Tag Archives: healthy habits

One of the biggest contributing factors to the significant rise in obesity and obesity-related health problems among Americans is increasing portion sizes. Americans are simply eating more food on average. However, you don’t need to take extreme measures like fasting or a crash diet to lose weight. In fact, extreme weight loss measures often don’t work very well. Plus, you can end up hurting your health and wellness by depriving your body of the important nutrients that it needs to stay healthy and strong. Instead, the secret to weight loss, as well as maintaining a healthy weight is practicing good portion control. [Read more]

Working out during your lunch break can make you more energetic and productive in the afternoon. But if you have to squeeze your entire workout into an hour or 30 minutes, you need to be very selective about the exercises you choose. So, which exercises should you include in your lunch-time workouts? The following five exercises are an excellent place to start: [Read more]

The trillions of bacteria living in your intestines, often referred to as gut microbiota, play a vital role in health and wellbeing. As well as helping to maintain the digestive system, gut bacteria have an impact on physical health throughout the body. Two large European studies published in Science magazine in 2019 suggest they also have an important role to play in mental health. [Read more]

Obesity makes daily news headlines, and everyone is aware of the many negative effects, from increasing health problems and decreasing life span, to the higher financial costs for everything from medical care to plus-size clothing. Yet the rates of obesity keep rising, and in 2020 they promise to be higher than ever. [Read more]

If you have decided to self-isolate yourself from others in the public to protect your health, you must not overlook your safeguarding your mental health. That’s because many people who can no longer go out and spend time with their friends get depressed. Also, staying home (most of the time) could raise your anxiety level if you get depressed. Depression and anxiety are both bad for your overall health. Luckily, there are a few simple tips you can follow to protect your mental health while self-isolating at home. [Read more]

Productivity is important to everyone. No one can be successful in life without being productive. Most of us are already familiar with the tried and true methods for improving productivity. As effective as these tactics are, sometimes more unusual approaches are needed. Here are four off-beat, surprising, but nonetheless fully effective ways you ran improve your productivity. [Read more]