Having those nasty little bumps on the skin can significantly decrease your mood, especially during a summer season. Scientifically this condition is called keratosis pilaris (or just kp). Currently, the kp skin condition is one of the most widespread ones in the United States. About 50% of American population, according to WebMD, have to fight […]
Many people believe that the excess fat around their waist or hips contains cholesterol. In fact, cholesterol is a substance carried through the bloodstream by certain carriers made of fat (lipids) and proteins. These carriers are called lipoproteins. Yes, cholesterol may result in fat accumulation because it is not quite water soluble. These lipoproteins traveling […]
Native to Mexico and Guatemala, Chia seeds can be recognized as tiny brown or black seeds with a shiny, smooth texture (scientifically known as Salvia hispanica). These healthy seeds served as a staple food for the Ancient Mayans and Aztecs to gain strength and energy. Today these little seeds are being hailed as a superfood […]
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 […]
It is widely thought that drinking any kind of alcohol can be potentially dangerous. Surely, this statement is true – you may develop an addiction or experience many negative effects if you drink any alcohol excessively, including low-alcohol beverages like beer or cider. However, sometimes, drinking alcohol can be beneficial for your health. Benefits […]
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 […]
Omega-3 fatty acids are synonymous to ‘body health’. Scientists have devoted many years to discovering the benefits of omega 3 and explaining why they are so important for the human body. These acids are found in foods of both animal and vegetable origin. You may consider it surprising that fish is not the only source […]
Is Popcorn Healthy: Possible Benefits and Dietary Tips For most Americans, popcorn is associated with snacks. Amazingly, but...