When our lives get busy, or we have too much distracting us, sleep is the first thing we sacrifice, right? It feels like the easy, suitable choice at the time: substituting eight hours of sleep with six, or going to bed late and sleeping in the next day. Usually it’s so we can socialize longer, or finish that new TV show we’re obsessed with. Unfortunately, compromising our rest is more detrimental than we realize, and costing us more than a few extra Zzz’s.
We’ve talked before on our blog about the importance of drinking tea; specifically green tea.
Green tea comes from the leaves and buds of a tea plant known as Camellia sinensis. Usually, these leaves wither and oxidize to make black teas, but with green tea, the leaves don’t undergo this process. Green tea originated in China over 4000 years ago, and has spread world wide since! Today, let’s explore the benefits of this super drink, and see how it can help us heading into the cold seasons.
Recently, pH levels in water and alkalinity have become big topics of interest amongst those who prioritize their wellness and those trying to improve their health. Why should you care about pH levels, and how do they affect your body? What pH level should you be drinking in your water? Here’s what you should know.
August might be coming to a close, but we still have lots of the summer season left to enjoy. Today we’re looking at some tasty smoothies you can make for yourself, your family, and your friends. These recipes are simple, easy, and healthy! They’re great for breakfasts, but also make for a perfect mid-day pick-me-up, or a post-workout snack.
The warm weather has finally arrived for the season, and now it almost feels too hot to go outside! We all enjoy the sunlight and summer vibes, and so do our cats and dogs. However, hot temperatures are not all fun and games. Heat exhaustion and heat stroke are common ailments that not only endanger you, but your pets, too. Today we’ll look at the warning signs of overheating, along with preventative measures you can take to help keep your family and your furry friends safe this summer.