Articles in the category Health

Quickly Boost Your Mood With These Food Items

We know that there is a link between food and mental health, so the logical thing to do is to watch what we eat. Some people binge eat when on a low, while some starve themselves. As is usually the case, finding a middle ground is the best thing to do. When you feel that your […]

Why Losing Weight Is Harder than Ever

Everyone, at one time or another, began a weight loss plan. Sticking to it and succeeding is another story altogether. But all agree that in these times, it’s getting harder to lose weight than ever before. There have been studies that show why, given the same diets and physical activities, it’s still harder to shed […]

The Disadvantages of Tea

Wait – isn’t tea a healthy drink? At the very least, it is healthier than coffee, right? Everyone knows that. It is common knowledge – backed up by science – that tea has a lot of health benefits. It has anti-cancer properties. It boosts your immune system. It helps you focus and concentrate. It helps […]

The Reality of Alcoholism and Its Devastating Effects

This post was written by Parris Wells, Director of Marketing at New Method Wellness. Most of society has a singular view of alcoholism from a pop culture lens: Charlie Sheen’s ‘#winning’, that ‘one girl’ from The Bachelor who over-drinks and causes chaos in the house, and any college-related TV show or movie that depicts excessive […]

How the Right Community Can Boost Your Weight Loss

Like a lot of college kids who are away from home for the first time, I let myself go during my four years on campus. Taking advantage of my newfound freedom (and comprehensive meal plan!), I stayed up late, frequented local pizzerias and burger joints, and didn’t do much to make up for the fact […]

Food and Mental Health [Infographic]

Earlier this month, I wrote about food to avoid when depressed. To recap, you should avoid processed food, caffeine, soy, trans fat, refined sugar, and artificial sweeteners. That post is by no means an exhaustive list of food to avoid if you know that you have depression, but it’s a good place to start. Today, […]

Food to Avoid If You Have Depression

There is the old saying that “you are what you eat”, and it studies have shown that the food we eat may have effects on our mental state as well. If you’re struggling with depression or anxiety, you may already be seeing a therapist. You may be taking medication to deal with chemical imbalances in […]

Celebrate ‘Loosen Up, Lighten Up’ Day by Getting into Shape

November 14th is ‘Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day’, and people around the world will mark the occasion by taking the time to relax and take things easy. Modern life puts a huge strain on us, as the needs of family and work life stretch us to breaking point. Stress, anxiety and a lack of time […]

Does Yoga Make You Lose Weight?

The founders of the ancient practice of yoga probably didn’t think just how far its reach would become. Today, yoga is practiced all over the world, although its popularity in the U.S. has skyrocketed only recently, with 21 million Americans saying they’ve tried yoga in the past year. Yoga has become an industry – and […]