Cortisol is one of the hormones your body releases in response to stress, and it impacts many different functions in your body. Cortisol is often referred to as the "belly fat hormone" because too much
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Imagine a large white bowl into which you toss in the ingredients to make meatballs. You expect them to be delicious if you put in the following ingredients, right? Ground beef Breadcrumbs An egg Chopped
About 100 years ago, during Prohibition, apothecaries were the place to hang out since the neighborhood bars had closed. The corner drugstore was where people traded “hard” liquor in for “soft” drinks and it was
It’s one of those things you don’t even pay attention to until suddenly one day it looks different. I’m referring to urine, and the normal color is pale yellow. The yellow pigment is called “urochrome”
There are a few words that terrify people the second their physician utters them. One of them is Alzheimer’s disease. When you hear that word, it’s like time stops. Nothing can prepare you for the
My oldest brother just passed away, he was an alcoholic for decades. He smoked too. He died holding his Chihuahua with his wife beside him. It was colon cancer that had metastasized everywhere. So with
We all experience fatigue or low energy at some point in our lives. Sometimes it is temporary like after an all-nighter, or a bout with the flu. Whatever the cause, fatigue is difficult to deal
You know when you have one of those awkward moments that you think could go viral, if only someone had a camera on you? Well, recently, my friend was getting ready to meet a painter
When you fail to sleep you probably feel lifeless. Chronic sleep deprivation deflates your mood, makes you crave junk food and causes you to skip your exercise routine, exacerbating that down-and-out lifeless feeling. The only