There are so many fad diets out there these days that attract people with there fast weight loss and celebrity lifestyle image. The fact is that nearly all of these diets only really offer short-term weight loss solutions and can be extremely unhealthy. Iv'e put together a list of 5 popular fad diets - along with reasons NOT to try them!
Claims to lose a stone in 10 days, defeat cellulite, give glowing skin and no more bloating. This … full story
Instead of asking what are the health benefits of vitamin B6, why not ask first how important is vitamin B6 to our body? Our body needs vitamin B6 or pyridoxine for production of red blood cells in keeping our nervous system healthy for it to work properly and in helping our body to use the proteins, carbohydrates and fats we consume. Vitamin B6 or pyridoxine is essential in converting amino acid trytophan to niacin (another form of vitamin B). It … full story
It has long been accepted that children with a happy childhood grow up to be happier adults, but now a new study has revealed that specific characteristics evident in childhood are likely to cause positive or negative emotions and influence biological and behavioral responses tostress . In turn, this may determine whether kids grow up to be healthy adults or not. The study, which looked at 569 individuals, age 7 to mid-30s, to see if certain personality … full story
Menopause is not a disease that needs to be cured, but a natural life-stage transition. Menopause is an irreversible process and inseparable of the aging in a woman's reproductive system, after which she can no longer menstruate. Menopause is defined as the cessation of menstruation as a result of the normal decline in ovarian function. Technically, you enter menopause following 12 consecutive months without a period. Menopause has become increasingly … full story
Considering the Bulging Waist Lines of 66% of The Population it is obvious that sticking to a healthy eating plan is a challenge for many people . If your are having problems sticking with that resolution that you set in January, here are some simple tips to help you start to create new and healthy eating patterns
Calories count. It's not low fat vs. low carb. You can eat fewer calories by eating less food (which is why you can lose weight on any … full story
Read this article before you consider paying for your drinking water. Wouldn't it be nice to stop poisoning ourselves with polluted or unhealthy drinking water? I, for one, felt that I would love to find a source of safe inexpensive drinking water. (Ideally, I'd love to turn on the tap, and out it would flow!) Whether it's curing cancer with magnets or herbal wonder-remedies or Vioxx, we've all seen the fantastic claims people make about their health … full story
Every woman with a head on her shoulders knows about the importance of calcium for strong bones to prevent osteoporosis, a serious disease affecting older women. I myself have been a long time consumer of low-fat dairy products for this very reason (plus I love cottage cheese with almost anything). But now we have an added reason to wolf down the calcium.
New research has shown that women with higher intakes of calcium appear to have a lower risk … full story
Male menopause is the result of decreased levels of the male hormone, testosterone. Most commonly, reduced testosterone is reported by those suffering from underlying medical conditions such as diabetes, obesity or high blood pressure. These diseases are common in men over the age of 45.
While some reduction in testosterone levels occurs normally as men age, there are several conditions in which there may be a more rapid decrease. Testosterone production … full story
Alesse oral contraceptives are highly effective means to control the unwanted pregnancy. Alesse oral contraceptives consist of synthetic forms of two hormones produced naturally in the body and the fluctuating levels of these hormones plays an important role in fertility which helps to avoid unwanted pregnancy among women.
Alesse birth control pill works effectively because it prevents the process of ovulation and thickens the cervical mucus to … full story
Although Endometriosis affects one out of seven women throughout the world, not much is known about the disease. It occurs when tissue that is usually found inside the uterus appears in other parts of the body. The cause of endometriosis is unknown, though researchers have several theories.
Endometriosis is often compared to cancer since both are characterized by cell invasion and unstrained growth. Other similarities between the two diseases include … full story
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