The Yara Virus: Does It Hold Any Similarities to the Coronavirus and Is It Dangerous at All?

The news has been filled with nothing but stories about the coronavirus, causing massive panic around the world. It’s hard to tell who is infected until it’s too late, and even then, many people aren’t sure what to do. Because of how much coverage it’s getting, many people are unaware of another disease being spread …

Growing Your Own Veggies: A Healthy and Economically-Sound Alternative?

Today’s society is dealing with nutritional issues never seen before. For decades, preserved and boxed food items were hailed as the biggest time-saving sensation ever. But now we know that what we gained in efficiency, we lost nutritional value. With so many manufacturers sacrificing quality for economic gain, people have been turning to source their …

The Deadly Coronavirus Rages On: Is the World Prepared for a Possible Pandemic?

Since 2002, there have been several serious outbreaks of contagious and deadly diseases the world over. In 2002 it was SARS, which started in Southern China; in 2009 it was H1N1 influenza, which began in Mexico; in 2014 it was Ebola, which spread across the world from West Africa, and now it is the Coronavirus …

New Technology and Its Implications: How Much of an Effect Do Wearables Have on Our Health?

There’s no denying the boom that has taken place in the wellness world when it comes to wearable devices. From Fitbits to heart-rate watches, it seems as though these devices came from nowhere and are now everyone; not just among fitness buffs, but everyone from moms to teenagers taking control of their health. However, while …

A Simple Solution to Many Health Problems: 4 Reasons to Be Growing Your Vegetables

We live in an age where food has never been more plentiful. Pop down to your local supermarket, and you’ll be shown so many wonderful products from all over the world for such affordable prices. There’s no denying we live in a great time. However, this increase in retail convenience means that many of us …

What We’re Doing to Our Bodies: 7 Tips and Tricks on How to Combat a Sedentary Lifestyle

There is no time like the present to get up and start moving to improve your health. You don’t need to wait until a Monday or the beginning of the month. Combatting a sedentary lifestyle starts easy enough, but sticking to a routine is the key.  Here are 5 tips and tricks to combat a …

What Are Microplastics and Why Are They Harmful to Your Health?

Plastics have become part of everyday living it seems. There are plastic water bottles, zip-top bags, the water cooler at work, resealable containers you take your lunch in, and so much more. We barely give these things a thought most days, but if you’ve ever considered the impact these materials are having on the environment …

Gratitude on a Silver Platter: 5 Foods That Were Popular in This Year’s Thanksgiving Holiday

The name says it all; the Thanksgiving Day is celebrated in America as a sign of gratitude for all that has transpired over the past year. Usually, it is marked on the fourth Thursday of November and precedes the Black Friday. Thanksgiving Day has a reputation for being accompanied by the best of American cuisine. …

Don’t Put Your Health at Risk: 5 Harmful Supplements You’re Best Off Avoiding

Health and well-being are all the rage right now, and it’s never been easier to look after yourself in the most optimal way possible. With so much research has gone into the human body and how we function as human beings, we collectively know exactly what we need as people to thrive. With such a …

Prolonging Your Youth: Did You Know There Is a Compound Found in Apples That Can Slow down Aging?

The old saying: “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away” has been the mantra for healthy eating since the 1900s. Countless scientists have dedicated their entire lives to proving the validity of this statement through case studies and extensive research. Throughout their journey to the wonderful world of apples, they recently made quite the …