Entries by Sydney Sprouse

Healthy Hair and How to Get It

How you wear your hair says a lot about your personality. If you want your style to set you apart, healthy hair care is the place to start. That’s because healthy hair looks good on everyone. It doesn’t take a trip to the salon for expert hair advice. You can get the mane you want […]

The Nervous System: Understanding How You’re Wired

Just like a powerful computer, your body is always taking in data and using it to make decisions. But you have nerves instead of a circuit board and a brain rather than microchips. Together, your nervous system directs your body’s functions according to the messages it receives. Think of the central nervous system as a […]

Healthy Aging for Women and Men by the Decade

Your life experiences make you an expert at handling change. Starting a new job, moving to a different city, the birth of a child. All events that transform your life and shape you are about change. For women and men, healthy aging is the next challenge to conquer. But everyone ages differently. Women go through […]

Lighten Up—Ditch These Foods That Weigh You Down

There’s nothing worse than turning to a comfort food only to be plagued with a bellyache. Bloating and discomfort are hallmarks of indigestion. And poor choices of foods that weigh you down can turn lunchtime excitement into an afternoon of feeling heavy and tired. That icky, uncomfortable feeling you get after overindulging in unhealthy foods […]

Flex Your Knowledge About Joints

It’s hard to imagine a life without joints. They spring into action the moment you roll out of bed. Joints facilitate little movements like brushing your teeth and tying your shoes. And they also allow you to clap, dance, and play. Thank your joints for helping you find this article. Whether you’re at your desk […]

8 Questions to Help You Pick the Best Beverage

When you’re thirsty, it’s hard to think about anything but an ice-cold drink. But that tempting soda or lemonade might not be the best choice. Added sugar and empty calories lurk in sweetened drinks. You need a beverage that’s refreshing and good for your body. Staying hydrated is key to a healthy lifestyle. That’s why […]