March Monthly Archives

Women Need More Supplements Than Just Multi-Vitamins

Most women have a healthy active lifestyle with a lot of household chores, a full-time career and an engaging social life. So, some extras other than just the daily multi-vitamin dosage, is needed to keep women in top shape. These include- VIA 1. Calcium: Calcium is required to keep your bones healthy, and to prevent osteoporosis. So, take two 500 mg calcium tablets every day. …

Five Ways to Ensure Good Mental Health

Imbalances in life are the causative agents of mental health problems. These are a wide range of mental health conditions to disorders that affect your behavior, thinking and mood. Good mental health is all about the way you feel, think and handle the challenges in your life. You can ensure good mental health and well being by making simple changes to the way you live. …

Coffee- Is it Good or Not?

Today coffee is consumed by billions across the globe every day. However, it has always been debated over for its health effects. In the recent years, scientific studies have replaced the belief on rumors. However, the results of the plethora of studies are confusing, as some support drinking coffee while others oppose it. So, scientists began aggregating these studies into umbrella reviews to help gain …

Three Simple Science-Based Steps to Lose Weight Fast

Often weight loss programs have emerged to help people lose their body weight fast. But the problem with most of these are, they leave you unsatisfied and hungry that you tend to quickly give up on these plans. The new 3-step weight loss plan detailed in this article will help you lose weight without leaving you hungry. VIA 1. Lower your sugar and starch intake: …

Paleo – A Nutritional Approach That Works With Your Genetics

Paleo diet is a diet that was followed by our ancestors, who were head hunters. Today, it has gained popularity in the recent years to due to its weight loss potential. It is considered as the only nutritional approach that works with your genetics to keep you energetic, lean and strong, and hence is suggested as the healthiest way to diet. Here are the foods …

How to Get Enough Vitamin D For Your Body During The Colder Months?

Vitamin D is important for bone health. This vitamin is synthesized in your body when it gets exposed to the sun’s rays. A rough estimate says that, ten minutes a day sun’s exposure to ten percent of your body’s surface area is enough to provide your body with enough vitamin D. There are several factors interfering this. VIA For instances, people with darker skin need …

The Pros and Cons of Allowing Babies to Feed Themselves

Once babies discover that they can feed themselves, they want to do so. Parents often discourage this. However, over the last few years, some people have begun questioning if this is right. A study in New Zealand has found an answer to this. VIA They recruited pregnant women and randomly assigned them to one of two groups. Both the groups received standard midwifery and child …

Regular Exercise Strengthens the Communication Between Brain Cells

Recalling of experience are extremely complex processes that need good communication between the brain cells. The connections between neurons, referred to as synapses, are made up of chemical and electrical signals that pass on from cell to cell. These signals can flow with frequency and vigor or be irregular and weak. Previous research found that stress weakens the synapses. VIA In the current study, the …