Archive for the ‘General Health’ Category

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For Women, Flavonoids are Your Friends

According to new research conducted in the UK, women are advised to include tea and citrus foods in their diets since flavonoids found in these foods may reduce their risk of ovarian cancer. Flavonoids can be found in many different chemical groups of substances in virtually all plants. Researchers for the University of East Anglia [...]

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Fitness Trends for 2015

At a recent global fitness conference, the IDEA World Fitness Conference, fitness professionals were asked their thoughts on fitness trends to watch for in the coming year. Here are some of the most popular answers. Perhaps you’d like to incorporate one, or a few, into your personal fitness regime. The first trend, which is already [...]

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Get to Know Moringa

As you research the plethora of vitamins and supplements in the market for the best ones that offer the most health benefits, there is a tree that you need to get to know – the moringa tree. The moringa tree, also referred to as “The Miracle Tree”, may be the most nutritious tree in the [...]

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Low Impact Exercises for Seniors

As the Baby Boomer generation continues to age, a greater emphasis has been placed on fitness and wellbeing for seniors. For seniors, it has become a necessity to achieve a certain level of physical fitness in order to battle against the health issues that come with old age. Hence, it is necessary to perform a [...]

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Fasting and its Effects on Anti-Aging

It is a well known fact that most religions view fasting as being good for the soul. However, most people have yet to discover the benefits that fasting offers for the body and what they stand to gain by fasting. In the early 1900s, research by medical professionals led doctors to start recommending fasting as [...]

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Tips for Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is a term used to describe an eating habit that is of great benefit to our health and general well being. The term is no new thing to us as we have heard about the benefits of a healthy diet many times but we usually neglect and fail to ask ourselves the reason [...]

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The Importance of Strength Training for All Ages

Strength training is important for all ages. Why? Because it helps your body be all that it is meant to be. If you’re young, strength training will help you achieve your full potential, the potential that is built into your DNA, but which requires exercise to come out in the form of optimal health and [...]

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How Nutrition and Exercise Key Brain Health

We typically see people take the utmost care of their skin, hair, and body. But do we really think about our brain’s health? Honestly, how many of you think about working out or eating certain foods as keys for the sound health of your brain? The brain is the most important part of our body. [...]

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Rise in Liver Injury Seen With Herbal & Dietary Supplements

In today’s fast world, people want everything quickly. They want quick money, quick fame, quick muscle building and weight loss etc. People usually tend to take short cuts and by the end of it, suffer from irreparable loss or problems. For instance, people want quick weight loss, but they do not want to indulge in [...]

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Plant Based Diets and Your Health

There’s been a lot of talk about plant-based diets recently and their ability to increase health. There’s also been a lot of talk about the risks of such diets as some may be too restrictive, not providing your body with the balanced nutrients it needs. But the good news is, there are many plant-based diets [...]