Health in a Hurry! Blog

Get some sleep! 65% of us have a hard time sleeping and holiday stress doesn’t help. Sleep Zapper: Red meat contains an amino acid called tyrosine; this amino acid helps to energize you and keep you alert. This is great during the day, but not so wonderful...

Surprising ways to fix your broken metabolism… Drink more water. Your body needs water to work effectively, this includes your metabolism. Laugh daily. Research shows that you burn 10-40 extra calories with every laughing session. This may not seem like much, but it all adds up! Get...

Garlic is nature’s secret weapon. It is a potent antiviral, antifungal and antibacterial weapon. Allicin, the sulfurous chemical compound responsible for the stinky aspects of garlic, has been shown to inhibit the growth of bacteria and even kill some germs on contact! One study found...

Eat more bacteria! Stick with good bacteria from yogurt. Your stomach/intestines have over 500 varieties of bacteria. Good bacteria (also called, probiotics) help to increase the numbers of good guys, while crowding out the bad guys in your gut. The bulk of your immune system is...

Show me the beef! Grass-fed beef, that is… Zinc deficiency is common in the U.S. because many Americans aren’t eating enough zinc rich foods. Common symptoms of zinc deficiency are frequent colds and infections. Zinc will stimulate your body to produce immune boosting antibodies (this is why...

We all have an immune system, but some of us take better care of it than others! Smoking, drinking, stress, fast food and lack of sleep can destroy your immune response, making your body susceptible to bugs and germs. Eating healthy food can boost your immune...