What are varicose veins? Varicose veins, also known as spider veins, are superficial (on the skin surface) enlarged veins that curl and twist, usually with age. Usually, they form on the body’s lower extremities, like the legs, but they can form in any part of the body. However, varicose veins can develop at any age.
Almond milk, coconut milk, oat milk, hemp milk, cashew milk, etc. With so many options available, which one is the right for you? All these kinds of milk have been produced over time due to food sensitivity or intolerances to cow’s milk and dietary habits. But which one is right for you? Let’s looks at
In the past couple of years, we’ve heard that artificial dyes found in foods like candy, cereals, juices, etc., have been linked to childhood attention and behavioral issues. Studies performed on animal and human studies have shown the effects it may cause on children. In 2021, the California Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Environmental Hazard
The summer is here! It is getting hot, and things are starting to slow down for the summer season. Whether you spend this season with your family or alone, there are plenty of activities to do that are fun, healthy, and great for bonding and creating beautiful memories. Local Activities Throughout the year and during
Do you have a child (or spouse) that doesn’t enjoy eating too many veggies? Or maybe even yourself? Let’s get creative! There are many ways of adding vegetables to your meals in a way that tastes delicious. Whether it’s savory or dessert, let’s explore what you can do with vegetables. Puree One of the easiest
We all know that drinking plenty of water and fluids is beneficial for our health. It is recommended that women drink 11.5 cups of water and men drink 15,5 cups of water per day. But remember, 20% of those can usually come from foods. Although water is the easiest way to get your hydration on,
You’ve probably heard all the fuss around kombucha, but what is it? And is it beneficial for our health? Kombucha is a fermented drink usually made with black tea, yeast, sugar, and water. Although this fizzy drink has recently become popular, it has existed for thousands of years. It is estimated that this drink was
In the US, nearly 65 million Americans have lower back pain for a couple of different reasons. Some of the most common causes can be muscle or ligament strain, bulging or ruptured disks, arthritis, and osteoporosis. Although lower back pain is primarily seen in adults, children and teenagers may also experience it. Several factors may
Ketogenic Diet The keto diet has been talked about everywhere in the last couple of years! Celebrities, physicians, nutritionists, and many other health professionals have recommended it for weight loss. But where did it come from? Is it safe? Can anyone do it? Is it sustainable? Let’s mull over these questions a bit… History In
With spring break and summer just around the corner, vacation days and trips are coming up. When we are on vacation and surrounded by family and friends, we sometimes throw balance out the door. But remember, just because you are on vacation does not mean that you can’t achieve your health and weight loss goals.