December 23, 2018
Holidays are one-time people forget all tensions and stress they have in their life, they also forget their dieting. Specially Christmas is the time to eat and enjoy with family. However, you should always practice caution with your food. Biting more than you can chew can mess up you stomach pretty bad. Here are some foods you should definitely avoid over Christmas if you want an to avoid any mishaps. Eggnog: Eggnog is full of ingredients like sugar, full cream, eggs and bourbon. It’s not something you can devour if you practice healthy eating. One mug of eggnog can give...
January 16, 2018
We’ve all heard many times now that health is wealth. A person won’t be able to perform to his or her optimum levels if their insides aren’t healthy. Living a healthy life is a fusion of several factors. All it takes is a bit of consciousness to be in good shape. Cholesterol is one factor that adds to the lethargic condition of a person. It is a necessary evil; meaning that although it is vital for several bodily functions, yet an excess of it is hazardous. Some easy to follow measures, if taken, can help reduce cholesterol levels, keeping...
January 06, 2016
The thyroid gland is important for many reasons. For instance, it helps your body effectively use energy so you’re not tired all the time, it keeps your brain and other organs functioning at optimal levels, and it even helps regulate your body temperature. That’s why doctors sometimes test its function if there is the potential for problems in any of these areas. Fortunately, determining whether your thyroid is overactive (hyperthyroidism), underactive (hypothyroidism), or working just fine can be done with a simple blood test to determine your various thyroid hormone levels. The specific hormones assessed in these tests are...
December 29, 2015
With the temperatures outside steadily dropping, there’s nothing quite as soothing to the body as a warm winter drink. Not only does it feel good on your fingers to hold a piping hot mug, but it also manages to warm the rest of your body from the inside out too. So, if you’re looking for a winter warmer drink that is as beneficial to your health as it is pleasing to your taste buds, here are the three best ones to try: Dark Hot Chocolate Who doesn’t love a mug of hot chocolate in the wintertime? To make yours...
November 08, 2015
If you like your lager and ales, then you might notice that your midsection isn’t as thin as it could be. Even if you don’t have a “beer belly” per se, it’s likely that you are carrying around some extra weight as a result of your drinking habits, making you wonder why beer makes you fat. For starters, there are calories in beer. In fact, one can of regular beer can contain anywhere from 120 to 160 calories or more (especially if you prefer stouts). Even most light beers come in between 60 and 110 calories apiece, so if...