It’s a new year, and there is absolutely no reason why this year can’t be YOUR year! We all struggle to uphold resolutions and make lasting healthy changes in our lives. Why? Because it’s darn hard to do! But, that doesn’t mean healthy living can’t be enjoyable…and actually taste good.
Lemons have been used in homes all over the world for centuries as a household cleanser. Able to clean surfaces and kill bacteria, lemons aren’t just great for cleaning up a dirty house! They are also good for many different areas of your health. Here are just 6 of the most amazing health benefits of lemons.
Sleep is one of the most important components of overall health, but most Americans don’t even know it. In fact, it’s estimated that over one third of all American adults do not get enough sleep.
Adults need a full 7-9 hours of sleep every night for optimal health; teens need 8-10 hours.1 A hectic schedule and a fast-paced lifestyle doesn’t exactly lend itself to optimal sleep. This is where we often cut corners. What’s an extra hour of sleep when you have XYZ to do today!?
If you want to succeed at work, you need to be both efficient and happy, among other things. But simply walking in with a general idea of what’s on your calendar won’t cut it. Check out our not-so-obvious tips that will help you boost work productivity and your job contentment:
Life’s tough. You spend most of it figuring out what it is you need to do just to get through it. And, by the time you’re nearing retirement, your habits are pretty much set in stone. You’ve earned them, right?
But, does it always pay to be stubborn? To stick to your regular patterns? It might not … especially when it comes to heart health. The truth of the matter is, your body is changing – so adjusting your habits to accommodate these changes is a must.
When it comes to caring for your heart, you really want to do everything you can to keep the flow of blood to it constant, to make sure it doesn’t decrease. Diminished blood flow can cause several health issues.
And frankly, nobody wants to have their life interrupted if they can prevent it. By now, you must be wondering if there is anything you can do to up your chances of avoiding heart trouble?
Of course there is.
It’s simple, when you take good care of your car, it runs better, right? You check the fluids, stick to a maintenance schedule, stay on top of tire pressure — and you’ll have a set of wheels that’ll runs for a long time. The same principle can be applied to your body.
There’s a secret motor churning inside you right now. And it’s responsible for how quickly you break down food, how easily you process waste, and how deep your stores of energy run.
It’s your metabolism.
What if this year, your New Year’s resolution isn’t to lose as much weight as you can, as fast as you can? What if, instead, it’s to shed unwanted fat as smartly as you can, as safely as you can?
If you’re working on losing excess weight, the safe rate of weight loss (according to the UK’s National Health Service) is approximately 1 to 2 pounds a week.1 Of course, creating a calorie deficit is the benchmark of successful (and consistent) weight loss.
But, if you add these six weight loss hacks to your new routine, you’ll not only be able to lose weight and keep it off, you’ll be investing in your overall health. And as you get older, that really is the ultimate goal.
The holiday season is finally here. Over these seven weeks, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, we’re faced with every food and drink temptation imaginable. And that makes it difficult to maintain peak health and fitness. For example, if you’ve been overweight in the past or are obese currently, your average holiday weight gain, according to studies, will be around five to seven pounds! Here are 14 strategies that will help you maintain your weight during the holiday season:
Welcome to the new and improved Princeton Nutrients blog! I’m very excited about the changes we’re making, and I think you will be too. We’re re-creating the blog so it’s more interesting, fun, and useful for you.
With that in mind, we’ll be featuring in-depth looks at the ingredients used in our formulas. The stories behind them can be fascinating – some going back centuries and spanning the globe.
Of course, the articles will also give you the practical information you’re looking for, telling you what an ingredient does, where it comes from, and what benefits it provides. It’s like “one-stop shopping” for your research, so you can easily make more informed decisions about which Princeton Nutrients products will help you achieve the healthy, active life you deserve.
To great days ahead!
Most people only get massages when they want to pamper themselves.
But massages can be a powerful tool for healing your body. It’s been shown to help…
- Reduce the risk of cardiac arrhythmias and heart attacks
- Improve mobility and reduce arthritis pain
- Improve blood flow, lower blood pressure and aid hypertension
- Inhibit stress hormones, release happy hormones
- Massage is a good substitute for people who can’t exercise
There have been many studies done on the benefits of massage…