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Tips to Help in Fixing Lower Back Pain

Whether it’s from lifting heavy objects at work or around the house, an athletic injury or injury from strenuous activity, lower back pain affects many of us at some point in our lives. Low back pain can result from an acute injury or from chronic overuse that leads to arthritis. This, in turn, can break […]

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High Protein Dinner Recipes

It’s dinner time, what’s on the menu? Whether the goal is to lose weight, improve overall health, a well-balanced meal should be the aim. Protein has been receiving a lot of attention recently. High-protein diets are touted for their ability to help with satiety and weight loss. Getting enough protein in your post workout meal […]

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The Beauty of Sleep

“Oh sleep! it is a gentle thing, beloved from pole to pole.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge The undeniable value of sleep has led to a recent expansion of the body of science around sleep. New understandings of sleep may be pleasantly surprising and a welcome relief to those feeling pressured to adopt the mythical ‘early […]

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Simple Ways to Make Sure You Feel Your Best This Summer

Inflammation is the root of many health conditions including and not limited to heart disease and arthritis. Finding ways to reduce inflammation during summertime is particularly important since hotter temperatures make chronic inflammation symptoms worse. Here are three ways to reduce inflammation and get to feeling your best. 1. Lower sugar intake There are two main […]

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Eating for the Summer Season

Summertime is the season with the greatest variety of fruits and vegetables available. They are the perfect fuel for active days with activities like hiking, biking, tennis or a long day of golf. Staying hydrated and well-nourished to match the energy output is key. Luckily, fruits and vegetables are filled with water, clean carbs and […]

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Coffee or Tea?

Coffee and tea are the most often-consumed beverages. People socialize over coffee and tea and for others, it is a necessity to help them get through the day. Not only does it provide comfort, it also provides health benefits. Coffee and tea have long been recognized for their beneficial properties, which largely come from caffeine […]

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The Science Behind Hanger

Urban Dictionary defined “hangry” as lack of food which often causes one to be angry, frustrated or both. While Urban Dictionary may not be the most reliable source, there is an actual science behind this new-age word. It is true that most of us have experienced the grouchiness that takes over when we’ve gone too […]

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Mental Health and Exercise

While it is evident that there is a direct benefit of regular exercise and physical activity to appearance and physical performance, few people are aware that it also greatly improves the overall mental health. Recent research strongly suggests that improved mental health is an important and often-overlooked outcome of regular exercise.   Here are ways […]

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10 Good Reasons to Eat More Protein

Most of us eat enough protein to prevent a deficiency however we may benefit from replacing some carbohydrates or fats in our diet with protein as it plays so many important roles in the body: ·     Protein helps to control our appetite. It reduces our hunger hormone and increases hormones that help us feel full. […]

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