The Benefits Of Eating Seaweed

Benefits of Seaweed Seaweed has been a staple in the diets of people living along the coasts of the world for thousands of years, especially in Asian countries. However, eating sea vegetables and appreciating their health benefits is relatively new to many in the U.S. The new appreciation may be due in part to the...

Bringing Awareness To Exercise Addiction

Awareness of Exercise Addiction Not many people have awareness of exercise addiction because exercise is good and necessary for health. Exercise improves bodily functions, stimulates cognitive functions, and can help with mental health issues. But, when it becomes obsessive, it can become addictive. Exercise addiction is like other addictions: It affects the part of the brain...

The Impact Of Daylight Savings Time

Daylight Savings Time The implication of daylight savings time may go way beyond just losing 1 hour or sleep and may have a larger impact on our health. 2019 daylight saving time has arrived and it kicked in on Sunday, March 10th  at 2 AM in the USA no matter if you are ready for it or...

The Lectin Free Diet: Is It A Good Thing?

The Lectin Free Diet There’s a new trend in the lectin free diet.  Lectins are nitrogen-rich proteins found in beans, legumes, some vegetables, and whole grains. In plants, scientists think lectins help to keep insects away. Lectins Complicated Relationship with Humans In humans, lectins have a complicated relationship because some lectins are toxic and others are benign...

Celery Juice – New Health Benefits

Celery Juice- New Health Benefits Do you remember hearing that celery didn’t have any nutrients or that it counted as “negative calories”? So basically, celery was only good for ants on a log (peanut butter and raisins), fiber, and for some crunch factor. Well, the myths have been dispelled, and celery via juice bears new...

Move Over Yoga Mat: Aerial Yoga Is Taking Flight

Move Over Yoga Mat: Aerial Yoga Is Taking Flight Aerial yoga at first glance it may seem like another one of those gimmicky reincarnations of yoga that have emerged in the U.S. since yoga’s popular rise in the last few decades. However, it has benefits that go beyond yoga practiced on a mat. Yoga Yoga The word “yoga”...

Physiological Effects Of Chronic Stress On The Brain

Physiological Effects of Chronic Stress on the Brain The effects of chronic stress on the body are well-known. It can be a factor in heart disease, cancer, and other diseases. And while it’s been known that stress also affects the brain, research shows it physiologically changes the brain and can be a contributing factor to...

Benefits Of Omega-3-6-9 : Keeping The Balance

Benefits of Omega : Keeping Nutrient Balance We hear a lot about Omega-3 fatty acids and how beneficial they are for the body. In fact, if you google omega fatty acids, most search results are about omega-3 fatty acids. However, omega-3s are just one of three omega fatty acids. The body needs all of them,...

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