Healthy vs Unhealthy Exercise Habits

When we hear the word ‘exercise,’ we naturally think of health. There’s a good reason for this, of course; exercise has a great number of mental and physical benefits. However, just like all good things, it’s possible to take exercise to extremes. When exercise is taken too far, it stops being healthy and can become…

Tips for Avoiding Relapse – Part 2

Achieving sobriety is tough, and so is maintaining it. Here are tips to help you stay on track after you’ve decided to kick your addiction. That being said, these tips aren’t a panacea, and one size doesn’t fit all. Everyone should take the time to adapt these relapse prevention tips to their own situation. You’ll…

Hepatitis Treatment

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the US. Here we look at the five types of viral hepatitis and some of the drugs that can treat the disease.n What is Hepatitis?Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver, usually caused by a viral infection. But liver damage from alcohol consumption or, in rare cases, autoimmune conditions can…

Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight Part 3

You were overweight, but you did your best to lose some pounds and you did! You’re pretty happy with yourself, but you can’t quite get down to your ‘ideal’ weight, even though you think you’ve tried everything. Sound familiar? Here we look at some reasons why your weight loss has reached a plateau. You’re into…

Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight Part 2

You were overweight, but you did your best to lose some pounds and you did! You’re pretty happy with yourself, but you can’t quite get down to your ‘ideal’ weight, even though you think you’ve tried everything. Sound familiar? Here we look at some reasons why your weight loss has reached a plateau. You’re working…

Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight Part 1

You were overweight, but you did your best to lose some pounds and you did! You’re pretty happy with yourself, but you can’t quite get down to your ‘ideal’ weight, even though you think you’ve tried everything. Sound familiar? Here we look at some reasons why your weight loss has reached a plateau. You’re not…

Myths About Exercise Part 5

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

Myths About Exercise Part 3

When it comes to physical activity, myths and half-truths are rampant. We are especially vulnerable to falling for myths when we search for shortcuts or other too-good-to- be-true “secrets” to maximizing our results. However, some of the more pervasive fitness misconceptions may simply be long-held beliefs about the best ways to work out that were…

All About Vitamin A

Before Vitamin A and its health benefits were discovered Ancient Greek philosopher Hippocrates was using liver, a rich Vitamin A source to treat symptoms that we would now diagnose as Vitamin A deficiency. Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin much like Vitamins D, E and K. The retinol form of Vitamin A was discovered…

Top Myths About the Human Brain Part 1

While researchers are still uncovering the secrets of how the brain works, they have discovered plenty of information about what goes on inside your head. Unfortunately, there are still a lot of brain myths out there. The following are just a few of the many myths about the brain : Myth 1 – We only…