By Janet Martin
Some people complain that no amount of exercising or dieting can help them lose their weight. It seems that even if they reduce the amount of calories they take in daily or increase their exercise regimen, the drop in their weight stays marginal at best. There are also a number of individuals who... Read More
Obesity in pets is common these days and causes real problems. Pet obesity is due to overfeeding, improper diet or lack of exercise. Obesity in pets is also attributed to the modern lifestyles of people, who leave their pets alone in their house, eating for themselves whatever they want and not providing any exercise. Obesity conditions of pets can lead to health problems -- similar to those in obese people -- high blood pressure, skin problems,... Read More
Vitamins are a great way to make up for what may be missing from our diets. They can also help protect us against some diseases and conditions. If you don't know what to look for in vitamin supplements or what works best for different people, you'll find helpful tips and suggestions below. Just remember; it's important to always check with your physician before starting any vitamin regimen.
Vitamins for Men ... Read More
by Amy Daughdrill
Fasting has been instituted by people of nearly all faiths as a religious practice since before recorded history. By definition, it is the act of abstaining from food, drink or both for a period of time. As a spiritual practice, it is believed to be an act of discipline, placing the desires... Read More
Hollywood is reeling over the untimely death of yet another young celebrity. Tragedy struck over the weekend when Sin City actress Brittany Murphy was found unconscious in the shower by her mother. Paramedics tried fruitlessly to revive the Clueless star who was in full cardiac arrest. She was pronounced dead on arrival at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, according to TMZ. So far there has been no speculation over the... Read More
You have one of those natural, slender bodies that most people can only look at with both longing and envy. If this is you, and you have not had to fight tooth and nail to achieve this body, then you are very lucky. Think being so slim means that you do not have to be careful about your diet and exercise? Try again. Having a healthy body requires more than just being slim or thin.
The Importance of Exercise
Regular exercise is vital in... Read More
Dieting? Are you serious? Many people talk a big game when it comes to losing weight, but how committed are they when it comes to making the effort?
You can assess your own weight-loss efforts and initiative to get started by asking yourself a few questions. Are you waiting to get started? If you're waiting for a certain event or stressor to pass before getting started, then forget it. There will... Read More
For some strange reason, the American Diabetes Association had Steve-O slated to participate in their Celebrity Go Kart Tournament over the weekend. Unfortunately, the Jackass star had a major beef with the ADA when he took a look at the menu. A strict vegan, Steve-O immediately left the premises with the charity event when he saw meat was being served, " I came here because I thought this was about promoting a... Read More
Nail disorders are rarely disabling or even painful. But they are a nuisance. One of the most common problems is toenail fungus (medical name onychomysosis)-about 15% of people have it, including nearly half of those over 70.
This infection has received a great deal of press and advertisement time, as there are finally therapies that actually successfully eradicate these infections.
A fast overview of the disease can really help... Read More
Junk in the trunk or a beer gut - which would you rather have? When it comes to your health, where you store fat makes a big difference. New research indicates that storing body fat in the hips, thighs and backside instead of the abdominal area may be healthful. In fact, when weight is more heavily distributed in the lower body, it may help protect against heart disease and diabetes. Belly fat increases the risk of high blood... Read More