Inflammation is a problem that most people in the modern world suffer from. Inflammation is, essentially, what happens when the body encounters some kind of problem and then ramps up the immune system to fight the disease or infection. This is usually a good thing, but long-term inflammation can eventually lead to a number of […]
We live in an extremely busy time, and more and more people find themselves putting extra hours in at the office or at home to try and make ends meet. For many, this means having to give up on many of the activities that they once enjoyed, such as going out for a run in […]
While it’s easy to think of our mind and body as two separate things, the truth is that our physical and mental beings are very much interconnected. For this reason, mental health plays an important role in keeping us physically well.
The Ketogenic diet (Keto for short) is basically an extremely low carbohydrate, high-fat diet. It has been argued by its proponents to offer a vast array of health benefits. It has many similarities with Atkins and other low-carb diets.
Getting enough exercise as often as possible is vital not just for building muscle, but for maintaining muscle mass in the long-term. Without exercise, our muscles weaken, and it’s much easier to get rid of the excess calories that we consume, which means that fat starts to accumulate around the body.
Cooking our food is something that we’ve been doing for thousands of years, and it’s often the best way of making food more digestible, decreasing the amount of energy the body needs to expend on the digestive system. At the same time, cooking, such as the act of exposing foods to heat, can often denature […]
Football, also widely known as soccer in many regions, is one of the most-played sports in the world. For anyone that follows professional football, they will be well aware of just how fit the athletes must be, and indeed they spend a large portion of their time training in order to remain at their physical […]
The heart is one of the major organs of the body, and by far the one that works the hardest throughout our lives. On average, the heart will pump around a billion times over the course of a lifetime, and if it slips up even once, it can have catastrophic effects that can even result […]
For the last few decades, we’ve been led to believe that the only way to get enough protein in our diet is by consuming animal products, especially poultry, fish, and eggs. It’s such a deeply held belief that many people will outright deny that it’s possible to get enough protein by only eating plants – […]
Did you know that there are several different types of yoga, each with its own particular benefits for the body, heart, and mind?