The Surprising Truth about Exercise and Your Phone

You probably think you'd exercise more if you could find the time. For years, even experts believed that busy schedules were a major obstacle. However, a recent study discovered that the average adult has at least 5 hours of free time each day that they could be...

The Secret to Burning More Calories While Working Out

How would you like to burn more calories without spending more time at the gym? You don't need any magic formula to break through a weight-loss plateau or slim down faster. A few simple changes can make your workouts more efficient. Burning more calories is a matter...

Top 10 Tips To Prevent Sabotaging Your Diet

Everyone who starts a diet will feel the need to cheat from time to time. Dieting can be tough, but there are ways to make it easier. We often stack the deck against ourselves and don't even realize it. Since sticking to a diet can be so challenging, it only makes...

The Stability Ball Solution for More Fun Working Out

If you're tired of the same old workout, a stability ball is an inexpensive way to shake things up. Add fun and variety to your routine while you improve your coordination and strengthen your core. Although it's often called a Swiss ball because it was used for...

Stay Sane During COVID: Stay Grounded By Accepting Reality And Avoid Projecting What Has Not Happened

Do not touch your face! Wash your hands if you do! Wash your hands if you don't! Don't forget to use hand sanitizer as often as possible! By this point, your nerves are frayed, and your hands chapped from all the handwashing and sanitizing. It has been a lot. Of...

How Professional Help Can Help You Maintain Mental and Emotional Health During Uncertain Times

Back in 2004, the American Psychological Association found that nearly 60 million people had visited a mental health professional in the previous two years. Thankfully, the negative stigma associated with getting professional help is no longer as significant in...

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Vegetables-Fresh verses Frozen verses Canned

Today’s consumers aren’t only experiencing a budget crunch; they’re undergoing a time crunch as well. Fresh fruits and vegetables typically cost more money and take longer preparation time than frozen or canned. That’s why, for many home cooks, a vegetable is...

Can Social Networking Improve Health – Part 2

By Guest Blogger Michael Dornan Social Medicine (Social-medicine.org), a health based social networking site, helps people suffering from a variety of health conditions, to globally connect, help and share information with others in similar situations, by focusing on...

Food of the Week: Swiss Chard

This week, Dr. Veronica Anderson launches her new weekly talk radio. show, Wellness For The Real World on WebTalkRadio.net. Her first entry on a regular segment,Food of the Week, is a vegetable you may never have tried before: swiss chard. Related to beets (though...

Can Social Networking Improve Health – Part I

By Guest blogger Michael Dornan As a psoriasis sufferer, I know first hand how hard it can be to deal with an illness, without that all essential support from people who truly understand. After spending years managing my condition alone, I turned to the Internet for...

Farmers Markets and the Slow Food Movement

With Guests Kristin Perry & Jerry Fritz This week on Wellness for the Real World on WebTalkRadio.net, Dr. Veronica interviews experts Kristin Perry of The Kitchen Potager about the Slow Food Movement that is quickly spreading to fast-paced big cities, and Jerry...

Gardening 101

New to gardening? Jerry Fritz of Linden Hill Gardens in Upper Bucks County, PA, offers a few tips for those who aim to be Martha Stewart yet are more likely to shop at Home Depot. Because Home Depot buys in such volume, bargains are plenty. However, he cautions...

Cure Depression Naturally

Over half of mental disorders are caused by imbalances in the body that cause the brain and emotions to go array with life stressor. Discussion with Mary Ann O’Block a physician who is able to diagnose and treat major depressive disorder minus pharmaceuticals, Dr....

Sleep Like a Vampire

How to improve sleep to lose weight and gain muscle mass By Guest Blogger Sloan Luckie Do you find yourself constantly fatigued and devoid of energy? Are you in a constant battle to lose that extra 10+ pounds? Have you experienced plateaus in developing muscle mass?...

Get Up, Fess Up and Take Control of Your Health!

Nothing is more frustrating as a medical practitioner to witness your patients, those whose health you have a vested interest in, continuously waltz through life without paying much attention to what is being said to them.  Case in point, in my practice as Social...

Decreasing Your Chances of Getting Breast Cancer

Breast cancer comprises up to one third of all cancer cases in women and it is believed to kill almost half a million people every year. Some lifestyle changes can go a long way to helping reduce the risk of a woman developing this common malignancy. Diet: There is a...

To Neti or Not to Neti

How do you spell relief? N-E-T-I P-O-T. People either love it or hate it… this allergy, cold and sinus treatment is never in the grey area. Many a runny nose and congested sinus has been cured by the small plastic genie-in-a-bottle water spout. For those brave enough...

Let’s Get Physical – To Firm Up Our … Minds?

With all the hype over misdiagnosed ADHD in kids and the reason for their hyperactivity in general, researchers shedding new light on old information that links academic performance with physical education makes perfect sense.  So often we have seen schools...

Dental Problems Linked To Breast Cancer

By guest blogger Dr. Piero, DDS New data concerning women’s health has linked periodontal disease to breast cancer. This came from a recent study in October 2010 at Huddinge, Sweden by the Department of Dental Medicine, Division of Periodontology, Karolinska...

Beauty Products Found in Nature

“Beauty rituals are as ancient as time,” says Huffington Post writer and beauty expert. Well, I agree! Our world has seen an array of beauty practices across various cultures for many generations. For ages, natural substances like spices and plant extracts have been...

Lose Weight for Better Sexual Experiences

I’m a proponent of good health, but I’m also an advocate of great sex! Seriously, folks, our bodies are made for enjoying intimacy (responsibly). However, our society as a whole leads a lifestyle that strongly hinders sexual arousal and pleasure from taking place. I’m...

Sentimental or Cynical: Reactions to Today’s Medical Workplace

A recent article published in the New York Times by Dr. DANIELLE OFRI, M.D. boasts a realistic perspective on how the daily grind can wear on a medical professional’s patience and optimism. When it comes to sitting with patients in the confines of the examination...

Your Mom Was Right: Sleep At Least 8 Hours

You remember when your Mom told you that you should at least be sleeping 8 hours every night? She was right! Getting enough sleep is crucial to wellness because of the restoration that happens at certain levels of sleep depth. Recently, studies show that if someone...