At this time of year it may be difficult to recall the warm days of summer, when the air was so muggy you could stay hydrated just by breathing it. But a new home appliance is actually making this promise. Known as "atmospheric water generators," these gadgets make tit possible to convert outdoor air into nearly 13 quarts of fresh water daily.
With time being such a scarce commodity these days, people are serious about their workouts; sometimes too serious. Performance is important to any athlete, and there is nothing wrong with making the most of every workout, but nothing is more critical to the athlete than safety. Whether you are a weekend warrior or a competitive athlete, nothing is more important than proper hydration. Even the slightest amount of dehydration can diminish one's physical endurance and mental acuity, thereby reducing the benefits of a workout.
If there is one thing that can be said about the First Lady's healthcare initiatives; they are always somewhat controversial. But when she came out to hold a press conference last week encouraging American's to "drink up" it was met with a surprising backlash. All she was saying in this "Drink Up" campaign was that Americans need to drink more water, a topic that had never been in dispute – until now.
Chances are if you're a young person who regularly consumes energy drinks you have heard your share of criticism; whether from adults, doctors or your peers. But not every energy drink has the same ingredients. Some rely on natural or botanical extracts such as ginseng or acai berry while others include high quantities of caffeine and chemicals.
Move over "high fructose corn syrup," "gluten-free" and "whole grain!" In the past month or so, it's become apparent that foods that contain no Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) will be the next big thing in healthy eating. Non-GMO foods will play a leading role in healthy trends, but surprisingly few people know what they are. Genetically modified organisms have been used to make food crops more resistant to pesticides and more tolerant of adverse conditions. However, they have also been shown to cause harm to animals, humans and the environment, but for some reason their numbers continue to grow despite opposition.