3 Reasons You Should Never Reboil Water

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Scouting 101: In the case of an emergency, fill a stockpot with water and set to boil on the stove. This is a common practice used to kill dangerous pathogens and to make the water safe to drink. Reboiling water is a whole different story, though, and doing so could threaten the safety […]

Coronavirus Protection Alert: 4 Popular Foods That Can Tear Down Your Immune System

(WellnessPursuits.com) – “Healthy” is one of today’s biggest buzzwords. It’s healthy this and healthy that wherever we look, and nowhere is the word “healthy” used more often than when it comes to food. But does that really mean it’s good for you, or is it just an advertising gimmick? You might be surprised. Here are […]

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/10/20

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/8/20

(WellnessPursuits.com) – The US surpassed 3 million reported cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, July 7 as infection rates accelerated again in more than 39 states. California, Texas and Florida have experienced the highest rates of infection this week. The daily average number of cases being reported over the last week is 54,800 per day, an […]

8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn’t Ignore

8 Symptoms Women of Any Age Shouldn't Ignore

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many women strive daily to be the best student, mother, employee or grandmother; often placing their health on the back burner. So, when aches, pain or fatigue strike, they get passed off as a result of something they did that day. Women tend to make excuses:  maybe it was something I ate, maybe […]

Why Women Are Shaving Their Faces… Should You?

Why Women Are Shaving Their Faces...Should You?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Ever since I had a facial years ago, I’ve been shaving my face about once a week. I had just assumed it was common practice for women until my husband pointed out a story that talked about a woman shaving her face as if this is a new thing. Apparently it’s not as […]

8 Things Happy People Don’t Do

Things Happy People Avoid

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Our attitude, our resilience, adaptability and ultimately our happiness are all facing unprecedented challenges as we navigate through the Covid-19 crisis. Why is it important to be happy? Because our emotions are directly tied to the strength of our immune system, and right now, we need all the immunity we can muster. Happiness […]

Live Longer by Doing THIS 4 Times a Year!

Live Longer by Doing THIS 4 Times a Year!

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Do you want to live longer? Of course, you do! Would you rather add years to your life without going to the gym, eating kale and saying no to your favorite sweets? Heck yeah! While you may still have to eat well and pursue a healthy lifestyle to rack up the years, it […]

What Your Sleep Position Says About You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We’re sure you’ve heard that your body language can reveal a lot about your personality. We all seem to have our own unique set of mannerisms. But did you know the positions we sleep in are just as telling? What Does Your Sleep Position Say About Your Personality? Professor Chris Idzikowski, the director […]

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

7 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

(WellnessPursuits.com) – According to the American Heart Association, more than 103 million Americans have high blood pressure. That means that nearly half of all adults in the US are at risk for strokes and heart attacks. One of the easiest things you can do to lower your blood pressure is to change your diet. Let’s […]

Find a Flattering Swimsuit For This Summer

How To Choose a Flattering Swimsuit Style This Summer

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Summer is here, and for many of us, that means choosing from one of the many swimsuit styles on the market. From bikinis and monokinis to tankinis and one-pieces, it can be overwhelming to find the suit that’s right for you. Here are some tips on how to choose a flattering swimsuit style […]

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

Why You Must STOP Wearing Shoes in Your House

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We live in a culture where it’s totally acceptable to go from spending time outside and then walking into our homes with our shoes still on our feet. Consider this… every surface, everything that you stepped on when you were outside is now going onto your hard floors and carpets. The problem isn’t […]

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7/4/20

Coronavirus UPDATE: Recap 7-3-20

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Wednesday, July 1 and Thursday, July 2, saw record numbers of reported COVID-19 infections in the US with 51,097 and a whopping 57,236 cases reported each day, respectively. Those two days were the culmination of a week of record-setting numbers, all greater than the previous high of 39,123 cases in a day set […]

The Link Between Diet and Depression

The Link Between Diet and Depression

(WellnessPursuits.com) – When you find yourself feeling more depressed than usual, do you gravitate to binging on sugary, processed foods? These two things could be more connected than you think. Let’s take a closer look at the link between diet and depression. Stress Can Lead to Binge Eating Stress can cause cortisol levels to rise, […]

How A Man Shows A Woman She’s Truly Loved

How A Man Shows A Woman She's Truly Loved

(WellnessPursuits.com) – I’m married to a loving, caring, remarkable man. I was blessed to discover this relationship quite a bit past middle age, and I treasure that we found each other. We’re in awe at times that although we both experienced other marriages before, neither of us had felt truly loved until now. We wondered […]

Toxic Boss? 4 Tips That Might Help You Cope (and Keep Your Job)

Toxic Boss? 4 Tips That Might Help You Cope (and Keep Your Job)

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes, work is a great place, where you can interact with people and accomplish something of value. Other times, you just have to get through the day. If there’s one thing that can make your time at work more difficult or stressful, it’s a toxic boss. Fortunately, there are some ways you can […]

Shrinking Tumors with Vitamin C?

Shrinking Tumors with Vitamin C?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – We know vitamin C can be a good choice for warding off colds and promoting a healthy immune system, but now there’s evidence that it might do much more than that. A new study in mice, published in the journal Nature Communications, indicates that high doses of vitamin C may play a role […]

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid

6 Toxic Friends to Avoid

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Having friends can help keep us active and give us people to reach out to in times of joy and sorrow. But in some cases, friendship can actually be bad for our health. When we stay friends with toxic people, we give but we don’t end up getting any benefits from the relationship. […]

6 Misconceptions About Depression

6 Misconceptions About Depression

(WellnessPursuits.com) – If you’re down more than you’re up, or if you ache all the time, want to give up and feel like having a good cry, you could have depression. These are the classic symptoms of depression, but it’s much more complex. Not all people exhibit classic symptoms, and some function and even succeed, […]

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?

What Does It Mean If My Poop Turns This Color?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Your poop says a lot about your health. Poop of a certain color can mean you have a serious medical condition, or it could mean that you ate something that changed the natural hue of your stool. Or, it could mean nothing at all. The truth is, normal stool comes in a wide […]

Most Sea Salt is Contaminated with Plastic

Sea Salt Contaminated With Plastic - Is Yours?

(WellnessPursuits.com) The bottom line is that there is a very high likelihood there are micro plastic particles in your fancy sea salt. Considered a healthier alternative to table salt, sea salt is derived through evaporative means. Producers collect seawater and evaporate it until only the salt is left (at least that’s what is supposed to […]

Can Negative Emotions Make You Sick?

Can Negative Emotions Make You Sick?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – I spent years in a clinical laboratory analyzing blood and every other bodily fluid that we humans can produce. I routinely saw lab results showing blood chemistries in or out of the normal range as evidence of some disease or degenerative state present in each patient. During and after my laboratory years, I’ve […]

Coronavirus – How To Lower Your Risk

Coronavirus - How To Lower Your Risk

(WellnessPursuits.com) – There are 5 things you need to pay attention to if you want to minimize your risk of getting the Coronavirus. The Coronavirus is not some nightmare that mysteriously sneaks up on you. What it is, is a virus that you have a really good chance of avoiding if you follow these tips. […]

Can’t Get to the Dentist? How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy

Can’t Get to the Dentist? How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sometimes, life is what happens when you’re busy making plans… even plans to go to the dentist. If you’re having trouble getting to the dentist, you may find yourself going longer than usual between cleanings. Luckily, there are a number of things you can do to keep your mouth healthy. Here are some […]

Signs You’re Low in These 3 Vitamins

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Feeling a little off, achy or low in energy? It might be more than stress from worrying about the coronavirus. You could be suffering from a vitamin deficiency and not even know it. You may even be on the road toward one of numerous devastating, yet equally preventable, diseases. Check out the warning […]

Danger! OTC Medicines You Should Never Take Together

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Over the counter (OTC) medications are a blessing when you’re too busy to go to the doctor and just want to treat a symptom, but because they’re so easy to get, you may not be thinking about drug interactions. The pharmacist warns us about these when we fill prescriptions, but most of us […]

Laughter Does THIS To You

Laughter Does THIS To You

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? If you’ve ever questioned how healthy laughter really is for you, there’s good news — scientific evidence is backing up the fact that laughing provides many health benefits. Fifteen to 20 minutes of laughter a day can help you in a variety of […]

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Time keeps marching on, which means we continue to grow older one day at a time. Despite the inevitability of aging, how adults feel about their age may have a profound effect on HOW they age. Research has found that perception changes with time. What may have once seemed true about a specific […]

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak

6 Foods That Contain More Protein Than Steak

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Meat eaters and Vegetarians alike require a variety of healthy, alternative ways to add protein to their diet. Protein is a vital component of every cell in the human body and since your body can’t store this macronutrient, it relies on the protein you consume everyday, to stay healthy and functioning properly. Nutritionists […]

Medical Misdiagnosis: A Deadly Problem

Medical Misdiagnosis: A Deadly Problem

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Medical misdiagnosis and late diagnosis are huge issues in the American health system, resulting in needless deaths annually. The most commonly misdiagnosed ailments include cancers, infections and vascular events, such as stroke. These account for approximately 75 percent of all misdiagnoses that end up causing harm to the patient. And, unfortunately, it happens way […]

Are Organic Foods Really Better for You?

Are Organic Foods Really Better for You?

Everyone knows about the debate, which has raged for years, about whether or not eating organic food really made any difference in your nutritional or health needs. Study after study left researchers on the fence about the benefits of going organic, with sharp arguments ensuing about the yay or nay benefits. Really, the only information […]

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