Knowing what foods are more heavily contaminated with pesticides can be important to fine-tuning your grocery shopping list, staying in budget and maintaining your focus on good health.
It is easy to gain weight in the winter months. When it is cold out many people subconsciously eat bigger servings of a meal or snack more often. That is because calories are heat units. In wintertime we are sometimes over-eating to be sort-of “re-heating” ourselves. There is also a tendency for some people this time of year to eat more and be much less active. Some patients report “sitting under the covers to hibernate”.
Natural ways to improve symptoms of Winter Depression and Seasonal Affective Disorder. There are many simple lifestyle modifications and vitamin therapies that can help overcome or improve the symptoms of seasonal affective disorder.
A seasonal holiday syndrome that pops up between the last week of November and the beginning of the New-Year. It is classified by rapid weight gain, mental sluggishness, systematic fatigue and is often accompanied by bloating, headaches, food cravings and immune compromise.
There is a constant churning of news about Health and “Healthy Lifestyle”. In the last ten years there has been an internet driven shift toward the understanding of “WHY” we have disease. There is a more holistic, preventative, restorative and reparative approach to looking at the sickness model now.
This time of the year tends to be a big stress on the immune system. But did you know that getting sick is actually good for you? Sounds like a funny concept. The more bacterial and viral strains we are exposed to, the more robust our immune response becomes.