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 […]

How To Make Probiotics Actually Work For You

4 Ways To Optimize Probiotic Effectiveness
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Taking probiotics can boost our gut health. But are those probiotics as active as you’d like them to be? You might accidentally be lowering their effectiveness, but it could be easy to fix. Here are four of the most important ways we can optimize the efficiency of our probiotics. 1. When We Take […]

You Need a Nap (Here’s Why)

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Napping is a habit most of us left behind in kindergarten, but if word got out how good it is for us, we might be ready to reclaim it as adults. Put that latte down and find out why a nap is one of the best things you can do for your body […]

The Dangers of Wearing a Bra (All Women Should Be Aware)

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Are you often uncomfortable in your bra? You’re not alone. Bras are notoriously uncomfortable. They often poke and squeeze when they should provide comfort and support, which is why most women breathe a sigh of relief when they finally get to extract themselves from the contraption after a long day. And that’s not […]

How to Regain a Sense of Happiness After Difficult Times

How to Regain a Sense of Happiness After Difficult Times
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Happiness is precious. We all live a somewhat tumultuous life where both good and bad things happen. When those difficult times hit, we weather them as best we can and eventually strive to regain a sense of happiness. Sometimes it seems hard to do. I scoured the web for some answers of what […]

These 3 Shower Habits Cause Skin Breakouts

3 Shower Habits That Cause Adult Acne
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Gone are the days in which acne is a problem suffered only by teenagers. Adults everywhere are suffering from skin breakouts in unprecedented ways. Effecting a reported 40-50 Million Americans, acne is the most common skin disorder in the US. What if we told you that your day-to-day showering habits could be the […]

7 Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

(WellnessPursuits.com) – It’s time for a truth bomb. Even the happiest people we know have had some pretty awful things happen to them. The difference between our happy friend and those who seem to be in a foul mood all the time isn’t a lack of experience. So what exactly is it that causes unhappy […]

Tired All The Time? – This Could Be Why…

Tired All The Time? - This Could Be Why...
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sure, I’m healthy, but I’ve still been pretty tired almost every day — even after a good night’s sleep. I finally had it, so I went in search of answers. I had to first eliminate the possibility that I had a medical condition that might be causing it, so off to my family […]

4 Science-Based Health Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

4 Science-Based Health Facts That Will Blow Your Mind
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Science is amazing, and some of the facts about human beings are truly unexpected and surprising. We’ve done some research and compiled a list of health facts that might surprise you — and they’re fully backed by scientific evidence. From the strange way we breathe to the surprising food that can help you […]

How Many are Too Many Vitamins?

How Many are Too Many Vitamins?
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Making sure you receive the daily recommendation of vitamins is important. It helps fortify your body against illness while giving you the necessary building blocks to maintain a healthy life. While you likely have heard of some side effects stemming from low vitamin levels, you may not have heard of side effects coming […]

ER or Urgent Care? When to Choose Which and Why

ER or Urgent Care? When to Choose Which and Why
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Emergency room (ER) visits are up 50% over the last two decades, a fact that has led to increased wait times and frustration for people who need medical care. In many cases, the increase can be traced to the influx of patients with preventable and non-emergent illnesses. As much as they may try […]

10 Warning Signs: It’s Too Soon to Tie the Knot

10 Warning Signs: It’s Too Soon to Tie the Knot
(WellnessPursuits.com) – It’s easy to get lost in the excitement of wedding planning. But before you get too invested in wedding cake tastings and engagement photo shoots, take a step back and ask yourself if you’ll be saying “I do” to the right person at the right time. For most of us, the goal is […]

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

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 […]

Earliest Warning Signs of Diabetes

Earliest Warning Signs of Diabetes
(WellnessPursuits.com) – There are 2 Types of diabetes. Type 1 and Type 2. Type 1 used to be known as Juvenile Diabetes and was diagnosed in childhood. Type 2 on the other hand used to occur in adults over 40. Apparently, the rules have changed. Type 2 is showing up in children as well, and […]

These 6 Foods Can Cause Grey Hair

Turning Gray Can Also Mean This...
WellnessPursuits.com – Grey hair… I thought only our genetics were to blame. Who would have thought that there were foods that also contribute to grey hair? I should have known. Our environment and what we eat and drink affects our health, so it makes sense that certain foods could also influence whether or not we […]

Diabetes, Pain and Inflammation Linked to This Common Food Additive

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Many of us know to avoid hydrogenated oils, high fructose corn syrup and MSG, but those aren’t the only common food additives you might want to avoid. Research indicates that carrageenan can do some major damage to your body, from disrupting your digestive system to increasing pain and inflammation.  Carrageenan: The Basics Carrageenan […]

5 Sleep Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

5 Sleep Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Sleep can be elusive for some and easy for others but your actions before bed can have a lot to do with your sleep habits and how successful your efforts turn out to be. If you have trouble going to sleep and/or staying asleep, you may be making some of these common mistakes […]

4 Signs It’s Time to Fire Your Doctor

(WellnessPursuits.com) – Losing faith in your physician? Unfortunately, declining trust in the medical field has become a worldwide problem – and it can jeopardize your health. If you dislike or find you don’t trust your doctor, you may feel more inclined to ignore his recommendations, postpone important medical tests or avoid discussing serious symptoms. Despite […]

The Wild Caught Salmon Rip-Off

The Wild Caught Salmon Rip-Off
(WellnessPursuits.com) – It turns out, about 40% of the salmon advertised as wild-caught is actually fraudulently labeled factory farm-raised fish. How can you tell the difference? Read on… Most of us are resigned to pay more for a better product. When we buy ‘organic’ we expect it to be organic. When we buy fish that […]

What Every Couple Absolutely Needs To Stop Doing

What Every Couple Absolutely Needs To Stop Doing
(WellnessPursuits.com) – Maintaining long term relationships can be challenging, because we adopt some habits we continuously repeat without realizing how destructive they may be. Habits have power. We try something, it brings some kind of satisfaction, so we repeat it. If we repeat it often enough, the behavior becomes comfortable to us… it becomes a […]