We’re always told it’s healthy to consume probiotics, but why is that the case? First, it’s important to understand what comprises the human body. There’s bones, muscles, tendons, blood, lymph, organs, and lots and lots of bacteria. The truth is, our bodies contain trillions of microorganisms that live in a symbiotic relationship with us. That […]
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Remember years ago when you laid out your clothes for school the night beforehand? Did you teach your children the same practice as they were growing up? It turns out there is actually some solid science behind why it’s a good practice to implement. Wait, Willpower is a Muscle? Our willpower is not an infinite […]
Do you feel like you just might need to lose a few pounds? That’s ok! Many of us feel like we’re not as fit as we once were, and we want to help you do something about it! But what’s the best way to get started? Sometimes it feels as if it’s tougher to lose the […]
The sunlight peaks through the edges of your windows, and the chirping birds slowly make you more and more conscious of the world outside. Should you doze a few more minutes, hit snooze on the alarm a few times, or jump out of bed to start the day? Such a big decision! Perhaps you savor […]
We’ve all been there. It’s a crisp Saturday night and some of your closest friends and family members are gathered around the table for the dinner party you’ve meticulously planned over the past several days. The table is set, delicious smells fill the air, and everyone is in good spirits. To spur conversation, you begin […]
Welcome to the first edition of our new feature – the Saturday Smoothie. Each week, we’ll bring you our favorite health and fitness content from around the web. Got feedback, or an article suggestion? Tell us here! [hr] Can Food Heal? Can food serve as a medicine, and help you heal your body and improve […]
How the Food You Eat Effects You (it also affects you!) Can food heal your body, and help you regain your health, vibrancy, and energy? “You are what you eat.” It’s a cliché phrase that’s been said time and tie again, but there’s an incredible amount of truth to the idea that our bodies are […]
Falling is a serious concern for many aging adults. An estimated 28-45 percent of elderly people fall each year. When an older person falls, the risk of injury isn’t the only concern; for most elderly people, it can take months to recover from injuries sustained in a fall, and such lengthy convalescence can lead to […]
These cold winter nights get the cravings going for comfort foods, and unfortunately, many comfort foods are high in unhealthy starches and fats. However, there are plenty of satisfying meals that are good for you, while being super simple to make! Here are five easy and healthy crock pot soup recipes – make them for […]
Most of us can agree that the Fountain of Youth is a myth, and no method yet exists to completely stop or reverse aging. However, we can also likely agree that there are steps we can all take to slow down the aging process. The following are the top ten secrets for aging well, to […]
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