Welcome to the Jessica Mitton Health blog. Here, you can read about ways to take a holistic approach that will aid your overall health. I'll cover lots of topics, ailments and conditions, as well as providing information and insights on using food to make a happier you. To your health!
Are you someone who worries too much? Do you feel like life is passing you by because you are too busy feeling sick about different matters? If your anxiety is starting to take over your life, it is time to take action. Some people are just big worriers than others, whereas for some people their anxiety stems from one issue in particular. No matter what category you fall into, read on to discover some self-help tips for anxiety relief.Read More
Omega-3s get a lot of notoriety - and for good reason! Not only is one of them essential for good health, but we don’t get enough of them in our diets.
Omega-3s are a kind of fat. Fats are not just a storable source of 9 calories per gram. Different fats are used by our bodies for different essential functions. They’re part of the membranes that surround each cell, and are especially important in the brain and nerves. They can mediate the effect of our immune cells as well as influence the production of neurotransmitters and hormones. Omega-3s are anti-inflammatory, and have health benefits for the heart, brain, and our mental health.Read More
We all worry about health issues that will affect us as we get older. However, many young people also take comfort in the idea that they won’t have to worry about certain health issues until later in life. This just isn't true. Many health issues that we tend to associate with old age can actually get us a lot sooner and you do need to be aware of them. By knowing the issues, you can watch out for the signs and protect yourself or get the treatment that you need.Read More
If you’re a busy woman, you’ll often find that the key to a successful life is regular time to relax, recharge, and focus on your wellbeing. Therefore, it’s a smart idea to get into the habit of self-care and you-time as soon as possible. Little breaks away from your routine and having things to look forward to are often enough for people to take the rest that life has to throw at them. By looking after yourself properly and ensuring you’re happy and healthy is by no means selfish; you’ll become a better person for your loved-ones and gain the strength to face both your own and their struggles. It can be easy to put yourself last and get stressed, meaning that you’re no longer a priority; however, it’s time to make some positive changes for a brighter future ahead. The following are some ideas for those who need to take better care of themselves and take time out to be kind to their mind.Read More
Heart disease is on the rise worldwide. It’s a serious chronic (long-term) condition.
It’s considered a “lifestyle” disease. This means that it tends to occur in people with certain lifestyles (i.e. not-so-awesome nutrition and exercise habits, etc.).
Heart disease is also linked with excess body fat, as well as inflammation.
While there are several links and risk factors, today we’re going to talk specifically about inflammation. Then I’ll give you some tips how to improve your nutrition and lifestyle.Read More