Simple Body Detox Methods 

Simple Body Detox Methods 

Our bodies accumulate toxins over time. From the environment to the food that we eat, we slowly collect different toxins that can affect our health. We need to go through some detoxifying process in order to get rid of these toxins and stay healthy. There are different ways we can help our body detoxify and […]

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Signs That You Are Not Getting Enough Sleep

Sleep serves a very important role in one’s health. It allows the body to replenish and repair itself. Sleep is the time when the body is trying to get rid of toxins and try to reset certain physical and cognitive functions. Not getting sufficient sleep on a regular basis can have a considerable effect on […]

Exposure To Bright Morning Light Linked To Lower Weight, BMI

Exposure To Bright Morning Light Linked To Lower Weight, BMI

A new study suggests that your exposure to bright light in the morning can have a significant effect on a person’s body mass index or BMI, the ratio between a person’s weight and height. People who had most of their daily exposure to even moderately bright light in the morning showed a lower BMI compared […]

Surprising Reasons Why You're Always Tired

Surprising Reasons Why You’re Always Tired

Our body requires energy in order to perform different functions at optimum levels. The body may source the energy in different ways. But the primary source of fuels is always food. You take away this source and you can feel your body going tired as it goes hungry. But there are also other reasons why […]

Ten Steps to Flush Toxins Out of Our Bodies

Ten Steps to Flush Toxins Out of Our Bodies

You may not realize it, but no matter how clean you try to be, we are all exposed to billions of toxins every day from the bad air we breathe to the mercury we eat from fish, which is why it is very important to not only clean our bodies from the outside but also […]

High Fat Diet for Pregnant Women is Risky

High Fat Diet for Pregnant Women is Risky

A recent research conducted at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at the University of Oxford says that mothers who are into a high-fat diet before and during pregnancy put their unborn children at risk from birth defects. The study, which used mice as subjects, revealed that a combination of a high fat diet […]

The PHIT Act Makes Weight Loss a Tax Deduction

The PHIT Act Makes Weight Loss a Tax Deduction

With over two-thirds of Americans considered overweight, people are encouraged to get into shape and lead a healthy lifestyle.  However, they are beginning to realize that getting fit is not only a difficult path, but an expensive path as well.  That is why the government is extending a helping hand.A pending legislation in the US Congress is the House Resolution 2105, also called the Personal Health Investment Today Act of 2009 (cleverly abbreviated as the PHIT Act), which is intended to allow …

Allergy Tips for Outdoor Living

Allergy Tips for Outdoor Living

For those who love the outdoors but are hampered by allergies and other annoyances, here are a few tips that you can do to avoid these minor nuisance and enjoy wide open spaces:Wear a maskIf the grass on your lawn is getting tall, wear a mask when mowing. Even a painter’s mask will do.Check the weather forecastPollen count is highest on hot, dry windy days. Before you head out, check the weather forecast.Also plan your day according to the weather. Warm breezy days have the highest pollen count,…

Decline in Fitness Speeds Up After Age 45

Decline in Fitness Speeds Up After Age 45

According to a new study, fitness decline speeds up after age 45 in both men and women. However, maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly helps. Andrew Jackson, PED, from the University of Houston and colleagues write in the Oct. 26 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, “The U.S. population is aging and is becoming more obese and sedentary. It is well documented that the cardiorespiratory fitness of men and women declines with age and that body composition and habitual physical ac…

Five Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight

Five Surprising Reasons You're Gaining Weight

Gaining weight can really be exasperating especially if your lifestyle includes regular exercise and a healthy balanced diet. There are several things that you must consider if you are gaining weight while on a controlled diet and are physically active. According to Michelle May, MD, author of Am I Hungry? What to Do When Diets Don’t Work, “Weight gain is so complicated; there are so many factors that can impact your weight. It is more likely a combination of things more than just one factor.”Ma…