Health Topics

  • The Health Benefits of Physical Activity: Weekend Warriors and Sedentary Behavior

    Currently physical inactivity has been identified as the fourth leading cause of mortality globally and the CDC report that an estimated 300,000 deaths in the US each year are related to physical inactivity and poor diet. View Post
  • Thinking Positively Is Not Just Wishful Thinking

    Would you consider your glass to be half-empty or half-full? Your answer to this question can tell someone a lot about yourself. Interestingly, there is evidence that having a positive mindset is actually beneficial to your overall health.

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  • Confinement and Weight Gain

    The link between food, mood, and weight gain Have you been worrying about your “quarantine-15”?1 Don’t worry—there is a scientific reason that so many people are dealing with unwanted weight gain during confinement amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, one of the most significant contributors ... View Post
  • Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

    Globally, hearing loss is the third leading contributor to years of life lived with disability and a major public health issue. Cognitive decline includes a number of progressive factors related to deteriorating cognitive abilities, an individual’s ability to function independently and without support, and a reduction in social relationships. View Post
  • The Healing Powers Of Turmeric You Can’t Afford To Miss

    If you want to boost your health, there’s one spice that you can’t afford to miss out on. Turmeric. Used in a variety of different recipes, turmeric is one of the best health boosters around and can benefit just about everyone. View Post
  • Gut feelings: what happens when you have poor digestion and how you can make it better

    Originally published on Health & Nature News How good is your gut instinct?  For many people it might seem like all their gut ever does is complain.  Nausea, diarrhea, stomach cramps, constipation, bloating, flatulence- these are never fun conditions to deal with.  On top of being unpleasant,... View Post
  • Healthy Additions To Pasta

    If you’re a pasta lover and simply can’t get enough of the stuff, chances are good you’re on the lookout for what you can add to pasta to make it even healthier. While pasta itself isn’t an unhealthy food, it’s not really a healthy one either. View Post
  • Benefits of a (More) Plant-Based Diet for Seniors

    The benefits of a plant-based diet for seniors include increased weight loss, decreased inflammation, and a lower risk of disease. Here’s why you should try it. View Post