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How to Avoid Overeating During Thanksgiving?

 November 1, 2021

Thanksgiving is the perfect occasion to destress and catch up with relatives and friends. But with the presence of delicious food, great company, and a good mood, the event might also be the perfect excuse to overeat and ditch your diet. Before the perfect occasion turns into an eating catastrophe, here are the top tips […]

Coffee Lovers: How Much is Too Much?

 October 30, 2021

To say that coffee is good is an understatement. From its earthy smell to its nutty taste, there is a lengthy list of reasons coffee enjoys popularity. Yet, as the saying goes, too much of anything is bad. In the case of coffee, how much is too much? Below is a brief guide that will […]

Posture and Productivity: Is There a Connection?

 October 1, 2021

Who says desk jobs aren’t physically straining? The immobile nature of desk jobs is the most probable reason it could be harmful to one’s health and productivity. The harm of a sedentary routine Perhaps we have technology to thank for making most tasks simpler. A simple tap on a phone screen or a simple click […]

Managing Online Class: How Teens Can Manage Stress and Burnout

 September 15, 2021

School is among the biggest sources of stress among teens. Even before the pandemic, school-related demands were considered the common triggers of teen stress. In a 2014 survey released by the American Psychological Association (APA), many teens reported high stress levels even higher than those reported by adults, especially during the school year. This was […]

Is it Bad to Stay Indoors All Day?

 September 1, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed everything indoors. Classes became online. Work became home-based. Even bonding and meet-ups with friends became virtual. While this abrupt shift in our way of life is necessary to prevent the spread of the virus, spending all day at home also has its fair share of possible health risks. Is it Bad […]

What (Too Much) Cholesterol Is Doing to Your Body

 August 15, 2021

Cholesterol is a wax-like substance found in your cells and blood. Your liver creates most of the cholesterol in your body. As for the rest? It comes from the different foods you eat. Cholesterol travels in the blood bundled up in packets referred to as lipoproteins. Cholesterol has two forms: High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is the […]

How to Lower Your Child’s Odds of Getting Lice

 August 1, 2021

Getting treatment for lice should be a priority of any household, as lice do not go away on their own. If you ignore the problem, likely, you, your family, your friends, and their loved ones will all get infested eventually. “No Nit Policy” in Schools Most schools in the United States follow the National Pediculosis […]

3 Main Reasons CAM Is Rising in Popularity

 July 15, 2021

Many treatments fall under the umbrella of Complementary and Alternative Medicine or CAM. Some of the most commonly used CAM therapies include: Acupuncture Chiropractic Food counseling Herbalism Massage Naturopathic medicine Supplementation Tai chi Yoga and meditation The conditions and diseases CAM can help address are as varied as the therapies mentioned. Almost anything that someone […]

How to Enjoy Ice Cream if You Have Diabetes

 July 1, 2021

Living with diabetes can be challenging, especially if you have a big sweet tooth. Plus, as the weather heats up in summer and the need for something cool and refreshing intensifies, is it possible to enjoy ice cream and other chilled desserts if you have this chronic disease? Jump for joy because the answer is […]

A Reminder to Use Sunscreen As We Go Outside Again

 June 30, 2021

Following several months spent mostly indoors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the weather is heating up again and the great outdoors is calling our names, asking us to enjoy some sunshine.  However, experts warn that after spending so much time indoors, our skin may burn easier. Dangers of Excessive Sun Exposure After Lockdown In general, […]