Obesity has plagued the modern world for decades. And solving it isn’t as simple as, say, telling everyone to put down the Oreos. It’s a complex, multi-faceted social issue stemming from equal parts education, culture, poverty and industry. The effects of widespread obesity begin with staggering healthcare costs and ripple through our culture.
There are times in life when you have to take a dead-end job in order to pay the bills, or you find yourself stuck in a job because of personal ties or other loyalties there. There are uncountable reasons why people take jobs that they don’t enjoy, but staying there for long periods of time can be soul-crushing.
As scientific research has progressed, a surprising amount of mistaken information about the brain has stayed in our collective consciousness. For example, have you ever heard someone suggest that they don’t excel at math because they are ‘left-brained’?
Navigating the health food landscape isn’t easy. Even if you’re disciplined enough to sidestep the snack aisle, you still need to watch your portion sizes. In most countries, packaged food must include the suggested serving size. That said, it’s easy to get crossed up.
When we worry about aging, many of us focus on things like greying hair, or developing wrinkles in our skin. But in addition to our external body growing older, our insides — including our muscles, skeleton and organs — also experience wear and tear over time.
There are many weight loss fads out there that are simply a waste of your time and money. But, no single supplement or exercise can make you lose weight—and keep it off— on its own. Healthy weight loss is a combination of diet, exercise and lifestyle choices. That’s why we’ve gathered 40 of the best weight loss tips that are proven by science to help you on your weight loss journey.
This Halloween, you can give children a great surprise when they come by your house for Trick or Treat. You can swap out the traditional candy and gift them some exciting alternative treats that definitely won’t leave them disappointed!
It’s almost Halloween again, and the kids are gearing up to put on their favorite ghost and witch outfits and roam the streets in search of candy. It’s around this time of year that parents need to start thinking about the safety of their kids, too. Every year, we hear horror stories about the bizarre things that have been found in Halloween candy!
It comes on suddenly, often with little to no warning. You’re minding your own business, attending to errands and going about your day, when suddenly the room starts to spin.
Imagine a world without hot beverages. No hot chocolate at the skating rink. No hot apple cider at the orchard. No sweet tea at Grandma’s brunch. Hot drinks keep the world spinning. At least, in the business world they do. I couldn’t tell you the last time I woke up without the help of a steaming, deliciously brewed cup of Joe.
Freddy Krueger is retired, Jason is deceased and Scream hasn’t been scary for decades. No, these days the scariest thing about Halloween is also the sweetest. We’re all entitled to indulge, and cheat days make the world spin, but your body is a temple and it’s your duty to exorcise it of those coco-covered demons.
The brain is the center of intelligence. It’s the interpreter of the senses, the trigger of body movements, and the control center of behavior. The human brain with all its complexity acts like a storage device which safety holds a person’s most cherished memories.
Alcohol is deadly. There’s no other way to put it. In the short term, alcohol has been shown to negatively impact sleep, it can destroy personal relationships, it can decimate your savings account and it can cause major weight fluctuations. The long-term effects are much more grim.
If you’re ever had a pimple, you know how frustrating it can be. Sometimes, you try everything to make it go away, but it just gets worse. If you want to get rid of pimples and treat acne effectively, you need to be able to understand how pimples form, what causes them and what the myths and facts are surrounding them.
It can be difficult to find a variety of healthy breakfasts that taste good – but that doesn’t mean you should just skip breakfast altogether. After all, eating breakfast has an effect on the way you metabolize glucose throughout the day.