The Effects of Plastic on Your Health 

The 5th of June is world environment day, so I’ve decided to prepare an article for you on plastic, the benefits, and problems associated with its usage and what actions we can take to reduce its harm. Plastic takes anywhere between 10 and 1000 years to decompose. This can be seen in both a positive…

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The Vital Benefits of Consuming Organic Food

There was a time when all food was grown using natural methods. However, since the industrial revolution, with the introduction of new farming techniques, the use of synthetic chemicals as pesticides, genetically modified seeds and excessive use of fertilizers became widely accepted to get rid of insects and weeds which affect the health of the…

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How to Reduce Stress with the Right Foods

When people think of stress-related eating, they often associate it with binge eating or junk food because when feeling strained or depressed, many of us succumb to food cravings or turn to whatever is convenient. But did you know that there are foods that rather than make you feel worse when you are stressed, can…

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5 Critical Nutritional Guidelines For Athletes

What you eat and when you eat plays a significant role in your athletic performance. Athletes have different nutritional needs from the average person for the simple reason that they put more stress on their bodies compared to people who don’t engage in physical activity regularly. Here are some quick guidelines to follow to ensure…

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Manipulating your Gut Microflora for Weight Loss 

Scientists are now beginning to understand that when taking the numbers into consideration, we are only about 30% human! The rest of us is made up of microorganisms, mainly bacteria. We have about 40 trillion cells in our body and about 20-30,000 human protein-coding genes, whereas we have about 100 trillion microorganisms living in our…

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How to Boost Fertility Naturally with Diet and Supplements

Many people don’t realize how in control they are of their own fertility. Infertility among men and women is very common. Today 6.1 Million women suffer from polycystic ovarian syndrome the leading cause of infertility among women. [1] About 6% of married women aged 15 to 44 years in the United States are unable to…

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Soy Products; Should They Form Part of a Healthy Diet For Men and Women?

Soy products and other phytoestrogen or plant-estrogen rich foods have compounds derived from plants that mimic estrogen due to their similar structure. There have been many false assumptions that men consuming phytoestrogens may have lowered sperm count, concentration, motility, and increased rate of testicular cancers. But a 2010 meta-analysis of fifteen placebo-controlled studies concluded that…

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5 Best Nutrients and Supplements for Strong and Healthy Hair

When you have poor skin, it’s often an indicator of a deeper problem. The same can be said about hair. Its condition is also a visible sign of what’s going on within your body. Factors like genetics, hormonal imbalance, lifestyle, and age affect hair health; therefore, achieving healthy hair and promoting hair growth has more…

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Healthy Cooking: 10 Quick and Easy Recipes When You’re in a Rush

A great way to ensure you’re eating healthy is by preparing meals yourself. When you do your own cooking, you know exactly what ingredients are going into your meals. But what do you do when you’re in a hurry or don’t have a lot of time during the day to prepare nutritious meals yourself? Here…

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10 Natural Ways to Boost Brain Function and Memory

The human brain controls all functions of the human body. With blazing speed, it estimates body functions and its environment and serves to maintain balance. The brain is continuously regulating everyday processes such as blood flow throughout the body, our breathing, hormonal balance, and managing our thoughts. It’s operational 24/7. Age, unhealthy lifestyle choices, poor…

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