Wellness

Probiotics – Beneficial Bacteria

I know what you are thinking, bacteria = dirt, disease, death. For centuries bacterial infections were a major cause of infant and child mortality. But then we improved hygiene, came up with better infection treatments with antibiotics and discovered some wonderful vaccinations. But don’t be fooled, not all bacteria are bad. Probiotics are substances that […]

Jellyfish 101

Our family recently took a trip to the Georgia coast. We were lucky enough to be able to spend a few days at the beach. We were unlucky enough to experience our first jellyfish. Not even thinking about the possibility of a jellyfish sting we were unprepared and uninformed. Here are the basics you need […]

Help! I need more energy.

In order for you to have the energy you require it is important that your body gets all the vitamins and minerals and nutrients it needs to function properly. We can get some of our nutrients from food but due to our American manufacturing and handling processes most of the foods we eat are depleted […]

Plastic Surgery: The Nose Job

I love the fact that plastic surgery has come so far in helping people with birth defects or repair horrible damage sustained by accident victims. The medicine and science that has gone into helping these people has trickled down to let cosmetic surgeries be available to people who just want to improve their appearance.

Chocolate – Science Has Never Seemed so Sweet

I have always known chocolate was good for me. There are times when nothing else can satisfy. But, I never thought it was going to be a healthy choice. Science is starting to make sense to me when it puts its seal of approval on a piece of chocolate.

Ear Buds and Hearing Health

Music is such a problem for hearing health that most people do not realize just how bad it is. Exposure to music that can harm your ears extends well beyond the scope of a loud rock concert. With the popularity of MP3 players people have been using ear buds instead of headphones. The problem with […]

Keeping Track: Where Does the Time Go?

You”ve tried this before – creating a To-Do list, scheduling some appointments and booking projects. You have started the day on the right foot, determined to get on top of things. The kid”s lunches were packed and ready. You had plenty of time to get to work in the morning without any stress. When you […]

Weight lifting

Cardio Exercise Definition and Benefits

Cardio exercise is any exercise that raises your heart rate. Face it our bodies were made to move. And we all know that to keep our muscles in shape we need move them. This movement makes them stronger and stronger muscles make for a more efficient and healthy body. Your heart is a muscle. Therefore […]

Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

More than a handful of doctors – perhaps specialists in gastro-intestinal disorders – believe that the culprit for most diseases is a dirty bowel. Dr. Richard Schulze wrote in a wellness journal once, “by our retaining pounds of old, infected material in bowel pockets (diverticulosis), this material would be reabsorbed into the body and infect […]

Do You Need a Personal Trainer?

Why Getting a Personal Body Building Trainer is Helpful Body building is the process of developing one’s muscles by the use of different devices such as barbells, dumbbells, and several stationary gym equipments. It may be easy to learn body building on your own. But it is way more preferable to enlist under a certified […]