Avoiding sugar, meat or alcohol? Here are simple swaps and tips to make it all easier – The Telegraph

On January 25, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

When starting a New Year’s resolution to eat better, there are many substitutes and alternatives that let people keep the tastes they like and abandon their poor diet. They should ease into a new diet or routine to avoid burn out or relapse. In the case of alcohol there are many substitutes for common liquor […]

 

Best gym water bottle 2020: stay hydrated for gains in the gym

On January 23, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

When attempting to maintain a work out routine, one of tool that will be of use will most definitely be a water bottle. Some things to consider when selecting a water bottle include exactly how it will be used. The durability is at the top of the list considering it is a gym that it will […]

 

Hate exercise? Small increases in physical activity can make a big difference – PhillyVoice.com

On January 21, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Exercise-related New Year’s resolutions are commonplace, but often quickly abandoned. In truth, it isn’t hard to achieve the benefits of physical activity. The CDC recommends at least 150 minutes of activity a week for an adult, but this doesn’t mean you have to join a gym. Brisk walking provides similar benefits to running, but with […]

 

Water: How much should people drink every day?

On January 19, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

People should be drinking water every day, but the amount that they should drink depends on their health, location, activity level, and more. Every organ in your body needs water to function, so drinking too little can make you extremely tired. A good baseline of water is around 16 cups a day for men and 12 […]

 

Water – a vital nutrient

On January 17, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

We all know that the body needs water to survive, but it may be surprising to know just how much of the body water affects. The body needs a fresh supply of water each day, the amount of which depends on various factors such as age, gender, and pregnancy. Water is not only important for cellular […]

 

6 Reasons to Drink Water

On January 15, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Drinking water is one of the most important things we can do as human beings, and for good reason. Water helps balance bodily fluids as well as helps transport vitamins and minerals to our body. It also helps energize our muscles and keeps our skin clear and prevents acne and wrinkles. Drinking water also helps […]

 

London scientists create filter to clean water for developing world

On January 13, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

New technology has provided a wonderful way to filter drinking water for third world countries and at a much lower cost. This new technology works by using a plastic membrane with chains of chemicals that strain out contaminates and replaces the costly ion-exchange method. This process has even more benefits as it also filters out […]

 

‘How to enhance healthy living’ – The Punch

On January 11, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

The Nigerian government has become proactive in the healthy well being of their residents with the help of the Diamond Fitness Club. The newly elected president of Nigeria, Okafor, included statements in his inauguration regarding his concerns of sustaining a sedentary lifestyle along with a direct regard for those who are disabled and the poor. […]

 

Scientists develop machine that transforms dirty water into drinkable supply

On January 9, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

Scientists at University of the West of England – UWE Bristol have found a way to take dirty water, either affected with biological, industrial or bacterial contaminants and transform it into drinkable water. The mobile treatment plant will be able to purify over thousands of liters of water for over a billion people across the […]

 

Learning from zoos – how our environment can influence our health

On January 7, 2020, in Commentary, by Erik

One’s environment can actually change one’s health for the better. We can take this lesson from our zoo’s and the way they were designed. Our entire environment can play a huge role in our every day lives and can affect our health and eating habits. We take into consideration what goes on before a zoo is […]