Health

17 APRIL 2017

Are Energy Drinks Good or Bad for You?

Energy drinks are intended to boost your energy, alertness and concentration. People of all ages consume them and they continue to grow in popularity. But some health professionals have warned that energy drinks may have harmful consequences, which has led many people to question their safety. This article weighs the good and the bad of […]

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5 APRIL 2017

Get Good Gut Health With Prebiotics And Probiotics

We all want our gut to feel good. No one wants a gut that is in constant turmoil possibly leading to serious conditions of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, diabetes, obesity or rheumatoid arthritis. What our gut is trying to tell us when these diseases arise is that the gut’s microbiome, partly inherited from your mother […]

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31 MARCH 2017

If You’re Dehydrated, Your Vagina Might Be Too

“Drink more water” is probably one of the most common pieces of health advice out there. Among other things, experts say, it can help improve your skin, help you feel more energetic, and boost your immune system, so clearly there’s a lot of benefit to it. But you’re not alone if you find you end […]

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29 MARCH 2017

A Naturopath’s Guide To Avoiding Constipation

You feel bloated, congested, and maybe a little gassier than usual. You’ve spent the majority of the day trying to get some form of bowel movement happening so that you can have substantial relief, yet every trick under your belt fails dismally. You’re desperate and do not want another day of feeling toxic. Sound familiar? […]

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20 MARCH 2017

Common Foods and Drinks That Can Trigger Migraines

Migraines affect up to 15% of adults worldwide. They differ from an average headache in severity and symptoms, and can greatly reduce the quality of life of people who suffer from them. Despite decades of research, the exact cause of migraines is still unknown. It is clear that diet won’t cause a person to start […]

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17 MARCH 2017

How Much Fiber Should You Eat Every Day?

High dietary fiber intake may help prevent strokes. The belief that dietary fiber intake is protectively associated with certain diseases was postulated 40 years ago and then enormously fueled and kept alive by a great body of science since. Today it is generally believed that eating lots of fiber-rich foods helps prevent obesity, diabetes, and […]

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14 MARCH 2017

Will Certain Vitamins Give You Better Skin?

There is some research suggesting that taking vitamins A, C, and E in supplement form may have skin-saving benefits. They’re all antioxidants that may prevent or delay some types of skin cell damage. But unless you’re deficient in any of these vitamins, you can get what you need from a well-balanced diet that includes fruit, […]

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13 MARCH 2017

Things You Should Know About Probiotics

According to the World Health Organization, probiotics are live micro-organisms which when administered in adequate amounts confer a health benefit on the host (you).

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3 MARCH 2017

Fight Cold and Flu With Yogurt

Research published in the British Journal of Nutrition found that yogurt containing the probiotic strain Lactobacillus casei DN-114001 had a significant effect on respiratory infections in three ways.

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22 FEBRUARY 2017

Late Bedtimes Linked To Weight Gain In Healthy People

If you are healthy and go to bed late regularly and you do not sleep enough, your risk of gaining weight is significantly greater than if you go to bed earlier and have a good night’s sleep every night, says a new study published in the journal Sleep.

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