Six Potential Health Benefits of Ashwagandha

In terms of herbal supplements, should you give ashwagandha a try? As a surgeon, I obviously believe in the benefits of Western medicine. As a society we have made huge strides in treating diseases and illnesses, and we have our life expectancies to show for it. That being said, I also believe in the useContinue reading “Six Potential Health Benefits of Ashwagandha”

Five Mental Health Benefits of Running

Exercise is heavily tethered to mental health. Have you ever noticed that when you stick to a regular exercise regimen, your mental health improves? Taking care of the body and the mind go hand in hand. Your overall health is comprised of both physical and mental health, and you need both to be truly healthy.Continue reading “Five Mental Health Benefits of Running”

Five Benefits of Taking Daily Cold Showers

Cold showers have surprising health benefits. When it comes to living a fit and healthy lifestyle, there are a lot of small things you can do to make a big difference. I always say that fitness must be a habit, so making an overall lifestyle change is often the key to longevity. One of theContinue reading “Five Benefits of Taking Daily Cold Showers”

Health Benefits of CBD Oil

CBD oil comes with a slew of health benefits. We are living in an interesting world. On one hand, every day there are amazing new advancements in medical technology. On the other, some of those advancements are technically illegal in some parts of the country. 30 states across the US have legalized the sale ofContinue reading “Health Benefits of CBD Oil”

Five Health Benefits of Dandelion

Dandelions aren’t just pesky weeds; they’re healthy too! Almost everyone knows what a dandelion is. Some people know them as stubborn weeds that are almost impossible to remove from a garden. Others know them as adorable poofballs that you pluck on random summer days, to wish on. If you blow the seeds away, your wishContinue reading “Five Health Benefits of Dandelion”

Five Unexpected Ways to Use Lemon Juice

Lemons and lemon juice have surprising beauty and health benefits. Lemons are great for feng shui. I learned this from a friend, who always keeps a bowl of lemons in her living room. Other than that, the only thing I really know about lemons is that my mother used to make me drink lemon juiceContinue reading “Five Unexpected Ways to Use Lemon Juice”

Five Surprising Uses for Turmeric

Turmeric is great for a lot of things, other than staining your hands! If you’re anything like me, you are constantly trying to find new ways to spice up your diet, literally and figuratively. There are a lot of healthy spices out there that can do a lot more than just add some flavor toContinue reading “Five Surprising Uses for Turmeric”

Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Are you considering jumping on the apple cider vinegar bandwagon? In the past few years, apple cider vinegar has come to the forefront of the health food craze. Apple cider vinegar is so popular because it is filled with good bacteria and raw enzymes that come from the fermentation process. Even though it smells prettyContinue reading “Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar”

Mental Health Benefits of Sports for Adults

Its never too late to try out for a team. Not all of us were athletes in high school. For many people, the idea of being picked last, or trying to play a new sport was daunting, and those fears continue on into adulthood. It’s a real shame, because there are both physical and mentalContinue reading “Mental Health Benefits of Sports for Adults”

Three Scientific Reasons to Eat Organic Food

If you have been thinking of going organic, science has your back. In recent years there has been a huge uptick in the availability and popularity of organic foods. Especially in this country, where regulations are so relaxed that some of us literally pour poison into our coffee in the morning, its more important thanContinue reading “Three Scientific Reasons to Eat Organic Food”