A recent study by the National Institute of Mental Health showed that Americans are losing billions of dollars each year because of mental health issues. In fact, mental disorders, which can range from social anxieties to mood problems, are the number one cause of disability in the United States and Canada.
Many people have discovered that the low-calorie, low-in-fat fad that has made its way to every aisle in the supermarket has one major caveat: these foods don’t leave you feeling full for long. Here are some great naturally filling food and drink options that can be found in any grocery store.
If you’re all about the green movement, you may already know about the wonders of hemp. This Eco-friendly crop, which has a variety of uses, has actually been around for decades, but cannot be legally grown in the United States due to its association with marijuana.
One thing I am sure of is that just saying no to vaccination certainly can’t be as simple as… just saying no. Not only do public school systems have immunization requirements, but parents are also likely to face discrimination from others in the community, and even from the child’s pediatrician.
For those of us who follow an organic or vegetarian diet, claims about the wonders of soy are everywhere. But one woman is stepping out to say that soy not only offered little benefit to her health — it was downright destructive. Learn more about what ‘The Hidden Dangers of Soy’ author Dianne Gregg experienced in her personal life, and beyond, with the so-called “wonder food” that is soy.
You already know that diet plays a part in your overall health and well-being, but did you know that what you put into your mouth can affect your oral health? If you want to keep your chompers in good condition, here’s what to enjoy and avoid.
The fact of the matter is, obesity and its related conditions cause approximately 1,000 deaths in the U.S. everyday, and the number of people afflicted with the condition continues to grow – the rate of obesity within the U.S. population today has increased by a staggering 75% in the last 20 years.
The unconditional love and support that household pets offer has allowed these four-legged creatures to take on the role of therapists, teachers, and support systems too. Studies have shown that terminally-ill patients who do not own a pet are three times more likely to report suffering from depression than those who do
Although depression is generally not a preventable condition, lifestyle can play a significant part in its development. Making changes now can offer long-term benefits to your mental health. Here are some helpful hints that may assist you in keeping depression at bay.
Another outsider has offered up public advice to ailing pop star Britney Spears; this time it was animal rights group PETA. The group believes that Britney’s eating habits are contributing to her erratic behavior – speculated to either be bipolar disorder or schizophrenia.