September 12, 2020
DASH diet

The DASH Diet: Lowering Blood Pressure Using Diet

DASH diet, short for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, is one of the tools that you can use to manage your blood pressure. It is a lifelong way of eating designed to control or prevent high blood pressure. It requires you to cut back on foods that are high in cholesterol, trans-fat, and saturated fat, salt, sweets, red meats, and sugary drinks. You will eat more fruits, vegetables, whole-grain foods, nuts, poultry, legumes, and low-fat dairy.
September 12, 2020
body type

How Your Body Type Affects Your Fitness Goals

There are three different body types, and they play a huge role in determining how well and fast you reach your fitness goals. The ease with which you lose weight, burn fat or develop muscles depend heavily on your body type. It explains why you can begin a fitness journey with someone else, and notice different results even though you started at the same time, ate the same foods, did the same exercises.
September 7, 2020
nasty gym habits

5 Nasty Gym Habits You’re Probably Guilty Of

People go gyms for different reasons. Whatever those may be, it is clear that no one wants to be in a gym where annoying behaviors detract from the full experience. Let’s try to use this lockdown to sanitize and exercise our gym manners. Read through this list and find the nasty gym habits that you just might be guilty of.
September 3, 2020
boost-energy

10 Foods That Give You An Energy Boost All-day Long

These foods will give an energy boost, quite alright. However, it is not sustainable, as the energy gotten from these foods is very shortlived. The result is a crash that leaves you hungry and craving more energy-boosting foods. Here are ten healthy foods that will give you that needed energy boost, satisfy your hunger, curb cravings, and won't make you crash.
September 2, 2020
Foods to eat with stomach ulcer

Best And Worst Foods To Eat With Stomach Ulcers

Before the advancement of medicine and research on the subject, doctors thought that certain foods could cause ulcers. However, new information makes us know that other things, like infection with the bacteria H. pylori and longterm use of NSAIDs, are responsible for causing ulcers. Although food does not cause ulcers, some can either worsen your symptoms or help you heal faster. As a result, it is crucial to learn what foods to eat with stomach ulcers.
August 31, 2020
stay hydrated

How To Stay Hydrated In The Scorching Heat

The months of August and September means that most countries around the world are experiencing a sweltering heatwave. Most people are getting a first-hand experience of how easy it is to become dehydrated from the scorching heat. The human body weight consists of 60% water, which means that water drives almost all biological and biochemical processes in the body, including joint lubrication, blood pressure optimization, body temperature regulation, excretion, and digestion.  It is, therefore, essential to stay hydrated for overall well-being and good health.
August 31, 2020

7 Simple Tips To Better Manage Stomach Ulcer

Stomach ulcers are hardly ever life-threatening. However, that does not mean you should discount the severity of a painful sore in the stomach or any other symptom associated with the illness. If you don’t manage or treat stomach ulcers, they can lead to further complications. Use these tips to manage stomach ulcer, and it’s symptoms.
August 30, 2020
ulcer

Stomach Ulcer: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Stomach ulcers, also known as gastric ulcers, are a type of peptic ulcer disease that causes painful sores in the lining of the stomach. They occur when the thick layer of mucus protecting your stomach from harsh digestive acids reduces. As a result, the digestive acids destroy the tissues of the stomach lining, causing ulcer sores. Without proper treatment, stomach ulcers can become a severe threat to good health and healthy living.
August 30, 2020
digestive system

Top 7 Foods That Mess Up Your Digestive System

Some foods are easier for the digestive system to breakdown than others, especially if you are intolerant to a particular food or have a digestive disorder like acid reflux, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), constipation, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), and diarrhea. This explains why you feel bloated, gassy, constipated, or experience heartburn after eating certain foods.
August 2, 2020
different names for sugar

56 Different Names For Sugar You Should Know

Excessive consumption of sugar can lead to many harmful results. As a result, food labels indicate the presence of sugar and its daily value percentage to help consumers avoid excessive sugar consumption. However, there are so many different names for sugar, how can you make informed choices? Here are the fifty-six different names for sugar that you should note.
June 15, 2020
fat burning exercise

Top 10 Rules To Get The Most From Your Fat Burning Exercises

People exercise for different reasons, but if your goal for exercising is to burn fat, these ten tips will help you get the most from your fat-burning exercises.
June 21, 2020
fitness-myths

7 Common Fitness Myths You Need To Stop Believing

Sometimes, the things you don't know or in this case, the things you know might be interfering with your fitness goals. Some of the things you think you know about workouts are fitness myths that have no bearing on the results you need. Read on to discover some of those fitness myths that have been stopping you from reaching your goals.
June 21, 2020
rest day

Recovery: 5 Signs To Know You Need A Rest Day

Your rest day is as important to your fitness as your training days. It is understandable that when you have a fitness goal in mind, you might feel motivated to go the extra mile to see results. Knowing when to rest is very important.
June 22, 2020
some foods ruin your low carb diet

6 Foods That Will Spoil Your Low Carb Diet

One of the things you should know is how to avoid foods that will spoil your low carb diet. Knowing what to eat and what to avoid can be tricky because while some of these foods are apparent red flags, others look like healthy choices.
July 26, 2020
myths about diet

Busted: Popular Myths About Diets

It is not hard to find advice from well-meaning folks on the things to eat or avoid in your diet. It is also not surprising that some of this advice is regurgitated myths about diets. Here are some facts to help you sort through everything you hear.
July 26, 2020
Free from sugar addiction

10 Simple Ways To Curb Your Sugar Addiction

Sugar addiction is dangerous to your health because sugar has been linked to many health problems. Some of these problems include autoimmune diseases, chronic infections, decreased immunity, diabetes, heart diseases, candida, ADD, irritable bowel syndrome, and chronic fatigue.
July 27, 2020
eating dinner early

5 Healthy Benefits Of Eating Dinner Early

On the journey towards better health and sound mind, "when" you eat is equally as important as "what" you eat. You may not realize it yet but eating dinner early has immense benefits on your overall health. Let's explore some of these benefits of eating dinner early.
July 28, 2020
clean eating for better health

How To Start Clean Eating For A Better Health

Clean eating is an approach to living well and optimizing your health through your diet. It is becoming a popular approach to living healthy. The pattern behind clean eating is to try as much as possible to pick fresh, whole foods that are close to their natural forms. People are already taking a shift towards eating clean and enjoying the many benefits that come with it. Here is how you can be part of them too.
July 29, 2020
addicted to sugar

7 Signs That You Are Addicted To Sugar

Too much sugar can cause problems in the body like insomnia and weight gain. Here's how to understand the signs that you're starting to get addicted to sugar.