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With every beat, the heart pumps blood around your body so that oxygen and nutrients are distributed throughout your system. You need to keep your heart healthy, so it will continue to efficiently pump blood and maintain bodily functions.
To prevent possible heart problems, here are five simple steps to a healthier heart.
Our fast-paced, modern lives can make it difficult to stay healthy and fit. But living a healthy, holistic life doesn’t have to be another task on your to-do list that you have to cross off. It’s possible to choose a healthy life without completely overhauling your lifestyle.
Are you losing sleep over, well, not getting enough sleep?
Sleep. The thing that young ones fight, old ones crave, and we all need plenty of. In fact, we’ll spend about a third of our life sleeping! However, getting a good night’s sleep is easier said than done, and chronic sleep shortage can result in much more than a bit of brain fog and grogginess.
If you had to ask us what the perfect cozy fall beverage was, we’d probably say, “cider.” Not only is it caffeine-free, but it’s not too heavy and not too watery. And quite frankly, there’s just nothing quite like a mug of steaming sweet cider to warm your insides on a cold afternoon.
It’s an easy to make recipe that gives your body an abundance of nutrients to help keep you healthy!
Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that the body produces when exposed to sunlight. It is responsible for regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorus through the intestine, promoting bone health and bone formation, and also influences muscle function, immune function, cell growth, and the development of muscles.
Here are signs that would indicate your Vitamin D levels could be too low.
Prostate cancer affects over 200,000 men each year and it is the second leading cause of death among males worldwide. Although there is no definite way to prevent this disease, years of research have suggested that certain healthy habits may help reduce the risk.
Keep reading for prostate health tips that will help lower your risk for prostate issues.
Your brain is the most complex working organ in your body. It controls, coordinates, and manages almost all your bodily functions, including your breathing, digestion, eye movement, and swallowing. Your brain allows you to feel and think, retain memories, and react to what's happening around you.
So what have you done for your brain's health lately?
If you’re a health and wellness freak (like us!), chances are you may have already heard of adaptogens. More than just a buzzword in the wellness world, adaptogens are purported to have many benefits, such as helping your body and mind adapt to life’s stressors. If you are curious about what they really are and which ones you should be taking, here we bring you the long and short of it.
Depending on who you are, you might look comfortably forward to bedtime, or dread it. Sleep is a great thing when it comes easily and lasts through the night, but not so much if you have trouble getting or staying there. So, why do we sleep? Because that’s when you heal and when your mind and body recharge. Without regular rest, your brain cannot function efficiently, and if your brain’s not working, neither can anything else.
Your brain is your command center. Its 86 billion neurons constantly send instructions for the rest of your body to follow. It is where you think your thoughts and form your words, create your art or music, and plan, feel, and relate. Perhaps most importantly, it is where you, through your memories, store what you’ve been and who you are. What are you doing to keep your brain from losing who you are?