I know that i continue to talk about moving your body and walking. It is one of the easiest forms of exercise and so important. We must keep moving our bodies and i can't stress this enough for health and fitness. The benefits of walking are enormous, so keep walking regularly as mentioned previously. Here Mary Jo Dilonardo, MNN.com, reflects on why you should get moving:"Whether you work hard to get 10,000 steps a day or just like a daily stroll with your dog, walking is a near-perfect … [Read more...] about 10 Impressive Benefits Of Walking
A yellow oval citrus fruit with thick skin and fragrant, containing acidic juice, describes the lemon. It is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes the world over, primarily for its juice. It is also used for cleaning. The lemon has rich nutritional value as a source of vitamin C. It comes in several varieties. Here Annett McDermott, Healthline.com, reflects on the many benefits the body receives from lemon water: "Lemon water is all the rage these days.Many restaurants serve it … [Read more...] about 7 Healthy Benefits Of Drinking Lemon Water
As mentioned in a previous post related to treatment for lower back support; and the pain felt in the back which is considered ‘back pain'. Divided into three segments, neck, middle back and lower back. Back pain can originate from many areas of the body, although the most common for pain is the lumbar area. Here Colin Leggett, Providr.com, reflects on safe and effective exercises for ongoing lower back pain: "Lower back pain can be highly debilitating. Your lower back provides support for the … [Read more...] about 8 Exercises For Lower Back Pain That Are Safe With Desired Results
In our modern society there are so many reasons to keep us from being physically fit and healthy. However, many of them can be overcome by just putting forth an effort to focus on health and exercise. In many instances our well-being is dependent on building strength and fitness through a variety of types of exercises. Indoor and outdoor exercises all aid in keeping our bodies fit. Here Sharon Feiereisen, RD.com, reflects on myths and why you should continue to maintain fitness after age … [Read more...] about 17 Do Not Believe Myths About Fitness At Mid-Life
A localized physical condition where part of the body becomes reddened, hot, swollen, and often painful, usually as a reaction to infection or injury is referred to as 'inflammation'. This is a protective response involving blood vessels, molecular mediators, and immune cells. The task of inflammation centers around eliminating the initial cause of cell injury, initiate tissue repair, clear out necrotic cells and tissue damaged from the original insult and the inflammatory process. Here Jessie … [Read more...] about Can A Healthy Diet And Lifestyle Keep Inflammation In Check?
There are many clinical trials taking place to understand and treat Alzheimer's disease. There is research on the possible use of cannabis to deter cognitive decline and dementia in Alzheimer's disease, with no high quality results indicating any benefits as of 2015. Here Maria Cohut, MedicalNewsToday.com, reflects on diet used to protect against cognitive decline:"Ketogenic, or keto, diets are low-carb and fat-rich, and many people who follow such regimens do it to shed excess weight. However, … [Read more...] about Can Diet Be Used To Mitigate Risk Of Dementia?
The food marketed to provide human health effects beyond a normal healthy diet required for human nutrition, is considered 'health food'. These foods marketed as 'health food' may have one or more categories, such as organic foods, natural foods, vegetarian foods, dietary supplements, or whole foods. These products may be sold in the 'health food' or organic food sections of grocery stores or 'health food' stores. Here Regi George Jenarius, IndiaTimes.com, reflects on eating healthy: Image … [Read more...] about 9 Surprising ‘Health Foods’ That You’re Better Off Avoiding
Described as a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root, or simply ginger, is generally used as a folk medicine or a spice. A rash is usually the results of an allergic reaction to ginger. However, mostly recognized as safe, ginger can cause heartburn and other side effects, usually in powdered form. It may interfere with the effects of anticoagulants and adversely affect individuals with gallstones. There are many inconsistent clinical findings and there is no evidence for having analgesic … [Read more...] about How Effective Is Ginger For Chronic Pain Such As Osteoarthritis?
Most turmeric is used in the form of rhizome powder to impart a golden yellow color. It is used in many products such as baked products, dairy products, canned beverages, ice cream, yogurt, orange juice, yellow cakes, gelatin, biscuits, popcorn color, sauces, and cereals. It is the main ingredient in curry powders. It can be used fresh and not just in the dried powder form. Turmeric and curcumin, one of its constituents, have been studied in various clinical trials. Here Isabelle Z., … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Turmeric May Help Mitigate Antibiotic-Resistant ‘Superbugs’
The back part of the human foot below the ankle is known as the heel. It is the posterior end of the foot, based on the projection of one bone, called the calcaneus or simply the heel bone, behind articulation of the bones of the lower leg. Many of us suffer with heel pain from time to time. When we think it has gone, somehow it reappears. Here Rachel Ross, LiveScience.com, reflects on causes, symptoms and treatments associated with heel pain: Image courtesy of: Soozie Bea"If the first few … [Read more...] about Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Heel Pain?