Adult Health

Why Chocolate Should Be an Everyday Food

Why Chocolate Should Be an Everyday Food

TweetHere’s the scientific proof that you NEED chocolate… Chocolate is one of those foods you can’t help but love. The rich, flavorful goodness of chocolate makes it one of the most desirable foods on the planet, and one that tastes good in just about everything. You can mix it with milk, ice cream, cereal, bread, and even some meats, and it’s a beautifully brilliant addition to ... »

The Wonderful World of Gut Bacteria

The Wonderful World of Gut Bacteria

TweetYou’d be amazed by what goes on inside your intestines! Gut bacteria plays a very important role in your overall health. The millions of tiny bacteria that live in your intestines do so much more than just promote healthy digestion and absorption of food. While that is their primary purpose, they serve many functions. For example, did you know that they are one of your body’s main... »

Depression Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Depression Linked to Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

TweetBeing sad can increase your risk of health problems! Diabetes is one of the most serious problems Americans face today. It’s estimated that roughly 21 million people are diagnosed with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, but an additional 8.1 million people are living with undiagnosed diabetes. That’s almost 10% of the U.S. population suffering from a potentially life-threatening disease! ... »

Exercise the New Anti-Cancer Remedy

Exercise the New Anti-Cancer Remedy

TweetCould exercise fight cancer? Exercise is, without a doubt, important for your health! It plays a role in circulation, reduces fat that could cause you organs to function more slowly, promotes healthy digestion, encourages weight loss, strengthens your heart and lungs, and even improves brain function. Basically, doing exercise is the key to being a happier, healthier you. Exercise has also be... »

EPIC FAIL! Americans Fail Healthy Lifestyle Evaluation

EPIC FAIL! Americans Fail Healthy Lifestyle Evaluation

TweetHow low we have fallen! How can you define “good health”? According to Wikipedia, “physical fitness” is defined as “a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports, occupations and daily activities.” That’s a pretty good way to evaluate how healthy someone is, right? Well, according to these me... »

Bad Diet, No Exercise? Get Ready for Premature Aging!

Bad Diet, No Exercise? Get Ready for Premature Aging!

TweetYour lifestyle choices may be aging you prematurely… Everyone is afraid to grow old. Not in terms of maturity or wisdom, but the slowing down of their bodies that comes with age. No one wants to wake up one morning to find that their joints are stiff, their bones are brittle, their muscles are weak, and their minds don’t work like they used to. We invest a great deal of time and effort into k... »

The Key to Happiness: More Exercise

The Key to Happiness: More Exercise

TweetIt’s almost too simple! Happiness isn’t always easy to come by. Some people struggle with emotional disorders and low mood their entire lives. No matter what they do, their brain chemistry floods them with feelings of sadness. It’s a problem that is becoming more and more common in the Western world. According to the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, nearly 15 million... »

Love Eggs? Don’t Worry About Your Cholesterol!

Love Eggs? Don’t Worry About Your Cholesterol!

TweetRead on to dispel the myths about eggs… For decades, people have been wary about eating eggs. Since the discovery of cholesterol and its link to heart conditions, all high cholesterol foods–including eggs–have been demonized. We have been taught to avoid eating too many eggs for fear of the high fat content of those eggs, believing they would cause heart attack and stroke. Boy, we... »

Love Hormones Nasal Spray May Help You Lose Weight

Love Hormones Nasal Spray May Help You Lose Weight

TweetHow oxytocin can help to prevent weight gain… What is the hardest part about losing weight? For most people, it’s sticking with their diets and eating healthy. Getting in a good workout isn’t too difficult, but the real challenge is saying “no” to foods we know we shouldn’t be eating. After a few days or weeks of dieting, we’re all hit with the temptation t... »

GMO Mosquitoes are real, and really scary

GMO Mosquitoes are real, and really scary

TweetA horror movie may soon come to life near you… Unstoppable mosquitos of death and destruction: sounds like something out of a horror film, doesn’t it? You may scoff and think that it can’t possibly be real, but the truth is that GMO mosquitos could soon be flying around your backyard. A biotech company named Oxitech has genetically engineered a breed of mosquitos that produce offs... »

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