Health & Well-being

ayurvedic therapies

Natural Creole Remedies with Healing Properties

Without taking away from the positives of 21st century medicine and scientific progress, a lot can be said for traditional, natural remedies that help us deal with basic health ailments. Alternative medicine is...
Smoothie and sliced banana and orange

Simple Ways to Lose Weight without Really Trying

Are you frustrated by carrying around extra weight? Are you struggling to lose a pound or two? You might need to make small adjustments in your daily routine in order to start reducing those numbers on the bath...
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Tips to Find an Autism-Friendly Restaurant

Finding a restaurant with food that pleases the entire family can be a daunting task. However, this is even more difficult with a child with autism. According to the World Health Organization, 1 in 160 children...
Golden retriever puppy 3 months

How Much Sleep Do I Need to Avoid Health Problems?

Insufficient sleep can leave us feeling tired and groggy. However, the problems do not end there. Overwhelming research has linked inadequate sleep to a bevy of health issues: including cancer, cardiovascular d...
Balance

Striking the Right Balance Between Diet and Exercise

The words "diet" and "exercise" often appear in the same sentence, but if there's disharmony between the two, you won't get very far down the road to weight loss.Putting in hours at the gym or on the joggin...
Back Pain

A Comprehensive Guide to Back Pain

Back pain affects more than 30 million Americans at any given time, ultimately 80% of the population will suffer, at some point. Anywhere from 2% to 10% of individuals who experience back pain develop what is c...
After Baby

Become Body Confident After Having a Baby

Many new mothers find it difficult to appreciate the changes pregnancy has wrought upon their bodies and struggle with self-image. Unable to accept that their bodies have changed, they cover up and hide themsel...
breadfruit

Can Breadfruit feed the world?

Breadfruit is being labelled a new “wonder food” by nutrition experts, who believe it can potentially help nations with poor crop growth to alleviate world hunger. Widely cultivated on the Pacific islands for c...
seniors

Effects of Physical Activity on Senior Health

As the senior population grows, the medical community seeks to improve and sustain their long-term health. Recent reports confirm that active lifestyles promote physical and mental wellness of seniors. Studies ...
Marijuana

The Basic Science of Cannabis

Have you ever wondered how cannabis (A.K.A. marijuana, weed, pot, Mary Jane, etc.) gets people acting either relaxed, sluggish, and in the mood for a nap or excited, twitchy, and talkative? The answers are all ...
Aging

Tips to Help Slow Down the Effects of Aging

It is a fact of life that the aging process cannot be stopped. Fortunately, because there are so many effects that factor into your age, there are plenty of techniques you can use to slow it down. These tips wi...
Drinks

Warning: Some Drinks Make Your Skin Look Bad

Alcohol is a hepatotoxin - it is a toxin that targets the liver. The liver being the very organ that helps keep the body detoxified, such a toxin is capable of far-reaching harm. While the toxins in alcohol was...