If you’re not taking a multivitamin or eating well every single day, it can be tough to be sure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs to thrive and survive. Luckily your body is smart enough to ask for what it needs, and every vitamin deficiency comes with warning signs in the form of symptoms.
As of late, a popular health concept that has hit the main stream is intermittent fasting, a pattern of eating where individuals go without food for periods of time within a week. There are no food restrictions. However, there are restrictions around what time a person can eat. Non-caloric beverages such as water, tea, and coffee are also allowed at any time.
If you’ve been involved in a sport or military organization within the last few years, you’ve probably heard a little bit about CTE. CTE is a degenerative brain disease that’s become a major issue in the media. It’s important to spread knowledge of CTE around as much as possible, so we can focus on treating people before it begins to negatively impact their life.
If you’re contemplating exchanging white sugar for artificial sweeteners, you’re not alone. There are tons of people right now who are trying to figure out which choice is right for their lives. To make your decision easier, we’ve come up with some pros and cons of using artificial sweeteners. Read on so you can make an informed dietary decision.
There are certain foods you love to eat that can leave you feeling bloated, crampy, gassy, and sick. Temptation and cravings seem to always win over the idea of a potentially upset tummy. However, did you know that there are also foods out there that can (literally) kill you? Beware of some items that lurk down the aisles of your favorite grocery store and produce areas, as they can be hazardous to your well-being.
Instead of feeling embarrassed or ashamed about PCOS, women need to get informed so that we can recognize the signs and symptoms of the condition, treat it effectively, and support one another. Here is everything you need to know about polycystic ovary syndrome, how it’s diagnosed, what its affects are, and how it can be treated.
The condition of loneliness can be a multi-faceted and complex issue. It is defined as feeling disconnected, experiencing social awkwardness, and having bouts of prolonged solitude. While feeling lonely does not fall under the mental health issue spectrum, those who experience it often deal with depression and anxiety.
Did you know that the United States is the only developed country in the world without a universal health care system? In other nations health care is viewed not as a privilege reserved for those who can afford it, but as a basic human right.
These days, it’s easy to understand why you might be feeling some anxiety. Normal worrying isn’t something to be concerned about, but if your mind is racing with negative thoughts every day, you feel like your heart is pounding all the time, and your stomach is in knots, you may have an undiagnosed anxiety disorder that needs to be treated.
As a female living in today’s society, trying to find a birth control method that best suits you and your busy lifestyle can seem like a daunting task. The good news is, there are a plethora of options at your fingertips when it comes to preventing pregnancy and more; however, trying to figure out which form to proceed with can feel overwhelming.
If you’ve ever had a period where you’ve felt exhausted regardless of how much sleep you’ve had or felt tired no matter what you do, chances are you’ve explored chronic fatigue syndrome as a potential cause. While it is possible that you have developed chronic fatigue syndrome, you need to explore all the root causes behind your symptoms before you jump to conclusions. Then talk to your doctor to see what their diagnosis is.
Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthier this year? If so, we’ve got some great news for you. Many junk foods can offer some kind of nutritional value, which basically means they’re healthy, right? Here are 12 junk foods with hidden health benefits that will make your 2018 resolution seem a little less daunting.
Ever wake up in the morning mad at a spouse or friend because of something they did during a dream you had that night? Dreams can be powerful, confusing, beautiful, and seem like reality when an individual is deep sleep.
When you do Whole30, you commit to cutting out sugar, alcohol, grains, legumes, dairy, sulfites, and any processed foods. Stick to this diet for 30 days, and you’ll see a major change in your health. Whole30 gives your digestive system a break from the heavily-processed food that we eat most of the time, and allows you to reset your cravings and transform your relationship with food.
The average person spends a third of their life counting sheep. That’s a heck of a lot of time spent incapacitated. And though it may seem as if time “tucked-in” is time wasted, the research begs to differ. It’s true! A healthy body and a healthy mind depend on healthy sleeping habits, but you know that already. What you may not know is that your “down in the evening, up in the morning” sleep strategy is but one example.