You know those “supplements” that claim to cure everything from the common cold to poverty? This is one of those supplements. But before you judge (like we did), take a look at what this particular mix claims to offer.
Most of us can’t fathom starting the day without that traditional cup of coffee or caffeinated tea. Caffeine shakes off the mental cobwebs, gives us a boost, and sets us up for a productive day. Or does it? Consuming too much caffeine can lead to what some doctors call a “caffeine dependence”—and some experts believe it’s no different than any other addiction to stronger substances like drugs and alcohol. We asked Behavioral Health expert Dr. David Sack about the dangers of caffeine dependence. AM: How […]
“If something ever happens to me, I will be able to look my children in the eye and say with all of my heart that I made choices each and every day to do everything I could to be healthy.” –Health/Wellness Coach Monica Parodi
Omega-3 fatty acids are virtually a household term these days. An increasing number of people are looking for more effective ways to incorporate the life-changing component into their everyday diets. The benefits of Omega 3s include weight loss, heart health, anti aging, and even breast-cancer prevention; getting your daily dose of Omega-3 fatty acids is important if you want to achieve exemplary overall health.
Every Fall, we are urged to get our flu shot, with good reason since the Spanish Flu pandemic of 1918-1919, was responsible for between 20-40 million deaths. So what is the flu exactly? According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) the flu is defined as influenza and a contagious respiratory illness caused by the Influenza virus. There are two main types of the virus.
Brain health should be the first on our list if we want to stay alert, lucid, and age gracefully with our memories intact. According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 5 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and that number could jump to 116 million by 2050.
They say that beauty is only skin deep, but we beg to differ. Making healthy choices can actually help beautify you from the inside out.
Have you ever noticed that you seem to gain the most weight when you are under considerable amounts of stress? How would you like to put an end to that and no longer have to deal with this pesky weight gain thing? The human body is an amazing machine and doesn’t put extra curves on your midsection to annoy you but to defend itself.
Guy La Brusciano of The Basic Weightloss Bootcamp – An Alternative Solution for Those Who Don’t Like the Gym!By Kaylene Peoples | July 5th, 2011 | Category: Fitness, Fitness Couture, Health, Nutrition | 3 comments
The way exercise specifically helps you lose weight and body fat is that it makes your body run at a higher rate. It increases your metabolism. I am sure you have heard that before. What that means is that your body has a certain energy expenditure it puts out each day.
A fashion model’s body has been coveted by countless women since the dawn of the runway. A model’s slim silhouette has dictated the standard fashion industry dress size and, unfortunately, the unrealistic standards many women all too often hold themselves to. Every category of fashion calls for a variant shape, as each shape calls for a different fitness and nutritional approach for the best results.