Wendy Lopez 28 posts
Wendy has made a career from blogging about the newest fitness trends in the market. From New Mexico, Wendy has been passionate about health since the early age of 11, when she competed in local state Gymnastic competitions.

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8 Foods that are Colon-Friendly

The word “colon” is another name for large intestines, the organ that eliminates the food residue out of the body through bowel movements. An unhealthy colon can cause digestive problems that can be as simple as diarrhea or constipation, to more serious ones like irritable bowel syndrome and colon cancer. Because of their crucial job […]

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5 Ways to Combat Constipation

If you’re reading this, then you are probably one out of the many Americans-about 63 million people to be exact-who suffer from a constipated gut. Signs of constipation include stools that are dry, hard, and difficult to pass, and occasional bouts of diarrhea due to accumulated feces in the rectum, among others. Before reading further, you […]

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Natural Home Remedies to Common Colds

Common colds during these cold winter months can significantly impair our ability to function and socialize. Not to mention that it’s difficult to sleep soundly with your nose clogged all night. And if you have kids or a pet, chances are they’d catch the virus and become ill as well. Unfortunately, colds have no cure. […]

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Yoga Poses for Better Sleep

You are probably one of the many people who find it difficult to get some shut-eye, even after trying everything-counting sheep, sleeping pills, researching for the best solution out there (such as this article), often to no avail. You still find yourself staring at the ceiling, waiting for the vestiges of sleep to kick in. […]

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What Too Much Salt can Do to your Health

Salt has been around for centuries. Because of its ability to add flavor and preserve food items during eras when refrigerators do not yet exist, it has become a commodity around the world. Powerful nations even trade pounds of their gold for a sack of this fine, white crystals. But now, salt is so abundant […]

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Is Breakfast Really Important?

We have all heard of this old saying: “Eat breakfast like that of a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a commoner or pauper.” Or maybe you haven’t. Instead, you experienced a good deal of scolding from your Mom for not finishing your bowl of cereal-even though you’re already running late for school. […]

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How to Improve your Concentration

Have you ever had that time when you are intent on accomplishing a task because the deadline is at 5 PM that day, but you just can’t find it in you to focus on the work? Perhaps it’s because of your gossiping co-workers, or the constant ringing of your next-cubicle neighbor’s phone. Or maybe it’s […]

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The Search for the Best Cooking Oil for Your Health

Through the years, science has blamed fats as the number one culprit of high obesity rates. That is until technical advancements and modern research have revealed that it was also carbohydrates, or too much consumption of it, that is to blame. As fats are slowly shaking off the bad rep associated with it, fitness experts […]

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How to Win Against Your Late-Night Cravings

We’ve all been there. You made arrangements not to eat beyond your dinner as a way to lose weight, so you try your hardest not to enter the kitchen or open the fridge. But out of the blue, you hear a voice coming from inside the refrigerator. You forgot! There was leftover cake from your […]

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The Bad Side of High-Protein Diet

High-protein diets are quickly becoming a thing because of so many proven side effects of a food intake high in carbohydrates. And because of the seeming benefit of protein in building muscles, this diet is a favorite among celebrities and ordinary people who are into bodybuilding or just for toning their abs. But as the […]

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