What’s to know about high blood pressure?

High blood pressure is also known as hypertension. Blood pressure is the amount of force exerted against the walls of the arteries as blood flows through them. If left untreated or uncontrolled, high blood pressure can cause many health problems. These conditions include heart failure, vision loss, stroke, and kidney disease. CAUSES The heart is […]

5 Exercises to Bulletproof your Joints and Prevent Injury for Gym Junkies

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Look we get it: Some exercises just aren’t sexy or showy—but neither are knee braces, slings, tweaked lower backs, or bad moods you develop because an injury prevents you from working out. The solution? Integrate these 5 vitally important moves into your routine (yes, that means regularly) so you can lift to see another day. […]

CHOCOLATE CAKE, DIABETIC VERSION

Ready in: 1 hourServes: 10 INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar  3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup egg substitute  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  1 […]

9 Diabetes Symptoms that You Might Have Missed

Diabetes is often called the silent killer because of its easy-to-miss symptoms. The best way to pick up on it is to have a blood sugar test. But if you have these symptoms, see your doctor. Increased urination, excessive thirst If you need to urinate frequently—particularly if you often have to get up at night to […]

What Happens When You Overindulge In Salt

Choose fresh foods over processed ones, limit eating out, and check nutrition labels to avoid overdoing the salt. Too much sodium can wreak havoc. Here are clues you may need to cut back. FOGGY BRAIN According to a Canadian study of about 1,200 older sedentary adults, those with high-sodium diets had a greater risk of […]

Signs You’re Eating Too Much Bad FAT

Eating too much saturated and trans fats can hurt more than your heart. But just how much is too much? If any of the following signs sound familiar, it might be time to change your diet. FRIED FOOD OVERLOAD French fries and chicken wings might be treats for your taste buds but not for the […]

11 Reasons To Put Argan Oil On Your Face

Argan is a golden, smooth oil traditionally used in Morocco for both culinary and beauty purposes. With a rich blend of essential fatty acids, antioxidants and the all-important skin nutrient vitamin E, word of argan oil’s skincare benefits have recently spread! What’s more, research now provides a scientific basis for the centuries-long knowledge of argan […]

10 Superfoods For Your Child

You want your kids to be healthy so make sure you feed them plenty of superfoods.  One dilemma most parents encounter is the daily grind of getting their kids to eat — and that’s eat anything, let alone eating healthy foods. If you’re nodding in agreement, rest assured countless moms and dads feel your pain. Still, […]