Preparing for Summer – 4 Ways to Keep Your Skin Fresh and Healthy

The summer season is here! It brings along a number of fun things to do and eat, and now is the time to flaunt all your beautiful and vibrant summer dresses you have been keeping in your closet for too long. However, with all the fun and enjoyment, one thing you really need to take care of during summer is your skin. Your skin gets affected by the scorching heat and hot temperature in summer and taking care of it is necessary to prevent it from damage. During summer, you need to pay special attention to the health of your skin. Here are some easy tips and tricks to make sure you have a healthy, hydrated and glowing skin this summer.   

How Important is Sleep for a Healthy Mind and Body

Woman Sleeping
Who doesn’t like sleeping? It makes you feel better and refreshes you after a tiring day. But, did you know that the benefits of sleep go beyond just making you feel better and keeping the under eye dark circles away? Having adequate sleep is actually beneficial and much needed to have a healthy mind and body. It is also a key part of a healthy lifestyle. It is essential for a healthy mind, healthy heart, healthy weight and much more. Here are some important health benefits of adequate sleep.  

All You Need to Know about Nutrigenomics Testing

All you need to know about nutrigenomics testing

Nutrigenomics Testing

The word Nutrigenomics is a combination of two words: nutrition and genome. Nutrition refers to the nutritional needs you body requires to remain healthy and genome refers to the individual genetic makeup of a person. Nutrigenomics investigates the relationship between nutrition and genome and helps us understand the reaction of our body to specific foods, supplements and beverages.  

How Important Are Fruits and Vegetables for Your Body

Greens And Vegetable Salad On A Black Rustic Plate No matter how cliché it may sound, eating fruits and vegetables is needed to keep your body healthy and functioning to its optimum level. You have been hearing it for years but do you know why they are important? Do you know why you need to increase your intake of vegetables and fruits? Eating fruits and vegetables has a number of nutritional benefits that we all are aware of. However, the usefulness of these is not limited only to the nutritional value and no; these are not only meant for the people who are looking to lose weight. Read on to know some worth mentioning benefits of fruits and vegetables.  

4 Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy

Blood Pressure Your heart works day in and day out your entire life. In fact, your life is dependent on how healthy your heart is and therefore, it is important you take care of its health. Keeping your heart healthy looks simple when you look at the bigger picture. All it takes is the right diet, the right exercise, less stress, not smoking and watching your weight. However, putting these goals into action is neither that simple nor many people are able to do it regularly. If you want to lead a healthy life, it is time to make some important changes in your lifestyle and stick by them. Here are some lifestyle tips that can help you improve the health of your heart and keep it fit for the important jobs it has to do to keep your alive.  

All You Need to Know About Lipids

Red Blood Cells It is the 10th of May, the National Lipids Day. Let us take this as an opportunity to learn more about lipids and how important they are for human health.  

5 Foods to Keep you Hydrated When on a Diet Plan

Watermelon on Table   When people are on a weight loss diet, they tend to keep their levels of hydrations unchecked. This leads to serious consequences as our body needs plenty of water to keep functioning the ideal way. Whether you are on a diet or not, it is imperative to keep your water intake in check. When on a diet, there are some foods that can keep you hydrated while not adding any more pounds to your body. In addition to drinking lots of water, also include these foods in your diet to meet the water needs of your body and remain hydrated when on a diet plan.  

5 Loss Promoting Foods to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth Cravings

Berries Sweet foods have a bad reputation when it comes to the diet. They are generally loaded with a lot of sugar and some unpronounceable chemicals and serve as a short cut to gain weight. However, just because something is sweet does not mean it will necessarily make you gain weight. There are some sweet treats that can actually help you in your plan to lose weight. If you are on a diet and are craving something sweet while at the same time worrying about the extra pounds you will gain, we are here to end the ordeal. Here are some healthy sweet treats that will not put on more weight on you and actually help you lose some pounds. You are welcome!  

5 Best Exercises to Lose Weight

There are a number of reasons and benefits of working out, not just related to weight loss. Exercising is great for your physical as well as mental health. While exercising can be helpful for you to tone and sculpt your body by losing those extra inches, however, only working out will get you nowhere. To make things happen, you have to eat right and workout. In short, a complete lifestyle change is what you need to lose weight and exercising is one of the most important pillars to achieve it. To begin your weight loss journey, here are the best exercises that will help you achieve your ideal body weight.  

How Genes Impact Your Performance At The Gym

PushUp   Is it genes or the gym that makes great athletes? Well, a bit of both. To maintain optimal fitness, you need to stick to an adequate exercise schedule, eat healthy food, and maintain healthy lifestyle habits. But that’s not all. It is a well-known fact that our genetics play a significant role in our ability to stay fit and healthy. Scientists have identified certain genes that influence our strength, endurance, and our ability to burn fat and build lean muscle mass. This article contains a quick review of a few genes that could possibly influence your performance at the gym and your progress towards your weight management goals.