Energy vampires and emotional zombies are real-life relatives, co-workers or neighbors who deplete your energy so dramatically that your health and sense of well-being suffer.
Chocolate is good for you. . .
Eating dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries and prevents white blood cells from sticking to the walls of blood vessels. Those two factors play key roles in the prevention of atherosclerosis—a buildup of plaque that limits the flow of oxygen-rich blood.
By: Eva Milotte
During the Middle Ages, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and pepper were the spices most prized by traders and were considered luxury items.
By: Lisa Fabian
It’d be great if there was one easy diet we could all eat to eliminate cancer risk. Alas, it’s not that simple. No one food can prevent cancer. It turns out that it’s a combination of what you eat that matters.
We are all aware that the foods we eat influence our health. We know what foods to consume and which ones we should stay away from. We think about the physical food items, but what about the way in which our food is prepared? The pots and pans we choose can have a significant effect on our health. Our cookware and our health are not independent of one another.
By: Eva Milotte
Summer never seems to be long enough. One great thing about the changing of the seasons is the abundance of organic fruits and vegetables. Because they’re in season, not only are they fresher but often less expensive too.
When we’re in pain, we can usually identify what hurts and how to treat it. Pets try to tell us when they’re hurting too, but it isn’t always easy for us to pinpoint what’s wrong. If you’re seeing signs of discomfort in your dog or cat, manipulation of the pet’s spine by a licensed chiropractor can help the body heal.
We get so bombarded with advertising—especially when it comes to beauty products—that it’s challenging to decipher which ingredients our skin really needs to look and stay healthy.