Why Do We Hiccup?

We sneeze to expel irritants that have made their way to our nose lining. We cough to clear our throats and breathing passages. We hiccup because… actually, why do we hiccup? To find out, watch the video below:

 

 

Find out How Glasses Help us See

It is estimated that around 500 million people have some form of vision impairment. Luckily for most of the Western world, most people have access to glasses, contacts, or even laser eye surgery to correct their vision. Glasses are by far the most popular with approximately 64% of Americans using them every day. But how exactly do glasses help us see? How can two lenses focus an image in HD? To find out, watch the video below.

Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad

Want something light and refreshing for lunch? Or how about something to accompany your entrée for dinner tonight? Look no further! Try out this amazing cucumber, tomato and avocado salad. It’s nutrient packed, tastes great and best of all, it only takes 15 minutes to make. Click here to enjoy!

Cucumber, Tomato and Avocado Salad

How to: Use a Foam Roller for Legs

Foam rollers are a staple in many gyms across North America. But if you’ve never used one before, it can be a bit intimidating. Watch the video below for different techniques on how to use a foam roller on your legs. Warning! Some areas on your legs may feel a little tender, like your IT band. Always modify your stretching and pressure to the level you’re at. Best of luck!

 

Do You Know What Causes Cavities?

 

From a young age, we’ve all been told from our parents and dentists that eating sweets can lead to cavities. But what is it about sugar that causes this pesky problem? And are there other factors that play a role? Watch the video below to learn what causes cavities. Enjoy!

 

Food Roulette: What Should I Have to Eat?

Feel like you’re always having the same for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert? Don’t despair! It happens to all of us. All you need to do is click, drool, and repeat. See thousands of photos that will make you feel inspired about your next meal. Click here to enjoy.

what should I eat roulette

2 Steps on De-Mystifying Stress

We are talking about stress and how it causes us emotional and physical problems! We don’t catch or end up with stress and it’s not even good or bad! Dr. Clum outlines 2 steps on how to de-mystify stress. Click on the link to read more: De-Mystifying Stress: The Specific

When is Water Safe to Drink?

“According to a UN report from 2010, microbial waterborne illnesses kill more people per year than war”. Unfortunately, there’s no wonder why. Proper water filtration systems require a great deal of infrastructure. For those who have to get water locally, many have their sources spoiled by runoffs, leaks, or other contaminants. Watch the video below to learn more about when water is safe to drink.

 

Benefits of Martial Arts

Taekwondo, Kung Fu, Karate, Jujutsu, Muay Thai, and Judo. To the uninformed critic, these activities encourage violence and aggression. However, practitioners of these martial arts will tell you that they are much more than self-defense mechanisms. Aside from paying homage to long-standing traditions, martial arts promote both physical and spiritual / ethical health. Children (and adults) who pursue these sports are challenged on their strength, stamina, flexibility, balance and aerobic prowess. So if you’re looking to change up your workout routine, click here to read more about the benefits of martial arts.

 

Martial Arts

Benefits of Pet Therapy

Pet Therapy, also known as Animal-Assisted Therapy, is a regimented set of animal/human interactions that help a person (that typically suffers from either mental or physical health issues) reach specific goals in their treatment plan. These sessions with dogs, cats, or even guinea pigs can help reduce blood pressure and stress. Participants normally release endorphins, a happy chemical that alleviates pain, soothes a person, and improves their overall psychological state. To learn more about Pet Therapy and its amazing benefits, click here.

 

Pet Therapy