Feel Your Best

How we feel physically, mentally and emotionally affects the way we age. With so much information (much of it conflicting) available on the Web, we all need a resource to carve out the best advise for us to consider. Wellness Pursuits is just that. We are on a daily quest to bring you, our dear readers, the most useful, solid information we can find. We hope that our insights will raise your awareness so you can make better choices and help guide you to Feel Your Best.

Your Brand Of Sea Salt May Be Contaminated With Plastic

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Sea Salt Contaminated With Plastic - Is Yours?
(WellnessPursuits.com) The bottom line is that there is a very high likelihood there are micro plastic particles in your fancy sea salt. Considered a healthier alternative to table salt, sea salt is derived through evaporative means. Producers collect seawater and evaporate it until only the salt is left (at least that’s what is supposed to happen). The source of the sea...

Why Do Mosquitoes Bite Some People and Not Others?

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Why Do Mosquitos Bite Some People and Not Others?
(WellnessPursuits.com) - I don't like sharing my blood with mosquitoes. Totally not fun being an involuntary donor for them, and the vicious little things carry some very nasty diseases. I seem to be a target for them, so wanted to find out why I'm so attractive to the little beasties. I hunted around the Web and found lots of information that explains...

How Old Do You THINK You Are?

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Time keeps marching on, which means we continue to grow older one day at a time. Despite the inevitability of aging, how adults feel about their age may not align with how they once felt. In fact, it might not even align with reality! Research has found that perception changes with time. What may have once seemed true...

Do You Have Parasites? – How To Rid Them From Your Body

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Which Foods Can Rid Parasites from Your Body?
(WellnessPursuits.com) Do you have Parasites? There are a number of ways to tell if your body has parasites. More often than not, if you have parasites, you’re going to experience numerous symptoms. Symptoms that you are hosting Parasites: Feeling of apathy, depression or constant fatigue Diarrhea and irritable bowel syndrome Dry skin Unexplained weight gain as well as weight loss Iron deficiency...

The Anti-Aging Power of Vitamin D

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The Anti-Aging Power of Vitamin D
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Vitamin D can play an important role in keeping you youthful by boosting the immune system, reducing inflammation and protecting against some forms of cancer. Vitamin D also helps keep bones healthy and assists in the absorption of calcium. Here we are in stormy winter weather. Are you getting enough Vitamin D? What Makes Vitamin D Different? Vitamin D...

Your Mood Affects The Way Your Brain Ages

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Your Mood Affects The Way Your Brain Ages
(WellnessPursuits) - Can your mood determine how well your brain will age? It’s a scary prospect, but the effect of your mood may stretch even further than the emotional pain, physical discomfort and fatigue you most often associate with depression. Along with all that suffering, the brain may also be degrading, which could make someone who is depressed more...

Laughter Does THIS To You

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Have you ever heard that laughter is the best medicine? If you’ve ever questioned how healthy laughter really is for you, there’s good news -- scientific evidence is backing up the fact that laughing provides many health benefits. Fifteen to 20 minutes of laughter a day can help you in a variety of ways. Here are five reasons...

5 Sleep Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

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5 Sleep Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now
(WellnessPursuits.com) - Sleep can be elusive for some and easy for others but your actions before bed can have a lot to do with your sleep habits and how successful your efforts turn out to be. If you have trouble going to sleep and/or staying asleep, you may be making some of these common mistakes before bedtime. An Inconsisent Sleep...

The Dangers of Wearing a Bra (All Women Should Be Aware)

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(WellnessPursuits.com) - Are you often uncomfortable in your bra? You’re not alone. Bras are notoriously uncomfortable. They often poke and squeeze when they should provide comfort and support, which is why most women breathe a sigh of relief when they finally get to extract themselves from the contraption after a long day. And that’s not all! Aside from being...

5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water

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5 Surprising Signs You Need More Water
(WellnessPursuits.com) - There are obvious signs that you're not getting enough water... like having a dry mouth. There are also 5 less obvious signs that can mean that you're more chronically dehydrated and hurting your health without realizing it. Before getting into the signs of dehydration, though, it's really important to make sure you don't have some symptoms possibly indicating...