addiction

Addiction is a state characterized by compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences.

These Common Food Cravings Could Actually Mean You Are Deficient of Essential Nutrients

By | March 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

There are many times when cravings just appear, unexpectedly, and there is no actual hunger. What are the causes of these sudden food cravings? These are the most common types: Classical conditioning Places and people can trigger off cravings for certain types of food. We are all victims of this category of cravings. Like craving

3 Troubling Differences between the Current Generation of Children and That of Past Decades

By | March 16th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , |

When comparing the current generation of children to that of past decades, it’s easy to see some troubling differences. Many of these differences are the result of new technology that just wasn’t available in the recent past and therefore was not a problem until now. Three of the main differences between the current generation and

Does Smoking Weed Make You Lose Weight? Curious Science Behind Cannabis and Metabolism

By | March 7th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Does smoking weed make you lose weight? You must have heard success stories of how marijuana helped people shed the pounds successfully. So, does smoking weed make you lose weight? Study on Marijuana's effects on metabolism Researchers from the University of Miami used 15 years of data from 3617 black and white adults to determine

When You Stop Smoking, These Things Happen to Your Body

By | March 3rd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

Are you a smoker? Have you ever considered to stop smoking? It’s not a secret that smoking causes more than 4,000,000 deaths every year around the globe. This number will increase dramatically in the future. In the Western countries, smoking is the primary cause of cancer and many conditions associated with premature death. It is

Alcohol Addiction: Signs That Someone You Love Is Suffering (and How to Help Them)

By | February 28th, 2017|Tags: , , , |

Many people would be able to agree that alcohol addiction is a type of disease that is very difficult to live with. Most of the time, addiction can affect all aspects of someone’s life and that includes the people around them. Friends and family of the person who is suffering from this affliction can want

The Effects of Stress on Your Health and Well-Being: What You Need to Know

By | February 27th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

Research institutions from around the world have been making progress in understanding the effects of stress on the human body and their link with a variety of health problems. Stress has been linked to increased rates of heart disease, digestive issues, asthma, and various types of addiction. It is important to recognize the signs that

How to Boost Your Physical and Emotional Well-Being with These 5 Tips

By | February 18th, 2017|Tags: , , , , |

The key to having the highest quality of life will rest in feeling as well as possible. This means taking care of your both your physical and emotional well-being. There are certain things you can do on a daily basis that will allow you to have a more positive outlook and be healthier, as well

What Happens to Your Body When You Stop Eating Sugar for 10 Days

By | July 7th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |

If you stop eating sugar for a couple of days your body will have some amazing benefits. It may not surprise you to hear that sugar is bad for you. We know, or at least we have been told, that it causes us numerous health issues if we continue to eat it and yet so

Here Is How to Curb Your Sugar Addiction Today

By | December 28th, 2015|Tags: , |

Sugar is part of a vicious cycle. The more sugar you eat, the more sugar you want. It can take weeks to recover from a refined sugar addiction, but it is vital that you stop yours today. Especially since recent studies have shown that eating an excessive amount of refined sugar can speed up your

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