Alcohol use and consumption is a slippery slope. It can quickly spiral out of control as people develop unhealthy habits around its use. One social drink can turn into an out of control binge-drinking episode that has dire consequences for the drinker and everyone around him/her.  While the majority of people can responsibly enjoy alcohol in moderation, using it to add to festivities and social occasions, there are some people that do develop an unhealthy relationship with drinking. Statistics show that nearly 10 percent of males and 5 percent of females over age 21 can be classified as “alcoholics”.  With…

Food is one of the things we need for survival and good health. But nutritionists and health professionals have made us understand that eating just any food can threaten our good health. It then means our food choices count. And thanks to Dr. David Jenkins and his team, our understanding of things like the glycemic index of foods and health implication can never be better. Foods with High Glycemic Index can have adverse effects on blood pressure and a whole lot of other factors that may threaten our good health. In this post, you will learn out how high glycemic…

Everyone wants to be and needs to be fit. Our society encourages it, and when you pass the weight society assigned us, they let us know in many ways. There are many ways of getting fit some may choose gym, bodyweight exercises, aerobics exercises, yoga etc. but nowadays people often choose a hobby to get fit like horse riding, cycling and some choose dancing as well. To stay in shape gym coaches include cardio and dance fitness exercises into the daily routine. It also helps While you should never let what others think, you should stay fit for these reasons:…

Introduction Some people call it Nooch and some call it Savory Yeast (tasty yeast), but what exactly is nutritional yeast and what makes it a super food, we are going to discuss everything in this article. Many people confused themselves with the brewer’s yeast and the nutritional yeast, brewer’s yeast is obtained as the byproduct of beer making, while nutritional yeast is prepared through fermentation of sugarcane, beet molasses, and the right temperature. Nutritional yeast is heated and inactive yeast that is prepared for the direct consumption of human. Nutritional yeast is superior to the brewer’s yeast with a much…

Does it seem like coughs, colds, and flu always stay close to you? If you’re constantly sick and you’re tired of being a magnet to illnesses, it’s time to strengthen your protective barrier – your immune system. The good news is that there are simple and actionable ways you can strengthen your immune system to avoid getting sick. Here’s how you can do it. 1. Steer Clear of Processed Foods You should avoid gluten, sugar, and processed foods as they can dramatically compromise your immune function. Instead, opt for a smoothie filled with healthy fats, with ingredients such as: Almond…

In this fast-paced world, people are careless about their health. In addition, they are also bugged with skin related problems such as blisters on the foot. They occur due to conditions such as heat, cold, and excessive humidity. As people age over a period of time, the issue results into a major crisis. Hence one should take preventive steps on time and for this find the right podiatrist in the neighborhood.  #1. Narrow the Search It is vital to narrow your search on the specialists as there are many options available. You should filter the information according to the location. In…

According to a study conducted in 2015, it is estimated that  91.2 million individuals in the United States deal with arthritis – whether that be osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or psoriatic arthritis. The symptoms of arthritis are joint pain, inflammation, swelling, muscle weakness, fatigue, and stiffness. While this inflammatory condition can be treated and is often done so with prescription medications but essential oils is also an excellent home remedy for arthritis-associated pain. Read on to discover some of the best essential oils for arthritis to get instant relief in arthritis pain: #1 Rosemary Oil Rosemary is one of the important essential oil…

With age, many things become important. One of them is keeping your body fit . A popular quote says, “ Take care of your body, it is the only place you have to live in”. Your age must not be a hindrance to your physical activities. But as you get older, maintaining the mental and physical fitness looks tough. Keeping your body fit has the power to keep your heart fit. It also helps in controlling the sugar levels, blood pressure, pain etc. It has a never ending benefits. Not only this, it also helps in strengthening the working of…

We all read and hear a lot of eating healthy, exercising and maintaining a happy lifestyle but have you ever thought of your eyes? Have you ever thought if they are in a great shape or not? Well, if you are someone who wears contact lenses of glasses then you are already on autopilot but if you are someone who has the perfect eyesight then yes, you need to be worried about your eyes and fear the time when you will need some support of glasses or lenses to see things clearly. You see the thing to be worried about…

Allergies are kind of Chronic diseases which occur very frequently and last for a long time. It is a condition in which body’s immune system releases an anti-body immunoglobulin E (IgE) to respond to the agents or allergens which might pose some harm to your body. The symptoms that occur during this process are called Allergic reactions. Allergies can be caused by various types of allergens like medicine, insects, mold, pollen, food, animals, etc. The symptoms can range from rashes, swelling, sore throat, itching, respiratory issues, etc. To avoid a harmful allergic reaction, people with allergies are mostly advised to stay away…