How to Fight Inflammation in the Body

What is Inflammation? Inflammation is a natural process our body goes through, and it’s not necessarily a bad thing. In fact, inflammation is what helps our system through the healing process as it fights against anything that may be harming it including injuries, diseases, and infections.   While inflammation is a good, natural process, it can also become a chronic …

The Three Pillars of Exercise (And Their Benefits)

We all know the importance of exercise as we’ve heard it time and time again. In order to enjoy a healthy lifestyle with minimal health issues, we need to implement regular exercise in our routines. The pros go beyond physical well-being as exercising has also been proven to help keep our mental health in check. Did you know that physical …

Habits for a Healthy Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, and the scariest part is that it’s a silent killer. Many people believe they are not at risk of developing heart disease, but there may be some factors affecting their health that they may not be aware of. It’s important to visit your doctor regularly and monitor these three things: …

How to Boost Your Metabolism

Your metabolism is the chemical process in which your body converts the food you consume into energy. This is a vital process for all living beings. When dieting, many people refer to their “metabolic rate” or the rate at which their body burns calories. This rate may vary from day to day and is also dependent on many factors including: …

Good Fats vs. Bad Fats

All fats are not created equal. Unfortunately, there is an abundance of false information out there that may lead people to misunderstand about whether fat is good or bad, and how much you should really be eating. Today we’re breaking down all different types of fat, how good each one is really, where to find them, and how often you …

Are You Sleep Deprived?

Humans thrive on food, water, and sleep. Believe it or not, sleep is the most important factor when it comes to reaching optimum health. Sleep is vital because without it, our body functions begin to fail and this leads to a number of problems that affect both our physical and mental health. On average, adults should be sleeping anywhere between …

What is Low Impact Exercise?

Did you know that different types of exercises may have more or less impact on your bones and joints? For people with joints conditions or injuries, certain types of exercises may be more difficult or even impossible to do. For this reason, experts recommend trying out low impact exercise in order to stay active and avoid increased pain or risking …

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching is an important part of physical and mental health that is often overlooked. Whether you are an athlete, a newfound fitness enthusiast, or someone who doesn’t exercise at all, stretching is an activity that should be incorporated into your daily routine for better overall health. The best part is it doesn’t have to be time-consuming activity in order to …

Benefits of Drinking Tea

Tea has been around for thousands of years and even though some cultures have the beverage more deeply embedded into their lifestyle, there is no doubt that it comes with a number of health benefits that anyone around the world can enjoy. Many studies have been done in order to explore the health benefits tea has to offer, and overall, …

How To Keep Your Mind Healthy and Sharp

It’s normal to forget small things such as where you placed your keys or wallet from time to time. In fact, this can happen at any point in our lives. As we age, our brains tend to shrink and blood flow to the brain lessens, causing minor changes in cognitive function. Many people associate growing older with cognitive impairment, though …