Health

Wine, Carbs, and Alcohol: Minimizing the Dietary Damage

(Source) Wine – in moderation – might have positive effects on our bodies. However, it also comes with many side effects: poor quality sleep, rough hangovers, risk of addiction, and – especially for white wine – a possible link with skin cancer. On top of that, you need to consider wine’s impact on your diet.…

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How Much More Should I Eat When Pregnant or Breastfeeding?

You’re pregnant – yeah, congratulations! Baby has arrived, and now you’re breastfeeding – yeah, you’re officially a breastaurant! Eating well during pregnancy and while breastfeeding isn’t just about eating enough, it’s about WHAT you’re eating too! Let’s peek under that cozy blanket and uncover HOW MUCH you should be eating as well as WHICH FOODS…

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Sleep Like A Baby With This Breathing Exercises

Introduction Are you a night owl with dark rings underneath your eyes and a brain fogged with sleep deprivation and worries? If so, then it is time to adopt the seven amazing breathing exercises for deep and sound sleep. If you stay up through the night until the birds start to chirp, then start practicing…

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How to Fit in Exercise… When You Literally Have NO Time!

Well, we all know that we should be exercising because it’s hugely beneficial to our health. It’s even scientifically proven, and study after study tells us!  Yet still only a fraction of us are actually into the daily exercise habit. Why is this the case? Can’t seem to get in daily exercise? Here are the…

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13 Cholesterol-Lowering Foods to Add to Your Diet Today

High cholesterol signifies the presence of higher levels of bad cholesterol i.e. LDL (low-density lipoproteins) and lower levels of good cholesterol i.e. HDL (high-density lipoproteins). Generally, it is necessary for proper organ functioning, hormones production, vitamin D production, and digestive fluids production. But too much cholesterol, especially the bad one, leads to serious diseases that…

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Productive or Just “Busy”? 17 Ways To Be More Productive Every Day

Noun: ‘productivity’ The state or quality of producing something; the effectiveness of productive effort. How many excuses do you hear yourself saying every day? ‘I couldn’t get this done today because… OR I didn’t have time to do that because…’   Sometimes all it takes to be more ‘productive’ is to simply stop sabotaging yourself…

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Exercise Isn’t Just Good for Your Health

[Image Source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/photograph-of-a-physically-fit-woman-1271428/] Most of us know that exercise is good for our health. It can be good for maintaining a healthy weight and it can also help to prevent a number of health conditions. While the health benefits of exercise may be common knowledge, many of us do not realize how exercise can make…

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Chronic Stress – Am I At Risk?

STRESS. You can’t avoid it these days – it literally surrounds us in everyday life and virtually no one is immune to it. However, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing! It keeps us – and our neurological systems on its toes, for lack of a better term.   But, while short-lived…

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4 Tips for Better Sleep Without Medication

Photo by Rawpixel Did you know that nearly 40 million Americans suffer from regular challenges with sleep? Difficulties with sleep have been linked to health concerns like depression, anxiety, heart disease, weight gain, and even Alzheimer’s. If you’re one of those 40 million — or even the 20 million suffering from infrequent sleep troubles —…

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