When you head off to college, you might be a little concerned about the ‘Freshman 15’ that so many people talk about. This is a risk for various reasons—from unhealthy foods you tend to eat to other unhealthy habits when you’re busy studying and spending time with your friends. However, just because you are in […]
You’ve probably heard the advice to drink eight glasses of water a day. Is it true that we need that much hydration? Let’s investigate. Hydration Guidelines Research from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine indicates that adequate daily fluid intake is around 15.5 cups (3.7 liters or 125 ounces) of fluids for men […]
The human body requires specific vitamins, nutrients, and minerals to not only function but to survive. One particular mineral is magnesium. Magnesium is needed to help muscles, such as the heart, relax and contract. It is also needed to decrease headaches, build strong bones, improve an individual’s blood pressure, and improve brain health and mood. […]
Balancing out your hormones is all about improving your physical health. Since there are many causes of hormone levels being too high or too low, there are also many ways to treat it. Aside from the medical intervention you get from your doctor, you can also improve your health in other ways, such as making […]
If you have been seeking natural treatments for different cuts, bites, and stings, there is an abundance of tips and recommendations out there that can help you make your all-natural medicine cabinet. Here is a quick list of standard healing articles you might consider including in your medicine cabinet. Healing Herbs Medicinal herbs are a […]
Osteoporosis is a largely preventable disease and there are definitely things you can do to prevent its occurrence. The areas over which we have the most personal impact are diet and exercise. For bone health, the exercise required is weight-bearing exercise. While aerobic and strength exercise is great for our overall health, what is required […]
..be aware that the energy referred to cannot simply be measured in kilojoules or calories, but would be better thought of as vitality or life-energy. In actual fact, over-consumption (and it doesn’t take much) of ..