Did You Know that Small Bedroom Lights Can Harm Your Health?

Sleep is mandatory for good health. There is a healthy range of around seven to nine hours for adults. When you are outside that range – above or below – your long-term health can be impacted Power of Sleep and … Continue reading

Are Compulsive Eating and Cravings the Same as Food Addiction?

Can you tell the difference between being hydrated and having a craving for food? How about the difference between hunger and habit? How many of us routinely have breakfast because we wake up, and it is something we have done … Continue reading

A New Cause of Alzheimer’s We Do Not Know About?

Ask a doctor about what causes Alzheimer’s disease, and most will answer that the medical industry does not fully understand what causes this disease. Basic Assumptions https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/what-causes-alzheimers-disease. Two days ago, the National Institute for Health – National Institute on Aging … Continue reading

How Stress Affects More Than Your Waistline

We have more receptors to store fat from cortisol, the stress hormone, around our bellies than anywhere else in our bodies. Cortisol loves to store fat. A little fat does not impact your health or longevity. A little bit more … Continue reading

What Forces Fat into a Fat Cell?

Foods provide nutrients and energy. Carbohydrates are broken down into glucose and sent to the bloodstream. Glucose causes a rise in blood glucose levels. Increased blood glucose levels signal the pancreas to produce insulin. Insulin is the hormone that forces … Continue reading

17 Pros & Cons Regarding Exercise and Health

We hear about exercising from the fitness gurus all the time. We need cardio, we need strength training, we need cross-training, and we need this and that. However, they never tell you why. My style of writing is to tell … Continue reading

Where to Start First for Better Health?

DHEA, dehydroepiandrosterone, is a hormone produced in the adrenal glands. It is also called the “Mother Hormone” because it is the precursor to the male and female hormones, estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone. It is synthesized from cholesterol. You feel good, … Continue reading

Stress Hormones Makes It Nearly Impossible to Lose Weight

Adrenaline may be preventing you from losing weight. The hormone adrenaline is similar to hormone cortisol in that it responds to stress. There are times when you might not eat for a while and your blood glucose levels fall to … Continue reading

Alcohol and Weight Loss Explained

How many times have you exercised and had a beer, or other alcoholic beverage, immediately afterward? I have – many times. In some of the running clubs I have belonged to, it was tradition to have a beer (or two) … Continue reading

A Quick, Easy, and Fast Way to Remove Stress – Part 1 of 3

kalhh / Pixabay Stress is in our lives. We must face the fact that we accept stress from our family, our boss, our business, our politics or the weather. There are other sources, but these are the primary ones. We … Continue reading