Health Topics

  • Inflammation: Why we get it and how we can fight it

    From acute to chronic inflammation, millions of people worldwide have known the discomforts of this physiological response. But where does inflammation come from and how can we stop it? View Post
  • Vitamin D Does Your Body Good

    The reason vitamin D is so powerful is that most of us aren’t getting enough through our diet plan, as it’s found in so few foods. Your body can make vitamin D naturally if you’re exposed to natural sunlight for a longer period, however, this should be restricted due to the potential for skin cancer. View Post
  • Why Boosting Your Immunity Is So Important

    The immune system is constantly working every day to maintain the body’s defense against foreign substances like viruses and bacteria. Not only does the immune system function to fight off illness and disease, but it is also involved in many other cognitive and behavioral functions within the body.

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  • Still Smoking? Here’s What to Look Forward to if You Quit

    Have you been longing to quit smoking, but just cannot find the will to do so? Perhaps a look at some of the benefits of quitting can give you that extra boost you need to combat those cravings. Fortunately, quitting smoking is accompanied by a myriad of health benefits which appear to begin in as little as 12 hours after smoking the last cigarette.

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  • An Overview of the Gut-Brain Link

    It might seem funny to consider how your gut can influence your brain…but think about it—have you ever experienced a “gut feeling”? Here, you’ll get an idea of how the microbial life in your gut can influence your thoughts and actions, and what you can do to improve your gut health so you can thrive day after day. View Post
  • Fighting Chronic Stress and Building Resilience

    Stress is one of the things in life that we just cannot avoid. In fact, things or events that activate our stress response, or stressors, are everywhere in the environment and can include things like meeting deadlines at work, giving a speech or presentation, skipping a meal, or even exercising. ... 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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  • 5 Ingredients to Stop Inflammation and Support Joint Health

    With the best of intentions, our bodies trigger inflammatory responses. For example, after an injury or when defending from harmful bacteria. While necessary, inflammation has a darker side too.

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