It seems that i have covered this important exercise of walking regularly, but it is so important to establish a healthy routine. Walking regularly can be enough to keep you fit and improve your health. There are a number of benefits associated with walking regularly. Here Meghan Rabbitt, Prevention.com, reflects on the health benefits that you receive when you establish a routine of walking regularly: "Taking a 30-minute walk a day is kind of like that proverbial apple: There's a … [Read more...] about 7 Healthy Reasons That Walking Regularly Can Help You
There are several recognized benefits that one can enjoy from doing regular exercises, but as we age many body functions begin to change. However, doing exercises on a regular basis can greatly help the body; even become healthier in the long run. Here Sharon Feiereisen, Reader's Digest.com, reflects on some of the cautions associated with certain exercises, if you are age 50 and beyond:"Age is just a number or at least to some extent: If you’ve been consistently active for decades and … [Read more...] about 14 Exercises That Require Caution After Age 50
In many circles the topic of discussion on weight reduction, centers around keeping active, eating a healthy and balanced diet, getting enough sleep, not smoking, and drinking alcohol moderately. These seem to be positive guidelines to follow and there has been some success, when you stick to it. Here BMJ study, BBC, Health, reflects on treatment of obesity with low-calorie shakes and soups:Image courtesy of: volkspider "Diet replacement programmes made up of low-calorie soups, shakes and … [Read more...] about Seriously Obese Recommened Treatment With Low-Calorie Shakes And Soups
This is a substance that we seem to go out of our way to enjoy. Sugar is referred to as sweet-tasting soluble carbohydrates, of which many are used in food. There are various types of sugar from different sources. However, we may enjoy them all in our daily consumption of food. Does sugar have any nutritional value or other values? If we take it out of our diet, is this considered extreme? Here Jessica Brown, BBC.com, reflects on findings related to sugar:"It’s hard to imagine now, but there was … [Read more...] about Has Sugar Gotten A Bad Rap?
A unit of energy is referred to as a calory or calorie, but there are various definitions. However, the definitions are a part of two broad categories. The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree celsius at a pressure of one atmosphere is referred to as a gram calorie or small calorie. In the food calorie, also known as kilogram calorie or large calorie, the heat energy required to raise the temperature of one kilogram, rather than gram, of water by … [Read more...] about The Wonders Of Getting Value For Your Calories
Home remedies, common cures, traditional medicine, indigenous or folk medicine, comprises medical aspects of traditional knowledge, which developed over time and generations within many societies well before the modern era of medicine. The sum total of knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in treatment or improvement of physical and mental illness is a definition of traditional medicine … [Read more...] about Medical Experts Think It’s Wise To Rediscover Common Cures
We all would like to be healthy and physically fit, which requires exercise for our body to perform properly. Exercise helps to promote and improve the body's muscular strength. It helps to improve overall health, fitness and well-being. People workout for many reasons, including strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, weight loss or maintenance, preventing aging, increasing growth and development, honing athletic skills, and also just for enjoyment. Here Mark Heid, Time.com, … [Read more...] about Are You Wondering What’s The Best Workout For Burning Calories, And What’s Best For You?
Food that has low-nutritional value, usually produced in the form of packaged snacks needing little or no preparation is considered "junk food". It is food containing a large number of calories from fat or sugar with little to no fiber, vitamins, protein or minerals. It can also refer to high protein food like meat prepared with saturated fat. Prepared food from many hamburger joints, fried chicken outlets, and pizza places is often considered "junk food". Here Susan Scutti,CNN.com, reflects on … [Read more...] about Eating Junk Food Increases Cancer Risk, Says Study
A semisolid food made from milk fermented by added bacteria, often flavored or sweetened is known as yogurt. The bacteria used to make yogurt is commonly known as "yogurt cultures". Lactic acid is produced from the bacteria and fermentation of lactose, which acts on milk protein that gives yogurt its texture and tart flavor characteristic. Usually, the milk from cows is used to make yogurt since it is common worldwide. However, milk from goats, ewes, mares, water buffalo, yaks and camels is also … [Read more...] about Surprising Study Warns That Many Yogurts Contain Lots Of Added Sugar
Described as adipose tissue, body fat, or simply fat is a loose connective tissue composed mostly of adipocytes (which are cells specialized for storage of fat). Abdominal fat or visceral fat (belly fat) is located inside the abdominal cavity, packed between the organs (liver, intestines, stomach, kidneys, etc.). The fat produced here is considered central obesity which the abdomen produces excessively. Here Hallie Levine and Alisa Hrustic, Prevention.com, reflect on the many ways to lose belly … [Read more...] about Why Ignoring Stubborn Belly Fat Is No Longer An Option?