What kind of shower makes you shudder? What shower would make even a Tough Mudder reconsider staying dirty?Image courtesy of: J-ChanUgh! The cold shower, but the pain just might be worth the gain! Turns out, cold showers are good for a lot more than just reducing (physical or sexual) fevers-- and, since most of us shower regularly, switching to cold bestows health benefits with no additional time investment.As a tropical girl inconveniently living at 7300 feet in … [Read more...] about Multiple Benefits by Adjusting One Thing in Your Shower
Do you love the smells, flavors and tradition of holiday foods that clash with your healthy diet? Read on because I found a 5-minute, easy, healthy remake for eggnog: it's delicious and helps ease inflammation, too! … [Read more...] about I Tried a Creamy, Delicious Anti-Inflammatory Egg-lessNog and This Happened…
"Grandpa, what a lot of XPs (eXperience Points) you have!" "Hah! All the better to pwn (slang for own, beat, defeat) the BBEGs (Big Bad Evil Guys), my dear!" … [Read more...] about Silly Kids: Video Games are for Grandpas!
Remember when you first started your latest diet? And you just knew this was the one? You committed to a healthy eating plan for a reason, right? Whether you want to shape up, avoid food sensitivity or support a loved one, you have good reasons for your diet. But the time may come when the diet infatuation wears thin and every forbidden food tempts you to come hither. Fortunately, Thriving On Paleo has come up with a few suggestions in How to Combat … [Read more...] about Bring the Diet Love Back
For me, cartilage is like air. When it's good, I don't even think about it; but when it's missing or bad, my world is suddenly much smaller. Cartilage, the cushioning between our joints and the rubbery tissue in places like our noses and ears, is rarely a hot topic, even in the health and fitness bubble. This makes it harder to find good information about how to treat worn or damaged cartilage, especially if you want to heal, avoid further degradation and eventual surgery. Mark Sisson of … [Read more...] about Secrets for Comfy Cartilage
Let's face it: the food industry is optimized for convenience, not for health. Doubly so for the snack industry. Sticking to a healthy diet takes planning and discipline, but the folks at TheAlternativeDaily.com have put together a short video of 5 hacks for healthy, yummy snacks. I like to combine two of their tips to make a dark chocolate, blended-banana parfait with strawberries on top! … [Read more...] about Simple, Healthy Snack Hacks
I have to admit, I've never ogled a six pack and had brain envy at the same time, but according to this article at AwakeningFromAlzheimers.com, maybe I should! A low-calorie, nutrient-dense diet for a lean, healthy body is not a new concept, but the link between fewer calories and brain function is the upshot of this new research: … [Read more...] about Tighter Tummy, Better Brain