Though barely the size of a pea, the pituitary gland sits at the base of the skull and “commands” control of your body through the hormones it produces. As your body signals needs, your pituitary gland responds by secreting hormones to help—whatever the situation.
Americans have been using plastic containers and lids to store, save, and transport food for decades. In the 1948, an American plastics company called Tupperware held its first ever, “Tupperware party.” Since then, millions of bowls, measuring cups, and storage containers bearing the Tupperware label have been sold and used.
Our bodies contain an amazing array of systems and processes, most which happen without us consciously doing anything. But when one organ starts to struggle, it can lead to a break down in other systems that may seem unrelated. And that’s when we’re most likely to notice that something’s not right.
Have you felt the effects of aging on your sex life? Do you ever wish that sex could be as enjoyable and easy as it was ten or twenty years ago? Does it feel like your libido left town sometime after your fiftieth birthday?
With chillier weather right around the corner, now is a good time to start thinking about how to plan for one of the worst parts of the year: cold and flu season. We all notice that we start feeling under the weather right around the holidays, when stress, bad weather, and holiday eating habits all take a toll on our bodies.
Sugar is often hidden in foods when we don’t even realize it, even if they’re not necessarily “sweet”. Foods like flavored yogurts, cereal, crackers, smoothies, instant oatmeal, sauces, bread, salad dressing, and sports drinks can have large amounts of sugar.