As we age, many of our functions gradually decline. Unfortunately, one of those functions is our hearing. Being able to hear sounds is crucial; it warns us of danger, enables us to maintain social relationships, and allows us to enjoy music. Currently, 15% of people in America ages 20 and up suffer from “moderate or greater” hearing loss. This number is expected to rise as the population ages.
Eating disorders are on the rise in North America. While many people think they are the result of a conscious choice influenced by culture alone, this is not the case. Recent research demonstrates that eating disorders are illnesses with psychological and neurobiological roots.
For many people, creativity is required to do a job, complete a project, or allow them to move forward in their life. If you’re one of those people — or if you would simply like to tap into your creativity as a way to enjoy life and try new things — you may need a boost from time to time.
You’ve likely suffered from the flu at least once in your life. It isn’t fun, is it? Maybe you’re a new parent and you’re worried about your child getting the flu. If that’s the case, you’ve come to the right place. Many parents have doubts about the flu shot, but we’ve come up with 10 great reasons why you should vaccinate your kids.
If you have problem skin, you know how frustrating it can be trying to find the right product. Nature has provided us with some amazing things that can be used as cleansers or exfoliators.
There’s no doubt that you’ve heard the hype about antioxidants in recent years. But, what exactly are they? Well, antioxidants are molecules that prevent the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation is a process that occurs in our body all the time, but it produces free radicals which can play a role in damaging cells.
If you’re trying to eat healthy, it can be overwhelming every time you step into the grocery store. Which foods are really the most beneficial for you? We’ve compiled this list of 40 foods that are chock-full of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and other compounds that will help you on your health journey.
Most kids would be perfectly happy to eat ice cream for every meal. Unfortunately, as the responsible adult in their lives, it’s up to you to ensure that they don’t have the chance. Here are 15 tricks you can use to make healthy choices seem almost as appetizing as all-you-can-eat ice cream!
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.
Cod liver oil is commonly taken as a supplement or through the ingestion of cod fish. It’s an abundant source of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin A and vitamin D, all of which have numerous therapeutic potential.
Throughout our lives, we’re constantly bombarded with medical advice. You may have heard that you should be taking 10,000 steps a day in order to maintain your health. This is the equivalent of five miles or 100 minutes of brisk walking per day at a rate of 100 steps per minute.
Humans have always been fascinated by the idea of living a long time — or even living forever. Legends of the Fountain of Youth and Holy Grail giving us immortality have led us on a search that has so far been unsuccessful. Yet, we haven’t given up on the possibility of finding everlasting life.
We’ve all been nagged at by our parents to eat our fruits and vegetables. And we’ve all heard the saying that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Fruits and vegetables even make up the largest arc in many countries’ official Food Guides, with recommended daily servings of 7-10 for individuals aged 19-50.
We may look at kids and teenagers and wish we were their age again, with no worries, good health and a life filled with happiness. Sadly, while things look great from the other side, the lives of kids and teens are actually more stressful than you can imagine.