During the holiday season, families gather to enjoy delicious meals, exchange gifts, and celebrate the year gone by. But for many New Yorkers, the holidays can be a particularly difficult time. Volunteering is a wonderful way to help others in the community and an ideal opportunity to teach and practice the true spirit of the season. […]
AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome) is caused by the HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) virus that directly attacks the immune system of the body. It is a chronic disease that stays with the infected person forever. The first ever HIV virus was found in chimpanzees. The virus has been found in chimps in Africa as early […]
Are you tempted to have a couple of servings of turkey on Thanksgiving? Are you ready to dig into all of the delicious sides and desserts? Are you paying attention to the nutrients you have on the plate? A lot of people suffer from serious health issues, and others have to maintain a normal […]
It’s that time of the year when men would stop shaving for an entire month. Some would refer to it as Movember and for others, no-shave November. But how did this start and why?
Mo(ustache) + (No)vember = Movember
It all began in an Australian pub some 19 years ago. A group of young men decided […]
In order for our body to perform at peak capacity and continue to do so, we need nutrients (vitamins, minerals, antioxidants). These nutrients (or lack thereof) affect not just our physical well-being but also our mental capacity. When there’s an imbalance or deficiency, it can contribute to health issues.
Nutritional deficiencies or malnutrition can […]
Living in a city like New York isn’t the easiest thing in the world, to say the least. It’s a city known for chaos, movement, excitement, and lack of sleep. We are constantly faced with situations that put us in fight-or-flight mode whether we are simply commuting to work, jogging around the park, or […]