We’ve previously discussed drug use problems in the United States, such as the opioid crisis, cocaine and the recreational use of marijuana. And now, unfortunately, you need to be aware of another major drug issue - Fake Weed!
When we think about workaholics, the phrase, “All work and no play” comes to mind. And it’s true that many of us adults need to “play” more - whether it’s going to a movie, taking a trip, attending a concert or maybe even engaging in a little retail therapy.
Plant-based products are taking over grocery store shelves. From black bean burgers, veggie burgers and mushroom based patties, the variety of plant based ‘meat’ products can be dizzying.
According to a recent study reported by The Lancet Health, diets that include carbohydrates may promote a healthy life. But it should not really take a study to arrive at this conclusion, because carbohydrates comprise one of the six critical nutrients we need to survive.
Women may need more nutrients in their diet to support cognitive health and promote positive emotional well-being, according to new research conducted by Binghamton University. Oddly enough, the study suggests that the same may not be true for men.
As far back as I can remember, conventional wisdom has been that the higher our HDL cholesterol levels, the less we and our healthcare providers had to be concerned about our ‘bad’ LDL cholesterol levels.
Many people get routine annual physicals and eye exams. But very few get their ears examined. Hearing loss occurs more frequently than you think. The National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD) reports:
There is a huge stigma attached to being overweight. We often don’t give obese people the same sympathy we give to someone battling other addictions, like gambling or substance abuse.
"It's not until they tell you you're going to die soon that you realize how short life is. Time is the most valuable thing in life because it never comes back. " Above are wise words posted on Twitter by actor Stefan Karl Stefansson before he recently lost his battle to bile duct cancer.
During November of 2017, Robin Leach, renowned journalist and host of the hit TV show “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous,” suffered a “mini stroke” while vacationing in Mexico. He was taken to a Las Vegas hospital, where he was put on a ventilator in the intensive care unit.
Elon Musk, the genius behind Tesla and SpaceX, has had a rigorous schedule for the last two decades, and his health and personal life have suffered as a result. This week Musk tweeted: “Am considering taking Tesla private at $420. Funding secured.”
Many people equate copper with pennies, plumbing or bracelets to help cure arthritis (spoiler alert – they don’t!) than with good health. But copper is a trace mineral - along with iron, chromium, zinc, iodine, manganese and selenium.
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