While many people are uncomfortable talking about things like a waning and waxing libido, it is a fact of life. As stress eats away at us and our responsibilities mount, it can affect our sex drives. It doesn’t help that as people age they often report a natural reduction in their libido.
Eating foods that cause inflammation can lead to everything from weight gain to debilitating joint pain. By understanding the biggest culprits of inflammation, you will know what foods to avoid and what to eat instead. Here we outline the top ten foods that are causing inflammation in your body and replacement ideas.
At some point in our lives most of us go through times when we feel down in the dumps. Maybe life isn’t going your way or managing your stress level seems to be getting the better of you. It happens to everyone. However, melancholic phases are not a sufficient enough reason to turn to a […]
What Are Probiotics and Why Do I Need Them? Probiotics have risen in popularity over the past ten years. More and more people are taking probiotics for a number of reasons ranging from alleviating digestive difficulties to increasing immunity. Regardless of why you take a daily probiotic, do you know how to find the best […]
Many of the macro-nutrient diets currently in favor are rooted in the consumption of plentiful amounts of protein. This has left many of us asking, how much protein should we be eating each day? Whether your protein comes from a slab of red meat or a high quality protein supplement how much do we really […]
As women enter the menopausal phase of their life a great number of things are happening inside of the body and brain. Before the cessation of the menstrual cycle, women’s ovaries sometimes begin producing too much or too little estrogen and progesterone. The progesterone level is known to fluctuate at a rapid pace, causing instability […]
Approximately 16.1 million people in the American adult population suffer from a major depressive disorder. According to the National Institutes of Health this is almost 7 percent of the entire adult population. What’s also striking is that of this high percentage of people, a staggering number do not find relief through traditional prescription medications. This […]
You enter that aisle of your local superstore, the one with bottle after bottle of vitamins, supplements and minerals with letters and numbers you hardly understand. You want to be healthy but how do you even know where to begin? Most of us are tasked with using nothing but the label on the bottle to […]
Maybe you are one of the millions of Americans who is living with high blood pressure. While the cause is often unknown, what we do know is that the longer blood pressure is high, the more dangerous the side effects can become. So what can you do to start lowering your blood pressure? There are […]
Omega fatty acids have become a buzzword within the world of supplements and vitamins. Many of us have been encouraged, either by our doctor or our television, to increase our level of omegas. What many of us don’t know is how much of each do we need and how do we even get it. Here […]