February is well-known for being American Heart Month. Considering heart-related problems are the leading cause of death in the United States, it’s...
Health & Nutrition
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In today’s fast-paced world, stress has become a common denominator in many people’s lives. From work deadlines to personal responsibilities, the...
When we talk about your gut, we’re referring to the microorganisms in your intestines known as the “gut microbiome.”
The diet you are following will either make or break you! A balanced diet will help you maintain a healthy body and reflect positively on your daily performance. Good nutrition is an important aspect of leading a healthy lifestyle. Your diet, combined with physical activity, can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of chronic diseases and promote your overall health.
In the world of haute cuisine and culinary artistry, there are chefs who not only tantalize our taste buds but also transform lives through the power of food. Chef Tzarina, the culinary virtuoso gracing the cover of TopDoctor Magazine, is one such remarkable figure. Beyond her culinary prowess, she has ventured into the realm of health and wellness, using her own personal journey as a guiding light to help others navigate the path to a healthier, happier life.
People who have implemented and benefited from dietary changes know how conflicting the approach of the holiday season can be. Our minds abound with questions such as: is it okay to indulge for just a couple of weeks? or will my friends and family be willing to cater to my dietary requirements?
Society has been serving the holidays with a side of cookies and milk since the 1930s. Baking these staple holiday treats has become a tradition in many families’ homes. But with more people opting to follow specific diets, relying on those old-timey recipes can become difficult. Maybe you’ve recently chosen to reduce your gluten intake, or your cousins coming over are strictly Keto.
In the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle, many people choose to become vegan or vegetarian. From the decreased risk of health issues such as diabetes, high cholesterol and cancer to overcoming obesity, various health benefits accompany vegetarianism and veganism. These diets are popular as they are higher in fiber and lower in cholesterol, protein, calcium and salt.
Experts agree that the best way to fight this vicious cycle is to change the things your mind is focusing on, either through various “focus-shifting techniques” or mindfulness exercises like meditation. By interrupting the body’s fight-or-flight feedback loop, temporarily occupying your mind with something other than the source of your stress can increase productivity and significantly reduce anxiety.
Many patients have enjoyed easier access to professional medical and therapeutic advice due to telehealth technology, and the convenience factor is significant. But there’s another side to the value of telehealth: it’s cost-effective. So why exactly is telehealth so affordable, and will it be a better option for you and your family in 2022?
Recent research indicates that people who eat more whole grains have a reduced risk of cardiovascular disease. Read on if you’d like to find out how such a small dietary change can lead to a better quality of life!
Whether you’re looking for something to munch on while watching television, or hoping for something more substantial, here’s a list of the top heart-healthy foods and their benefits.
Suzy Griswold was in her forties when she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer.1 Naturally, she wanted to do whatever it took to remove the cancer from her body. Griswold was married with children and wanted to be there for her family. She already had 12 family members...
Ah, sleep. Thinking about it now makes me want to curl up in bed. Lie on comfy sheets and become enveloped under a soft, weighted blanket with a fluffy pillow supporting your head. It’s enough to make any of our eyelids heavy…and could show that we’re missing out on...
As the New Year comes around and everyone is making resolutions and setting out goals for their year, it’s easy to get lost on where to start. You might start seeing diet trends, new year workout programs, and all sorts of words that may be new to you or may take on a...