What does “healthy” mean to you? Health has become increasingly trendy, and the average US citizen sees 5000 advertising messages a day. Unfortunately, many “health” advertisements emphasize thinness as being healthy, and it can be hard to look past media stereotypes when they’re the only ones you see. Healthy doesn’t always mean thin or athletic, … Continue reading Five Tips for a Healthier Body!
Eating disorders are physical and psychological reactions towards food and weight that if not treated on time, they can have deadly consequences. According to Alison Oberne, M.A. in general psychology and faculty member of the College of Public Health at USF, eating disorders are mental health disorders in which people tend to have struggles that … Continue reading Measuring Beauty by the Pounds on a Scale Can Lead to Death
Animals have a deep, profound effect on human stress. Spending time with animals has been proven to benefit the mind as well as the physical body (not to mention they are great company). In fact, many hospitals, nursing homes, and schools often schedule “therapy visits” with animals to aid their patients or students. Here are some … Continue reading Top Five Ways Pets Reduce Stress!