Tips for maintaining calcium levels.

eggshels- a good source of calcium

Calcium is very important in keeping the body functioning properly. Some of the main functions of calcium are creating bone mass and preventing osteoporosis, but calcium also helps normalize the function of nerves and muscles, helps regulate your heartbeat, helps you sleep, and helps promotes healthy skin and hair. It is also important in immunological … Read more

Kick Kidney Stones

Any man who’s gone through it will tell you that passing  kidney stones is the male equivalent of giving birth. In other words, it really, really hurts. Stones—ranging in size from a grain of sand to a small plum—form in the kidneys, when minerals and other substances in the urine aggregate. Small stones often pass … Read more

Health Benefits of Eating More Fish Oil

benefits of fish oil

Fish oil contains EPA (eicosapentanoic acid) and DHA (docosahexanoic acid); both are omega-3 fatty acids. These long-chained fatty acids have been shown to have many positive effects. As a part of the cell membranes, fatty acids help form a physical barrier to keep out viruses, bacteria and other foreign molecules. They also regulate the traffic … Read more

6 Foods to Boost Your Mood

Mood boosting foods

My mother was a nurse who raised us to believe that diet was the most effective way to impact your overall health and wellbeing. I didn’t think much of it until I had kids myself; how plain it was to me then. Watching my daughter go through her younger years, falling over, crying, and melt … Read more

Napping For The Best Benefits

The benefits of napping

Sadly, napping is often frowned upon in our workaholic American culture. Naps are reserved for the lazy and unambitious or for retirees with plenty of time on their hands. Naps are not for the busy working class of men and women. In actuality, naps can be very beneficial, not only for your body, but your … Read more

4 Ways to Prevent and Cure Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s. The thought of the disease is chilling. For anyone who has ever had a family member diagnosed with this debilitating condition, there’s a very real sense of desperation in finding some way – any way – of preventing or curing this disease. And it’s not just for the sake of the afflicted person. Many … Read more

6 Foot Wart Removal Procedures

foot wart

Plantar warts are warts that develop on plantar surfaces — that is, the soles (or bottom) of the feet. Normal standing and walking tends to force them into the skin, and the pressure causes pain to the affected area. Calluses formed by the body’s attempt to prevent spread of warts can also cause pain when walking. Plantar warts are are sometime referred … Read more

Signs of Thyroid Problems

There are many different signs of thyroid problems that you can take in account if you think that you might be hypothyroid. But don’t fall into the trap of thinking that you have to experience all of the various hypothyroidism symptoms because it varies widely from person to person. But there are some that tend … Read more