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Six Ways To Increase Testosterone Naturally

Guest Post by Dr Laura Villa; Image by Łukasz Dyłka from Pixabay  First, let’s talk a little bit about testosterone and its function. Testosterone is the primary sex hormone in men. It is responsible for male physical characteristics. Although it is considered a “male” sex hormone, it is present in both men and [...]

By |2020-10-30T09:11:13-07:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Men's Health|0 Comments

How Nature Supports Mental Health

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay  We all know intuitively that being in nature makes us feel more peaceful. But why is this the case? The Physiology of Depression Your hypothalamus gland in the brain is responsible for the body’s homeostasis, or balance, with the outside world.  It regulates a number of functions, including body [...]

By |2020-09-23T08:22:38-07:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments

5 Budget-Friendly Ways to Stick to Your Self-Care New Year’s Resolutions

Guest post by Brad Krause at selfcaring.info What’s the longest you’ve kept your New Year’s resolutions? Research shows that 73% of adults drop their fitness-related resolutions before completing them. If this sounds familiar to you, don’t feel ashamed. It’s a natural part of being human, but so is overcoming obstacles. [...]

By |2020-01-03T12:38:08-07:00January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Top Habits to Maximize Longevity

A recent study out of Harvard can finally quantify exactly what healthy living is likely to do for you. The study, encompassing over 123,000 participants and spanning 34 years, makes some stunning connections between five healthy habits and longevity. The habits tracked include healthy eating, regular exercise, maintaining a low BMI, [...]

By |2019-01-25T13:49:04-07:00January 25th, 2019|Categories: Articles, Fitness & Weight Loss, Health|0 Comments

Resistant Starch

Starch is an efficient way for plants to store glucose, in polysaccharides (sugar chains). There are two main types of polysaccharides: amylose and amylopectin. The former is more of a single chain (so you have to release the glucose molecules one at a time) while the latter is a series [...]

By |2018-10-05T12:20:59-07:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Allergies, Fitness & Weight Loss|0 Comments