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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .