Hydration is essential as our bodies are made of 60 to 70 percent water. Water
is key to overall health and a well-functioning body and mind. Although the
exact amount of water each person needs depends on their weight and level
of activities through the day, sometimes we don’t take enough H2O.
With the first wave of heat beginning to soak us in sweat, it’s best to always
keep some water on hand to make sure you stay hydrated throughout the
day. With what is expected to be a hot summer ahead, keep these tips handy
so that in both the long and short term, your body will thank you!
Studies have shown that eating foods such as cucumbers and lettuce which
have a high-water content satisfies appetites more than by simply drinking a
glass of water. So, loading up your platter with more fruits and vegetables can
be a winning strategy to beat the thirst. High-water fruits such as watermelon,
cantaloupe and blueberries, and vegetables such as cucumber, zucchini and
tomato are …


We are heading towards the end of January. It’s almost the time when sticking to your New Year resolutions is getting tougher. How are you doing with your new year’s resolutions? We begin to fall into previous patterns and the results we were hoping to see haven’t quite shown up yet. Do not panic yet, here are a few tips to make sure you power through and reach your goals.

TIP 1: NOTE them DOWN Statistics have shown that people who write down their resolutions are ten times more likely to achieve them. So, pull out those post-its and note down your goals for this year and stick them where you can see it. This will be a constant reminder for you to work on. It is a sure shot way to ensure you follow your resolutions through. TIP 2: MOTIVATE YOURSELF EVERYDAY You can do it. Now, you only must remind yourself every now and then that you can. Develop the habit of affirming your strength, willpower and discipline. This will keep you motivated and help you get what you wanted. Wake up each day,…

BPA Health Concerns Can Be Eliminated by Cutting Plastic Bottles Out of Your Diet

Modern science has made things possible that, even 20 or 30 years ago, we wouldn’t have dare dreamed possible. However, with such innovations and progress has come some less-than-desirable by-products. In this article, we’ll discuss and explain what you can do to avoid the health concerns associated with chemical by-products.

Bisphenol A, or BPA as it’s commonly known, is a commonly-occurring chemical and is often used in containers that store food and beverages, such as water bottles. The problem within is that an increased consumption of products containing BPAs has been shown to lead to an uptick in health concerns. Some of those concerns include prostate cancer, miscarriages, diabetes, breast cancer and a handful of other health disorders. However, the Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has deemed BPA as safe if ingested at low levels. If you happen to take that last bit with a grain of salt, then it’s time to start finding ways to avoid BPAs.
For starters, some studies have shown th…