In this blog post, we’ll discuss five effective stress-management techniques that can help you lead a healthier and happier life.
“Single use” is the dirtiest phrase of 2020.
Usually, we associate “single use” with plastic bottles, encouraging the ground swell, grassroots movement of citizens concerned about the environment to opt for portable glass water-bottles, or recycled BPA-free plastic, instead of stopping by the gas station and grabbing a plastic water bottle.
But “single use” moves far beyond just water bottles.
Plastic bags. Disposable razors. Shampoo and conditioner bottles. Cardboard boxes. Toothbrushes. Coffee tubs. Diapers. Loofahs.
While we’re a social race, all of our social needs tend to present with variations. One or two phone calls and exchanges per week might
When Hippocrates famously said, “All disease begins in the gut,” he likely had no idea how right he was.
For example, could he have known that the gut contains 10 times more bacteria responsible for regulating your health than the rest of the body?
Or that the bacterial transfer that occurs at birth affects the diversity of your microbiome (collection of gastro-intestinal bacteria in the digestive tract) for life?
Is it possible that he knew the root cause of bacteria destruction in the gut flora also weakens the gut barrier and leads to leaky gut, diverticulitis, and other disorders?
Maybe not. But he was on the right track.
Socially, having a dirty mouth might make you the life-of-the-party.
In actuality, having a dirty mouth might lead to an avalanche of other health problems, crashing down on you out of nowhere.
And we’re not talking about cavities.
We know that our bodies are full of bacteria. In fact, in a fully grown adult, the trillions of microorganisms in the body can weigh between 2 and 6 pounds. And although we wash our hands with antibacterial soap or get prescribed antibiotics, much of the bacteria in the body is actually helpful and necessary.
You don’t need a scientist to tell you that fast food is not a healthy choice. Empty calories? Check. Heavy in trans fat, light in