The obsession with accentuating your profile seems to be high on the list of priorities for ladies these days. From Brazilian butt lifts, to padded undergarments and clothing that lift and tone, to outlandish workouts, the list of bizarre rear-end hacks is growing.
When it comes to being healthy, it is not just about being skinny. Aside from body weight, a high fat diet may have a major psychological impact on young people - especially adolescents.
One of the simplest joys of life is being able to move around comfortably and without pain. Activities like walking, swimming, running, jumping are all movements that can make you feel good - both physically and mentally. And your joints play a huge role in allowing you to perform these activities.
Researchers are now uncovering some thought-provoking evidence that iron is even more important than we may have thought. You probably already know that incorporating iron into your diet can help stave off anemia and streamline oxygen to blood cells. But what most people may not understand is that iron plays a significant role in brain health and cognition as well.
The most valuable information I can give you regarding this topic is my personal experiences with rehabs and overcoming addiction. I feel it’s important to not sugarcoat this issue. And I do want people to know that in some instances, rehab may not be all that it’s cracked up to be. Sometimes, it can make our addiction problems worse. When I was about 17-years-old, my parents sent me to a famous and well-respected rehab center in Southern California. I never did any “hard” drugs at the time. I used ecstasy and smoked weed.
I recently read that Meghan Markle – now the Duchess of Sussex – usually wears her shoes a size too big. According to one fashion expert, celebs sometimes go up a size or two when they wear heels for a long period of time to avoid swollen feet.
There is no denying that the bugs in our guts play a major role in our health. For example, they may be a contributing factor in whether we feel depressed or are able to lose those unwanted, stubborn pounds. They also aid in nutrient absorption and may have an impact on our risk of developing cancer.
A Silicon Valley startup was criticized for being “too healthy.” The startup, Health IQ, is a life insurance brokerage company that offers low rate insurance for people who are health conscious.
Diet trends come and go. You can’t miss them on the front pages of grocery store magazines and Google. You may have seen the story of a Massachusetts doctor that shed an impressive 125 pounds over the course of 18 months. Dr. Kevin Gendreau had life-changing results and attributes his success to the 16:8 intermittent fasting diet.
I am not going to lecture you on the dangers of smoking. If you smoke, you have heard them all already and you’ve made the decision to continue smoking anyway. The same holds true for any family or friends who also are still smoking.
You may want to steer clear of eating too much beef jerky on your next road trip, limit the number of hot dogs at the next baseball game and cut back on the amount of salami at cocktail hour.
If you have been following the news lately, you may have seen the alarming report from the US Centers of Disease Control and Prevention. Liver cancer deaths in the United States have increased by more than 40 percent in the past 16 years - even as mortality rates for all cancers combined have declined.
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