Changes in hormonal cycles can affect circulation, mood, skin tone, and muscular contractions, among many other things, all of which lead to women having special nutritional needs. Known as the Queen of Herbs, dong quai provides the support necessary for women’s health.
In today’s hectic world, sleep seems to be one thing that often falls to the bottom of the priority list. Sure, we’re tired, and we’d like to get 8 hours of sleep (experts recommend 7–9 hours for the average adult), but there’s too much to do and not enough time to do it in! So we go to bed a little later or get up a little earlier in an effort to fit a few more things into each packed-full day.
Did you know the human body contains 360 joints? A joint is a point of articulation between two bones, a bone and gristle, or two gristles in any part of the human body. They range from the tiny unseen joints between bones in our ears that move with sound waves and allow us to hear to the many joints in the spine that allow us to stand upright, twist, bend and perform amazing movements.
We all know exercise is good for us, but how good? It isn’t always easy to add exercise to a busy day, even when research shows that even small amounts of exercise (20 minutes of exercise three times a week) makes a difference. Let’s take a quick look at a handful* of the ways exercise makes us happier and healthier—and then maybe we’ll decide it’s worth the effort to make exercise a priority!