If you’re not singing in the shower or in your car on your way to work, it’s time to start…that is, if you’re a snorer! Researchers at the University of Exeter in England found that people snored significantly less once they had started singing for 20 minutes a day for three months.
It all began after a teacher of choral singing, Alise Ojay, discovered that some of her vocal exercises helped a friend to stop snoring. Researchers…Read full post
Next time you’re looking for a healthy snack, grab a handful of blueberries! Blueberries are one of the healthiest super fruits you can eat, as they are full of antioxidants, flavonoids, fiber and other nutritional benefits that may help slow the aging process!
Several studies have linked the high flavonoid levels in blueberries with a better memory, and as we all know, our memory tends to fade over time. Regular consumption of the delicious berry may even…Read full post
Elizabeth Banks always looks amazing; she looks good in anything and everything, no matter the role she’s playing or event she’s attending! She may be blessed with great genes, but the blonde bombshell works hard for her body, too, because it’s not all about being thin; it’s about being healthy.
And you certainly don’t get a body like that with a little yoga here and there. Her personal trainer, Joselynne Boschen of Alpha Sport, shared her stay-fit…Read full post
About 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV infection, and 1 in 5 don’t even know it, according to estimates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
If you haven’t been tested for HIV yet, is it because you’re afraid or embarrassed to have it done at the doctor’s office? Or is it the idea of having to sweat it out for 2 weeks while waiting for your test results? Well,…Read full post
The American Cancer Society advocacy affiliate is calling for a comprehensive review of sugary drinks and it’s role in America’s obesity epidemic. With obesity rates projected to reach over 40 percent in the next 20 years, along with the spiraling health costs that come with it, the group is pressing forward with an urgent, comprehensive proposal. They are asking for a review along the lines of the U.S. Surgeon General’s landmark report on the dangers of…Read full post
Do you avoid swimming pools and hot tubs, but dive willingly into the ocean when you’re spending the day at the beach? It may not be as clean at you think, and chances are, it’s just as dirty as that community swimming pool you’ve been avoiding. On average, 35 million people get sick from dirty beach water every year!
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, some 10 trillion gallons of untreated wastewater end up in public swimming areas…Read full post
An apple a day may not keep the doctor away forever, but it is one of the healthiest fruits you can eat. In fact, apples are considered super fruits!
What makes a fruit “super”? According to nutrition scientists, super foods are packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and other nutrients that help you live longer, prevent disease, among other benefits. Nutritionists recommend eating 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, focusing on super foods as your…Read full post
The ‘Jersey Shore’ smush room was entirely at their own risk!
According to entertainment journalist Seth Kaufman, the cast of the hit reality show – known for drinking, partying, and “smushing” – had to agree to what’s known as a “VD clause.” That means all those late night hot tub escapades and fighting for the smush room was at their own risk, and they actually had to sign a contract agreeing that they cannot hold show producers…Read full post
Who needs the gym to get a quality workout in?
Sometimes the last thing you want to do is pack up a gym bag and drive 10-15 minutes to the gym, only to have to deal with crowding, smelly locker rooms, and way too much grunting. The more you think about it, the more you start to think a day off is exactly what you need, right? But in the time you spend contemplating whether or not you…Read full post
Forget the kitchen; you may want to start stocking your medicine cabinets with honey, instead! According to a European study published in International Wound Journal, honey is an effective treatment for helping wounds heal faster, and even reduces scarring.
Researchers looked at 121 patients living with “hard-to-treat” wounds over a 2-year period. Not only did patients using the MediHoney dressings report less pain, doctors also found that 53 percent of patients saw improvement in wound healing, and…Read full post