Surprising Things that Walking Do to Our Mind & Body

By Lisa Franchi on April 29, 2016

Walking is part of our daily life. From the bedroom to the kitchen, from the door to car, and from the car to our desk - we all walk. But most of us spend less and less time walking these days. Many of us spend countless hours sitting in our desk. And when we walk, we do it mindlessly.   Walking may be the simplest form of exercise. So it is too surpri [Read More…]

Top Food Sources of Vitamin B12

By Amy Taylor on April 28, 2016

You probably are well aware of vitamins A, C, D and E and their role on keeping your body healthy. What about vitamin B? This nutrient comes in different kinds and like other vitamins, they are also essential for your body. It is easy to get most B vitamins by eating a well-balanced diet as they are abundant in whole foods, including fruits and vegetables. H [Read More…]

Eating Habits Influence Weight Gain More than Food Choices

By Rebecca Lewis on April 28, 2016

When it comes to weight gain, the type of food you eat does have a lesser impact than your eating habits. That is the latest finding by the researchers from Autonomous University of Madrid. They found that people who sit in front of the television while eating or those who didn’t plan how much they will eat are more likely to gain weight compared to th [Read More…]

How to Effectively Listen to & Address Your Emotions

By Sharon Moore on April 27, 2016

Most of us are good at listening to other people’s emotions. Too often, we could tell by simply looking at other people’s gestures and facial expressions if they are feeling down. But what about our own emotions? How do we identify what we are feeling exactly? And why is it important in the first place? Each day, we experience a wide range of em [Read More…]

Fructose alters Hundreds of Brain Genes, Causing Serious Health Diseases

By Lisa Franchi on April 27, 2016

We all know that sugar is bad for our health. But in what ways, specifically? A new study by UCLA found that fructose can alter genes in the brain, leading to a wide range of health problems - from diabetes to cardiovascular diseases.  The good news is an omega-3 fatty acid known as docosahexaenoic acid, or DHA, seems to reverse the harmful changes pro [Read More…]

What Depression Really Feels Like

By Amy Taylor on April 26, 2016

Everybody experiences ups and downs from time to time which is normal. It is a healthy response of a healthy human being towards uncontrolled events of everyday living. However in some cases there are situations which is far more than the usual feeling of blues, and sadness, which can actually be a feeling of emptiness, this maybe a sign of that a person is [Read More…]

Waist Measurement: Predictor of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

By Rebecca Lewis on April 25, 2016

Barcelona, Spain - Recent study presented at The International Liver Congress TM 2016 shows that the fat build up in the waist can cause a serious complication than that of obesity in the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).  NAFLD is a condition in which fat builds up in the liver, which in some cases, this fat accumulation can ca [Read More…]

Fast Food Eating Exposed Body to an Unknown Chemical

By Sharon Moore on April 21, 2016

New research shows another reason why fast food products is harmful to the body. The study revealed that people who consume more fast food tend to have higher levels of Phthalates in their urine. Phthalates are used to make food packaging materials, tubing for dairy products, and other materials involved in the food production process. It is said that Phtha [Read More…]

Dealing with Top Mental Health Triggers

By Lisa Franchi on April 20, 2016

Life can be challenging from time to time. Stress seems to be part of daily routine, it is everywhere, anytime, something that can’t be controlled by anyone. Stress is a part of life. There are a lot of things that even though we worked on so hard it will just end into another disappointment. Since these events, like anxiety, anger, disappointments, [Read More…]

Why You Shouldn’t Lose Doubt on Yourself

By Amy Taylor on April 19, 2016

How many times have you doubted yourself? How many times did you think you are not capable of doing something? We all tend to doubt ourselves sometimes, especially when it comes to things that we are unfamiliar of - those that are not within our comfort zone.  But self-doubt is one of the major obstacles that hinder us from fulfilling our goals in life [Read More…]

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