How Many Times Should You Chew Your Food for Weight Loss?

How you chew your food can go a long way to helping you control the amount of food you eat. Busy lifestyles often result in eating foods of lower nutritional value while you are on the go, which has consequences in terms of your weight. Observing some simple eating rules can help you chew your…

Science Confirms Turmeric As Effective As 14 Drugs

Turmeric is one the most thoroughly researched plants in existence today. Its medicinal properties and components (primarily curcumin) have been the subject of over 5600 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. In fact, our five-year long research project on this sacred plant has revealed over 600 potential preventive and therapeutic applications, as well as 175 distinct…

10 Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important

A good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your health. In fact, it’s just as important as eating healthy and exercising. Unfortunately, the Western environment is interfering with natural sleep patterns. People are now sleeping less than they did in the past, and sleep quality has decreased as well. Here are 10 reasons why good…

Complaining Is Bad For Your Health and Here’s How To Change

Complaining is something that millions of people do. Everyone is guilty of this at one point or another. You may have this negative notion about certain things in your life, in your past, or just about anything. Look online and you’ll see millions upon millions of people complaining about everything and nothing all the same….

Training your brain to crave healthier food

We aren’t born with an innate craving for French fries and donuts or an aversion to broccoli and whole grains. This conditioning happens over time as we’re exposed to more and more unhealthy food choices. A recent pilot study at Tufts University, however, suggests that it’s possible to reprogram your brain’s food cravings so that…

Metabolism & Weight Loss: What you need to know !

You’ve probably heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that mean? Is metabolism really the culprit? And if so, is it possible to rev up your metabolism to burn more calories? It’s true that metabolism is linked to weight. But contrary to common belief, a slow metabolism is rarely the…

Sun Exposure: Vitamin D And Other Health Benefits Of Sunlight

The debate on whether the sun is a friend or a foe is ongoing, with more and more people afraid of sun exposure given its ties to skin cancer and premature aging. But don’t completely shun the sun, as sun exposure has numerous health benefits that go beyond just vitamin D. In a study conducted…

Twelve Simple Tips to Improve Your Sleep

Falling asleep may seem like an impossible dream when you’re awake at 3 a.m., but good sleep is more under your control than you might think. Following healthy sleep habits can make the difference between restlessness and restful slumber. Researchers have identified a variety of practices and habits—known as “sleep hygiene”—that can help anyone maximize…

Stretches for Before and After Walking

Take time to properly warm up before and cool down after your walk. You may be eager to get started on your walk – perhaps the weather’s inviting or you have chores to hurry back to – but taking the time to properly warm up and stretch before you walk, and cool down and stretch…