Glass Half Full: How Positivity Improves Your Life

We have all heard the phrase “think positive.” Did you know that positive thinking can actually make you healthier? It’s true; Optimistic people tend to be healthier than pessimists. In fact, many researchers believe your emotions may contribute to...

5 ways to break a sweat this week

Sometimes it’s really hard to find the self discipline to exercise, but setting up a routine at a specific time of day can help you manage your goals. If you’re looking for ideas on how to exercise and “break a sweat”, here are five ways to...

Can sex help you live longer?

There’s good news for those who enjoy frequent romps between the sheets: Having sex regularly may lead to a longer life. Multiple studies have shown that sex is all-around healthy and can even help people live longer. In one study, men ages 45 through 69 who had...

Should I Take Probiotics?

Probiotics have recently come into the limelight due to the tremendous benefits they offer the body. The gut contains both good and bad bacteria. There needs to be a balance of about 15 percent harmful bacteria and 85 percent good bacteria. If this proportion becomes...

Bouncing Back After Vacation

Vacation is a great way to escape from real life and your regular schedule for a while. When you return, though, transitioning back to a healthy lifestyle can be rough. If you’re like most people, you indulged a little (or a lot) on vacation, and while all that...

Benefits of B12

What is Vitamin B12? B12 is one of the essential water-soluble vitamins. Water-soluble vitamins, if taken in excess of what the body normally uses or stores, are flushed from the body through the kidneys and urinary tract. Water-soluble vitamins are the B-vitamin...

Are Body Fat Scales Accurate?

Body fat percentage is one of the best ways to determine whether you’re at a healthy weight. While BMI is easier to calculate, it only considers your height and weight, so those with a large amount of muscle or a very small amount of muscle may not get an...

The Benefits Of Unplugging For A Day

In today’s world, technology allows people to do great things. Whether communicating with friends and family through social media sites or using technology to accomplish tasks at work much faster, there’s no doubt that life has become easier with all of...

Should I be using Sugar Alternatives?

Sugar has been the downfall for many people seeking a healthier lifestyle, and those same people usually begin to wonder whether they should be using sugar alternatives – especially when they’re sweet tooth begins to ache. Although there are substitutes...