Health

Heat Illnesses: Signs to Recognize Before You Go Outside

So, it's hot outside. I'm in Atlanta, so it's not only hot but humid, as well. It's hard to breath, even in the country, and playing outdoors is nearly impossible for an extended period for a child. Exercising outside is about the same - but many of us must exercise outside or perform our...

Moringa: The power-packed plant

The mighty moringa plant, or as it’s fondly called “miracle tree” is becoming the go-to plant to treat a variety of ailments. Moringa oleifera is originally found in its native country of South Asia, but is becoming abundant throughout the tropics. For centuries its leaves have been used to cure and prevent more than 300...

New study: Less than 1 hour of cycling per week slows aging

A study published Tuesday in the medical journal Cell Metabolism shows that cycling three times a week in short, high-intensity bursts for a total of 48 minutes can greatly help reduce the effects of aging at a cellular level in the elderly by boosting energy and reducing frailty.The study, conducted by a group of...

Dangers of GMO Foods

Overview According to the United States Department of Agriculture, as of 2010, at least 80 percent of corn and approximately 90 percent of soybeans grown in the United States are grown from genetically modified seeds. Genetically modified, or GMO foods, are crops grown from seeds engineered to increase yield and lower production costs. Proponents of...

Why Dr. Pizzorno Wrote “The Toxin Solution”

Dr. Pizzorno is the author or co-author of 10 books, including the internationally acclaimed Textbook of Natural Medicine (now in its 4th edition with over 100,000 copies bought by doctors worldwide) and the best-selling Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (over 1,500,000 copies in six languages).  His most recent journal publication is on diet-induced acidosis in the April...

Considering a Cycling Tattoo? Read This First.

Starla Teddergreen, 35, of team Fearless Femme, has been getting inked for half her life. She has this advice for cyclists considering their first tattoo.Make it personal All my designs tell a story; one came to me in a dream. Don’t just pick something off the wall. That’s not going to mean anything to you...

Why Cycling Feels So Damn Good

Science confirms what many of us know: Your bike is your happy place.When you ride, you get a spike in neurochemicals such as serotonin and dopamine that relieve pain and improve mood, says Kim Chronister, PsyD, a psychologist in Los Angeles. You also get a hit of endorphins, which triggers the same receptors in...

Cycling and Finger Numbness: How To Prevent It

Numbness in your hands while cycling is more common than you may think. Cyclist Palsy, as it is also known, is something that can limit your daily life and cycling life - but it can be prevented. Whether you are a hobbyist or a pro, this can affect your life without you noticin any...

Cycling Can Boost Your Overall Health

Cycling is great for exercise - and those who wanting a thrilling, but somewhat cautious, sport. Cycling is also great for your health. In fact, many claim that cycling can actually boost your overall health. From mental to physical, the benefits are endless, and some of the best are listed below.Quicker CommuteWho doesn't want...

Why People Are Skinny Fat and How to Fix It

Anyone who has not been living under a rock for the past 10 years has a good understanding what a skinny fat physique entails. Popularly known as the “dad bod”, skinny fat people are commonly characterized by a medium to high body fat percentage, paired with a substantial lack of lean muscle mass.Not to...
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