Across the globe, the longevity of people is steadily lengthening. Female life expectancy, which exceeds that of males by a narrowing margin, has climbed by approximately three months per year for the last 160 years. In 1840 in Sweden, for instance, the leading country for enjoying a long life at the time, life expectancy was about 45 years; in 2014 in Japan, a current leader in producing centenarians, it was 84, almost four decades longer. Read more
Monday, November 30, 2015
Kaitlyn Moore shares secrets from the best places to live for a long, healthy life.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Fitness model Tamra D demonstrates a fifteen minute butt and leg workout you can do at home with no equipment. This workout is great for lifting and firming the butt and getting toned thighs.
Monday, November 23, 2015
The health of your brain is just as important as the health of the rest of your body. Psychiatrist Dr. Mike Dow reveals twenty easy ways to boost your brain power.
Although many of us are concerned about the health of our bodies, considerably less of us think about the health of our brains.
However, shocking statistics show that now, more than ever, we need to take care of this organ.
Worldwide, 47.5 million people suffer from dementia and there are 7.7 million new cases every year, according to the World Health Organisation
In today's society, we have an unlimited supply of unhealthy foods, electronics and legal drugs at our disposal – all of which have negatively impacted the way we think and feel. Read more
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Lavender oil doesn't have cosmetic benefits, says Michael Ravensthorpe. It also has healing properties.
The lavender plant, which is native to the Old World and is characterized by its beautiful hues and invigorating fragrance, has been used for more than 2,500 years as a cosmetic aid. The ancient Egyptians and Phoenicians, for instance, would use lavender as a natural perfume. The Romans loved to use lavender to scent their baths (in fact, “lavender” is derived from the Latin “lavare,” which means “to wash”), while the people of Medieval and Renaissance Europe used lavender to deodorize the stone floors of their castles.
Despite its significant cosmetic benefits, however, lavender is also a medicine of considerable potency. This is especially true of its oil, which is widely regarded as one of the most versatile essential oils in existence. Read more
Monday, November 16, 2015
This natural cough remedy is not only tasty, but also more effective than steroids.
A study (1) had a conclusion: “The combination of honey and coffee can be used as an alternative medicine in the treatment of persistent postinfectious cough (PPC)”.
In the study, 97 adults who had PPC for more than 3 weeks were divided into three groups.
The first group received a jamlike paste made from coffee and honey, second group received a steroid medication (prednisolne) and the third group received a non-steroidal cough syrup (guaifenesin). Read more
Friday, November 13, 2015
Researchers have found that vanilla yogurt makes people feel happiness.
It is something we all strive for, discovering the key to true happiness.
And while love, friends, family and for some, money, maybe the goal, a new study has revealed a surprising finding.
A team of researchers claim the path to happiness is achieved by eating vanilla yogurt.
They discovered people showed strong, positive emotional responses to low-fat varieties of the plain flavor. Read more
Monday, November 9, 2015
Dr. Joseph Mercola reveals how to get your body to burn fat for fuel instead of storing it.
So you’re carrying some extra weight around, what’s the easiest and healthiest way to get rid of it? Many believe the answer lies in burning off more calories than you’re taking in, and while this theory sounds reasonable, the reality is more complex.
Many also believe that cutting fat from their diet is an essential step, but this too is a myth1 that may actually prevent you from achieving the weight loss you seek.
It’s important to realize that you cannot exercise your way out of a poor diet. Research2 shows exercise is largely ineffective for producing any significant amount of weight loss on its own. Read more
Friday, November 6, 2015
Science says these ten healing herbs can help ease pain, prevent Alzheimer's, and ward off cancer and heart disease
Your arsenal of home remedies is about to get a lot spicier with these best healing herbs. Though herbs have been used for hundreds of years to heal, scientists are finally starting to substantiate these plants' abilities to alleviate arthritis pain, reduce high blood sugar and cholesterol, and help with many other conditions. They're even discovering amazing new powers in the best healing herbs, such as the ability to kill cancer cells and help problem drinkers curb their alcohol intake.
"Herbs and other natural remedies can be as effective as traditional treatments, often without the same negative side effects," says Roberta Lee, MD, medical director of the Continuum Center for Health and Healing at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City.
Here are 10 superhealers you'll want to add to the all-natural section of your medicine cabinet—and even to your favorite recipes. Folding one or two of them into your cooking every day can yield big benefits. Read more
TV commercials would have you believe that consuming energy drinks is the best way to boost energy, but Dr. Victor Marchione reveals five ways to boost energy instantly without them.
How are you feeling at this current moment? If your answer is “tired,” then you’re in luck as we have five tricks to help you instantly boost your energy – no coffee required! It seems that we can never find the energy we need to go about our daily lives and instead our lives are zapping the energy from us.
If you’re tired of being tired, then continue reading as these tips can help put that pep in your step and have you taking on life full of energy.
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Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Monday, November 2, 2015
Dr. Edward Group says taking four steps will keep you feeling and looking young for years to come.
As you get older, life should be like a stroll, not a fight. Every year you should feel great and look good as you enjoy a high quality of life. Contrary to the myths of aging that senility, sexual dysfunction like erectile dysfunction, or looking old come as part of aging, it doesn’t take much to keep yourself healthy, fit, and looking good.
Take these four steps to look and feel young for years to come. Read more