Protein Bars: Healthy or Hype

Although I have always loved to work out and take care of my body, eating healthy has been something that I have constantly struggled with – and chocolate is the only one to blame. For this reason, when the much-hyped protein bars first started to gain a following, I was one of the first ones to jump into theRead More

Coffee does more good than bad for body

Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can positively impact health more than it can harm it, according to a study published Wednesday. Health researchers looked at more than 200 previous studies and linked coffeeconsumption to lower risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, depression, dementia, some cancers, type 2 diabetes and liver disease, inRead More

The Best Health Advice There Is

Eating just one banana, half an apple, one salad and one cup of tomato soup would cover it, but most Americans can’t seem to fit in even that much, the CDC survey found. “Consuming enough fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet reduces the risk of many chronic diseases, includ­ing cardiovascular disease, type 2Read More

Plant-Based Diets May Be Best For Heart Health

The plant-based diet was linked to a reduction in risk for heart failure (up to 42%), compared to those which consisted of the fewest vegetables. Unsurprisingly, the other types weren’t associated with any heart benefits. If you’re unenthused about the idea of a plant-based diet, remember that it’s not necessarily vegetarian or vegan – the mostRead More

You Need More Vitamin D

‘Tis the season to be jolly? According to science, not so much. During the winter season, rates of depression, anxiety, and overall dampened moods are almost always on the rise, and one of the nutrients to blame is definitely vitamin D. It’s easier than you’d think to up your vitamin D intake. Commonplace foods, such as fish, eggs, and these eight others,Read More

Bad Breath When You Wake Up

It’s not just because you’ve gone eight hours without brushing It’s something that happens only in movies—the wakeup kiss. Looks awesome on the big screen, but in real life, there’s something else to contend with: morning breath. That sour, stale dragon breath is why most of us make an effort not to breathe too closeRead More

Eating After A Workout

What you eat after a workout matters! No matter what time of day you exercise, the key is to follow up with meals that combine protein, which helps your muscles recover, and carbohydrates, which replenish energy stores. For best results, eat within 30 to 60 minutes after exercise, when muscles are most receptive. During this window, an increase inRead More

Things You Can Learn About Your Health

Here are some of the things you can learn about your health just be looking your mouth. That you’re diabetic or pre-diabetic Dentist Dr. Gary Glassman told INSIDER that, “ulcers, infections, inflammation of your gums, thrush, bad breath, [and] tooth decay,” can all point to diabetes Since you see a dentist every six months — orRead More