Here, we read that some original researchers of a study regarding acceptable levels of Vitamin D did not intend for their research to create the resulting “pandemic” known as Vitamin D deficiency. Certain lifestyles require more Vitamin D (and other vitamins, for that matter) than others. We should always be skeptical of one-size-fits-all proclamations.
Nurturing our precious children must include improving their physical and cognitive health by increasing their daily physical activity. According to compelling research, a more active body makes for a more active mind. Watch the short video for more information.
Diets, especially those bearing labels and names, so often are little more than fads and gimmicks. How about we just eat well and responsibly? It is far less complicated than fancy diets.
The light from electronics and new light bulbs may actually be unhealthy. They could be altering our circadian rhythm, negatively affecting our sleep. And proper sleep is vital to our health and wellness.
Our children rely upon us to take care of them, ensuring they are safe and healthy. No, they do not always appreciate what we sometimes make them do—like enforcing their bedtimes—but we must insist. It is for their best interests!
It is possible that we fail to stick with our fitness plans if we do not challenge ourselves enough. Perhaps we subconsciously feel very light workouts are not worth the time. But they are worth the time if we feel we have truly accomplished something.
We all saw recent reports from national sources (CNN, Time, etc.) that perhaps adequate exercise helps reverse the bad effects of alcohol consumption. These claims actually distort the conclusion of the sourced research. This occurs often in the mass media. Check out this link to learn a bit about how to recognize misleading media stories.