How to Reduce Cortisol Levels So You Can Lose More Weight

How to Reduce Cortisol Levels So You Can Lose More Weight

It is now known that stress can actually stop you losing weight, especially around your midsection. Stress can cause your body to secrete high levels of cortisol hormone into your bloodstream, because of your body’s “flight or fight” response to stress. Stress can be either…

7 Reasons to Start Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

7 Reasons to Start Your Own Organic Vegetable Garden

During the last several decades there has been a change towards mechanization and systematization of farming, using pesticides, additives, herbicides, synthetic fertilizers and mass-production techniques. All this is clearly affecting mankind’s health, and new diseases are spreading rapidly among humans and animals (bird’s flu being…

5 Solid Reasons To Go Organic

5 Solid Reasons To Go Organic

We make hundreds of little decisions every single day, however, some of those decisions are much bigger than we realize and they have more impact that we could ever imagine. For example, when you wander the aisles of the supermarket and get to the produce…

5 Ways Stress Harms Your Immunity

5 Ways Stress Harms Your Immunity

The effect that chronic stress has on the body is lethal. Being stressed out all the time is so bad for you that stress is commonly referred to as the “silent killer”. That nickname alone is ominous enough to get the point across! While we…

8 Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

8 Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

There’s disagreement about whether humans are designed to eat meat or not. After all, we lack the claws, teeth, speed, and physical prowess to catch any wild animals that most people would consider worth eating. Regardless, there’s a lot of evidence to support that most…

Men’s Health: How to Fight Fatigue

Men’s Health: How to Fight Fatigue

Fatigue is one of those conditions that often comes on gradually and can be very subtle. Maybe you don’t realize you have been more sluggish and tired more than normal for weeks or even months, until you discover you are not tending to the same…

15 Health Tips Any Woman Over 40 Needs to Know

15 Health Tips Any Woman Over 40 Needs to Know

Our wisdom and compassion often increase as we grow older, but so do our health challenges. More than 90% of older adults have at least one chronic condition, and more than 75% have more than one. Plus, these figures are even higher for women than…

Tired of Tension Headaches?

Tired of Tension Headaches?

Tension headaches are the most common form of headaches. However, many adults are unaware of how to minimize their discomfort and avoid more serious health issues. About 70% of adults experience tension headaches, according to the World Health Organization. For most, these events are relatively…

6 Surprising Benefits of Stress

6 Surprising Benefits of Stress

Stress is usually viewed negatively, but it actually has some surprising benefits. Consider stress from a different perspective. Extreme and long-lasting stress won’t help you. However, some limited instances of short-term stress can be useful. Consider these benefits: 1. Stress can help the brain. A…

The Surprising Link Between Abdominal Fat and Vitamin D

The Surprising Link Between Abdominal Fat and Vitamin D

Junk food and a lack of exercise may be the most obvious reasons for having a large waist, but a new study suggests one more factor that might surprise you. Researchers have discovered a strong connection between low levels of vitamin D and excess abdominal…

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