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 them to make purchase decisions based on…

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 the strain you feel when you crane…

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 come in small packages. With blueberry production…

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 been implicated in various pathologies, ranging from…

Easy Double Chin Exercises

A double chin appears when fat deposits accumulate in the platysma muscle area, causing the chin region to sag. Aging can also cause double chins, since the skin is no longer as tight as it used to be, thus causing what is colloquially called turkey neck. In either circumstances, the bands of the platysma muscle can become thick…

Best Supplements for Weight Loss

Weight-loss supplements typically fall into one of four categories depending on their hypothesized mechanism for reducing weight or changing body composition: products that block the absorption of fat or carbohydrate, thus decreasing the amount of energy absorbed from food; stimulants that increase metabolism; products hypothesized to alter nutrient partitioning, thus changing body composition by decreasing…

Benefits of a Power Nap

Most people are moderately to severely sleep deprived. 71% do not meet therecommended 8 hours a night. For the vast majority, sleepiness diminishes our concentration at work, the amount of work we can accomplish & the quality of our work. Napping actually offers a slew of benefits, which might make you reconsider your stance on…

Thinking Biases & How to Overcome Them

We all have largely unconscious mental processes that can influence our perception of reality. These cognitive biases enable us to quickly assess situations, but they can also lead us to make poor decisions. How we think can influence what we think and lead to errors of judgment and poor decisions. Here is a list of most…

Why People Break Down

You may know someone who is depressed and not know they’re depressed. People expect someone who is depressed to cry a lot, stay in bed all day, mope. But depression isn’t always this obvious. Some people can totally fake it. They can smile and laugh; they can act like everyone else, even while they are in excruciating…

Develop a Growth Mindset

Intelligence is something very basic that you really can’t change much. You’re born with it or not. Yes, you can learn new things, but you can’t really change how intelligent you are. No matter how intelligent you are, you can always get better, sometimes you can improve a lot. Today, we’re going to see why…