healtheo360 Wellness Blog
Is your skin healthy? Do you think you can be a victim of skin cancer? National Healthy Skin month encourages everyone around the world to protect and take care of his or her skin, hair and nails. The healtheo360 team has put together a few tips to help you achieve healthy skin, if you don’t already have.
Healthy Skin Tip #1: Eat a healthy diet
If your hair and nails are brittle and need a boost, you can eat more nutritious foods that can promote healthy hair and nails. Hair and nails are both made of keratin and require vitamins to keep the body healthy. Here is some food for healthier hair and stronger nails:
Food for healthier hair and stronger nails #1: Whey protein
Coffee has always had a “is it or isn’t it healthy?” cloud hovering over it. Some people swear by a cup a day, and some avoid it altogether. While coffee may not be a super food, there are many benefits of coffee. However, like most things, consuming coffee in excess probably isn’t good for you. However, a cup or two a day can give you some energy, nutrients, and countless of other health benefits.
Benefits of coffee #1: There are a variety of healthy nutrients in coffee
This fruit has been making the lists of the world’s healthiest foods; avocados are a great source for vitamins and fiber. This super food makes a great addition to salads or sandwiches and can provide many health benefits. Guacamole, which is made from avocados, also makes a great and healthy dip—about 50 million pounds of avocados are consumed on Super Bowl Sunday.
Avocado Health Benefits #1: Nutrition
Do you ever feel a little guilty for having that late-night chocolate bar? Around the holidays, chocolate is all around us and hard to avoid. However, a new study actually argues for the benefit of cocoa (basis of chocolate) in reversing memory decline in adults.
After the ice of winter and the blossoms of spring, it’s time to harvest some of those ultra refreshing summer fruits. Find out which of your favorite fruits are in season and toss them into your basket!
Recent study led by King’s College in the UK shows the Mediterranean diet can reduce risk of heart disease and lower blood pressure, combined with physical exercise. Also prior studies have shown that the Mediterranean diet can also lower the risk of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Food allergies are a serious medical condition that affects about 15 million Americans. They are many foods that cause reactions in people but there are eight foods are the top offenders. The top eight foods for allergic reactions are: peanuts, tree nuts, milk, eggs, wheat, soy, fish, and shellfish.
Just like all other allergens, reactions to food allergies can range from mild to life threatening. Reactions include rash; nausea; stomach pain; swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat; shortness of breath, and loss of consciousness. Living with food allergies does not have to be burdensome; it just takes a bit of planning. Changes to diet and lifestyle are certainly necessary and will get easier with time and forming of habits. Below are some tips for living with food allergies.