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Get More Sleep For Better Health

May 1st, 2014

If you've ever gotten out of bed in the morning feeling as drowsy as you were when you turned in for the night, you're not alone. As many as 40 percent of American adults reported they've had some trouble sleeping, according to research by the National Center for Sleep Disorders Research. Another 10 to 15 percent of adults say they suffer from insomnia...

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Beat the Heat with Homemade Sunscreen

April 30th, 2014

While spring might be fresh in your mind, dreams about warm summer days spent on sunny beaches can begin creeping in without warning. You might catch yourself at work imagining the hot sun beaming down as you lie comfortably on a towel, your skin stinging from the rays. Reaching for a bottle of sunscreen, you yearn to protect your flesh from the dangers of overexposure to...

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Tips for fighting Springtime Allergies

April 30th, 2014

Spring is a beautiful time of year, but for those who suffer from allergies, it can be an unpleasant experience. Try using these tips to help cut down on your exposure and sensitivity to allergens.Remove indoor irritants The inside of your home can actually be much worse than outside in terms of allergies. With so many upholstered and fabric items inside houses, dust and...

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What Causes Snoring and Ways to Prevent it

April 30th, 2014

When you come home from a long day at work, you may be dying for the chance to rest and enjoy a good night's sleep. But if you're a chronic snorer - or you sleep next to one - falling and staying asleep may be a significant challenge. The condition, which may seemingly be considered a simple annoyance by some, could actually have legitimate consequences that extend...

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Are There Really Foods That Burn Fat?

April 28th, 2014

Regardless of what diet you're on, the simple truth is you'll have to eat less and move more to see fat burn away. So should you believe fitness gurus who claim there are foods that burn fat?According to Fit Day, the answer is, "Yes and no." Some foods will indeed increase your metabolism, but diet and exercise still can't be ignored. According to the Fit Day list, there are...

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The Healing Power Of Humor

March 31st, 2014

Humor can be the best medicine - spiritually and physically, according to both new research and old traditions. While everyone knows that a good laugh can help ease the pain of heartbreak or grief, laughing can also help reduce physical pain and reduce stress.Physical benefits A study by researchers in Japan discovered than laughter induced by a Charlie Chaplain movie...

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Back To Nature: How Healthy Foods Enhance Energy

March 29th, 2014

When you're looking for quick energy, a cup of coffee, candy bar or energy drink may seem a good choice, but consider healthy foods for energy that lasts longer and improves your well-being.You've probably experienced the great feeling of sipping some coffee or nibbling some chocolate and feeling a surge of vitality. The trouble is, it doesn't last and...

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5 Pieces Of Home Workout Equipment To Replace The Gym

March 16th, 2014

Many obstacles often stand in the way of losing weight and getting in shape, but you shouldn't let embarrassment over going to a gym or lack of time after work stop you. Even with a few minutes a day at home and a small collection of workout equipment, you can do many exercises that tone muscle, burn fat and make you feel great. In fact, you don't even need to buy...

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Why Should You Make Acai Part Of Your Healthy Meals?

March 8th, 2014

Berries have long been high on the list of healthy foods because they contain antioxidants, reduce inflammation and have flavonoids that keep arteries open for better blood flow to the heart.On that list, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries and cherries are now joined by acai berry juice because of its link to heart health and anti-aging. Although less known than their...

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Are Frozen Foods Safe To Eat?

March 8th, 2014

Longer work hours, less sleep and more responsibilities during the average person's day have all stolen time usually devoted to making home-cooked meals. Some families might eat a handful of meals cooked with fresh ingredients throughout the week, while others may eat processed or frozen foods every day of the week.Usually, frozen foods are thought of as nutritionally...

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