Health Effects Of CoffeeThough for many centuries  it has been one of the most favorite beverages around the world, coffee is considered one of the most controversial drinks as to its health effects. We love coffee for its amazing aroma and unique energizing properties, but most of us are aware about the fact that drinking it in moderate or high amounts every day is linked to some positive and some destructive health effects. Thus, as previous studies have found out, moderate coffee consumption is associated with reduced skin cancer risk. According to the findings of a research published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology in 2011, starting your morning with a cup of coffee is linked to better performance and better abilities to focus during the day. Positive coffee health effects include lower risk for diabetes mellitus, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, other dementia-like brain disorders. Read the rest of this entry »

Red Wine BenefitsA lot is said about amazing benefits of high quality red wine. Consuming a glass of good red wine a day is supposed to be healthy and very good choice due to a high content of reservatrol and natural antioxidants in this product. This, using red wine can help us enjoy numerous health effects linked to slowed down activities of free radicals, slowed down aging processes in all our body tissues, as well as reduced risks of many serious diseases including cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and others, and even avoid premature death. Red wine benefits have received a lot of scientific confirmation and a great deal of studies have shown the advantages of a regular consumption of red wine in very small doses. That is why in 2010, the American Dietetic Association included this amazing natural product in its list of 5 healthiest foods to be included to our daily diet, along with green tea, oily fish, grains, and other healthy foods. Read the rest of this entry »

High Protein High Fat DietNegative effects of high protein high fat diet are numerous. We know that consuming high fat and high protein foods is linked to high risk of becoming overweight, having high blood cholesterol and sugar, thus having high chances to suffer from type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and other serious health conditions. In addition, those who choose high protein high fat diet are prone to developing metabolic disorders, poor kidney function and slowed down detoxification processes, poor physical shape and slightly increased risks of health conditions related to spine and bones. Those people who are involved in plenty of physical activities or are currently trying to lose weight by using an individual intensive training program can be recommended to use a high protein diet in order to have good amounts of energy for exercising. However, the effects of high protein high fat diet for those who are leading sedentary lifestyle can be very harmful. Read the rest of this entry »

daily exerciseThere are plenty of dangers for every modern person’s health linked to sedentary lifestyle and a lack of physical activities. It is possible to find plenty of studies and scientific researches that have shown and analyzed numerous health benefits of exercising on a daily basis. Getting involved in plenty of physical activities and  daily exercise is linked to faster metabolism and reduced risks of having excessive body mass, which in turn assist in lowering the risks of cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and many other serious health conditions. Besides, according to the experts at Mayo Clinic, regular daily exercise can help us change our mood for better and reduce the risk of depression, boost energy, have positive influence on our sexual life, promote sleep and avoid a variety of various minor disorders. In other words, exercising is a perfect approach to improving our overall health and living a healthier and happier life. Read the rest of this entry »

Aromatherapy for sleepMost of us have one or another kind of phobias. Some people are afraid of darkness, some are afraid of being betrayed, some are afraid of being fooled or taken advantage of. Some are afraid of seeing bad dreams, afraid of flying, or have a fear of heights. The most common phobias include claustrophobia (the fear of confined space), nyctophobia (the fear of darkness), hemophobia (the fear of blood), mysophobia (the fear of germs), and others. Many experts say that the roots of such phobias go deep in our childhood, and the causes of our fears and phobias are nothing else but our childhood fears and bad memories. A great deal of treatments for various phobias are based on this assumption, and such techniques as behavior therapy or using natural remedies for relaxation and others work great to suppress bad memories and get free from our childhood fears. Read the rest of this entry »

Emotional EatingWe all like eating good meals, and for most of us eating gorgeous meals can bring a lot of satisfaction. Along with that, many of us have a tendency to overeating, or eating more than their body actually needs for providing energy for regular daily activities. When overeating turns into a chronic problem, it can be considered a disorder linked to serious risks of becoming overweight, suffering from high cholesterol, as well as being at very high risk of suffering from such serious health conditions as diabetes mellitus, a stroke, heart attack, heart disease and other cardiovascular diseases, elevated blood pressure, and so on. There are several types of overeating as an eating disorder, including various conditions known as emotional eating, binge eating, compulsive overeating, and others. Most of modern people are well aware about the dangers linked to this eating disorder, and many are looking for an answer to the question, ‘How do I stop overeating and decreased the mentioned risks?’ Read the rest of this entry »