The exercise pill: How exercise keeps your brain healthy and protects it against depression and anxiety

On April 11, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Exercise benefits many areas of life. Exercise improves musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, metabolic, and other aspects of health. Exercise literally changes the brain. The hippocampus regulates learning, memory, and negative emotions. A molecule called brain-derived neurotrophic factor helps the brain produce neurons. Aerobic activity increases this BDNGF activity. This changes how your very genes are expressed. Moderate […]

 

Chronic Dehydration: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, and More

On April 9, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Chronic dehydration happens when your body isn’t getting enough water intake. Some signs and symptoms include muscle fatigue, dizziness and dark-colored urine. Some causes of chronic dehydration include working outdoors, not having great access to water as well as living in warm climates. To test for chronic dehydration you will need to get a urinalysis […]

 

Water | Water in Our Daily Lives | Water Cycle | Water Treatment

On April 5, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There is no liquid that is more critical to our survival than water. It is all around us and it exists even in place where we don’t expect it or cannot see it. It is always recycled, in different forms, so we basically use the same water in cycles. It is not an exaggeration to […]

 

What Are The Main Benefits Of Drinking Water?

On April 3, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are many benefits that come with drinking water each day. Water can help balance out the fluids in your body as well as aid in digestion and the transportation of nutrients. It also can help with weight control as it’s a much healthier option that calorie rich drinks like soda and juice. Water can […]

 

Hydration benefits: Why water is the essence of good health

On April 1, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Hydration, maintaining enough water in your body, is critical to your health. Drinking enough water means consuming up to 3 liters of water each day. Dehydration can cause unclear thinking, skin problems, and in severe cases heat-stroke and death. Remaining hydrated throughout the day helps maintain top efficiency. Flavoring water with herbs or citrus makes […]

 

40 Side Effects of Drinking Too Much Soda | Eat This Not That

On March 31, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Not many people will argue the claim that drinking soda is not good for your health, but when faced with the actual list of negative consequences, most will still be shocked. A single can of soda is packed with sugar. On average, it has 39 grams of it. For a comparison, that’s equal to sugar […]

 

6 Reasons to Drink Water

On March 30, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are many different reasons to drink water. Water helps maintain the balance of fluids in our body as well as aid with digestion and the creation of saliva. Water can also help control calories because it is a much healthier drink compared to calorie rich ones such as soda or juice. Water also helps […]

 

7 Consequences of Not Drinking Enough Water Throughout the Day

On March 27, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Not drinking enough water throughout our day can cause some negative effects to our mind and our body. Headaches often happen when we are dehydrated because of the change of blood volume in our body from not getting enough water. Not drinking enough water can also lead to constipation as it can dry out the […]

 

10 Dangerous Side Effects of Not Drinking Enough Water

On March 25, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are quite a few dangerous side effects that come with not getting enough water into our bodies on a daily basis. When we are dehydrated, our energy levels tend to suffer because water helps balance our body and our mind. Not getting enough water in our body also increases the risk of stroke. Our […]

 

Alternative Workouts

On March 23, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Perhaps you don’t want to admit it, but working out sometimes does feel like a chore, and despite the benefits of it you don’t always feel motivated to do it. You are not alone if you are feeling that way. The best way to overcome this mental hurdle is to pursue fun, alternative workout routines. […]