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Stress: What Causes It and How to Soothe It

By Res-Q editor 13 days ago 116 Views

Americans are more stressed today than ever.As a result, high levels of stress take a serious toll on health.Let’s take a look at some of the most common stressors and then learn ways to support the body.

The most common causes of stress are:

  • Emotional stress (relationships, job, household responsibility, caring for an aging or ill loved one, physical trauma, loss/grief)
  • Poor diet
  • Lack of sleep/ Poor sleep quality
  • Chronic illness or infections
  • Toxins such as frequent exposure to chemicals and pollutants

Why Are You Deficient in Vitamin D?

By Res-Q editor 21 days ago 232 Views No comments

Vitamin D deficiency is prevalent in today's society. Is the rate truly increasing or are more people simply being diagnosed? Read on to find out.

Eat This (Not That!) for Better Gut Health

By Res-Q editor 1 month ago 447 Views No comments

Health begins in the gut. A balanced gut microbiome supports a healthy immune system, healthy digestion, and may help prevent obesity, diabetes and even heart attacks. So, what should you eat (and not eat) to keep your gut healthy? Here's a quick guide:

Stop the Sleepless Merry-Go-Round

By Res-Q editor 4 months ago 1101 Views No comments

We all know we need seven to nine hours of sleep a night, but what happens after just a night of tossing and turning? Believe it or not, just one lone restless night has been found to negatively impact your metabolism and cellular biological clock.If you’ve had a rough night without much quality shuteye, you may notice impaired coordination, memory and judgement.

Drink to Your Health! Tasty Apple Cider Vinegar Drink Recipes

By Res-Q editor 7 months ago 4164 Views No comments

Honey Zinger 

 

INGREDIENTS
2 cups water, flat or sparkling
4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1/4 teaspoon honey

DIRECTIONS
Combine all the ingredients together in a tall glass and mix until the honey is completely dissolved.
Enjoy immediately with a few ice cubes.

When to Buy Organic: The Dirty Dozen List

By Res-Q editor 7 months ago 2065 Views No comments

Each year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) analyzes test results of more than 35,200 samples of fruits and vegetables taken by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration. Then, based on the results, they formulate a list known as the “Dirty Dozen.”

Five Greens to Boost Your Health

By Res-Q editor 8 months ago 1376 Views No comments

You know you are supposed to eat your veggies, but have you ever wondered which ones give you the best bang for your buck? Look no further. Naturopathic doctor Melissa Josselson, N.D., says these five power-packed greens should be on your grocery list every week.

The Link Between Stress and Cortisol

By Res-Q editor 9 months ago 1972 Views No comments

You’ve heard it before: Stress makes you gain weight, but do you understand why? Here’s a snapshot of what goes on inside your body when you are stressed.

There are two grape-sized glands that sit on top of your kidneys called adrenal glands. They produce hormones and chemicals such as adrenaline, norepinephrine and cortisol in response to any situation your body perceives as stressful.