Smoking Related Health Problems in Adolescents. Smoking is the cause of many diseases and kills about four hundred and forty two thousand people every year in the United States. In spite of anti smoking campaigns and billboard warnings, more and more people are joining the bandwagon of smokers every year. … Read The Full Post
Losing Weight and Controlling Blood Sugar. If you are a diabetic and are overweight or considered clinically obese, you can improveyour overall health and the management of your diabetes by losing weight. It may seemlike an overwhelming goal if you have tried in the past to lose weight and have … Read The Full Post
Also referred to as “the disease of kings”, the occurrence and development of gout are strongly determined by improper diet. In the past, the disease predominantly affected nobles and royalty, due to their access to an abundance of foods that are known today to have high risks of causing gout. … Read The Full Post
Almost 108 million Americans were overweight or obese in 1999. Until now, obesity continues to be a serious problem and is predicted to reach epidemic levels by the year 2020.
One way to prevent this scenario is to make people aware of the risks of being overweight or obese.
Here … Read The Full Post
Bulimia nervosa, is an eating disorder, which is often times confused with Anorexia Nervosa. Although the two “Nervos’s”, are similar Bulimia involves binge eating before intentionally starving the body by excessive excercise, laxatives, and more commonly vomiting.
Due to the fact that Bing eating, and excessive excercise for example can … Read The Full Post
Many people work hard to maintain a healthy lifestyle. No matter how careful people are about their health, proper diet and exercise alone isn’t enough to ensure that the optimal benefits are fully attained unless nutritional supplements are added into the mix. Adding quality nutritional supplements into your diet can … Read The Full Post
I was smiling to myself when I read the story of Linda (name changed but the story is true and factual).
One day, a photograph of a big oversized girl in her early twenties was splashed throughout the newspapers in Malaysia. The photograph showed a plain looking oversized girl who … Read The Full Post
Cholesterol, like fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues to be used, stored or excreted. But too much of this circulating … Read The Full Post
Patients Needs for a Healthy Heart. The American College of Cardiology had a meeting to discuss a number of controversial findings on how to treat a patient with congestive heart failure. Not every person is a like therefore; a treatment for one Patient may not work on another one. This … Read The Full Post
Research has unearthed many facts that relate to belly fat and obesity in general. Obesity is a problem that is afflicting about 40% or so of the United States population. Other parts of the world especially in countries such as the EU have this problem as well and are quickly … Read The Full Post