The UN released their annual World Happiness Report last week, and the happiest country in the world is…Denmark.
The U.S. came in at No. 13, up from No. 15 last year.
High blood pressure is something that concerns all of us. If left untreated, it can lead to serious health problems.
And we all have those times when our BP goes through the roof. Like sitting in traffic, standing in line at the DMV, and…well, you know what I mean.
Today I’m going to touch on a subject that nearly everyone is interested in: Eating Less and Losing weight.
Now, I’m sure you’re familiar with many of the health benefits you can gain by dropping a few pounds.
Brain exercises? Just like your biceps need an exercise regime to stay, so does your brain. Although you may not love going to the gym, brain exercises are pretty fun… and really effective to boost cognitive functions, including memory, speed, calculation, concentration, and more. Also known as neurobics, brain aerobics can be performed by anybody at any age. Like cross-training for your brain, neurobics are a great way to retrain your brain to develop new neurological pathways and improve mental fitness. But that’s not the only way to prevent memory loss and boost mental fitness.
Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet, but now there may be another reason to load up on fresh produce — it helps boost mental health, clarity and motivation, according to a study published in the journal PLOS One.
When you have an illness, the typical scenario goes something like this: You notice some symptoms, visit your primary care physician, and he or she attempts to get rid of your discomfort by prescribing you medication. You take the pills as instructed, and, after some time, the symptoms disappear. Functional medicine, on the other hand, approaches disease by finding – then remedying – the underlying cause, as opposed to only managing and masking symptoms. Continue reading “What Is Functional Medicine and How Can It Help You?”
In the rolling deserts of West Africa and India lives a type of tree that doesn’t look like much on the outside. It’s neither majestic nor too colorful. Frankly, it’s kind of drab. But, inside its trunk, it holds a powerful secret – the ability to help reduce your pain. Continue reading “Boswellia Serrata Extract – Reduce Pain with Tree Sap?”
Sleep: it’s one of life’s necessities, but few people get enough of it. In fact, one in three Americans do not get adequate sleep nightly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
There’s a bright orange, natural food making lots of headlines lately. In fact, some experts say it’s as strong as any medicine you might find in a pill, bottle, or even injection – especially when it comes to helping relieve inflammatory health issues.
It might even be one of the great secrets to promoting better health all around. But, what is it?
If your teen consumes energy drinks as a way to stay ahead or gain some extra energy, they may be causing more harm than good.
Recently, a study looked into the effects of caffeinated energy drinks on Korean adolescents. Researchers investigated the association of an intake of energy drinks with mental health problems in teenagers, along with the effects of the drinks in combination with junk food consumption.