Feeling tired after enjoying a cup of coffee? You should probably limit your caffeine intake, advise researchers

A lot of people rely on coffee to keep them awake and improve their focus. That’s because coffee contains caffeine, a natural stimulant that’s also found in tea and cacao plants. But if you’re a frequent coffee drinker and notice you’re feeling more tired, you might need to lay off coffee – experts say that caffeine can … Continue reading Feeling tired after enjoying a cup of coffee? You should probably limit your caffeine intake, advise researchers

Satiate your hunger AND quench your thirst with these 5 refreshing and hydrating foods

It is important to keep yourself hydrated especially during the summer. Dehydration has terrible consequences for the body such as heatstroke and seizures. It is dangerous to younger children and older adults, although those in between the age groups should also be wary of being dehydrated. However, drinking water can be very challenging given that water in itself is … Continue reading Satiate your hunger AND quench your thirst with these 5 refreshing and hydrating foods

Proper food storage: 6 Ways to preserve food at home

Being self-sufficient means looking for ways to help your family survive without relying on outside sources for food, water and other necessities. If you’re a homesteader, one way to become more self-sufficient before SHTF is to learn how to safely preserve and store food for future use. (h/t to FoodRevolution.org) Storing food properly can help reduce food waste … Continue reading Proper food storage: 6 Ways to preserve food at home

If you think staying hydrated with “good” water isn’t super important, think again

Got a migraine headache? Drink water. Is your skin dry? Drink more water. Your joints hurt? Drink water. Are you constipated? Drink water. Hungry but trying to lose weight? Drink water. Feeling lethargic? Drink water. The average adult should be taking in about 2.5 liters of water a day, equivalent of about 8 glasses, because … Continue reading If you think staying hydrated with “good” water isn’t super important, think again

Natural Treatments Reverse Kidney Disease

Western medicine do not understand the kidneys like Chinese doctors do. Western doctors known that the kidneys are responsible for fluid balance, waste elimination, regulation of blood pH and mineral balance. They also play an important role in red blood cell production, blood pressure regulation and converting vitamin D to its active form, calcitriol. Our … Continue reading Natural Treatments Reverse Kidney Disease

Water: Dehydration

Water is one of the most important nutrients for children. All functions within the body require the presence of water. A well hydrated body enables these functions to occur quickly and efficiently. Dehydration happens when a person loses more fluids than he or she takes in. Human bodies are made up largely of water, so … Continue reading Water: Dehydration

15 herbs that naturally detox your kidneys

Without a doubt, the kidneys are essential to the body’s daily functions. Aside from being the body’s resident cleansing powerhouse, these two bean-shaped organs balance water levels, regulate blood pressure and red blood cell levels, and adjust the body’s acidity. Failure to take good care of the kidneys can result in adverse health conditions. Acute kidney … Continue reading 15 herbs that naturally detox your kidneys

Could you be suffering from a dehydration headache?

Common as they are, headaches can be caused by a great number of things. What many people don’t realize is that dehydration is one of them. According to MedicalNewsToday.com, not having enough fluid in the body causes what is called a dehydration headache, which occurs when the brain pulls away from the skull as it shrinks temporarily … Continue reading Could you be suffering from a dehydration headache?

Avoid UTI altogether by drinking an extra six glasses of water a day

When it comes to urinary tract infections (UTIs), women are at a disadvantage since their anatomy makes them more vulnerable to pathogens in the urethra. Most of the time, healthcare professionals recommend taking antibiotics to people who already suffer from UTIs. Unfortunately, some pathogens have become resistant to these drugs due to their improper and … Continue reading Avoid UTI altogether by drinking an extra six glasses of water a day

Mild dehydration can have serious effects on health

According to two new studies from University of Connecticut's Human Performance Laboratory, even mild dehydration can have a significant impact on a person's mood, energy levels and mental performance. Water levels determine how good we feel Test results show no difference between taking a 40 minute walk or sitting at a desk. Lawrence E. Armstrong, … Continue reading Mild dehydration can have serious effects on health