Wildfires fill the air with toxic smoke that can linger for weeks and travel thousands of miles. Unhealthy air quality can stress your immune system and lead to health problems down the road. It’s important to support your body while it’s working hard to defend you against the threat of toxic smoke.
Sugar is your brain's primary energy source. Your brain responds to it with positive reinforcement, releasing feel-good chemicals that result in a "sugar high." But if you trigger this rush too often, your brain becomes desensitized to it. This can cause a number of problems for healthy brain function.
We all experience periods of stress when life becomes a little “too much.” Though we often think of stress as psychological, it’s also physical. Stress triggers chemical reactions that affect nearly every system of the body in disruptive ways. Here are the long-term effects of stress on the body.
Your body is 60% water and needs to replenish it constantly. You’ve heard that it’s important to drink enough water every day, but you’re fuzzy on the reasons why. What does water do for the body, and what happens if you don’t get enough? Here are 5 ways that drinking water benefits your body.
Most of us need more omega 3s in our diet to help reduce inflammation. If you don’t regularly eat fish, taking a quality fish oil supplement can help fill that gap. But it’s important to choose your fish oil supplement carefully. Fish oil supplements vary widely in quality, and not all of them are good for you.
According to some research, eating the right spices and herbs might be good for your brain health. You might be surprised to know that some of them might already be in your cabinets. A number of those spices and herbs can possibly fight against Alzheimer's disease while others might be helpful for overall cognition.
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