Ever since I was a young I’ve loved McDonald’s chicken nuggets and the sauces they come with. But I’ve realized that they aren’t the healthiest food out there. I mean, they’re fried and have a pretty big layer of fried batter encasing an artificial chunk of chicken. I was pretty bummed to learn that I should cut out McDonald’s completely.
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Many believe that fishing relieves stress and increases self-esteem, it does.
According to clinical psychologist Dr. Cindy Miller, of Missoula, Montana, studies show how outdoor activities like fishing can be a great source for stress relief and general therapy.
Years ago, it was carbohydrates. More recently was going paleo. Now, the recent fad diet is centered around going gluten free. This isn’t a new…
The warm nights and long days of summer have disappeared, only to be replaced with frost and dead leaves. As we cling to the…
I am not vegan. I have absolutely no desire to be. The list of animal byproduct-containing foods that I love eating is very long, and…
A couple of months ago I acquired a Fitbit Flex from a friend who works at Microsoft. I had always been curious about fitness trackers, but never wanted to fork over the cash for something I wasn’t confident I would even use. And to be honest, I wasn’t entirely certain how they even worked.
While the paleodiet attempts to nurture the human body by fueling it with exclusively pre-agrarian foods, the all-meat diet takes things a step farther back. Cutting out fruit, nuts and other forageable flora from a diet already culled of dairy and grain, the all-meat diet is a return to the earliest form of carnivorous food culture.
Hand sanitizer-related reports have spiked in the last few years, as more children are accessing and sometimes getting drunk off of the ubiquitous germ-killer.
The Georgia Poison Center found that since 2010, there’s been a nearly 400 percent increase in reports to poison control center hotlines across the country of children ingesting hand sanitizer, according to a September article from CNN.
Tinder gets a bad rap. Since its launch in 2012, it has spread across the country. Vanity Fair broke down the Tinder culture of densely…
Forest bathing, or “shinrin-yoku” in Japanese, is not skinny-dipping in some woodland puddle that you might expect (unless that’s what you want to do.)
Instead, it’s the act of taking a leisurely walk through the forest and using the senses for health benefits including increased focus, stronger immune system, lower blood pressure and decreased stress levels.