Intermittent fasting is a very popular health trend these days, as more people are concentrating on wellness and boosting their immune systems. But what is it exactly? To understand the physical effects, benefits and types of intermittent fasting, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s important to recognize how the body naturally stores and uses energy.
Nursing homes are in need of a great change, as COVID-19 exposed the underlying issues facing these facilities. Nursing homes face a myriad of problems, including poor living conditions and health code violations. 94% of nursing homes were cited for health violations and 17% caused real, physical harm to patients, including bedsores, medical confusions, faulty […]
One of the top frustrations that diabetics have is that Type 2 Diabetes can be hard to wrap your head around. Especially if you are newly diagnosed. That’s because so much of the online information on diabetes gets compilated and uses a lot of medical terms and jargon. And the information you’ll get at the […]
Fad diets, fad fashions, fad healthcare? It seems like trends are just another way we live our lives these days. Our culture is built around the rapid change in what is socially acceptable. But how does that apply to health care? 2020 was a year full of change, trends, and uncertainty and all those factors […]
Core strength isn’t just having a beach body or a six pack. While crunches and ab workouts are great for attaining a fit physique, keeping these muscles tight and firm is more important than simply getting your stomach ready for summer.
Under normal circumstances, vaccines typically take 10-15 years to develop, but the recent COVID-19 vaccine was created faster than any other vaccine in history. The quick development has made some people nervous to receive the vaccine. Many factors contributed to the speed of development. Scientists around the world, with the help of previous research into […]
When it comes to improving your overall health, nothing beats the simplicity of drinking enough water. Water is the foremost nutrient that your body needs for optimal performance of various bodily functions. Drinking plentiful water throughout the day helps keep lethargy, fatigue and headache away. Water also aids in weight loss by helping boost metabolism. […]
When senior citizens were confirmed to bear the brunt of COVID-19 casualties, increased attention fell upon their age group and living conditions. More specifically, seniors living in nursing homes face great risk from the disease. As of September 2020, 25% of US coronavirus deaths occurred in nursing homes; however, 4-5 star nursing homes had 94% […]
Whether you are an experienced gardener or not, herb gardens are great additions to your home as itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s easy to tend to and offers a variety of benefits. Specifically, fragrant herbs are valued for their aromatic qualities, but still present benefits such as culinary, medicinal and even pest repellent.
Chemotherapy is a literal life-safer for those diagnosed with cancer but that doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t mean that chemo doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t come with its own side effects that can be difficult to deal with. Something anyone whoÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s gone through it knows all too well. For example, one of the more significant challenges is your diet during chemotherapy. Maintaining a […]