Despite all these healthy options, it is almost too easy to rely on sugar and caffeine to boost us when we are feeling down or lethargic. Instead, here are some healthier energy booster ways which will sustain better energy levels over the long term as well as in the short term. Furthermore, these will improve overall health rather than providing a quick fix which can be instead detrimental to health.
The first recommended natural energy booster is getting more sleep. This can seem a very difficult thing to do when we are excessively busy, but this does not stop it from being one of the healthiest habits that you can get into that will not only give you greater mental and physical energy, but will also help heal your tired body.
The body repairs and restores itself at night, and sleep is also necessary for our minds to process what we have been doing throughout the day. Therefore, a good, long sleep every night will leave us brighter, less stressed, and with our body performing at its best.
Of course, this can
Ringworm can be stubborn to treat especially when it affects the toenails, fingernails and scalp. Ringworm is caused by fungi (microorganism) known as dermatophytes. They flourish in warm, moist environments. Ringworm can be very itchy and can even affect one’s self-esteem especially in severe cases. I really dislike ringworm. I had it a couple of times on my scalp when I was younger. It is common among children and adolescents but it can also been seen in adults. Ringworm is contagious. It can be transferred through direct contact from person to person, pet to person. One can get it indirectly from clothes of infected persons, combs, brushes and infected moist surfaces like locker room floors. The soil also harbor the spores of dermatophytes.
Ringworm is medically known as Tinea. Another word is added after ‘Tinea’ depending on the affected area. On the scalp ringworm is called tinea capitis (characterized by hair loss in patches and itching), on the hands it is known as tinea manuum (raised round shaped itchy rashes or tiny blisters which can be seen on the palms,
You probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your gut, unless it is causing you discomfort. I certainly wasn’t thinking about my gut when I was eating fast food and drinking sugary pop. But when it started causing me problems, I started to notice.
We often focus on the things we see on the outside, or think about heart health, or cancer prevention; the poor gastrointestinal tract doesn’t get much attention. The gastrointestinal tract, or the gut, is tied to every aspect of your health. I hope with that in mind, you will start giving it some more love. Here are some reasons why.
- is the initial contact between the outside world and your internal environment. It is the gate keeper for what enters your body.
- health is necessary for the health of all other areas of your body.
- provides a home for a multitude of organisms that help maintain immune balance and make nutrients available to the rest of your body.
- keeps microorganisms in balance, so you don’t get sick.
- breaks down and assimilates carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals so
Human beings are the only creatures able to shed tears in response to emotional stress. This is what makes us different from animals. But because of social, cultural or parental influence, crying makes us feel embarrassed and uncomfortable. How often have we heard the admonition “Big boys don’t cry.” It is dinned into the minds of children, that crying signifies weakness. An advertisement on TV showed how a boy who throughout his growing years was reminded that ‘boys don’t cry.’ He grew into an emotionally repressed adult and became moody, glum and short tempered. Later in life he turned into a tyrant and wife batterer and was convicted for domestic violence.
In ancient literature we read about great heroes who were not afraid to cry. Achilles cried at the death of his friend Petroclus. Aneas wept for the loss of his friends and companions in war. In Egyptian mythology Isis wept for the dead Osiris. In the Bible, we read that Jesus wept at the tomb of Lazarus. In recent times Presidents like Theodore Roosevelt, Ronald Regan, Clinton and Bush (Sr) have been known to shed tears in public. So crying is not just the prerogative of women. Males also shed
The health and motivation for shift work has been known to have its own peculiar demands. This has set it apart from jobs that have traditional hours of work. Shift work has its own health merits. The shift work has been created to aid workflow processes between employer, employee and tasks at hand. Over the years, it has been noticed that workers identified in shift work often receive better health plans, health products and remuneration and by this, give shift workers time to do other tasks or personal chores while being watchful of individual mental health.
However, the scientific and medical communities report continually that shift workers concerned stand an increased risk of certain health disorders and mental health challenges that have severe negative impact on the general well-being of work shift staff which may not be achieved until the right health products are used.
There is a concern for the 9 to 5ers, as one sees a case of the health of those who barely get by with the hard life of routine which most times is viewed to compensate only the boss at the top. Furthermore, we sought to consider those who work less conventional hours that include working shifts
Our bodies are composed of a lot of water. For adult males, its 60% while for the ladies, its 55%. Imagine if the water levels go down significantly, all sorts of problems can set in. Whether you’re physically active or just going about your everyday routine, you can get dehydrated. But how do you know you’re already lacking fluids or just being affected by the summer heat? Watch out for the 9 signs of dehydration.
Always Hungry. Most of the time, thirst is mistaken for hunger. People unnecessarily eat rather than drink. This is because the part of the brain which indicates hunger and thirst is the same area. How do you know thirst from hunger? Hunger happens gradually, not suddenly. So if you become hungry all of a sudden, reach for a glass of water first and not for a sandwich.
Sudden Sweet Tooth. The lack of water reduces the liver’s release of glycogens for energy. The brain sends this as craving signals, which you may interpret as a sign to grab a chocolate bar. When you have that craving, reach for a high water content snack, like a watermelon. Not only will your thirst be quenched, but you get to
It seems as if everyone around wants to stay fit and healthy. It also seems as if everyone plans to join a gym and get total fitness. Maybe not everyone but it’s true that more people today want to gain fitness and health benefits. It’s also true that more people are joining gyms these days in the hope of achieving desired fitness level and health benefits. Fitness classes are now in great demand and in fact, they are coveted by people of all age groups. Some want to lose weight while others are desperate to tone the body, and all this makes them join a gym.
It’s perfectly normal for people to join gym and try to tone and chisel the body in order to look good and make an impression on the world and people around. However, health-conscious people sometimes make the mistake of choosing wrong classes, which fail to give them the desired results. They often rush into joining a fitness centre even without assessing its classes, facilities and equipment. As a result, they end up losing a lot of time and money with exercises neither beneficial nor easy for them to do. It’s therefore important to join only
Who exactly is a picky eater?
Well, at the very beginning it really needs to be said that the very word picky actually means particular or discriminating. Hence, when we say picky eater, it actually refers to any person who makes a hell lot of discrimination while eating anything and everything. Picky eaters are extremely selective of what they want to eat.
There is a lot to worry about a picky eater. According to scientists, this condition of selective eating of food is better termed as Food neophobia. This reluctance to eat new foods or new varieties of foods is quite a problem in the case of parents or guardians.
What are the problems associated with a picky eater?
In kids, who are very selective in their foods, several types of health issues arise. Theses often lead to the stress of their parents as it is not very much simple and easy to deal with them. Studies have successfully shown the bitter truth about the consequences of being a picky eater. Children who are very much selective about their foods they eat are often victims of several psychological problems like depressions, lack of sleep, anxiety and even attention deficit disorders. What is more, kids
One of the most common goals of individuals today is to be physically fit. This is essential in order to increase their performance and to improve their over-all health. However, there are numerous factors that hinder them from achieving their goals such as unhealthy food items and improper lifestyle. Apart from that, individuals also make mistakes when reducing belly fat. To know more, below is a list of belly fat reducing mistakes you have to avoid.
Improper exercise routines
One of the most common mistakes when reducing fat is opting for improper exercise routines. For instance, one reason why you cannot reduce belly fat even if you are regularly exercising is you are not training intensely. To burn excess fat, you have to use up more calories through exercise. The best way to deal with this issue is to look for trainers who can understand your goals and provide you with an effective exercise routine that can match your lifestyle.
You drink too much
The next thing that can affect your goal in reducing belly fat is drinking too much. When losing weight, it is imperative that you limit yourself or stop yourself from drinking sugary beverages such as sodas or energy drinks. Not
Many often know they are due for a physical, but find themselves wondering, “Where can I get a physical exam near me?” There are likely many options, and a great place to start is with an online web search or by stopping into a local doctor’s office. Typically, the professionals there will be more than happy to help, or direct elsewhere depending on one’s specific needs.
Whether one thinks a yearly checkup is necessary or not, they can’t make things worse. This is especially true for those that consider themselves to be in good health and find no need to see a doctor. Sadly, about a third of American people who are living with a chronic disease were or are unaware of their health condition. It’s true that a chronic disease causes a large percentage of deaths that could have been avoided. The best prevention is to get a regular checkup.
Preventive care to avoid a chronic disease doesn’t only happen in the doctor’s office. In life, individuals should watch how they live, learn, exercise and work. Taking control of health care is only one step. Getting that yearly physical exam is crucial to staying in good health, and should be a
Body contouring wraps, also called skinny wraps are growing in popularity throughout the world. There are so many benefits to using the skinny wraps, which are offered in beauty salons and as DIY home kits, enabling people to use them as and when they want or need to.
The first benefit you will find when using skinny wraps is that they also act as a detox. Your body is covered in the body contouring cream and then wrapped. In most instances you will do some exercise for the twenty minutes, whether you walk around, ride an exercise bicycle or a step machine, this releases the toxins from your today, detoxing your body and leaving it clean and ready to tackle the world.
Another benefit to using these products is that they cut the appearance of cellulite. Cellulite is fatty deposits, which many women are embarrassed of. These can be caused by a number of factors, sometimes you notice the orange peel effect if you lose weight too quickly without a proper workout. Fighting cellulite is never an easy task and it is almost impossible to get rid of. With the skinny wrap, the cream contours, it tightens the skin and therefore hides
Sweating is important for individuals in order to get rid of toxins in the body. In addition, sweating also allows individuals to boost endorphins, allowing them to reduce pain and promote positive behavior.
However, sweating may also lead to serious conditions that can affect your performance and confidence. Fortunately, individuals can now make use of a sweat guard or sweat proof shirt. Below are some of the sweat problems that can be prevented with such item.
One of the most common problems with regard to sweating is the occurrence of body odour. It can be prevented by using antiperspirants or deodorants. With the use of these products, odour can be reduced and bacteria can be prevented. However, there are cases when individuals sweat severely where in antiperspirants cannot conceal the smell. With the use of a sweat guard, you can get rid of sweat on your armpits since it can absorb perspiration and keep your outer garments dry.
The next problem when it comes to sweating is hyperhidrosis. It is a medical condition that causes a person to sweat without the normal triggers of heat, exercise, or emotional signals. Individuals with this type of condition can sweat even when the temperature is
Even though a lot of factors such as genetic and the environment determine your height, there are certain things you can do to grow taller. Some of the most effective things for height enhancement are special foods and exercises. Taking the right foods and doing the right exercises can help you add inches to your height. If you want to learn more, then keep on reading.
In this article, we are taking a look at some of the best foods and exercises for height enhancement. First of all, let’s look at some of the things that you can add to your diet to improve your height. Instead of eating junk food or drinking energy drinks that are full of empty calories, concentrate on eating healthy. A few additions to your daily diet can make a lot of difference.
Calcium is one of the most important nutrients that aid bone growth and later increase in height. You can find high amounts of calcium in dairy products such as yogurt, milk, cheese etc. If you are looking for non-dairy options, then chia seeds, salmon, collard, kale and almonds all contain good amounts of calcium.
Protein is another essential nutrient that will help to increase your
Using the body shape to advise on dressing is a widespread practice among image consultants. Even the fashion media uses body shape in their articles to inform and to give guidance on picking the right clothes.
People are now so tuned to the body shape approach that every one is eager to find out what their shape is. Fueled by its popularity, it becomes a convenient and conventional way for the image professionals to work with.
However, it is not always effective in addressing individual’s dressing needs.
First of all, there is no one person who adequately fits into any of the shape. Since we are not created out of mould, every one’s form is unique. At best, this approach is an approximation. If we are not mindful, we could get it wrong.
Second, when we focus too narrowly on body shapes, we not only limit a person’s options in dressing, we also overlook some of the real body challenges that the individual faces as well.
For example, a lady whose hips are wider than her shoulders with well-defined waist is ‘typed’ as having a pear body shape. In theory, ‘pears’ are advised to play down on the bottom and show off the shoulders and
Do you ever find yourself in a place where you’re sluggish and fatigued each day? Do you find yourself going to bed late, fuelling the fatigue? Are you finding that breaking the late-to-bed habit is an ongoing process? If so, have faith.
This was me for a long time. I then came to realise there were aspects of my life that were contributing to this low energy. In turn the reduced energy levels affected my confidence.
I began to recognize this as an opportunity for me to develop a way of taking myself from having virtually no energy to feeling motivated to move and do!
The personal development research I have completed over the years, and that I still continue on a daily basis, is revealing that certain aspects need to be in place for my energy levels – and hence my mood and confidence – to increase:
Energy Strategy – Raising Your Moods Consistently Every Morning
1. A good night’s sleep, or if not, having time in the day to rest and catch up on your lost sleep. Being able to take control and do this when you are able to helps in you keeping control of your mental and physical energy throughout the
A US DOT number is a unique identification number that is used for commercial vehicles that either transport cargo or passengers. The basic objective behind it is to have a single identifier for every vehicle in order to monitor the safety information of the company that owns the vehicle with regards to inspections, compliance reviews, information regarding audits and crash investigations.
Who Needs A USDOT Number
If you have a vehicle that takes part in any of the following activities, you will require a USDOT number:
If it is used to transport material that has been categorized as hazardous by the Secretary of Transportation and the material transported is in a quantity that requires placarding. This applies to both interstate and intrastate transportation.
You will also require the identification if the vehicle has been designed or it is used in the transportation of passengers exceeding eight people and this is done for some sort of compensation. Eight passengers in the vehicle will include the driver.
If the gross combination weight rating or the gross vehicle weight rating is 4,536 kilograms or more. (That works out to 10,001 lbs).
Or if the vehicle has been designed in a way or used for the transportation of 15 passengers
The good: working eight hours-or even more-a day at the office can certainly fatten your wallet. Unfortunately, your waist can pack on some fat too. And that’s just the start of it. Sitting in the office all day can go from bad to ugly. Because let’s face it, the work isn’t that physical, right? Shooting a crumpled paper into a trash bin across the room doesn’t count as exercise. However, if you do make that shot-cool! Nice Steph Curry impersonation.
Seriously though, here’s what being sedentary in the office can do to you in the long run. First, the bad:
· Makes enzymes lazy. The body has fat breaking enzymes. When you sit around all day, the enzymes become couch potatoes and their fat-breaking efficiency drops by a whopping 90 percent.
· Calorie-burning goes slow-mo. It’s not just the enzymes which become sluggish. When your body senses you have limited activity, it goes into what can be described in the computer sense as ‘sleep mode.’ That’s great when you’re stuck at sea and have nothing to eat. Your body will oh so slowly burn fat to save energy, to the point where calorie-burning drops off to a per minute basis. But in the