This calculator is for informational purposes only. You should consult a healthcare provider before making any health decisions: Whether you’re hoping to maintain your current weight, or to lose or gain weight, knowing the amount of calories to consume each … Continue reading Calorie Calculator: What Are Your Daily Caloric Needs?
Working out is one of the healthiest things you can do for your heart, so imagine exercising intensely for a decade—like cycling at least 25 hours a week—and then finding out you have, of all things, a heart problem. That’s … Continue reading The Heart Problem AFib Is on the Rise – Symptoms, Treatments
The COVID-19 vaccines in use now have been touted for how well they work—the Pfizer vaccine trials found its product to be 95 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections after both shots and the Moderna 94.1 percent effective after the … Continue reading Can You Spread Coronavirus After Vaccination?
Here are just three of the many producers offering the Good Stuff, plus how to cook it right. Beef: Meet Regenerative Ranching’s Underdog THERE’S ONE big reason the meat you eat at a steakhouse tastes sublime: sourcing. Steakhouse owners know … Continue reading Best Proteins – Beef, Chicken, Salmon Nutrition & Recipes
Myth: Taking a COVID Vaccine Will Give You COVID No, a COVID-19 vaccine will not give you COVID-19. According to the CDC, none of the vaccines in development in the United States use the live virus that causes COVID-19. Instead, … Continue reading COVID Vaccine Myths Debunked by Experts
If you could get the support you needed to fight bacteria from a natural resource, why wouldn’t you? Interestingly, most prescription medicines are actually modeled after essential oils derived from plants, and whenever possible, I suggest opting for a natural approach … Continue reading Top 4 Antibacterial Essential Oils
This dietary tool is said to be “borrowed from the bodybuilding world” because it can offer benefits such as gaining muscle mass and helping with exercise performance and recovery. According to proponents of this approach, why do you need to reverse … Continue reading Reverse Dieting: Does It Help or Hurt Weight Loss?
Have a fever? Take an antibiotic. High cholesterol? Use a statin. In pain? Pop an opioid. Feeling blue? Try an antidepressant. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 74 percent of doctor’s visits end with a scribbled prescription. It’s … Continue reading Common Drugs That Steal Your Body’s Nutrients
A 2016 review of studies found a link between meditative movements (such as tai chi and yoga) and improved sleep quality. This improved sleep quality was further linked to a better quality of life. But why does stretching have this … Continue reading Before Bed: 8 Stretches to Do at Night to Sleep Well
The most common reported side effect following vaccination is pain at the injection site. Trial data has shown that the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are safe and generally well tolerated. No deaths from anaphylaxis following either vaccine have been reported. … Continue reading COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects: What to Know Now
If only we could lounge around all day like cats — loafing about, slowly getting through the day, and draping our bodies on a variety of surfaces as we get some restorative shut-eye. It sounds like a dream. Unfortunately, society … Continue reading The 6 Best Products for Power Napping in 2021
Gentle cleanser in the morning. “In the morning, I never want to put anything too harsh on my skin as I don’t want to strip the skin of its natural oils. Since I cleanse my skin in the evenings, the … Continue reading A Dermatologist Anti-Aging Skincare Routine For Acne-Prone Skin
People often wonder whether yoga can help you lose weight, or whether it’s just that the more lithe body types tend to gravitate to yoga. The short answer is yes, yoga can likely help with weight loss. But yoga doesn’t … Continue reading How to Practice Yoga for Weight Loss
Maybe this isn’t a surprise to you, but apples are one of the best fruits you can eat. They’re high in fiber, have about 100 calories per fruit, and are easy to eat on the go. Plus, they are super … Continue reading 7 of the Best Apple Types – Sweet, Popular Apples
Prior to the pandemic, my diet was generally quite healthy, but without a normal routine, it worsened significantly. I found it much harder to avoid pizza, pasta and unhealthy snacking, all of which contributed to feeling worse. After six months … Continue reading The Diet and Workout That Gave Me Shredded Abs in 11 Weeks
After her diagnosis, she took the advice of her oncologists at the Cleveland Clinic and underwent a mastectomy followed by many rounds of chemotherapy. I can still remember seeing my mom’s hair fall out and thinking she had aged 10 years … Continue reading 10 Natural Cancer Treatments to Consider
What causes cancer? While we definitely don’t know everything that can trigger this disease, what is clear is that more people are dealing with this disease. According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 39.6 percent of men and women will … Continue reading What Causes Cancer? 11 Unexpected Triggers
Sweat and body odor can be caused by several different factors, but using a natural deodorant can help lower the smell that bacteria and sweat give off, despite how they got there in the first place. What Causes Bad Body … Continue reading 5 Natural Deodorant Remedies, Plus Make Your Own
Triceps are the ultimate hybrid muscle. Not only are they responsible for arms that look both strong ad sexy, they also contribute mightily to some big lifts like the bench press and shoulder press. The triceps are equal “show and … Continue reading 3 Triceps Workouts, Best Exercises and Top Training Tips
Toxins are poisonous substances that negatively affect our health. We expose ourselves to toxins on a daily basis, from sources like pollution, processed foods, and pesticides. And when we don’t release these toxins, it’s reflected in our health and the … Continue reading Top 5 Detox Bath Recipes
Pregnancy is an exciting — and stressful — time. Your mind races with a zillion questions and concerns ranging from mild (but not silly — there are no silly questions when you’re pregnant) to very serious. A common question is … Continue reading Coronavirus and Pregnancy: Symptoms, Treatment and Risks
Think about a desk stacked high with bits and pieces of different projects, memos, and important papers. When you need to find a specific piece of information, this clutter might make your job pretty difficult. Similarly, when unnecessary or troubling … Continue reading How to Clean Your Mind: 8 Techniques to Try
If you don’t have many — or any — close friends, you might wonder whether you do, in fact, spend too much time alone. Even as you weigh the pros and cons of expanding your social circle, you may feel … Continue reading How to Make Friends as an Introvert: 10 Tips
Last June, I lost my full-time job in a large-scale pandemic layoff. I was surprised I didn’t cry while getting the news over a video call. Instead, I had a fierce desire to “do something.” Once I was off the … Continue reading Why People Cope with Life Events So Differently
Diet plays a crucial role in your health. What you eat, including various herbs and spices, can affect inflammation in your body. This article reviews the science behind 9 herbs and spices that may help fight inflammation. It’s worth noting … Continue reading 9 Herbs and Spices That Fight Inflammation
This commonly occurs when someone is recovering from an injury. Frozen shoulder sometimes occurs when someone is wearing a sling or cast, healing from surgery, suffering from arthritis or experiencing a limited range of motion for another reason, such as a result … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder Symptoms, Natural Treatment and Exercises
Although many people think of it as the herb that’s sprinkled on top of pizza or into pasta sauces, oregano has been considered a precious plant for over 2,500 years in folk medicines around the world. It’s one of the … Continue reading Oregano Benefits, Uses, Nutrition, Side Effects and Recipes
You rely on your immune system to protect you from infections and keep you healthy … and here’s where gut health comes in. Every day pathogens — like infectious bacteria, viruses, and toxins — threaten your health. Your immune system has … Continue reading 7 Unhealthy Gut Triggers and 5 Steps to Improve Gut Health
How do you treat fragrance sensitivity? As explained below, the best way to manage fragrance sensitivities or allergies is to rid your life of as many scented products as possible, especially those made with a multitude of synthetic chemicals, as … Continue reading Fragrance Sensitivity: Allergy Symptoms, Triggers and Treatment
Not only does it feel good to laugh out loud, but it also makes you more attractive, can lead to stronger friendships, and is even considered “natural medicine” for both your physical and mental health. Why do we laugh, and … Continue reading Benefits of Laughing and How to Be Happier
When it comes to strength training, the goal is pretty straight forward. Use good technique, hit the number of reps assigned, and when it gets too easy, add weight and repeat. That’s what makes gains happen in terms of strength … Continue reading Don’t Always Focus on Lifting Heavy Weights
The COVID-19 vaccines in use now have been touted for how well they work—the Pfizer vaccine trials found its product to be 95 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 infections after both shots and the Moderna 94.1 percent effective after the … Continue reading Can You Spread Coronavirus After You Receive the Vaccine?
All of us would agree unanimously to the fact that work-from-home, online classes, and the whole stay-at-home practice to prevent COVID-19 spread have made us lazier, and the weather has not helped. Even as the world has to a great … Continue reading Follow This Daily Routine to Improve Your Productivity
How to choose the best anti-aging eye cream for wrinkles, puffiness, and dark circles What makes an eye cream anti-aging? Tara Rao, M.D., a dermatologist at Schweiger Dermatology Group and Joshua Zeichner, M.D., a dermatologist at Mount Sinai Hospital named … Continue reading 5 Best Eye Creams for Wrinkles, Dark Circles and Bags 2021
To help folks find the best razors on the market, we asked 14 men’s-grooming experts — including ten barbers — about their favorites and combed through our archives to find other worthy options recommended to us before. The resulting selection … Continue reading 5 Best Razors for Men 2021
I’m not prone to sounding the alarm, but we’re staring at an epidemic when it comes to teenagers and exercise. A study published in the January 2016 issue of Pediatrics, examining 549 teenagers who were equipped with GPS devices to track … Continue reading Teenagers and Exercise: A Problem to Be Reversed
If you’re looking for ways to boost positivity in your life and relieve stress — perhaps by practicing more gratitude or gaining more self-awareness about your thought patterns — look no further than the power of journaling. The New York … Continue reading Benefits of a Journal or Diary and How to Start
With the Pfizer BioNTech BNT162b2 vaccine and Moderna’s mRNA-1273 vaccine currently being administered to select groups, the buzz around the COVID-19 vaccine is palpable. Public response to the idea of a vaccine has also grown more favorable, with a national … Continue reading What to Expect From COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects
It’s not that we didn’t ever eat fish—we actually ate a fair amount—but when you’re eating more fish, well, you have to explore uncharted waters. This would mean that my wife and I would have to change up our meal … Continue reading What Is the Pescatarian Diet and Is It Healthy?
A yoga mat should be comfortable and supportive, provide sufficient grip to keep you from slipping, and be no-fuss enough to clean and carry (perhaps just from home to the park for now, but eventually back to in-person classes at … Continue reading The 5 Best Yoga Mats for 2021
Pain will usually become less severe as the injury heals. However, chronic pain is different from typical pain. With chronic pain, your body continues to send pain signals to your brain, even after an injury heals. This can last several … Continue reading Causes of Chronic Pain
It is clear that actively working towards a healthy mind for the entrepreneur could translate into tangible profits and lead to a future defined by prosperity. Here are seven steps to a healthy mind for your healthy business: 1. Indulge … Continue reading 7 Steps to a Healthy Lifestyle for Successful Business
The recipes are similar but the amount of sweeteners used are slightly different. Pepsi Max has a different carbonation as well, with smaller bubbles to give the drinker the feel for a smoother fizziness which the brain will also associate … Continue reading Is Pepsi Max Better Than Coke Zero?
While actual mind control belongs in the realm of science fiction, you can work to change your mindset. It might take some effort to learn the trick of regaining control, but the 10 strategies below can help. Identify the thoughts … Continue reading How to Control Your Mind: Different Techniques
There’s good news for those who have made a New Year’s resolution to be more active. Researchers say any amount of exercise is beneficial for cardiovascular health. A study published Jan. 12 led by the University of Oxford said that … Continue reading There’s No Limit to Cardiovascular Benefits of Exercise
Interestingly, certain foods and beverages may have stress-relieving qualities. Here are 18 stress-relieving foods and beverages to add to your diet. 1. Matcha powder This vibrant green tea powder is popular among health enthusiasts because it’s rich in L-theanine, a … Continue reading 15 Best Stress-Relieving Foods
Newborn hygiene care, including bathing, skin care and changing diapers, is important for your baby’s health and comfort. Bathing and skin care Giving a small, wiggly baby a bath can make a new parent nervous, but by being calm and … Continue reading Newborn Hygiene; Bathing, Skin Care and Changing Diapers
If you’ve ever snacked your way through a jar of peanut butter in a day, you’re probably pretty damn convinced that snacking is your worst enemy when it comes to weight loss. But yeah, no. Snacks (you know, the healthy, … Continue reading 5 Best Healthy Snacks For Weight Loss