Living a meaningful life is obviously important, whether you’re 20 or 80. But according to a new study, it could actually help older people improve their physical ability, helping them to maintain their independence and possibly even helping them live longer. What the Science Says Researchers looked at how a purpose-driven life correlates with physical … Continue reading “NEWS: People Age Better When They Have A Purpose In Life”
If you’re a coffee drinker, you might just think that your beverage of choice tastes great and gives you a nice pick-me-up after a good night’s sleep. But research indicates that drinking coffee on a regular basis might actually help extend your life. Two studies show that coffee consumption could provide benefits you might not … Continue reading “Is Drinking Coffee the Secret to Longevity?”
It’s 100 degrees in the shade, and you’ve just come in from walking the dogs. Do you grab a bottled water from the fridge or a glass from the cabinet and fill up from the faucet? Is there such a thing as the ‘healthiest water’? We’ll examine these questions and more… Regulating Water Water is … Continue reading “Bottled vs Tap Water: Choosing the Healthiest Water?”
Many people associate a diminishing libido with a fading attraction to their partners. But perhaps it’s not them, it’s you. Is the way you live causing a lack of interest in sex? Several lifestyle factors can contribute to a diminished sex drive. If you find your libido needs a jumpstart, there are changes you can … Continue reading “10 Lifestyle Habits that Will Ruin Your Libido”
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.
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, … Continue reading “What Is Functional Medicine and How Can It Help You?”
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.
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 … Continue reading “4 Simple Sleep Better Tips”
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: