By Peter Rodrick
Thyroid is an important gland that is situated in the middle of the front side of the neck. Thyroid gland secretes some of the important hormones, known as thyroid hormones, that play important role in metabolism of the body. Metabolism is the process through which, the body utilizes the food... Read More
By Muscle Trainer
As more and more people realize the value of a regular exercise routine, it gets very vital to discover new and exciting ways to go up the normally mundane task of exercise. Most folks squeeze in workouts whenever they can between school, work, family, and hectic schedules. More often than not, right now causes... Read More
According to the Department of Health and Human Services, more than 30 percent of Americans are obese (defined as having a BMI rating of 30 or more). That equates to roughly 90 million people. Unfortunately, the knowledge of this statistic alone is not sufficient enough to create a positive trend toward diet and exercise; instead, many people rely on age-old excuses to justify their condition.
Arguably... Read More
There are many delicious foods that contain natural anti-inflammatory compounds. But first, let's make sure you're not consuming foods that are actually increasing your discomfort.
Sugar really disrupts your body chemistry in many negative ways and can make your body and mind feel tired and achy. People often crave sugar, which comes in many forms, when their body feels sluggish and they want a boost of energy. Unfortunately, while the immediate... Read More
At first glance, smoking and exercising do not seem to go hand in hand. Smokers are generally not known for their stamina and overall good health. They do, however, put their health in jeopardy if they do not engage in some kind of exercise to offset the health effects of smoking. If you are a smoker, this is probably not what you want to hear. But there is good news; exercise can help to keep your general health in a better state. ... Read More
Soy has gained popularity for its many health benefits. As its appeal increases, so does the controversy surrounding the consumption of soy, leaving people feeling unsure whether or not to include it in their daily diet. While there are undeniable health benefits, there are also real risks for certain people. Depending on gender and age, it has the potential to negatively impact the body, especially when it is consumed in high quantities. While some... Read More
Many of us reach a point when our lives become routine, dull and thankless. We lose our sense of meaning and direction. There seems to be a lack of purpose and feelings of hopelessness permeate our very being. We do reach a time when we are tired of being emotionally constipated and seek out ways to break this numbing cycle. The time has come to venture into something new.
Here are some ways to discover joy:
Listen to Music -- Select... Read More
Do you spend a little more on organic or stick with the regular non-organic fruit? It all depends on the fruits you are buying. Here's a great rule of thumb to remember -- thin skin, go organic and thick skin, it's ok to go non-organic.
Purchase your organic fruits in the produce, canned and frozen food aisles of your local grocery store. Expect to pay a little more for organic. That's because you're consuming the cost of enjoying organic fruits... Read More
by Eva Perry
Did you know that when you are dieting, there are positive and negative effects to your skin? Good nutrition is a key factor in maintaining that healthy glow and elasticity that many people strive to obtain.
Healthier food choices are usually made when dieting. This means adding foods rich in vitamins and minerals that provide your body and skin with the... Read More
In many households, the whistle of a teakettle is no longer part of every quiet afternoon at home. While boiling water in the microwave will work, a teakettle is both a handy tool and a stylish kitchen accessory. Cooks who prepare tea along with meals or snacks will enjoy being able to use the microwave for other things while heating water. Those who own electric teakettles will appreciate being able to heat large volumes of water quickly and... Read More