Recent studies show that sitting for most of the day can cause an early death.
For most of us, that is not good news. We sit in the car on the way to work. We sit behind a desk much of the day. We’re back in the car on the ride home. Then we veg out on the sofa and watch TV. Continue reading
Allergic reactions happen when the immune system tries to fight a foreign thing that gets into your body. This fight typically is for bacteria and viruses that cause you to get sick. It is the body’s way of fighting infections.
In the case of an allergy, the person has an abnormal reaction to a typically harmless thing, such as milk. Chemicals are released to fight what the body sees as something that shouldn’t be there, and this causes the symptoms we call an allergy. These symptoms vary widely – hives, coughing, or swelling to name a few.
Everyone is talking about coconut oil. Once believed to be bad due to its saturated fat content, over 1,500 studies show that coconut oil is great for everything from skin care to weight loss. Continue reading
Your body needs nutrition continually, but especially when you exercise. No matter what your workout activities are, you will need a good balance of protein and carbs for fuel before exercise and to restore your body afterward. Continue reading
We all know how exercise helps your body, but what about your brain? Logic would say since your brain is a part of your body, exercise should help there too, and it does.
From a personal point of view, you know you feel better and sleep better when you exercise regularly. Are you also happier? More relaxed? In a better mood?
You read a lot about superfoods, packed with great things for your body, such as quinoa, kale, coconut oil, or salmon. But what is the best superfood for your brain? EXERCISE!! Continue reading