Get Your House in Order: Spring Cleaning Tips

The phrase “spring cleaning” can inspire a wide variety of feelings. For some, a busy day of cleaning is the most rewarding feeling. For others, spring cleaning is a necessary burden, a slog they can’t wait to finish.

Don’t Puke: The Psychology of Competitive Eating

For anyone that has taken the time to watch a competitive eating challenge either on television or in-person, the idea of doing that ourselves has likely pass through our brain waves. Maybe you feel as if you could completely dominate a pizza-eating competition. Or maybe corn on the cob, or pie, or any number of other food items.

A Guide to Vaping and E-Cigarettes

Today on Healthversed, we dive deep in to the world of vaping and e-cigarettes to clear up some misconceptions, break down the science, and keep you in the know. This is the red-stamped, super-official Healthversed guide to the wonderful world of vaping and e-cigarettes. Let’s go!

Blast Processing: How to Introduce Your Children to Video Games

To say that video games are divisive is the understatement of the century. You either love them for their entertainment value, storytelling mechanics, and constant innovation, or you shun them as time wasters that warp the minds of the youth. Whatever you believe, the first step towards safeguarding your children from inappropriate material is education and vigilance! That’s where we come in.

The Risks of Virtual Reality

Over the past several years, virtual reality has followed social media into the mainstream, gaining popularity by the masses. Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Google Daydream View, Samsung Gear VR, and HTV Vive are being adopted by more and more households each year, but with added exposure comes added risk. And virtual reality has definitely found plenty with the latter.

Going Vegan: A Guide to Eating a Plant Based Diet

There are a lot of different reasons why someone might choose to go vegan. Some choose to eat a plant-based diet because they don’t believe in eating animals or supporting the cruel practices of the modern meat industry. Others make the choice based on the fact that shunning meat can greatly reduce your ecological footprint. Some simply choose to eat vegan in order to live a healthier lifestyle.

Common Vitamin Deficiencies that You Could Have

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.

To Fast or Not to Fast: Pros and Cons to Intermittent Fasting

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.

Pros and Cons of Using Artificial Sweeteners

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.

15 Foods That Kill

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.

Hormone Diaries: What is PCOS?

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 Best Healthcare Systems in the World

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.

10 Birth Control Options for the Modern Woman

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.

12 Facts About Dreaming You Need to Know

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.

How to Do Whole30 Without Dying

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.