If You’re a Runner Step On Over to Athlinks

The motto at Athlinks is “Compete. Connect.” It is a large community for endurance athletes. It also is a great database for all major and many minor running races, triathlon, swimming, cycling, mountain biking results. If you’ve run a major race in the last few years odds are your results are on Athlinks. Once you create […]

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Peach Green Tea
Peach Green Tea Smoothie Recipe

Who knew you could incorporate green tea in a nice smoothie? Below is a cool healthy smoothie recipe with green tea. I like it. I hope you will try it and like it too. 1 large peach, sliced and pitted 1/2 a banana 1 Green Tea tea bag 1/2 cup ice cubes 1 tbsp honey Directions: Brew 1/2 cup […]

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

Green tea has been a staple in China for centuries. They may not have known all of the specific health benefits of drinking it, but they must have known something was good about it. The western hemisphere is now increasingly finding out about it. Green tea is now being sold at grocery stores everywhere. There […]

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Health Jobs
Top 6 Alternative Well-Paying Health Jobs

Two or more decades ago, everyone in the health care industry was either a medical doctor or a nurse. These were two famous health jobs people always dreamt of garnering in one way or another. Nowadays, it is quite evident that the health care field is populated with considerably high number of new job opportunities […]

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Keeping Your Mind Sharp Helps You Have a Longer, Healthier and Happier Life

Studies have shown that keeping your brain active and engaged with new things may help to live longer, avoid dementia and may even help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease.  Reading, doing crossword puzzles or engaging in other mentally demanding activities stimulates your brain cells.  This may enhance connection between the cells, slowing the rate of age-associated memory […]

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Living With Gilbert’s Syndrome

This past year I was diagnosed with Gilbert’s Syndrome (pronounced ‘zheel-BAYR’) thorugh an enhanced blood test.  Gilbert’s syndrome is a common, mild liver disorder in which the liver doesn’t properly process a substance called bilirubin (pronounced ‘billy-roo-ben’). Bilirubin is produced by the breakdown of red blood cells. If you have Gilbert syndrome, you have inherited an abnormal gene […]

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The Nutrition of Dark Chocolate

Besides the fact that dark chocolate is absolutely delicious, consuming dark chocolate also has many health benefits as well. Cocoa beans (it’s main ingredient) are high in flavanols and antioxidants, which help to fight against many diseases and help prevent them in the first place. Another primary reason why dark chocolate is so nutritious is […]

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Best Medicine: Health Benefits of Laughter

We’ve all heard that ‘Laughter is the best medicine’.  Well, there are many proven benefits from laughing, chuckling or giggling.  Laughing can reduce stress, lower your blood pressure as well as boost your immune system. The human reaction of laughing is not full understood.  Researchers are currently running tests on the effects of laughter.  Scientists are […]

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6 Junk Foods That Are Not As Bad As You Think

Men’s Health Magazine had an article about food we consider junk food which actually may be better for you than you would think.  I wanted to share these 6 foods and add my comments to each one.  There are many snacks out there that is considered ‘junk food’. They have a lot of calories and saturated fat.  As […]

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Work Up a Sweat For Even More Health Benefits

Richard Simmons was really onto something when he was “Sweatin’ to the Oldies”. Did you know that if you work up a sweat you will have multiple positive health and beauty related benefits? The skin is the body’s largest organ, and through perspiration, it plays a big part in helping the body detox and renew itself. Sweating […]

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