When You Start Exercising Regularly

Leading a more active lifestyle takes time, effort, and determination, but in the end, it’s really worth the shot. Here’s what will happen to your body when you exercise regularly. If you’re thinking about leading a more active lifestyle, you’re not alone. In recent years, an increasing number of Americans have started participating in more sports, fitness, andRead 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 Body on Candy

Your heart, joints and even mood take a hit. Each year, my kids come back from trick-or-treating with pillowcases filled with chocolate bars, taffy, sugar-filled sticks and more. After they’re done swapping their treats and picking their favorites from the pile, I’m stuck with buckets of goodies just begging to be eaten. But before IRead More

This Is Your Body on Candy

Your heart, joints and even mood take a hit. Each year, my kids come back from trick-or-treating with pillowcases filled with chocolatebars, taffy, sugar-filled sticks and more. After they’re done swapping their treats and picking their favorites from the pile, I’m stuck with buckets of goodies just begging to be eaten. But before I indulge my kids’ rejectRead More

When you eat a hot pepper

What happens to your brain & body when you eat spicy food. Hot peppers trick your brain into thinking your mouth is on fire. But there’s no real heat in a pepper. So, what’s going on? It’s all about a chemical compound in peppers called capsaicin. Capsaicin binds to pain receptors on our nerves called TRPV1. Normally, itRead More

Foods for a Healthy Body

Healthy eating can be easy. It’s all about balance. With more and more types of foods available at markets across the country, it can be overwhelming to figure out just what to eat for optimal health. But healthy eating doesn’t have to be hard — or expensive. It’s time to simplify healthy eating, starting with someRead More