Adrenal fatigue is brought on by excessive chronic stress and poor dietary habits. It occurs when the endocrine system becomes overtaxed and ceases to function properly resulting in a long list of symptoms.
The thyroid gland is located just beneath your voice box and one of its main functions it to control the rate at which your body burns the calories you consume. When the thyroid gland starts producing excessive amounts of hormones, a condition called hyperthyroidism develops. Read on to learn about the ten main signs that you should see a doctor to discuss whether you have hyperthyroidism.
If you’ve already embraced the paleo diet, it makes intuitive sense to try to extend that thinking to your fitness plan. Above all, paleo fitness is about moving your body and enjoying your life. Now get out there and start playing!
Pear-shaped people were once thought to enjoy a lower rate of heart disease and type 2-diabetes compared to apple-shapes, those who store fat around their waistline. Recently, a study called this into question. Find out why thigh and buttock fat is a health risk too
Some people cling to a low-fat diet in hopes of lowering their risk for heart disease. That’s not necessarily a good move for overall health. A recent study looked at low-fat diets and their effect on heart health and came to some surprising conclusions. Find out what they are.
Vitamin D plays a critical role in nearly every system of the body, including immune function, cell growth, the central nervous system and the inflammatory response. Adequate levels are essential for proper bone health, and numerous studies suggest that higher levels of vitamin D may protect against cancers of the breast, colon and prostate, as well as heart attacks.
You’re feeling a little tired and less motivated to work out over the past few weeks. Plus, you’re more winded when you exercise and your heart rate is higher than usual. You blame it on overtraining and take a few days off.
The month of February is dedicated to raising heart disease awareness. The number one killer of Americans each year is heart disease. Death by heart attack his highly preventable but most people do not know that they are at risk. One very small and simple step that every person can take is to know their numbers.
The rate at which you age has a lot to do with the lifestyle and dietary choices you make. Here are five tasty foods to add to your diet to help slow down the hands of time.
You’re trying to get enough calcium in your diet, but there’s another factor you may not have considered. How much of it are you absorbing? Calcium absorption can be an issue, especially as you age and if you eat certain types of diets. Find out more about how your diet affects calcium absorption and ways to increase how much dietary calcium your body can use.