There are two essentially important things that Americans are struggling with -- health and fitness. Records show that the most overweight and obese people on earth can be found in the U.S. There are hundreds of diet and weight loss programs to be found in the fitness circle yet the lack of will power to start is the most difficult aspect to deal with.
A lot of us are aware that shedding of extra pounds is a key to prevent weight-related... Read More
By Diane Corriette
You know what it's like. You set yourself a goal, something you want to achieve. You are excited and ready to take on the world, and then a few months later you can't even be bothered to spend 10 minutes working towards achieving it. Well welcome to being human! It is so easy to go from... Read More
By Robert Benson
Do dogs provide health benefits? Believe it or not, they do! Did you know that owning a dog and pet ownership in general, can help a person in many ways? Owning a pet can improve your mental wellness, reduce your visits to the doctor, improve your cardiovascular health and allow for faster... Read More
By Pat Barone
Successful weight management requires a lifestyle change that includes healthy eating patterns and lots of activity. Making far-reaching changes may be even more challenging if you are involved in relationships that promote or support an unhealthy approach to eating and exercise.
For example, does... Read More
By Elisabeth Kuhn
Maybe this sounds a little overdramatic, but unfortunately the reality is that excessive, untreated stress can actually kill you. When you're stressed, your body produces the hormone cortisol, which is designed to get your rear in gear as part of the fight-or-flight mechanism. However, this... Read More
By Juliet Cohen
Healthy habits are an important parts of growing up. There are an infinite number of positive acts you can take for your well-being. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life. Eating is an essential and important part of life. One can get good health by setting basic rules in life and... Read More
Are there any cellulite reduction alternatives besides liposuction? Of course, liposuction is not considered medically necessary.
The decision is up to you whether or not to undergo liposuction. You may decide that it is not right for you. And you can make that determination right up to the point of actually having the procedure.
Accept your body... Read More
By Peter Sams
Many people worry about their weight, what they eat, and how they look. This is especially true for teenagers and young adults, who face extra pressure to fit in and look attractive at a time when their bodies are changing.
In the early stages, it can be challenging to tell the difference between... Read More
It's common knowledge that high cholesterol is a major health hazard. But how many people take into consideration good cholesterol? Good cholesterol, known as HDL, helps fight against heart disease. According to research, HDL cholesterol is made up of protein, lipids and cholesterol. The HDL drives out the LDL, also known as bad cholesterol. In men, healthy HDL levels range from 40 to 50 mg/dL; an average woman ranges from 50 to 60... Read More
If you watch the news or read the newspaper or magazines, it is easy to find a long list of reasons why you should lose or maintain your weight as well as an equally long - if not longer - list of unique diet ideas that are meant to make it all possible.
The challenge is that these lists that focus on diet plans and weight loss tend to provide people with a misconception: rather than showing that diet and nutrition can simplify your weight... Read More