Category: Lifestyle

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

This green, white, or purple vegetable come in spears, is packed with nutrition, and is low in calories. There are plenty of reasons to consume this veggie. With only 90 calories in one cup, it’s pretty incredible that this amount… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Hemorrhoids: Uncomfortable bowel movements

Hemorrhoids: Uncomfortable bowel movements

Swollen veins near the rectum and anus are called hemorrhoids. The walls of the blood vessels have been stretched so thin that the veins start to bulge, become swollen, and cause irritation. This uncomfortable feeling is especially prevalent when you… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Nausea & Vomiting: The exit route

Nausea & Vomiting: The exit route

Vomiting is the body’s way of getting rid of something it does not like. It is a natural, protective reflex. Nausea is the feeling right before the body does this release. This is an unpleasant feeling, but because vomiting is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, Personal Care
Can infrared sauna reduce thyroid disease symptoms?

Can infrared sauna reduce thyroid disease symptoms?

Before my diagnosis, I had no idea of the different types of thyroid conditions that already existed. Heck, I didn’t even know where the thyroid was. It is true I am embarrassed to admit it but I think I didn’t… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Personal Care
Expiration Dates: How long?

Expiration Dates: How long?

What is that smell?? You open the container of yogurt and can barely inhale. Did you know that the only items required by federal law to label expiration dates are infant formula and particular types of baby foods?? We live… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Lifestyle
Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

Sauna vs steam room: Who wins??

After a workout or after a long day, stepping into a sauna or steam room is treatment for your body. These facilities are found in gyms, spas, hotels, and some people even have them at home. The main difference is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Autoimmune diseases: When the body fights against itself

Autoimmune diseases: When the body fights against itself

When the body’s immune system starts to attack itself, disorder erupts. There are up to 80,000 different autoimmune disorders ranging in severity. The immune system falls on a spectrum of very low functioning to being overly active. When the immune… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Abdominal Muscles: The core of the matter

Abdominal Muscles: The core of the matter

The loaded question we all want the answer to is how to get a flat stomach?? We want to sculpt tight abs on our belly, but how?? Some might answer with an exercise routine targeting the mid-section, while others might… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care, Strength Training
Shin Splints: The runner’s curse

Shin Splints: The runner’s curse

Ever go for a run and feel your shins throb and ache afterwards?? All you did was run down the driveway to move the car before the street sweeper came, but somehow this caused distress to your shins. Medial tibial… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Lifestyle, Personal Care
Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin: The Smile-Frown Chemical

Serotonin is a chemical found in the brain, blood platelets, and mainly in the digestive system (up to 90%). Its scientific name is 5-hydroxytryptamine, or 5-HT. This chemical is a neurotransmitter that delivers messages between our nerve cells. Most of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Care