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The dangers of sugar are very real. Despite how little we hear about its consequences, it is one of the unhealthiest things we consume on a daily basis. Excessive sugar intake can lead to a number of medical conditions, including but not limited to: ...
Nowadays, people are far more health-conscious than in years past. With so much going on in the food industry, particularly with meat, it’s no wonder many people are turning to veganism and vegetarianism as options for an improvement on their ...
Is there anything as debilitating as a tension headache? For those who are unlucky enough to suffer from them, the answer would be a resounding no. Tension headaches are extremely common, and can be so painful they completely ruin your productivity ...
Diets seem a lot like fashion these days, coming and going, easily replaced with the next big thing. However, this does not mean every diet you hear about is just a flash in the pan fad that has no real value. In fact, many are often quite healthy ...
Many of us have probably witnessed numerous health trends and crazes come and go, some of which are viable options while others can either be dangerous or ineffective. One of today’s newest trends in health-conscious beverages is watermelon ...
Avoiding Sports Injuries Injury has always been part of the game. It is considered as an inevitable consequence of playing sports. However, no one really likes to be injured. This is especially true for serious athletes who get sidelined due to an ...
What Stress Can Do to Your Health Life is full of stressful situations. It’s a fact of life. Stress have had some negative connotations in the past, but in fact, not all stress is bad. For some people stress is actually a good thing. It keeps ...
Symptoms & Causes of Gout What do Beethoven, Benjamin Franklin, and Charles Dickens have in common? Aside from being great men, these famous personalities were gout sufferers. For many centuries, gout has had the nickname of a rich man’s ...
Know What’s in Your Drink Whether we admit it or not, most of us are soda drinkers. According to the recent report of the Centers for Disease Control, about 30 percent of American adults still consume this sugary beverage. While some drink only ...
When you have high cholesterol, you are twice at risk of suffering from heart attack and stroke. According to studies, one in three Americans has high cholesterol levels as a result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. While there are several ways of ...
Hit Your Steps Goal even with Your Busy Schedule Walking is one of the easiest and most convenient forms of exercise. Many studies show that walking can be beneficial if you want to lose weight, keep your heart healthy and reduce your risk of ...
Is Vegetarianism Right for You? There are different reasons why many individuals are deciding to make the switch to a vegetarian diet. While some are considering the health benefits of this kind of lifestyle, others are more driven by personal ...
Keeping your hands clean is the easiest and most efficient way to avoid getting sick and spreading germs / diseases to others. As kids, we were always reminded by our parents or teachers to wash our hands as frequently as possible—especially ...
Helpful Tips to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holiday Season Many people who are focused on losing weight can face serious challenges in reaching their goals when they reach the holiday season. It can be a joyous time filled with friends, family, and ...
Tea has many health benefits such as reducing your risk of heart disease, protecting your bones, weight loss, and a high amounts of antioxidants. There are studies, however, suggesting that tea leaves contain more caffeine than coffee beans. Caffeine ...
A person with high cholesterol levels has twice the risk of heart diseases, which can lead to heart attack or stroke. Most often, high cholesterol is a result of unhealthy lifestyle choices. A doctor may prescribe medication to get your high ...
At the end of a long flight, you may feel groggy, sore, numb, and pretty miserable overall. Making just a few simple changes to your flying routine could help you feel refreshed and ready to move by the time you land. Even though you don’t have ...
Staying active while pregnant, within certain guidelines, can provide immense health benefits to both mother and child. Every pregnant woman dreams of regaining her normal figure after the baby is born. Chances are, exercise during pregnancy will ...
With the sun shining brighter and temperatures rising, summer must be here. As the season settles in, many flock outdoors to enjoy the warm weather and the time away from work or school. While the beach may beckon or the pool may be begging for a ...
Three Leg Stretches Many people have a glaring omission in their workout regimes: Stretching. For many reasons, stretching is just as important as strength training and aerobic exercise. There are several reasons why this is true. Stretching helps ...
May Is Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month May is Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month. Did you know that skin cancer is the leading form of cancer in the United States? Melanoma is the most extreme and deadly ...
Who doesn’t love eating a meticulously prepared meal that tastes great and makes you feel great as well? While eating healthy is ideal, what about during the week when you don’t have all the time in the world to prepare the perfect meal? ...
What is Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)? Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is defined by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention as a systemic inflammatory disease which manifests itself in multiple joints of the body and primarily affects the lining of the ...
3 Tips for Osteoporosis Prevention Your bones are foundational support for the rest of your body and it is crucial that you protect them as best you can in order to lead a happy and healthy lifestyle. Osteoporosis slowly weakens that foundation when ...
Ways to Reduce Sodium in Your Diet Make no mistake: Our world is a salty one! Salt is everywhere, even in foods you probably wouldn’t expect it. From soups to salsas to hot dogs to salad dressings to nut butters, salt is a major part of the ...
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