Published Saturday, 12 January 2013
Published Saturday, 05 January 2013
Fight colds, flu, and pneumonia all winter long.
According to Bottom Line health, colds are potentially more dangerous than most people realize. That is because they often weaken an already compromised immune system, making the sufferer more vulnerable to flu and pneumonia.
Published Saturday, 29 December 2012
According to Consumer Health Reports, there are ways that you can shorten your work outs and get bigger results. Trying interval training may be the answer to this proposal. Interval training makes you work more efficiently; your overall intensity is greater, so the length of your workout can be cut by about 20 percent. Here are some interval training benefits. Protecting the heart. Interval training has been linked to improved levels of cholesterol.
Boosting metabolism. Our bodies use different energy sources, like glycogen or ATP, a molecule that stores energy in your cells- during more intense moments. Like a drag-racing car that uses all of its gasoline in seconds, these energy sources lead you to burn more calories while using your metabolism.
Published Wednesday, 12 December 2012
There are many key things you can do to extend the quantity of your years. Here are some ways below that can help you.
Proper Food Choices: Generally speaking you should focus your diet on whole, unprocessed foods (organic vegetables, grass-fed meats, raw, dairy, nuts, and so forth) that come from healthy local sources such as small organic farms near your home.
Published Wednesday, 12 December 2012
According to Michelle Albert, MD, MPH, over 10 years researchers studied the link between work and stress and cardiovascular health in 22,000 women (average age 57). Woman with the most stressful jobs, including those with high demands and little opportunity to make decisions or use creativity were 38% more likely to suffer heart related events such as stroke or death than those with less stressful jobs. Risk for heart attack was 70% higher.
Published Saturday, 08 December 2012
According to Richard M. Cohen, a journalist and writer who has battled muscular sclerosis and cancer, if you have been diagnosed with a chronic health problem, your first instinct may be to put all of your energy into fighting it. It can work for some people but there are alternatives worth considering for everyone.
Live the life you had planned for as long as you can. You don’t have to deny that you have a disease, but you don’t have to become a victim to it either. If you like to travel, continue to do so even if it’s harder. If you like gardening, keep at it. Always remember that you are still the same person.
Published Saturday, 01 December 2012
There are many different methods of pain management such as chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, physical therapy and acupuncture. However most people seem to find acupuncture so intimidating being that acupuncture is a treatment of disorders by inserting needles into the skin at points where there is a flow of energy. Unfortunately people become scared and refuse to consider acupuncture as a possible solution for their problem/s.
Published Saturday, 24 November 2012
America has a drinking problem. No, not booze. I'm talking about soft drinks.
According to the Beverage Marketing Corporation, the average American guzzles 44.7 gallons of the sweet stuff every year. Not sure what 44.7 gallons looks like? It's about what you'd need to fill a small children's pool.
But the truth is, you don't need me to tell you that soda isn't healthy. We all know that America's drink of choice contributes to our country's ever-expanding obesity problem. But, as Rodale.com writer Leah Zerbe discovered, love handles are just the beginning. After reading the following three shocking soda facts, you will be saying "Just water, please" from now on.
As many shoppers cut down their budgets in response to the economy, they may also scaling back on organic purchases. Although organic products may be a bit more costly compared to non-organic produced products they are healthier with a higher nutritional value. Below are some suggested organic fruits and vegetables you should add to your grocery list because they are considered to be the most contaminated when purchased conventionally.
The Environment Working Group (EWG) a not-for-profit environmental research organization released a list of fruits and vegetables that are most and least contaminated with pesticide residues. By eating some of the most contaminated fruits and vegetables, you and your children are exposed to about 10 different pesticides a day, according to EWG. Fortunately, by avoiding the most-contaminated produce out there and concentration on the least contaminated instead, you can reduce your exposure to pesticides by almost 80 percent and be exposed to less than 2 pesticides per day, EWG says.
- Nectarines - imported
- Grapes - imported
- Sweet bell peppers
- Blueberries - domestic
- Kale/ collard greens