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by Wellness Editor While swimming, we've all mistakenly taken some water down the wrong pipe. No big deal, right? Unfortunately, it's possible to actually drown hours later on dry land. It is more common in children than adults. The following information will help you spot the signs which could mean life or death for someone you love. Here is what it looks like, how it happens, and what to look out for. The Two Types... 7/1/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Sugar can be downright divine. Just thinking about all the sinful, sticky, gooey possibilities can get our mouths watering. Humans and animals alike are programmed to love the sweet stuff, but too much of it may trigger a nasty spiral that can be difficult to escape. Excessive sugar consumption can cause changes to the brain similar to those caused by drug addiction, leading to cravings, binges and... 7/1/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Some parts of the body may age faster than others, and this can vary between different types of people. Genes play a huge part in how fast we age, but they could determine a lot more than when you’ll start going gray or how well your skin will hold up. Determining your “ageotype” now could help reduce the chances of developing age-related diseases later.Researchers believe there are at least four different... 7/1/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Withholding information, or even flat out lying because of the fear of being called out as lying if the truth were revealed is actually a thing. In fact, in some circles, it's common practice. People lie, sometimes for some pretty ridiculous reasons. And in many cases, it turns out that people lie for the sake of honesty itself. Why Honest People Lie People generally need a reason to lie. We humans... 6/30/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and everyone is itching to get out and enjoy that beautiful sunshine — especially after a few months of quarantine and staying home to stay safe. But the numbers of COVID-19 cases are not encouraging. In fact, they're soaring. Just because we’re all ready to move on and shift gears into summer, we may be more likely to put ourselves and our... 6/30/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor Boo! Did you jump? That startle response is universal among humans — and possibly even across the animal kingdom. It can be unsettling, but it could also serve a vital purpose. So what causes us to become scared stiff? One well-known chemical in our brain appears to be responsible. Study Links Serotonin to Startle Response If fear has ever stopped you in your tracks — literally like a deer staring... 6/30/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Gracie X A long-term relationship or marriage is a blessing—but what do you do when the doldrums set in? How can you see your spouse with fresh eyes? Appreciating everything you have together and awakening what may have gone dormant?Celebrate What's Working: Research has shown that couples who focus on the negatives in their relationship end up feeling more negative! What a surprise. A study by Robinson and... 6/25/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Joel Fuhrman, M.D. A Nutritarian diet-style is designed to be nutrient rich, protective against disease, and longevity enhancing. But, the most fascinating discovery is the same diet-style that can push the envelope of human longevity, is most effective for long-term weight loss.It is pretty tough to maintain a healthy weight if you always feel like eating more. A recent study published in Nutrition Journal of 768 people... 6/25/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Beth Coleman, N.D. This is a list of twelve power foods that promote optimal health when part of your diet. No single food performs miracles or supplies all the nutrients your body and mind need to function optimally. The real value of these power foods involves food synergy. Each one provides benefits, and when eaten together they offer health payoffs. ALMONDSNuts are nutritious, and almonds provide calcium. One ounce... 6/25/2020 7:00:00 AM
by Wellness Editor You might not be able to go to the gym for a while, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work on your fitness. Gyms aren't required, they just offer motivation in the form of having company and having to pay for something. But for those of us who are pros at self-motivation, we don't need them to get fit. And for those who need a little help in the motivation department, we can build in self-motivation... 6/24/2020 7:00:00 AM
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