The Fitness Trends Dominating 2017

1. Wearable Technology Topping the list is wearable technology like fitness trackers, pedometers and heart rate monitors. Sales are expected to hit over $4 billion during 2017 and it’s no slowing. The question is if they’re really that functional?  Are they actually useful in reaching your health goals? If you’re looking to lose weight, perhaps […]

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Benefits & Techniques

Have you noticed that doctors and psychiatrists are more than too happy to prescribe psychotropic drugs today even though they often come with dangerous side effects?  Surely there’s a better, and safer way to manage and treat stress and brain disorders? There is cognitive behavioral therapy.  According to the National Association of Cognitive Behavioral Therapists, […]

18 Exercise Hacks To Supercharge Your Fitness Once and For All!

Think back.  How many New Year’s resolutions have you actually held?  If you’re like most people odds are not many. It’s recommended for adults to get at least 150 minutes of moderate to intense aerobic activity and two days of strength training into their week.  Most like our New Year’s resolutions don’t meet these recommendations. […]

Turn Down For What? The Cortisol … The Stress

Questions, how often do you feel stressed, honestly? If you find yourself overly stressed, tired and experiencing weight gain without changes to your diet or exercise frequency you could be! Specifically, your cortisol might be too high. Cortisol is often referred to as the primary ‘stress hormone’. It’s the main hormone released when we’re pressured […]

Hospital Food – What The …?!!

Have you ever noticed that the cafeteria options and patient meal plans offered at your local hospital aren’t always what you’d expect?  They’re facilities is often thought to be promoting wellness and health and yet most of the food looks to working against the patients!  As Hippocrates said, ‘Let food be thy medicine and medicine […]

Is It Possible to Lose Weight with Just Diet and Supplements?

Yes, it is. You can shed a good amount of excess weight just by making your diet healthier and taking the right supplements. Whether you’re looking to look leaner, fit into your old clothes, or feel better inside and out, it is possible to achieve that goal with just diet and supplements. Of course, there […]

7 Foods that Cause Bloating and What to Eat Instead

The holidays are not just a time for being with our loved ones, relaxing and having fun. For most of us, it’s also a time for delicious food. However, some of us tend to forget to pace ourselves, eat in excess, and end up with bloating. This condition can be so uncomfortable that it can […]

Essential Oil Frankincense Is A Genius

Frankincense, also known as olibanum, comes from trees in the Boswellia genus. There are different ways essential oils relate or affect our bodies. The pharmacological aspect of it is when essential oils enter our bloodstream, chemical changes take place. The oil reacts with enzymes, hormones etc. As for the physiological part, this has something to […]

De-Horrifying Superbugs

Ever wonder what are superbugs? They are bacteria that have become defiant to antibiotics. When treated with medicines, they multiply and thrive instead of being eradicated. These superbugs aren’t just a bother – they are a global health concern. A recent report links it to possibly 10 million deaths per year by 2050. That’s one […]

Why You Need to Use Frankincense Oil Today

One of the most overlooked oils is Frankincense. The number of people using it is just starting to grow recently. More and more wellness practitioners are recommending its naturally amazing healing qualities. And what’s better, there are no known side effects that come with using this particular oil. As a standalone, it treats cuts and […]