Health

The number of hours of sleep you need to stay healthy and alert varies according to your age. Teenagers need between 8 to 10 hours of sleep, while adults should get 7 to 9 hours. Sure, you’re eating your vegetables and fruits andsqueezing in exercise at least 20 minutes a day,...
Many believe to know how food impacts mood. Coffee and sugar makes people upbeat and happy, turkey’s tryptophan can lead to naps, and vegetables make some feel virtuous, right? However, these “facts” aren’t necessarily true. What’s more, researchers at the University of Binghamton have found that how certain foods...
Building healthy bones is extremely important. inerals are incorporated into your bones during childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Once you reach 30 years of age, you have achieved peak bone mass. If not enough bone mass is created during this time or bone loss occurs later in life, you have an...
Beans and legumes are the fruits or seeds of a family of plants called Fabaceae. They are commonly eaten around the world and are a rich source of fiber and B vitamins. They are also a great replacement for meat as a source of vegetarian protein. Beans and legumes have a...
Is organic food healthier for you? We’re going to talk about what organic actually means, whether it is healthier or not, and finally discuss what foods are the most important to eat organic. What does organic mean? Organic food is food produced with the standards of organic farming. Standards vary worldwide, but...
Most of us forget that like the rest of the body our nails too reflect our inner health and it is essential that we look after them to keep them strong and healthy. Besides a manicure once in a while, there are not many people who actually take nail...
Eczema is a dry skin condition which comes in different forms and varies from person to person. It is not contagious so it is safe to be around those suffering from this skin condition. In mild cases of eczema, skin is dry, red and itchy. Scratching can lead the...
It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness. In my opinion, most of the weight related issues are the outcome of a bad dietary pattern or a...
While its true that our life expectancy has increased over the years, but so has the incidence of chronic ailments. Let's face it, our generation is at a higher risk of developing heart trouble or vision problems or arthritis at a much younger age now than before. This is...
You may have come across the terms 'fats' and calories'. They are on every nutritionlabel of packaged foods you buy from super-stores, are often used by your gym instructor if you're a fitness freak and your dietician may have told you to avoid them if you are trying to...

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