What is Hypertension? What You Should Know About High Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure

What is hypertension in layman’s terms? Simply put, hypertension is high blood pressure. The pressure of blood in your body determines the rate that oxygen is supplied to your organs and cells, which essentially helps keep them alive and functioning . . .  Read more >

Why Sleep is Important and How to Get Enough Sleep

How to Get Enough Sleep

Why is sleep so important? The fact is, sleep is just as important to your health as diet and exercise. Sleep deprivation can cause many health issues, increase stress and even cause you to gain weight. The  . . .  Read more >

How Much Sodium in a Day Should You Consume?

How Much Sodium in a Day

We all need sodium. It is essential in small amounts. The problem is, many of us are consuming way too much sodium than what is recommended. This could lead to various health problems. To prevent that from happening, you should know how much sodium . . .  Read more >

10 Foods That Are Good for the Skin

Woman in Swimsuit with Good Skin

The saying goes: “You are what you eat.” Our skin is our largest organ and is affected by our nutrition (or lack thereof). A poor diet can cause metabolism changes, weight gain, and damage to organs — including the skin. It is important to . . .  Read more >

The Negative Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

Man Sitting with Laptop Showing The Negative Effects of a Sedentary Lifestyle

The negative effects of a sedentary lifestyle are numerous, and different individuals can experience some or all of these effects. What is meant by a sedentary lifestyle? A sedentary lifestyle is one where the individual is not taking part in an adequate . . .  Read more >

What is Acrylamide and How Does it Get in Foods?

What Is Acrylamide

You might have heard about acrylamide in the media. This is more than just a buzzword, though. Acrylamide is a chemical that can be found in foods that have been processed at high temperatures. Deep frying, baking, and roasting can cause the formation . . .  Read more >

10 Benefits of Positive Thinking

Benefits of Positive Thinking

We’ve been told since we were young to think positive, be optimistic, dream big, and good things will happen. While these may sound like cliches, there are actually quite a number of benefits you’ll get if you think positively. In this article, . . .  Read more >

The Importance of Skin Care

Skin Care

We all know that our skin is the largest organ on our bodies and it helps protect everything that lies beneath it. While this aspect is vastly important, for most people, the appearance of the skin is what the focus tends to be for most people. Here . . .  Read more >

How to Breathe Properly – Breathing Exercises and Techniques

How to Breathe Properly
How to Breathe Properly
How to Breathe Properly

As babies, we all knew how to breathe properly. But as we grew older, leading a stressful lifestyle can cause us to lose that ability. As a result, most of us breathe in a dysfunctional way. Dysfunctional breathing can make us feel winded during physical . . .  Read more >

10 Best Ways to Relieve Stress and Anxiety

Best Ways to Relieve Stress

We all deal with stress. It may arise from work, family, finances, or personal relationships. Stress is a part of everyday living. However, excessive stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your physical, emotional, and mental health. Don’t . . .  Read more >