Coffee has many health benefits, but can it help combat cancer? For many people coffee isn’t just a drink, it’s a ritual. Despite the negative aspects of coffee addiction, it is a regular part of many Americans’ lives, and the proven health benefits of it make it even more appealing. The coffee bean itself comes… Read More Can Coffee Help you Fight Breast Cancer?
Tips and tricks for surviving a triathlon. A triathlon, as defined by Wikipedia is a multiple-stage competition involving three continuous and sequential endurance disciplines (mostly swimming, cycling, and running for a specific distance). Why would someone put themselves through this torture you ask? First off, you get bragging rights. It isn’t easy to swim, then… Read More How to Fuel and Refuel Before and After a Triathlon
Summer youth sports can pretty easily lead to dehydration. I know it feels like only yesterday we were pleading for summer to arrive, but it is here now, and it is almost too hot for words! Warm weather brings a lot of great benefits to the table, namely that the kids are happy to play… Read More How to Prevent Dehydration in Children’s Sports
When it comes to weight loss, metabolism can be your best friend or your worst enemy. Ask anyone who has ever attempted it, and they will tell you the most difficult part of losing weight is keeping it off. Maintaining weight loss is so hard because of all the external factors, since it generally involves… Read More Five Ways to Speed Up Your Metabolism
Taking part in sports can help you combat feelings of depression. Of all the mental illnesses in the world, depression is the most frequently diagnosed. Depression is tricky, because it isn’t constrained to one age group, race, gender, or ethnicity. In the United States, 26 percent of adults will suffer from depression at some point… Read More Three Ways Sports Can Help Fight Depression
Suicide is a complicated issue, but it can be prevented. With the recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, suicide has become a hot button issue in social media. 1.4% of all deaths globally are a result of suicide, and that number is only rising, especially in the United States where the budget for… Read More How to Help a Suicidal Friend
Summer break is upon us, so it’s time to make a plan. As a mother of multiple children I am probably luckier than some. During summer break, my children can entertain each other, in the rare moments when they aren’t entertained by their electronics. Summer break is a bittersweet time for any mother, because it… Read More Summer Break Survival: How to Keep Your Kids Busy