Feb 13, 2020
It's that dreadful time of year where you cant go to an airport, supermarket, school or any other public place without the sounds of coughing and sniffling in the air. That's right, it's cold and flu season and this year these viruses have caught the world's attention. The caution around the contagious coronavirus has the world on high alert. It was just announced today that the number of infected people in the Hubei Province of China has skyrocketed with almost 15,000 new cases overnight! This only adds to the staggering number of cases in China where they are reporting 59,805 infected and a death toll of 1,367. To add to the hysteria, the United States has officially reported it's 15th case of the coronavirus after a person under quarantine tested positive. So what should we do to protect ourselves and our families from the ominous threat of this vicious virus? Well, the answer to this question lies in many areas and can be solved by several natural remedies and physical precautions.
Jan 14, 2020
I'm sure we all know at least one person that thinks water is water no matter what. You know, that one friend that picks on you about how you can taste the difference in various varieties of water. It's all clear, tasteless liquid right? Wrong. Not all water is created equal. With numerous location sources and methods, water extraction, filtration, and production are key factors in its quality.
Jan 09, 2020
I'm sure most of us are no strangers to stress. It is our natural reaction to harmful situations, which can be a good thing sometimes. Our fight-or-flight response is a great example of how we have evolved to use stress as a way to react quickly in life-threatening scenarios. While stress can be beneficial in this form it can also be very damaging to our bodies and our health.
Jan 06, 2020
At the beginning of every year, many people start their journey toward a healthier lifestyle and improved physical fitness. This is mostly due to the tradition of the "New Years Resolution" that involves individuals pledging a certain change in their diets, bad habits, and other ways in which they live. New diets and fitness programs seem to sprout up as a direct result of this massive collective shift towards improved health and fitness. With all that being said, let us take a look into the emerging fitness trends coming this year and see if they are based on health or hype.
Jan 03, 2020
It is important to make sure we are getting enough vitamin D during the winter months because our risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections is greatly increased during the winter. This is mainly due to the fact that most of our Vitamin D is made in our skin as a byproduct of sunlight exposure, which is limited in the winter. This vitamin can also be found in foods like mackerel, tuna, sardines, mushrooms, as well as fortified-dairy and dairy alternatives.Read more
Nov 11, 2019
We all know that we need protein in our diets but what exactly is in protein that makes it so important to the human body? Plant and animal proteins are both made up of about 20 common amino acids. The amounts of these amino acids vary as a characteristic of each particular protein. This is why not all the protein found in food is the same and why some foods are better than others for sources of protein in our diets.