11 top facts about healthy lifestyle.

On December 5, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

25% of US healthcare spending is directly attributable to unhealthy lifestyle choices resulting in conditions such as stress, obesity and diabetes. Put in dollar terms, a healthy employee will have healthcare costs averaging $3000 per year, whereas healthcare costs for an employee with a health condition balloons to an average of $10,000 each year. Most […]

 

30+ Old-Time Home Remedies That Actually Work

On December 3, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

In the past 5 years, a number of studies have been completed on old-time home remedies as cures. Before the age of pharmaceuticals these remedies were relied on. Remedies such as oatmeal for bug bites, and aloe for burns have been used for generations as home remedies. Now, we have the science to prove, and […]

 

5 Ways to a Healthy Lifestyle

On December 1, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Eating a healthy diet and regular exercise are the two main components to a child’s healthy lifestyle. While hectic lifestyles can sometimes make it difficult to achieve, following these five tips will help them along the way. First, try to incorporate about 60 minutes of physical exercise every day. This can include vigorous, light or […]

 

Drinking Water – Good Housekeeping

On November 29, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Since water has the ability to keep us hydrated while flushing out harmful toxins from our bodies, it can naturally enhance one’s appearance to a more refreshing aesthetic. Lucy Aitken took it upon herself to conduct a solo experiment. For exactly one month, Aitken consumed 3 litres of water each day. Even her husband noticed […]

 

Walking first step to healthy lifestyle – Fairfield Citizen

On November 27, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Most people in first world countries are not getting enough exercise. We eat too much food and sit at desks all day, and only some of us bother to hit the gym a few times a week. Sedentary lifestyles can lead to chronic disease and illness, but luckily there are simple answers to these dilemmas. […]

 

Mysterious ‘gravity waves’ seen surging through Earth’s atmosphere – Metro.co.uk

On November 25, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Gravity waves have been spotted moving across earths’ atmosphere. Typically, gravitational waves are caused by black holes but the type of waves spotted on earth are different. These waves are caused when fluid is disturbed somehow. Generally, these types of waves are invisible but clouds can make them visible. A developer at an Australian company […]

 

Recent Study Discovers Link Between Human Longevity And Neural Activity – International Business Times

On November 23, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

A protein known as REST is proving to be an agent that can protect the brain from ailments such as dementia. A study that was conducted by Harvard Medical School and Blavatnik Institute that supported findings suggesting that over-activity of the neurons in the brain can lead to a negative impact on the longevity of […]

 

Family Life | Health tips: Know the risks of diabetes and follow a healthy meal plan – TribDem.com

On November 21, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

During National Diabetes Month, Conemaugh Health Systems wants to educate people on the signs and symptoms of diabetes and pre-diabetes. According to the CDC, over 30 million Americans have diabetes and 84 million have pre-diabetes. People over 45 years old who are overweight and have high blood pressure are at the greatest risk for the […]

 

Water pollution: An introduction to causes, effects, solutions

On November 5, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

The population across the globe is steadily increasing, which means that our water resources are feeling the consequences more and more. Water pollution is typically measured in quantities, since the volume of water and the amount of pollution are the two biggest factors in how the environment and its inhabitants are impacted. The main causes […]

 

Our planet is drowning in plastic pollution. This World Environment Day, it’s time for a change

On November 3, 2019, in Commentary, by Erik

Today’s world is built around plastics, and it’s having a detrimental impact on a global scale. More than half of all the plastic that has been produced since 1950 has ended up in a landfill, not being recycled. As a society, we should not only figure out a way to reduce the use of plastics […]