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Why Are Your Hands Cold? { Raynaud’s Disease}

Why Are Your Hands Cold? { Raynaud’s Disease}

To say my body doesn’t do well in the cold is an understatement. When the temperature drops, my fingers freeze, and often turn deep red, followed by white. On especially exciting days, they’ll look a little blue. “Cold hands, warm heart,” my mom used to tell me. Growing up in sunny Southern California, this rarely […]

How To Relieve a Headache Instantly

How To Relieve a Headache Instantly

A few weeks ago, I had an appointment with a physical therapist. As he poked and prodded my body during the initial evaluation, he asked me a question that honestly kind of shocked me: “Have you been getting headaches lately?” Indeed I had been—bad ones. So bad that neither Tylenol nor Advil could relieve the […]

Mornings Are The Best Time For Work Out – Know Why?

Mornings Are The Best Time For Work Out – Know Why?

Hotly debated fitness topics are in no short supply: yoga vs. pilates, cardio vs. strength training, and the treadmill vs. outdoor running. But no dispute is as polarizing as the one surrounding morning vs. evening workouts. Of course, the absolute best time to work out is whenever gym time meshes with your schedule so actually show up on the […]

Do You Know The Essential Oils For Anxiety?

Do You Know The Essential Oils For Anxiety?

You may have seen headlines in the news about how the scent of lavender can help calm anxiety. The news isn’t totally surprising, considering that essential oils and aromatherapy have been used by alternative medicine practitioners for hundreds of years to address problems like stress, pain, and sleep issues. The new study, published in Frontiers in Behavioral […]

Coffee Drinkers Really Do Live Longer

Coffee Drinkers Really Do Live Longer

By now, it’s clear: There’s a strong case for the health benefits of coffee. Studies have recently shown that regular java drinkers have a lower risk of diabetes, fewer strokes and heart problems and lower rates of certain cancers. All of that may help explain why coffee drinkers also tend to live longer than people […]

Dangers of Going Keto

Dangers of Going Keto

The ketogenic diet—also known as “keto”—has become the latest big thing in weight-loss plans, touted recently by celebs like Jenna Jameson, Mama June, and Halle Berry. The diet involves cutting way back on carbohydrates, to 50 grams a day or less, to help the body achieve a state of ketosis, in which it has to […]

Ways to Boost Your Coffee with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Ways to Boost Your Coffee with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Start your day with a boost Always forgetting to take your daily vitamins? Us, too. But something we never, ever forget? Our daily cup of coffee. In fact, our day doesn’t start until we’ve had it. So why not double these activities? Add a healthy dose of vitamins, antioxidants, and nutritious benefits to your daily […]

Diabetes: What To Drink and Not Drink

Diabetes: What To Drink and Not Drink

The basics Having diabetes means that you have to be aware of everything you eat or drink. Knowing the amount of carbohydrates you ingest and how they may affect your blood sugar is crucial. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends zero-calorie or low-calorie drinks. The main reason is to prevent a spike in blood sugar. […]

Nutrition Guide For Kids

Nutrition Guide For Kids

As a parent, you want to provide your children with the best nutrition. A healthy diet full of whole grains, lean protein, fresh fruits, and vegetables is essential for growing bodies. When you feed your family, you probably try to provide them with balanced meals, healthy snacks, and plenty of water. But, it may be […]

Herbs Pregnant Women Should Avoid

Herbs Pregnant Women Should Avoid

Herbal remedies help to heal hundreds of ailments. However, there are four herbs that pregnant women should avoid. Most herbs are safe for pregnant women to use throughout their pregnancies. You can add them to your dinner or use them to help you sleep at night. Millions of people use herbs every day. Pregnant women […]