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Men's sexual health is not only the absence of disease, it is an optimal condition that includes libido, or sexual desire, and the ability to obtain and sustain an erection. Optimal sexual health is the result of several psychological, physical, and sociological factors. There are some foods…

As you get older, your body fails to absorb enough vitamin B12 from your diet. Most women over 40 are most likely deficient. You are even prone to the deficiency if you take certain medications for weight loss, if you have type 2 diabetes, or PCOS which is polycystic ovary syndrome. Whether you have…

Electrolytes are minerals that produce an electric charge in your body. They are found in plenty in your urine, blood, and body fluids. It is imperative to maintain the right electrolyte balance to ensure that blood chemistry remains optimal and other processes such as muscle action are not…

Feelling better and staying stronger is important during cancer treatment. The type of food you eat will determine your overall well-being during the process. Chemotherapies and Physiotherapies are pretty harsh and invasive. Fortunately, keeping a healthy diet will help you feel better and give you…

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When you hear about “junk food” you automatically think about something unhealthy. In the end, we can’t blame you! Most of the food nowadays is made from unhealthy ingredients that will harm your health, not to mention that they don’t provide any nutritional value. However,…

Avocados/Avocado Oil: This fruit is rich in mono-unsaturated fats, fibre, vitamin E, and proteins. Adding avocados to your diet controls bad cholesterol and raises good cholesterol. Pregnant women can have this vitamin as it reduces risk of birth defects. It reduces the risk of heart diseases.…

When you are feeling down with the blues and maybe experiencing symptoms of depression, there may be some causes that are not just due to chemical changes in the brain. In fact, there are many things that have been linked to depression. One substance linked to depression is refined sugars which…

Five things you can do to live a healthier life

You wake up every morning thinking about how you can get healthier, but then other things happen. You don’t have time for breakfast because you are late for work, you forget to drink water, and you are too tired to go to the gym in the evening. All these things can have a negative effect on your life, and you need to find a balance if you want to live a healthier life. Here are five things that you can do:

  1. Get enough sleep. Having enough sleep is vital for your health, and you should never waste your time in the evening for the sake of watching a movie. The more you sleep, the better you will feel the next day, not to mention that you will have a healthy and balanced appetite.
  2. Eat in the morning. It is not necessary to have a huge breakfast, but it is essential to have some protein and fruit for breakfast. What you can do is to eat a piece of fruit every morning before you leave the house; it will not take more than two minutes, but it will have a great impact on your energy levels.
  3. Stop drinking sodas. Sugary drinks are extremely unhealthy for your health, and unfortunately many people drink them every single day.
  4. Walk at least 20 minutes per day. If you live close to work, you can give up your car and walk to work and back every day, or use your bike.
  5. Smile! Smiling will not only affect your mood but it will also affect your health in a positive way. Find reasons to smile, get to know yourself and allow others to see who you are on the inside. Once you connect with the world around you, everything will become much easier and a lot more enjoyable!

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