Tag: health

7 Astounding Ways Your Mattress Affects Your Health and Sleep, a guest post

7 Astounding Ways Your Mattress Affects Your Health and Sleep, a guest post Most people don’t feel the significance of the best mattresses for their good night sleep and don’t find its importance in their well-being in their daily lives. As it is a known fact that, every individual, in general, spend 1/3rd of their lives sleeping so there should be a huge impact on your sleep if you do not sleep on a comfortable mattress isn’t it. That is why it is important to consider purchasing the comfortable mattress to avoid the surprising ways of mattress affect your health and Read More »

Good health starts with a healthy mix of gut bacteria; here’s what scientists are learning now.

Good health starts with a healthy mix of gut bacteria; here’s what scientists are learning now. There has been a lot written about the importance of healthy gut bacteria.  The right mix of foods will yield good stools, less body inflammation and a healthier overall person.  The wrong mix of foods and too much sugar can cause the wrong mix of bacteria to proliferate, causing illness, inflammation and many of the diseases people regularly visit doctors for. Gut bacteria can be affected by antibiotics which unfortunately have been used to help animals grow and mature faster and get fatter.  The Read More »

Can exercise make the fat on your body healthier? Check out this NY Times article.

Can exercise make the fat on your body healthier?  Check out this NY Times article. Are people who are overweight unhealthy if they exercise on a regular basis?   Different ideas about diet and exercise are shared on the internet on a regular basis.   Taking off the weight is a difficult task even with all this advice, especially as we age. Why we lose or do not lose weight can include genetics, the flora in our gut that developed over the years from our eating habits and our level of activity.   Diet and exercise is a winning combination to lose weight but Read More »

Lowering heart disease and cancer risk by treating inflammation; a health idea pioneered by complimentary health providers goes mainstream.

Lowering heart disease and cancer risk by treating inflammation; a health idea pioneered by complimentary health providers goes mainstream. For years, naturopathic doctors, nutritionists, chiropractors and other naturally based healthcare practitioners have suggested that the medical literature shows most diseases are inflammation based.  Heart disease and cancer are two of the most common, yet we are led to believe by most doctors that heart disease is a cholesterol problem, and cancer and inflammatory conditions cause most auto immune, heart attack and other disease processes. Many complimentary providers have suggested Omega 3’s and Turmeric or Curcumin, the active ingredient in Turmeric Read More »

Study shows a good breakfast and a reduction of snacking can reduce weight and improve health.

Study shows a good breakfast and a reduction of snacking can reduce weight and improve health. Some of us eat a good breakfast, while others may either have just a cup of coffee or skip it altogether. A new study being conducted from the Loma Lina University School of Public Health in California just had its findings published in The Journal of Nutrition has found that breakfast is good for us, since it reduces hunger later in the day and may help us lose weight. They also discussed other eating habits and the effects on our weight. Check out the Read More »