plant based diets

The Perfect Plant-based Diet for Your Body Type

It is common knowledge that a diet that emphasizes on whole and fresh plant-based ingredients and cuts back on refined foods is better for our overall health and wellbeing. A whole-food, plant-based (WFPB) diet centers on plant foods with minimal processing, which retain all the vital nutrients that the body needs. What Is a WFPB […]

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How Can You Prevent a Heart Attack From Happening?

Some scary stats have been passed about heart attacks. Like how one American experiences a heart attack every 40 seconds, while positive notes like how 100,000 people survive the predicament every decade.  Hopefully, a time comes where heart attacks become less fatal than they obviously are, even though pharmaceutical companies creating the drugs might not […]

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Crossfit

#CrossFit has dominated the fitness world on all levels of social media, and in fact, the society itself since it was co-developed by Greg Glassman and Lauren Jenai some 20 years ago, the burning spirit of competition that drives the CrossFit members to approach fitness without using gadgets or deliberate equipment has been contagious, to […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Skin Cancer

Considering that the skin is the largest organ of the human body, the fact that skin cancer is one of the more common cancer types should hardly be a surprise. However, it could be news that skin cancer is declared so when some malignant cells are found lounging in the outer skin layer. As for […]

DIFFERENT TYPES OF MENTAL ILLNESS EXPLAINED

Different Types of Mental Illness Explained

Different cultures appreciate mental illness in diverse manners. Some even see it as a consequence of past actions or a culmination of bad luck. In some ways, these ideas are correct, but mental illness is so much more than just an intangible curse, it is a medical condition. In fact, mental illnesses can be described […]

CAUSES OF HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND ITS RISK FACTORS

Causes of High Blood Pressure and Its Risk Factors

Ever seen a pipe burst from having too much water rush through it? That’s exactly what happens when high blood pressure does its worst. Unlike PVC pipes, our blood vessels cannot handle too much blood pressure as it channels blood between the heart and the rest of the body. Thus, the system in place to […]

8 HEALTHY EATING HABITS THAT HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT

8 Healthy Eating Habits That Help You Lose Weight

Pizza is good stuff, an ice-cream sandwich is even better, but they both have one thing in common – they have no place in your diet. To lose weight, you’re usually advised to sacrifice those treats that bring you so much joy and take to eating grass instead.  At first, it’s easy to keep up […]

Physical Activities of Healthy People for 2020

Physical Activities of Healthy People for 2020

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (PAG) was the first published set of national standards for physical activity. This offered a firm basis for the Healthy People 2020, a plan which purports the numerous health benefits of a regular physical activity routine for young and old Americans. The plan consists of 15 major objectives which […]

Mediterranean: a Heart-healthy Diet – Meal Plan for Beginners

Mediterranean: a Heart-healthy Diet – Meal Plan for Beginners

If you’ve been thinking about preventing lifestyle-related diseases and complications like type 2 diabetes, stroke and heart attack, then this is for you. The Mediterranean diet was widely adopted in the ‘80s by Americans in the United States as a solution to cardiovascular diseases and other lifestyle-related diseases that often result in premature death, after observing the […]