Honey is made by honey bees and other insects such as stingless bees. Bees produce honey by the regurgitation, enzymatic activity, and water evaporation of plant secretions, or from secretions of other insects. But, most importantly, honey is well known as a natural remedy and a magical ally for human health. It is a natural sweetener that provides energy and strength to the body.
We love cinnamon. It combines very well with any ingredient and in any dish. It is an ancient spice with a beautiful and special color, an aroma difficult to forget and a soft and delicate texture. It has been used mostly for culinary purposes because of the various benefits it brings along, as well as for the particular and unique trace it leaves.
A beauty of nature People use ginger in cooking and medicine since ancient ages. It is well known as a home remedy for health issues such as nausea, stomach pain, and others. Ginger lovers typically use it in its fresh or dried version for cooking, and other people take it as supplements for its potential positive health effects.
The magic of sleeping and resting There is a fear of giving the body too much rest and sleep, feeling this is wrong for the body and will make it lazy. Nevertheless, ghrelin is closely related to hunger, while leptin connects to the feeling of fullness and satisfaction. Lack of sleep has found to increase ghrelin levels, leading to the necessity to eat. But, what are ghrelin and leptin? Leptin, a hormone made by our fat cells, minimizes our appetite. Ghrelin, on the other hand, is a hormone...
Just because you are getting older does not mean you will have to face medical conditions or have a poor quality of life. What is important is to know how to age healthily. Aging well and gracefully does not mean that you will look like a teen or in your 20s but you will live with some fewer wrinkles and sagging.
Every parent wants the best healthy and happy lifestyle for their kids. We are certain to this point that every family benefits from adopting healthy habits. As a parent, it’s our responsibility to set an example of a happy and healthy lifestyle as children look up to us, if we will have a habit of consuming junk food, same the kid will do.
Just as there is no single diet designed for all of us; there is not a specific or right way to exercise and train our body. However, many people enjoy their training with a certain type of music in the background, helping them feel motivated and wanting to give more of themselves. Music creates a "rhythm response" says Scientific American.
Mary L. Gavin (2018) remarks that preventing kids from becoming overweight means making choices in the way your family eats and exercises, and how you spend time together. Helping kids lead healthy lifestyles begins with parents who lead by example. There are more and more women getting incorporated into the world of work. Lifestyle has become very hectic for both men and women, not being able to reach out everywhere. As a result, parents do not spend enough quality time with their children. A...
How your body and mind understand the states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain are related to each other, like "cousins". In the first part of this series, we explored a very common psychological reaction to stress – emotional eating. Now, we dive into a physical response, triggered by the hormone cortisol.
How your mind and body interpret your states of "emergency" Stress and weight gain often go hand in hand, so understanding your behavioural patterns in stressful situations can do wonders for your waistline, as well as your general health and wellbeing. We live in a stress-full culture, so it is understandable if the efforts necessary to maintain or obtain the “perfect” weight and body shape just seem impossible sometimes. We should also reject all the body-shaming we “normal” people...