Adult Health

Free Vasectomies May Soon be a Reality

Free Vasectomies May Soon be a Reality

TweetSnipping your tubes won’t cost a thing! Contraceptives aren’t the exception in this modern day and age—they’re the rule! More than 99% of the women over the age of 15 who have had sexual intercourse have used contraceptives at some point. It’s estimated that up to 62% of women of reproductive age are using contraceptive methods right now. But women aren’t the onl... »

Everything You Eat Causes Inflammation

Everything You Eat Causes Inflammation

TweetBe careful what you eat! For decades, scientists have been discovering more and more dangers of inflammation. We’re not talking the sort of inflammation caused by injuries or wounds. No, we’re talking the sort of low-grade inflammation common with disease, infection, and chronic health conditions. Even foods can cause inflammation, particularly in your intestines. According to a n... »

Fit Adults Are Smarter Adults

Fit Adults Are Smarter Adults

TweetThe genuine proof that exercise makes you smarter! Exercise is such an important part of a healthy life. A daily workout—anything from 15 to 60 minutes—is vital for keeping up your strength, endurance, and flexibility. It can also boost your mood, enhance your sex life, and improve the quality of life overall. That’s not including the whole weight loss and fat burning aspect. But did yo... »

The High Price of Healthy Eating

The High Price of Healthy Eating

TweetIt may all be in your mind… It’s a New Year, which means it’s time to take stock of your diet and eating habits and see if there is something that needs changing. Perhaps you need to cut back on the amount of processed food, or you need to add more veggies and fruits to your diet. Maybe it’s all about cutting back on calories or adding more healthy fats. Whatever the case, y... »

10 Mood Enhancing Foods to Eat Now

10 Mood Enhancing Foods to Eat Now

TweetEat right to be happy! They say “you are what you eat“, and it’s a lot truer than you’d think! The food you eat can have a profound effect on so much more than just your waist line or your cardiovascular health. Eat the right foods, and you’ll be happier, have a higher sex drive, be more energized during the day, and sleep better. Here are a few of the best mood ... »

4 Reasons You Have an Itchy Nose

4 Reasons You Have an Itchy Nose

TweetHere’s why you have an itchy nose all the time. Do you ever find yourself scratching your nose for no apparent reason? A lot of people have a nervous habit of scratching their nose without thinking, but there are a lot of times when your nose really DOES itch and you have to deal with it! There are a surprising number of things that can cause your itchy nose problem. Below are a few of ... »

10 Reasons for Puffy Eyes in the Morning

10 Reasons for Puffy Eyes in the Morning

TweetThis is why you have such puffy eyes ever morning. There are few things worse than waking up in the morning and finding puffy, swollen bags under your eyes. Puffy eyes are a common problem, but thankfully one that isn’t impossible to deal with. There are a few things you can do to eliminate that puffiness, provided you know the reasons for puffy eyes in the morning in the first place: E... »

6 Poor Circulation Symptoms to Look For

6 Poor Circulation Symptoms to Look For

TweetHere are the signs your blood isn’t flowing properly… There are a lot of things that can cause poor circulation: obesity, diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, kidney disease, and the list goes on. The problem is that every part of your body relies on the fresh nutrients and oxygen transported via your bloodstream. If you’re having circulation problems, y... »

6 Reasons for Poor Circulation in Feet

6 Reasons for Poor Circulation in Feet

TweetFind out why your feet aren’t getting enough blood! Poor circulation is a fairly common problem in this modern day and age. A lot of inactive people suffer from bad circulation, which is why their feet always end up cold after a few hours of sitting or lying down. The reasons for poor circulation in feet are myriad, but there are a few of the more common causes of poor circulation you n... »

What is acesulfame potassium in my food?

What is acesulfame potassium in my food?

TweetAnd is this sugar-free sweetener doing you harm? Acesulfame potassium—also known as or Ace-K or acesulfame K–is one of the most commonly used sugar alternatives. It’s primarily found in sugar-free products, thanks to the fact that it is both zero-sugar and zero-calories. In its raw state, it’s a white crystalline powder with a surprisingly bitter after-taste. To make it a us... »

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