Is drinking cold water bad for you? Risks and benefits

On May 15, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Drinking water has many health benefits, like removing waste from the body and hydrating our organs so that they can function as well as possible. There have been some studies that show that drinking cold water can slow down digestion and can also make some health problems worse for some people. A study also showed […]


Dehydration and Anxiety: Understanding the Connection

On May 13, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There have been studies that have shown that there is a link between dehydration and anxiety. The studies have shown that it is only mild, but that it is significant. There are signs that you may be dehydrated that you might want to pay attention to aside from the depression and anxiety you might experience […]


Can you avoid macular degeneration? – Harvard Health

On May 11, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Macular degeneration is a disease that affects people past the age of 50, and among the American population, it is the main cause of vision difficulties and ultimately loss. Research shows that there are genetic factors that make some people more prone to the disease than others. Certain lifestyles can also lead to these negative […]


Gut instinct: Inside-out beauty is a ‘really exciting space’ for the skin microbiome

On May 9, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There is actually a surprising connection between your gut and your skin. There are things that support the theory that prebiotics and probiotics can help keep your skin from being inflamed. There will be a lot more supplements that are still to come that are going to be developed for the skin microbiome. Gummies and […]


29 nutrition tips to improve health for everyone

On May 7, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

There are a lot of nutrition tips that can be followed for a healthier lifestyle. There are a lot of foods out there that are rich in healthy fats and proteins, like in beans and leafy greens have a lot of nutrients as well. You should include protein with every meal, and that doesn’t have […]


A Guide to a Healthy Lifestyle

On May 5, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Having a healthy diet is a good way to stave off certain diseases and prevent early life expectancy. Although, not all diseases can be prevented with a healthy diet, there are some that can be. Start with a healthy diet, rich with nutrients, like fiber, and protein. Staying physically active and having a healthy body […]


Discovery Vitality members can now earn points for looking after their mental health – here’s how it works

On May 3, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Discovery has added a new mentality program to Vitality so users can earn points by doing exercises for mental health. Discovery says they are well aware of the connection between mental and physical health. Depression for example increases risk of diabetes. Discovery users will be able to take a test and rank their mental health. […]


Benefits of Drinking Water

On May 1, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Every day humans lose water through breath, perspiration, urine and bowel movements. For the body to function properly, it must replenish its water supply by consuming beverages and foods that contain water. Lack of water can lead to dehydration — a condition that occurs when you don’t have enough water in your body to carry […]


What to Eat So You Live Longer

On April 29, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

Most of us want to increase the longevity of our life for the sake of our family or other reasons. If you’re not one to care then you won’t mind being the one out of ten Americans who don’t get enough fruits and vegetables. Meeting the minimum for these nutrients will heavily reduce your risk […]


Foods to Keep You Healthy as You Age

On April 27, 2021, in Commentary, by Erik

We all want to live longer. However, a nice long life is not particularly satisfying without strength and mental acuity. To get the best health possible for aging bodies and minds, it’s important to know about the best food options to support this goal. Eating is usually easy, but cooking is often hard for people, […]