How Your Gut Bacteria Can Influence Your Weight

How Your Gut Bacteria Can Influence Your Weight

Did you know that your gut is home to trillions of microbes? This bacteria is needed to assist with digestion, but it is also believed to contribute to our weight. Here’s how your gut bacteria can influence your weight. (1) Microbiota: Link Between Gut Health & Weight? We all have microbes in our bodies, including bacterial,…

‘Intermittent Fasting’ Diets Could Boost Your Overall Health Significantly

‘Intermittent Fasting’ Diets Could Boost Your Overall Health Significantly

We’ve covered the four ‘health’ fads of 2019 that can be bad for you, but here is one that could be good for you! Millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to get fit, lose weight, or eat better. But oftentimes people bite off more than they can chew (pun intended) and set themselves up…

How Many Steps Should I Take A Day? A New Study Says Less Than You Think

How Many Steps Should I Take A Day? A New Study Says Less Than You Think

You may have heard the figure 10,000 thrown around when it comes to how many steps to take in a day. Ten thousand may sound like a lot, but you have to remember, our ancestors didn’t have office jobs! They were constantly on the move and didn’t suffer from diseases related to a sedentary lifestyle….

New Research Shows Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer

New Research Shows Birth Control Pills May Help Prevent Ovarian Cancer

The first oral contraceptive was approved by the FDA in 1960. And we’ve got some good news for women who use them. A study on oral hormonal birth control found women using these products had decreased risk for certain types of cancer. Furthermore, researchers did NOT find an increased risk of producing cancers later in…

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You

Here’s What Getting Less Than 7 Hours of Sleep a Night Can Do to You

Sleep is brain food that is vital for good health. Not only does it affect our energy levels, but also our ability to think, pay attention, make decisions, and be productive. And a new study found sleep can also affect our ability to lose weight. How Is Sleep-Related To Weight Loss? Researchers evaluated almost 2,000…

Health Benefits of Celery

Health Benefits of Celery

With the scientific name Apiumgraveolens, Celery belongs to the Apiaceae plant family. The health benefits of celery are due to the excellent sources of beneficial enzymes and antioxidants. It is loaded with minerals and vitamins such as folate, potassium, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and vitamin K. Celery’s nutritional values and health benefits have been well…