Why You Will Never See Tilapia On My Plate
I regularly eat wild-caught salmon, which is a great source of vitamins B12 and B6, selenium, phosphorus, omega-3 fats and more. Halibut, cod and trout are some other fish preferences of mine, but tilapia is not one of them.
Trying to Conceive? Test Your Iron First For Your Baby’s Brain
Fetal brain development starts just three and a half weeks after conception. By week five, the brain really starts to develop. At this time, some women are pregnant and don’t even know it. They are also deficient in iron, and this may result in giving birth to a baby with cognitive issues.
Yes, You Can Be Red Light Deficient.
Red light therapy (RLT) is a very trendy topic these days. Everyone is talking about it. As someone who is a big advocate of RLT, I’m happy to see how much traction it is gaining.
Hearing Loss. Another Reason Why Diabetes Can Be So Devastating
Today is World Hearing Day, and the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that more than 1.5 billion people globally live with hearing loss and that this number could rise to 2.5 billion by 2050.
Calling All Peanut Butter Lovers!
Yes, peanut butter is fattening. It is also a good source of healthy fats called monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats. (These types of fats are also found in avocados and olive oil). As with everything in life, moderation is key.
Take a Chill Pill. Or Maybe Some Vitamin B6
Vitamin B6 may reduce anxiety as well as strengthen visual surround suppression (which is essentially a fancy, scientific way of saying that it increased focus and helped people not get overwhelmed by sensory overload).
It’s Time to Really Take Things to ‘HEART’
March is quickly approaching, which means Heart Month is almost over. The work, however, to keep our hearts healthy is never over. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in both American women and men. We must be proactive. Here’s what you can take to ‘HEART’ to help guide you along the way.
I Tried Acupuncture for the First Time. Better Sleep, More Relaxation
If you look at a person who is receiving acupuncture treatment, he or she may look like a human pin cushion. It may look painful, but trust me it is not bad at all if done properly.
Pastor Attempts 40-Day Fast. Anemia and Low Blood Pressure ‘Perfect Storm’ for Death.
Recently, a 39-year-old pastor in Mozambique named Francisco Barajah died after going without food or water for 25 days! Pastor Barajah was attempting to complete the 40 day fast Jesus was said to have done, according to the Bible. Reportedly, Barajah’s digestive organs failed by the time he received medical aid. He also had acute anemia. They tried to rehydrate him, but it was just too late. He lost so much weight that he couldn’t even stand.
Once Again, We See Why Monitoring Blood Pressure At Home Can Be Life-Saving
Back in January, Lynette Hardaway, more popularly known as Diamond of the Trump-supporting sister duo Diamond and Silk, died of heart disease due to chronic high blood pressure. She was just 51-years-old.
It May Be Time to Wave Goodbye to Gel Manicures
Like many nail salon goers, I get gel manicures, which dry the nails with a UV lamp. These manicures are long-lasting and essentially have zero drying time, so they are really convenient and safe – so I thought.
Avoid The Fast Food Trap This Valentine’s Day
People really need to know what they are eating when they consume fast food. To give you some perspective: A Quarter Pounder with Cheese is 510 calories, 26 grams of fat and a whopping 1190 mg of sodium. An order of large fries is 500 calories, 25 grams of fat and 350 mg of sodium. A large Coke is 310 calories and 86 grams of sugar
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