Have you heard all the recent buzz about alkaline water? People claim alkaline water has powerful health benefits, from preventing cancer to boosting weight loss. All these health claims probably have you wondering — what is alkaline water and should you be drinking it? What is alkaline water? Alkaline water is water containing a higher … Continue reading Is alkaline water worth the hype?
To understand how to reduce your risk of kidney stones, you must first understand a little bit about the function of the kidneys. The primary function of the kidneys is to eliminate toxins, and they also play an important role in the maintenance of the mineral, acid and water levels in our bodies. Your kidneys … Continue reading Reduce your risk of kidney stones with 3 simple lifestyle changes
As high school football practice kicks off in the extreme summer heat, athletes across the southern states expose themselves to the risk of heat-related illnesses. With summer temperatures reaching triple-digits, coaches must work together to keep their players hydrated. “Appropriate hydration before, during and after physical activity is an important ingredient to healthy and successful sports … Continue reading Hydration tips as football practice gets underway [Video]
I’m not normally one to fall prey to seasonal viruses. I do what most of us do to stay healthy — workout regularly, try and eat a balanced diet and throw a vitamin C tablet into a water bottle anytime I’m around someone sick. Moral of the story? No one is invincible. Last week I … Continue reading 3 tips for surviving the stomach virus