We all know early-morning classes suck, but have hope, dear reader, for they certainly don’t have to! Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, a savvy post-snooze routine can prove the difference between a cheery “good morning!” and a groggy mornin’ grunt.
A lack of iron or iron deficiency can lead to a long list of troubling conditions, from fatigue to hair loss to insomnia and even to anemia. The stress of this can compound itself if we do not proactively address the situation.
Iron is an essential nutrient for energy and vitality. A deficiency can leave you feeling weak and tired. People who are at risk of iron deficiency include women who are pregnant, very active, or who have heavy periods, vegetarians, vegans, seniors and those with chronic inflammatory conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease and chronic bleeding.
After a long, dark winter, many of us can’t wait for the long, light filled days with blue skies and lots of sunshine. But did you know that the very thing that causes the sky to appear blue…
There is an observed link between physical activity and the protection of cognitive function as we age, but few high quality, long-term, randomized or prospective studies exist. The objective of this study was to determine whether greater cardiovascular fitness in midlife is associated with a decreased risk of dementia in women followed for 44 years.
According to the Heart Research Institute, nine in ten Canadians have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke. It’s a sobering outlook, but a statistic is not necessarily a prophecy. There are things you can do right now to improve your health.