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DASHing Toward Lower Blood Pressure

Regular check-ups with your physician will allow you to keep on top of your current blood pressure. As you age, it's common for blood pressure to be become consistently high; This is known as hypertension. There are several risk factors for hypertension you can control, such as quitting smoking, being physically active, and maintaining a…

Herbal Teas – A Gentle Way to Assist Your Health

Herbal teas are a great alternative to the usual black tea cuppa. However they are more than just a nice warm drink on a cold night. Herbal teas can have a wonderful positive effect on your immunity and help prevent illness. Herbs have been used in various ways for centuries to help people improve their…

What’s Intermittent Fasting All About, And Is It Something You Should Be Doing?

Intermittent Fasting has become more popular than ever in the last few years! There are lots of celebs, PT's and influencers about who are singing its praises in terms of fat loss! In this article I discuss what it involves, the potential advantages and disadvantages, and whether it is right for you! So first off,…

Eat This For A Healthy Summer Skin

Warmer weather is finally upon us, and with that, it looks everyone is trying to look and feel their best while taking advantage of the outdoors. Weight management is certainly a huge part of that, with everyone trying to increase their exercise and improve their diet, but surprisingly skincare is another topic I hear come…

How Your Health Benefits From More Fiber

Since the 1990s, medical researchers have discovered more and more benefits when dietary fiber is significantly increased in our diet. Fiber is a substance in plants. Dietary fiber, also called bulk or roughage, is the kind we eat. It is the accessible portions of plant cell walls; it, it is found only in plant foods…

The Hows and Whys of Hydration

Water is the elixir of life. You can survive for over a month without food, but a week without water is fatal. We take water for granted in First World countries; millions of people worldwide struggle every day for access to clean, fresh water. Funny enough, many people here in the United States struggle to…