Metabolism, Say what?
The word "metabolism" generally refers to all chemical reactions involved in maintaining life within our bodies. To be more specific, the term is often divided into two sub-categories:
- Catabolism: the breakdown of molecules to obtain energy.
- Anabolism: the synthesis of all compounds needed by the cells.
How Toxic Makeup Is?
The truth is, no one really knows. According to EWG, the average American thinks cosmetics they buy and use have been tested and approved by the FDA, which is not the case. According to EWG, the cosmetics industry is largely unregulated – In fact, it’s been more than 80 years now since congress last updated the federal law designed to ensure that cosmetics are safe. The FDA does not even require the basic safety testing of ingredients in cosmetics before they are used.
Take a Deep Breath and Relax!
There is a very real connection between emotions and your gut. Do you know how we know that? We have butterflies in our tummies during a nerve-wracking situation.
The Importance of Getting Quality Sleep
Every human-being must sleep. In preparation for a good morning the next day, you must have a good night’s rest the previous night. The importance of good sleep to your health can never be overemphasized. Just to hit the tip of the iceberg, sleep is as essential as eating a balanced diet packed with all the necessary nutrition, as well as exercising.
What are Antioxidants?
Everyone knows that oxygen is necessary for life, but did you know that it can also produce harmful molecules called oxidants?
These can be produced by our bodies internally (as part of the process of oxidation, which leads to the production of chemicals called free radicals), as well as found in the atmosphere. In fact, levels have increased drastically over the years due to pollution, contributing to ill health and disease.
Antioxidants are natural compounds, found in certain foods, that can help to neutralize free radicals.