Category Archives: Foods & Excercise

Before you take pills, use exercises to tackle depression.

The cases of depression (especially in today’s youth) are increasing. In fact, the generation of pre-school education is the fastest-growing segment of the population to be clinically diagnosed with depression. We place the blame wherever we can – at our workplace, at bullying, or in our tight schedules. But what we really need to do is find a solution to an epidemic that is engulfing the nation at an alarming rate. Some people do not want to […]

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How Exercising With a Pet Can Help Motivate You

Have you ever considered recruiting your pet to join you in your exercise program?  Pets can actually help you stay motivated and stick with an exercise regimen if you bring them along the next time you jog, walk or even use the treadmill. We all know that exercising isn’t exactly the most fun part of a diet program. Exercising can seem like work and it’s hard to get motivated enough to start. Even when you’re able to […]

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Foods That Are Good for Your Mind

            There are “feel good” foods that are exceptionally good for your mind and your body.Whether you’re a college student facing finals week or a senior citizen concerned about memory loss and lack of concentration, you’ll benefit from knowing which foods to eat that will give you a memory boost.             Foods that are good for your mind usually contain “tryptophan,” a chemical that controls the all-important […]

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Foods That Actually Cause Stress

Stress can be caused by a lot of things – from work problems to financial situations. It is a normal response to any human experience in situations they were not prepared for. However, sometimes stress can be caused by simple situations – such as consuming certain food products that cause damage to your body and emotions. Here are some foods that can cause stress if you eat too much: caffeine is known as a stimulant. If you […]

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Exercises That Are Good for Your Brain

In the contemporary world of computers, television, magazines, and newspapers that all spit information at us and overload our brains, it’s no wonder we have trouble remembering things. It is sometimes difficult for us to concentrate on the task that is available because of clocks, whistles and other modern noisemakers. We are also under pressure to multitask – and burden our brains by moving from one task to another and expecting them to do everything perfectly. It […]

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