Having a pet can have many positive aspects, such as increased fitness, decreased blood pressure, improved social skills, meaningful life, less anxiety, and improved outlook.
What you do first thing in the morning has the potential to set the stage for the rest of the day right up until you go to sleep again. Start your day off with activities that will get your blood pumping and make you feel strong and lively.
Although there is no known cure, medical treatment and home remedies for migraines can help to reduce the frequency and severity of your symptoms.
An increased grip strength allows us to accomplish physical chores with ease, such as twisting knobs, opening jars, lifting items off the floor, and so on.
Dehydration is deadly regardless of age, but seniors are more susceptible to it than other age groups. Dehydration can happen far faster than you realize, causing harm before you can rehydrate.
Even with gluten sensitivity, you can still enjoy your meals. You just have to figure out what you like and then find some good recipes that will make you forget about gluten.
Omega fatty acid-rich foods can help you maintain your mental and physical wellness. Consume fish and other foods rich in these nutrients.
Every day, our immune system fights disease-causing germs and viruses to keep us alive. You can do a number of things to make sure your immune system is healthy.
Understanding your body is crucial. Understand what foods it requires and how they affect your metabolism is also important.
Fiber provides good intestinal support as well as a reduction in digestive difficulties, among other advantages. Those advantages include eating less because you feel fuller and also have many heart-healthy benefits.
When it comes to sugar and salt, is one worse than the other? Certainly, sugar offers no nutritional value. Salt on the other hand can cause high blood pressure if not consumed in moderation. But which one is worse?
Chemicals are everywhere around you. They're in your morning cereal and accompany you to work. However, by making changes towards a more natural lifestyle, you can reduce the number of chemicals in your life.
Taking a cold shower isn't going to make you healthier. Yes, cold showers can boost your vitality in some ways, but only to a certain extent.
It is important to drink enough water every day. It is important for your health. In fact, water prevents dehydration. This is important because dehydration can cause unclear thinking, overheating of the body, mood swings, and even cause constipation and kidney stones.
Hiccups are rarely harmful unless they cause embarrassment when watching a movie or attending a job interview. Even if you have to accept them as a part of life, you can learn more about how to prevent and stop them.
It's impossible to avoid change. Examine your interests, friends, clothing, music preferences, TV shows, family, and profession. Many of these factors have shifted. The individuals in your life have evolved. The political environment has shifted. Change is all around us.
If you are looking for a way to keep your baby occupied especially at night when you may not want to have to get up, then investing in a crib mobile just might help you get a little more sleep!
As the saying goes, breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Starting with a good breakfast means you will have lots of energy throughout the day.
Want to cool off this summer? Here are some great ways to do that from eating ice cream to having a tall, icy drink.
You can begin baby sign language as early as six month, but it is at around seven or eight months that they begin to take notice of the signs. Many parents have reported that being able to understand their child's needs at this early stage of their development is very important as baby can actually...
There are many different types and brands of chain saws available on the market today. Everything from light weight electric to heavy duty gas powered engines. Whether you have a little or a lot of trees and brush to trim, there is a chain saw made for the job.
Every November you will find some of your men friends growing a little more hair on their faces in the form of a moustache. Yes, November is Movember which is the way one of the largest charities advertises for its annual fundraising event.
Although the job market may be competitive there are many openings available if you know where to look. There are many great opportunities available and tips on how to craft an attention grabbing resume that will impress any interviewer. There are going to be lots of other people applying for the...
Learning to survive a disaster is an important skill to acquire considering the number of natural disasters that have occurred in the last couple of years. Are you prepared?
In countries that produce oil such as Venezuela, gas prices are well below market prices. If you want to know where you will pay the most for gas for your car then you need to go to Hong Kong.
Eating too many acidic foods can unbalance the body and lead to weight gain, poor concentration and fatigue. The idea behind eating a more alkaline diet is that it helps the body to regenerate damaged cells.
There are many conditions that can lead to hair loss. These can include scalp inflammation, poor diet, dehydration, stress, genetics, hormone imbalances and toxic hair care products.
It seems that several million adults suffer from sinus infections or sinusitis. The question is two fold: why do we suffer from sinus problems and why do more people seem to get this problem?
Watermelons are not considered part of the “dirty dozen” of commercial pesticide sprayed fruits so you don’t have to spend any more if you can’t find organic ones.
Did you know that aspartame was listed by the Pentagon as a biochemical warfare agent? Aspartame has the reputation as being the most contested food additive in FDA history.
Have you ever had the experience of taking a photo with a digital camera that when you viewed the image on your computer didn’t seem to have the depth of color or clarity that you saw when you took the picture?
I have so many memories of good old fashioned home cooking. Here are some of my favorite recipes. Bon appetit!
If you are going to be a good cook, then you need to learn the basic cooking techniques. Knowing these techniques can not only make it more enjoyable to prepare food but also more enjoyable for everyone who gets to eat your food.
You can use vinegar to clean just about anything but did you also realize that vinegar has many health benefits? Vinegar has been used since Hippocrates time as a medicine and an antiseptic.
Studies have found that the incidence of fatal heart disease was more than 50% lower in men who eat fish regularly over those who didn’t eat any fish. Other studies have found that by adding salmon oil to the diet, triglyceride and cholesterol levels may be lowered
Spice has cast a spell on our imaginations since early times. They flatter our senses with their vibrant colors and smells. They can turn a mundane dish in to one fit for a king!
Cheese can be a simple meal or an exotic and time consuming dish to make. It just depends on the recipe and it also depends on the type of cheese.
There are many types of rice found in the local supermarket including white, Basmati, Brown, Inari, wild and Jasmine. Rice can also be made into wine, syrup and puffed for breakfast cereal.
If you are a vegetarian cook or are planning to have more vegetarian meals, then you need to have a well stocked pantry. Having the ingredients you need on hand will make your life as a vegetarian cook easier.
Lucky symbols can be found around the world represented by everything from animals, to botanical to inanimate objects. In Buddhism, followers do not believe in luck but in karma.
Researchers have found that one eighth of the 82,000 ingredients used in personal care products are industrial chemicals, including carcinogens, pesticides, reproductive toxins, plasticizers and degreasers.
You don't need a large amount of land to have a garden. Planting all your favorites in containers can give a beautiful array of flowers, vegetables, fruits and herbs. If you have a balcony or a patio, using containers to make a garden is a great idea.
To guard against age related diseases we need to maintain healthy habits and part of those habits is exercise. As we age so do our muscles and bones. The muscles can shrink over time and lose their power and strength.
There are many types of mushrooms from the humble button to the exotic oyster. They have a rich, earthy taste and are full of amazing anti-aging benefits. Did you know that mushrooms soak up Vitamin D from the sun just like we do?
Being sleep deprived actually hinders weight loss. You body produces more of the hormone, ghrelin and less leptin. Ghrelin spurs on the appetite while leptin will actually stop food cravings.
Don't our pets deserve to be given the best possible food for their care and well being? Unfortunately a lot of pet food are high in processed sugars, fats and chemical additives that are the last thing they should have in their diets.
In order to make our golden years, golden, we need to take care of our physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and social health. The aging baby boomers are a huge success story
If you are looking for a different exercise routine perhaps you should take up belly dancing. You will be able to find classes in community centers and belly dancing studios in most cities.
A good idea is to start with organic food to minimize exposure to herbicides and pesticides. Children, especially babies are more susceptible to the effect of these types of toxins.
Everyone loves a snack. Some are better for you than others so make sure you are getting food that is nutritious as well as satisfying to eat.
Shiatsu is a unique, non-invasive form of therapy designed to stimulate the body's inherent ability to heal itself. Literally translated from Japanese, it means "finger pressure".
There are many different types of yogurt from Greek to Goat Yogurt. There are even nut yogurts for vegans that you can make yourself.
You will find these 10 foods in your cupboard or at the local grocery store and should be added to your menu. These foods are not listed as a miracle cure, they are just foods you might already be eating and some you might have thought weren’t healthy.
Today tea comes from a variety of countries including China, Sir Lanka, India, South Africa and Kenya. Were England use to be the biggest importer of tea, America is now has that honor.
I’m sure you probably wash your fruits and vegetables when you get them home from the super market, but did you ever consider besides a little dirt what might also be on the fruit? How about chemicals from pesticides, waxes and herbicides?
From ketchup to soft drinks, from baked goods to cereals, white sugar can be found in commonly eaten food products and is literally robbing us of our health
Another contributing factor to our aching back is stress. Stress causes us to stiffen our neck, tighten our shoulders and even tensing our back muscles. This can contribute to more aches and pains, sore muscles and eventually we aren’t as limber or flexible as we once were.
The Master Cleanser is a simple diet for increasing energy, balancing your body's pH, losing weight, reducing swelling and pain, alleviating allergies, flushing the colon, improving skin and hair and ridding your body of parasites.
Sprouting at home can be fun and easy to do if you have the right instructions and the right tools. Sprouts are gorgeous little energy filled plants and a great addition to any diet.
One of the best ways to rid yourself of acne is to follow a healthy diet that will help eliminate toxins from your body. Eating plenty of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables and low-fat protein foods including nuts, is a perfect way to help improve your acne
It is recommended that we eat between seven and ten servings of fresh fruits and vegetables a day, but how do you go about eating that amount each and every day?
If you are looking for some information on how to stop or even reverse brain aging then these surprising ways just might help you overcome the risk of Alzheimer's disease or dementia.
Owning the vision for your life will keep you focused on your long-term goal and will help you deny those short-term sacrifices that are so tempting. The greatest cause for failure is giving up what you want long-term, for what you want most in the moment.
Did you know that most of the fish on the market is highly contaminated? If you are eating fish on a regular basis you may want to consider the following.
Did you know that eating a little know radish-like root vegetable just might be the answer to solving migraine headaches?
What if you lived in a world without disease?
There isn’t any labeling required to warn the public about the dangers. Nano-particles readily penetrate the skin, can invade underlying blood vessels, get into the general blood stream and product toxic effects because they are so tiny and easily absorbed.
With all the demands in our lives do you ever find you just don't have enough energy? Do you need a nap in the afternoon or find you are dragging yourself to bed at night?
Yogurt isn't just for eating. Here are several ways you can use yogurt for more than a healthy snack.
Ever notice that as a woman you say one thing and your husband/boyfriend hears something completely different? Every wonder why that happens?
Although hemorrhoids are common, they can also be very annoying and even embarrassing. Here is a list of some common mistakes that help to contribution to developing hemorrhoids:
Being allergic to cats is twice as common as being allergic to dogs. Most homes have enough cat dander to cause an allergic reaction.
If you are a first time home buyer make sure that the real estate agent you work with has your best interests in mind and gives you all the information you will need to make the right decision.