 teaspoons of sugar enter your system. This represents 100% of the daily recommended value. The […]

Benefits of Sunlight

Top Period Self Care Tips

Cramps, bloating, mood swings — sound familiar? If so, you’re likely among the 85 percent of women who experience the physical and emotional symptoms of premenstrual syndrome each month. You may be relieved to know that you can take steps to control the discomfort and distress that often […]

Home Remedies for Sunburn

Top Vitamins for Improving Eye Health

Vitamins are important for eye health. Research shows eating more fruits and vegetables can help protect against eye disease. It can also help your overall health. To keep your eyes healthy, you should eat foods rich in certain vitamins and minerals. These vitamins and minerals are called antioxidants. […]