December 03, 2021
One way dandelions help reduce water retention is by acting as a natural diuretic. In a human study, there was a significant increase in urination frequency in the 5-hour period after taking dandelion supplements...
November 19, 2021
A diuretic is a substance that increases urine output. When our bodies hold onto excess water, swelling and puffiness of the arms, legs, hands, feet, face, and abdomen can occur. Diuretics can help reduce the swelling caused by water retention. Causes of swelling and water retention include stress, standing...
November 05, 2021
You may have heard that foods rich in antioxidants are anti-inflammatory and foods like refined carbohydrates, sugar, fried foods, and trans fat foods are pro-inflammatory. Yet this general information...
October 27, 2021
Did you know that the human body is made up of about 70% water? But, if your body is retaining excess water or fluid, it can result in uncomfortable symptoms or be a sign of an underlying medical condition. Fluid retention and bloating can be caused by a number of reasons. It has been found that 11% of the United States population reports frequent bloating, which can cause feelings of fatigue and swelling around the body....
October 25, 2021
Green tea is a popular tea known for its earthy flavor, calming properties, and health benefits, but is green tea considered a diuretic? The short answer is…yes, green tea is a mild diuretic. Green tea contains small amounts of both caffeine and theophylline. Theophylline has a similar chemical structure as caffeine and acts as a diuretic in a similar way. A diuretic is a substance that helps your body get rid of excess fluid..
August 18, 2021
Healthy eating is something that impacts everyone, and something most individuals in this modern day and age can improve upon. Eating healthy can often be more difficult than individuals realize, and often leave individuals turned away from wanting to attempt to eat healthy again after a couple of tries...
August 03, 2021
As many individuals tend to notice with age, they start to develop puffiness in certain aspects of their body. It is most commonly noticed on the face, especially under and around the eyes. Puffiness is nothing to be concerned about and or insecure about.
July 14, 2021
Arthritis is a common suffrage among the population every year, both young and old. With the most common belief that arthritis comes from old age, and that everyone is potentially at risk for arthritis. Although the assumption about everyone being at risk is correct, old age may not always be the causation for arthritis.