Articles relating to 'good health'

Got The Blues? Avoid Fast Food

83253738Golden arches. A white-haired colonel. A girl with red pigtails wrapped in blue ribbons.

Though seemingly harmless enough, such fast food branding may be affecting your ability to experience happiness, according to new research.

In the study, recently published in the Social Psychological and Personality Science journal, the University of Toronto looked at how people relate to iconic … Read More

Fend Off Illness With A Cup Of Tea

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We all enjoy our frothed mochas and cappuccinos as cold season hits, but research shows white tea could be your best bet to warm you up and keep healthy.

Tea ceremony is an ancient practice, dating back to 10th century B.C. Shang Dynasty. The potent sipper has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as a remedy for many health … Read More

Why Your Multivitamin Isn’t Giving You Multi Benefits

155797437We all know the importance of getting our daily amount of vitamins and nutrients, but it’s not always easy to consume the right foods to take in the recommended dose.

The idea of taking one pill is considered an easy fix. With over half of Americans using the one pill solution – a multivitamin – this appears to … Read More

Doctors Report This Simple Cost-Free Practice Is The Best Way to Reduce Stress

78055839Every day, we’re exposed to a certain amount of stress.  Stress can be caused by virtually anything, including family, friends, work, financial worries, among others.  While everyone experiences stress to a certain degree, how you are able to cope with this stress can have a huge impact on your health. In order to maintain good health, you need … Read More

What Your Pee Says About Your Health

160895390This may come as a shock to you, but there was a time when people tasted their own urine to gauge their health. Even doctors tasted their patients’ urine to diagnose them. Thankfully, these extreme measures are no longer necessary.

Urine has been used for thousands of years as an indicator of good health. Your kidneys are responsible … Read More

The Secret to Extending Your Lifespan: Bile?

155736949Humans have constantly been searching for a way to strengthen our health, improve our quality of life, and to extend our life spans. As science and technology becomes more advanced, scientists are beginning to discover new ways for people to achieve better health and live longer. A recent study conducted by Vladimir Titorenko, research chair in Genomics at … Read More

Don’t Sweat about Perspiration – Here’s Why It’s Good for Your Health

89689114With the sun shining again and the weather finally heating up, people are bounding out from their wintry hiding places and are throwing their arms up to the sky with joy…but not too high. For as good as the heat may feel, it brings with it unsightly underarm stains, salty skin, damp hair, running make-up, embarrassing odors, and … Read More

Healthy Foods That Make You Happy

stk155381rkeWe all experience bad days that have us feeling down and low, leading us to reach for sugary comfort foods. However, those feel-good foods could actually be making you feel worse. Diet has an enormous impact on your health, and also plays a major role in your general mood.  While particular foods serve to repress natural functions and … Read More

The Surprising Health Benefits of Walking Barefoot

57280902Long walks on the beach are not just a romantic cliché – it turns out that it can actually improve your health. “Grounding” is the process of removing excessive electrical charge from an object by releasing it into the ground; walking barefoot can perform this important task for your body.

Humans are electrical beings, and electrons play a … Read More

10 Houseplants to Heal Your Health and Your Home

140471678With people spending far more time inside their homes these days, it’s nice to add an outdoor touch of fresh greenery with beautiful, live house plants. Not only do houseplants add some color and life into your home, but they also help improve air quality by removing volatile organic compounds (VOC’s) that hurt your health.  In this way, houseplants are … Read More

It’s Tea Time – Top 5 Teas for Good Health

teaTraditionally, teas have been revered for their health promoting properties. More and more recent studies are showing that, indeed, a cup a’tea-a-day could be an excellent way to keep the doctor away. Check out our top five list of elixir teas for a stronger immune system, for healthy organ function, and to give you a general boost of … Read More

The Most Deadly Food in the USA Revealed

stk72877corMost of us think that as long as we minimize drinking alcohol and refrain from smoking, our chances of developing major diseases and requiring emergency medical attention is smaller.  Coupling this scheme with eating sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables and engaging in regular exercise may also enhance good health.  However, a recent report published in the journal … Read More

Study Says Sex Doesn’t Burn Calories

If there86522987 is ever a myth that people might wish were true, it is this one. We have all heard old wives tales and health myths about how to improve your general health and well being, but what people might be really disappointed to learn is that sexual activity doesn’t burn calories, making the concept an apparent myth…. Read More

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