Category Archives: Healthy Living

Nootropics and Energy

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Nootropics go by another name, smart drugs. Nootropics are natural or synthetic substances that boost cognitive brain function and improve mental performance. They are extremely popular in today’s society with everyone from students to athletes to office workers. People need to be able to perform at their very best in our world, and with the […]

Eating more plant foods may lower heart disease risk

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Eating plant-rich diet promotes heart health and lower heart disease risk at any age, according to two recent studies published in the Journal of the American Heart Association.  Analyzing different measures of healthy plant food consumption, both studies reported that people from young adults to postmenopausal women had fewer heart attacks and were less likely to develop cardiovascular disease […]

5 Top Tips For Keeping An Effective Food Journal

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Guest post Food journals are an effective and easy way to gain a better understanding of your eating habits. Whether you’re trying to lose weight or simply looking to minimize mindless snacking and develop healthier habits, food journals can help you. Here are 5 top tips to aid you in keeping an effective food journal, […]

Good and Bad Sugar: Everything You Need to Know

Description: Sugar is one of the most consumed foods. Many people know that sugar addiction’s effect on the body and brain is ambiguous. How does sugar affect you? What are sugars to consume and the ones to avoid? Find out in our article. You’ve probably heard of healthy and unhealthy fats, but what about the varieties of […]

Practice yoga to fight against anxiety and depression

Lots of research taut the benefits of practicing yoga, A recent study by researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine finds that yoga also improves symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, suggesting that the yoga may be helpful in treating anxiety when you need it.  The study was published in JAMA Psychiatry. Generalized anxiety disorder is a common, […]

Nutrition recommendations for athletes

Guest blog Most athletes apply a lot of energy and effort during training and tuning their body. Athletes do this to make themselves ready for the game at hand. This article will give you recommendations on which kind of foods you will take to work on your body physic. It is essential to know which […]

Does Meditation Improve Focus at Work?

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Guest blog Evidence for the link between employee wellbeing and work performance keeps getting stronger. A recent study showed that engaged employees performed better after companies implemented a physical wellness program. A popular tool in improving mental wellbeing is the use of mindfulness training and meditation. But does this practice translate well into the workplace? […]

Extra-virgin olive oil protects against Alzheimer’s and preserves memory

The Mediterranean diet is associated with a variety of health benefits, including a lower incidence of dementia. Now, researchers at Temple University (LKSOM) have identified a specific ingredient that protects against cognitive decline: extra-virgin olive oil. In a study published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, the researchers show that the consumption of extra-virgin […]

Dietary Ginger May Work Against Cancer Growth

Ginger has been credited with therapeutic and preventive powers in a long history of herbal medical application.  Loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds, the herb is claimed to be among the healthiest spices on the plant.  Modern research has just provided one more reason for you to add this herb into diet. It seems that […]