There are absolutely no health benefits of drinking alcohol

There is no real connection between alcohol and good health; and even “moderate drinking” may be detrimental, especially in elderly individuals

There are absolutely no health benefits of drinking alcoholEvery so often, research surfaces that highlights the supposed benefits of drinking alcohol, but a new study suggests these findings are exaggerated; there is no real connection between alcohol and good health; and even “moderate drinking” may be detrimental, especially in elderly individuals. Although studies have noted a common trend between moderate alcohol consumption and […]

6 reasons why drinking warm water is good for your health

Regularly drinking very warm water, especially in the morning, can heal our bodies, providing digestive power and reducing metabolic waste built up in our immune system

6 reasons why drinking warm water is good for your healthMost of us start our mornings with a fresh, hot cup of coffee or tea to warm our bodies after getting out of bed. When we drink water, we tend to prefer it cold, but according to Ayurvedic medicine, we have it all wrong. Regularly drinking very warm water, especially in the morning, can heal […]

New Year resolution – how a dry January can benefit your health

You might think that quitting the drink for just 31 days is unlikely to have a big impact on health, but many participants who take part in Dry January report better sleep, increased energy and weight loss.

New Year resolution – how a dry January can benefit your healthAs 2018 arrives, many of us are thinking about the healthy lifestyle changes we want to make for the coming year. Do you plan to exercise more? Lose weight? Quit smoking? How about cutting down on alcohol intake? While that last question may have prompted a highly resistant shake of the head from many readers […]

Salads are healthy, but only if you choose wisely

Salads are seen as a health food, but overloading your salads with unhealthy toppings which carry far too many calories and renders the nutritive qualities redundant

Salads are healthy, but only if you choose wiselySalads often have a “health halo effect”, making it possible to consume way more calories and fat than you realize. A genuinely nutritious salad requires the right toppings to earn the title. Find out if your salad add-ins are accidentally sabotaging your weight loss efforts and health goals. Creamy Dressings As tasty as ranch, Caesar, […]

A dozen benefits of eating eggs

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white along with vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat and cholesterol than the yolk

A dozen benefits of eating eggsEggs are an important and versatile ingredient for cooking, as their particular chemical makeup is literally the glue of many important baking reactions. Since the domestication of the chicken, people have been enjoying and nourishing themselves with eggs. As a long time symbol of fertility and rebirth, the egg has taken its place in religious […]

8 guilt-free ways to indulge in your sweet cravings

Although nutritionists know all about clean eating, they are humans too. So, what do they do when they feel like indulging in sweets? Here’s how they find ways to pamper themselves and tame the urge without cheating the diet plan

8 guilt-free ways to indulge in your sweet cravingsEven with all their know-how about clean eating, nutrition experts are still human. This means that they get plagued by sugary cravings just like the rest of us. What they don’t do? Let a little hankering for something sweet turn into an all-out dessert fest. Nope, they know that it’s entirely possible to tame a […]

12 health benefits of drinking pomegranate juice

Adding pomegranate juice to your diet reduce your risk for chronic disease and inflammation. Do check with your doctor before drinking it every day to be sure that it won’t interfere with your medications

12 health benefits of drinking pomegranate juiceFresh juice doesn’t have to be green or full of spinach to be healthy. Pomegranate juice contains more than 100 phytochemicals. Pomegranate juice contains higher levels of antioxidants than most other fruit juices. The pomegranate fruit has been used for thousands of years as medicine. Today, pomegranate juice is being studied for its many health […]

Working longer may have its own health benefits

Though scientific research is inconclusive, there are health benefits of working longer. This is particularly pronounced among people who find work fulfilling in the first place, who are office workers and not work at a factory or a construction site

Working longer may have its own health benefitsAre there health benefits to staying in the work force longer? The scientific research is inconclusive, though it tends to tilt toward “yes.” This is particularly pronounced among people who find work fulfilling in the first place, who tend to be office workers, teachers and others whose workplace is not, say, a factory or a […]

6 effective benefits of exercise

If there was a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed

6 effective benefits of exerciseThis fall I flipped through a Time magazine and started skimming the article on exercise. OK, I thought. I know this. Then I stopped. I was blown away. “If there were a drug that could do for human health everything that exercise can, it would likely be the most valuable pharmaceutical ever developed,” the doctor […]

Benefits of great posture: improved mood, memory and intelligence

Research shows sitting or standing with good posture can boost your confidence and sense of power, improve digestive function, help you breathe more deeply, keep bones strong, and even reduce headaches

Benefits of great posture: improved mood, memory and intelligenceThe way you hold yourself when standing, sitting, or walking can define your appearance a great deal — but it can also impact several aspects of your health, from your respiratory system to your mood. In the age of sedentary living and desk jobs, recent studies have discovered that consistent poor posture can lead to […]