Abnormalities in blood fat level is a contributing factor to coronary heart disease. Cholesterol and triglycerides are the two main fats in the blood. Both fats are consumed in the diet but what is not generally known is that cholesterol is also made up naturally in most of the tissues in the body, the exception [...]
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Kidney stones are probably the most common complication among people when it comes to their kidney, ureter, and bladder. This is because many people are prone to it because of unhealthy diet and laid back living—with minimal physical movements at all. Experts say that any person has great chances of encountering kidney stones in one [...]
If you’re usually active during the warmer months, you may be looking for something to do during the winter months to keep you active. Have you considered the benefits of skiing – not only as an activity to enjoy, but also as a means to keep you in shape during cooler weather? One of the [...]
Bulimia is also called bulimia nervosa and is characterized by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by efforts to prevent weight gain such as self-induced vomiting, laxatives, medications, fasting or extreme exercise. Other characteristics include depression, constipation, fatigue, dehydration, irregular heartbeat and damaged teeth and gums from repeated vomiting. It may be difficult to tell [...]
There are two types of risk factors for heart disease, those that are controllable and those that you cannot control. The main risk factors for heart disease are being male, becoming older, a family history of heart disease, being a post-menopausal woman, and being African American, American Indian, or being Mexican American. These risk factors [...]
Alzheimer research is important to continue to explore options for treatment protocols as well as potentially implicate causative factors that will lead to better preventative measures and early diagnosis. Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease that has significant impact on the lives of those it touches not only the patients but also their friends and relatives. [...]
Your dietary habits, including what you eat and how much you eat it, can have a lot to do with your cholesterol levels. Your cholesterol levels are determined in large part by your dietary habits over the course of years. While changing your diet won’t have an immediate impact on your cholesterol, it’s crucial that [...]
As children grow parents tend not to take them for physicals every year or two unless they require sports physicals for school activities. This may be a mistake since, although teens often appear healthy, this is a time in their lives when their bodies are able to withstand consistent assaults from chemicals, environmental stimuli, over [...]
The United States is finally catching up to what the rest of the world has known for years – tea CAN be good for you! Besides water, tea is the most consumed drink in the world and there are countless varieties such as herbal, black, oolong, green and white. The question is, which ones offer [...]
There is an art to cooking and an even bigger art to cooking healthy. Here is some healthy cooking advice that we can all use in our kitchens. Strive to cook using less fat. In order to use less fat in your cooking you need to remember to remove, replace, and reduce. It is important [...]
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