Vitamin D is one of the most underestimated essential vitamins. Also, it is not basically a vitamin but rather a natural steroid hormone that is derived in a human body from cholesterol, specifically when the skin is exposed to the sun rays. That is why sometimes Vitamin D is called as the “sunshine” vitamin. Having […]
If you are leaving your home for an exciting vacation, it doesn’t mean that you have to leave your healthy eating habits at home as well. A vacation may deliver lots of benefits for helping you to unwind, rejuvenate, celebrate, see new places, and try new foods. However, if you want to continue staying healthy […]
The fast metabolism of our teenage years may seem like a blessing that may be long gone. Unfortunately, not all of us can boast of having naturally great metabolic functions. According to the Mayo Clinic team, about 40% of Americans who are older than 60 suffer from different metabolic disorders and weight problems caused by […]
Are you suffering from throbbing pain in your joints and muscles? Most of us have had to deal with aching muscles and joints, especially as we age, at one point or another. In the most cases, the causes of sore muscles and joints can be related to either their underuse or overwork. Major causes […]
In the past several decades the intake of prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) antidepressants in the United States has increased by 400%. On average, 1 in 10 Americans is taking one of the many common antidepressants. According to statistics provided by the reputable U.S. vendor IMS Health, about 14% of Americans need to take antidepressants […]
About 23.6 million Americans suffer from both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and this number is constantly growing. These sad statistics are provided by the American Diabetes Association (ADA). The ADA also reports that: About 57 million Americans have pre-diabetic symptoms; 1 in 4 Americans whose age is over 60 has diabetes; High blood […]
If you can read this, thank your seafood-eating ancestors. Researchers say that foods from the sea–fish and shellfish–were crucial to the evolution of the human brain. Seafood boosted the brain power of early humans and resulted in the large brains we have today. Seafood is rich in DHA, the most abundant fat found […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...