Over the past few decades, the statistics for diabetes has skyrocketed. In the US alone, over 50 million people have prediabetes. Getting diagnosed and checking if you’re prediabetes is crucial to preventing the onset on diabetes.The main reason things have reached this state is the because of the food we eat. The standard American diet is unhealthy and high in processed foods and hidden sugars. Our diets are wreaking havoc on our bodies, and if left unchecked will lead to diabetes and many other health problems.Our ancestors who were hunters and gatherers, lived off the natural foods that they got ...
HIIT, also known as high intensity interval training is of those terms that’s heavily tossed around in the fitness industry.Want to lose weight fast? HIIT!Want to get shredded? HIIT!Want to boost your metabolism? HIIT!The effectiveness of high-intensity training cannot be overstated… but… and there’s a big but here… BUT it’s not for everyone.If you’re overweight or morbidly obese, you really don’t want to start off with HIIT. There are several reasons for this.For starters, you’ll be carrying a lot of weight which will place immense stress on your joints. If you’re overweight and doing jumping lunges and skater hops, you ...
It’s common for most beginners to high intensity interval training (HIIT) to have questions about it. They want to know if it’s effective… or if they’ll see results and so on.All these questions are perfectly normal. After all, HIIT is very tiring. So, the juice must be worth the squeeze. In this case, it definitely is. When it comes to burning fat and getting you ripped, HIIT delivers on all fronts.Now let’s look at the 7 most commonly asked questions.How long do I need to work out?Generally, a maximum of 15 minutes should do. There are some HIIT methods like ...
Close to half of the human population will experience sleep problems at some point in their lives. Stressed out over deadlines at work? Just got dumped by a lover? Worried about financial problems? All these stresses and niggling issues can and usually will wreak havoc in your mind.A mind that’s constantly overthinking is one that has difficulty calming down long enough to allow you to sleep. While there may be issues like sleep apnea or other health problems that may adversely affect you, in this article, we’ll assume that you do not have these problems.Usually, such problems are best handled ...
Are you looking for infused water recipes that focus on boosting your energy levels? You’ll find lots of fruits, vegetables and herbs can aid in giving you a much-needed energy boost.When you feel more energized, you’re much more productive. It also makes it easier to stick to a healthy lifestyle. So, what infused water recipes should you be focusing on to receive energy boosting benefits?Here, we’ll look at some of the best infused waters for energy.Lemon infused waterThe easiest energy boosting infused water recipe, is simply lemon. While you can add numerous other ingredients to boost its health benefits, lemon ...
Are you having nausea or mild headache? There are many easy and natural solutions for mild headaches, including drinking ginger tea. Ginger tea isn’t only delicious for its spicy kick of ginger that warms your body, but ginger tea also has several health benefits of ginger tea for your health. Today, we are going to talk about the several health benefits of consuming ginger tea, a wonderful, cheap, and delicious concoction.Ginger is a spice that comes from the roots, and stems of the Zingiberaceae family. It is native to Asia and originated in East Asia, Korea, Japan, and China. Now, it ...
Today, we are going to talk about the Tea vs Coffee caffeine content comparisons, what makes them different from each other, and how the caffeine inside coffee or tea could affect our body.Have you ever thought, about the caffeine inside the coffee and tea, what makes coffee can keep us awake and give us the energy boosts that we need to get things done? Both coffee and tea are the number one most consumed beverages all around the world. The research estimated that coffee is the number one consumed beverage all around the world, followed closely by tea.Both coffee and ...
Chamomile has been used as an herbal remedy for centuries. Even today, millions of people consume a cup of chamomile daily to calm their nerves. Besides just treating anxiety and insomnia, this miracle herb can be used to treat several other maladies.But first, you need to know how to use this potent herb.Treating indigestion, anxiety, and insomniaIf you wish to treat stomach upsets, the best way to go about it will be to brew a quick chamomile tea. The same applies if you have anxiety and insomnia.All you’ll need to do is add 2 teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers into a ...
Calendula, also known as ‘pot marigold’, is a bright yellow herb that is used by major cosmetics companies all over the world to produce expensive skin care products.Of course, this humble herb is inexpensive if you’re using it in your home remedies… and it’s just as potent. When it comes to treating wounds and skin conditions, calendula is right up there with the best of them because of its healing properties.It also has anti-inflammatory properties which help to ease pain and irritation. Let’s look at a few ways you can use calendula.Treating inflammationIf your body suffers from aches and pains ...
Lavender is one of the most popular herbs on the planet. It’s used in a plethora of products from aromatherapy candles, to air fresheners, herbal remedies and much more. It’s a very versatile herb that’s most often associated with stress relief.Stress reliefIf you have lavender oil, all you need to do is add a few drops in an aromatherapy diffuser and breathe in the pleasant fragrance whenever you’re feeling anxious or stressed out.Alternatively, you may add a few drops of lavender oil to a warm bath and soak in the bath for a while as you unwind and relax. Do ...