• SLEEP AND HEALTH

    SLEEP AND HEALTH

    Understanding healthy sleep In today’s fast-paced world, a good night’s sleep has become something of an indulgence. It’s fallen down our list of priorities behind work, chores, social time, and entertainment. However, sleep shouldn’t be a luxury. It’s as important to your physical and mental health as food and water. The Hidden Costs of Insufficient Sleep Sleep […]

  • CORTISOL – THE STRESS HORMONE

    CORTISOL – THE STRESS HORMONE

    What Is Cortisol ? Cortisol is often called the “stress hormone” because of its connection to the stress response, however, cortisol is much more than just a hormone released during stress. Understanding cortisol and its affect on the body will help you balance your hormones and achieve good health. Think of cortisol as nature’s built-in alarm system.. […]

  • LIVER – THE DETOXIFIER

    LIVER – THE DETOXIFIER

    LIVER The liver is a large, meaty organ that sits on the right side of the belly. Weighing about 3 pounds, the liver is reddish-brown in color and feels rubbery to the touch. Normally you can’t feel the liver, because it’s protected by the rib cage. The liver has two large sections, called the right […]

  • BEAT THE HEAT IN SUMMER

    BEAT THE HEAT IN SUMMER

    Summer can be a time for rest, excitement, and long days of outdoor fun, but it also ushers in some seasonal health risks. Taking simple precautions can keep these at bay and make summer more enjoyable and safe. It is that time of the year when one has more worries than just sweating out and […]

  • All about hair health

    All about hair health

    While genetics play a key role, your diet, the weather, pollution, and your overall approach to hair care are all critical to maintaining your crowning glory. Find out how a healthy diet and proper care can keep your mane a head above the rest. Research shows that changes in your hair’s look, texture, or thickness […]

  • FIRST PERIOD TALK WITH YOUR DAUGHTER

    FIRST PERIOD TALK WITH YOUR DAUGHTER

    Menstruation typically begins at about age 12, but periods are possible as early as age 8. That’s why it’s important to discuss this topic early. Menstruation, however, can be an awkward subject to explain. So what’s the best way to prepare your child? Many women probably remember when and where they got their first period. […]

  • INTERMITTENT FASTING CAN HELP EASE METABOLIC SYNDROME

    INTERMITTENT FASTING CAN HELP EASE METABOLIC SYNDROME

    For those with metabolic syndrome, the necessary lifestyle and weight changes can be challenging. Now, a study has shown that eating within a certain time window can help tackle that. Metabolic syndrome is an umbrella term for a number of risk factors for serious conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. These risk factors include obesity and high blood pressure, among […]

  • PERSONAL HYGIENE

    PERSONAL HYGIENE

    What is personal hygiene? Personal hygiene is how you care for your body. This practice includes bathing, washing your hands, brushing your teeth, and more. Every day, you come into contact with millions of outside germs and viruses. They can linger on your body, and in some cases, they may make you sick. Personal hygiene […]

  • SMARTPHONE’S ADDICTION

    SMARTPHONE’S ADDICTION

    Cell Phone Addiction What is smartphone addiction? While a smartphone, tablet, or computer can be a hugely productive tool, compulsive use of these devices can interfere with work, school, and relationships. When you spend more time on social media or playing games than you do interacting with real people, or you can’t stop yourself from […]

  • SUGAR “THE WHITE DEATH”

    SUGAR “THE WHITE DEATH”

    Sugar has a bittersweet reputation when it comes to health. Sugar occurs naturally in all foods that contain carbohydrates, such as fruits and vegetables, grains, and dairy. Consuming whole foods that contain natural sugar is okay. Plant foods also have high amounts of fiber, essential minerals, and antioxidants, and dairy foods contain protein and calcium. […]