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Fitness

The 411 on Detoxing

 January 24, 2018

Nowadays, detoxing is synonymous with lemon water, but did you know that there’s more to it than ridding the body of toxins? A detox diet aims to help the body flush away toxins, and there are several ways to help the body’s vital organs neutralize toxic substances, support liver functions, and give you a boost […]

Planking Everyday Keeps the Physiatrist Away

 December 7, 2017

Due to the minimal movement required, doing planks look deceitfully easy when in reality, it’s anything but. Planking can immensely boost fitness levels, requires no equipment, and engages multiple muscle groups simultaneously. It reaps great benefits for the whole body and may help in keeping the physiatrist away. 1. Doing planks decreases your risk of […]

Cancer-Promoting Protein Levels

 October 12, 2017

Maintaining a healthy diet and exercising frequently can lower blood protein associated with promoting cancer development. There was a study published in the journal Cancer Research that found a reduction in the levels of a blood protein involved in angiogenesis when overweight and obese women experienced weight loss through their diet and exercise. The process by which […]

Red Eyes & Home Remedies

 September 11, 2017

When someone sees redness in your eye, it does not mean your vision is turning red. When you have red eye without pain, there can be many common causes that are not serious. Often, it can be prevented with home care. Other names for red eye are pink eye and bloodshot eyes. If there is […]

Jump – It’s Good For You

 August 1, 2017

Most people spend hours each day indoors and a lot of the time it’s behind a desk.  Most of our jobs these days require a great deal of computer work and then more time is spent commuting back and forth to and from work.  The National Human Activity Pattern Survey (NHAPS) was commissioned by the […]

Follow these tips to prevent cancer

 June 23, 2017

Paul Richards from Jamaica wrote an interesting article on cancer treatments and the alternatives. He begins by explaining that cancer is said to be caused from a virus, plague, condition and/or a product of unhealthy lifestyle and living. He believes it is all of the reasons stated above. Pollution and our surrounding environments also play […]

Saunas & Melting Calories

 June 2, 2017

How can we get the benefits of exercise without actually exercising?  The fitness experts of the last century had two ways of marketing their workouts.  These were through programs or devices that were either so easy a child could do it, or they pushed you to experience limits you didn’t think possible.  Following that workout […]

Ovarian Cancer Deaths Decline

 May 31, 2017

Between 2002 and 2012 ovarian cancer deaths fell and are predicted to continue to decline in the USA, European Union and in Japan, in a smaller degree, by 2020.  This prediction is according to new research published in the leading cancer journal Annals of Oncology.  The use of oral contraceptives and the long-term protection against […]

Obesity & Cancer

 May 28, 2017

Evidence from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) shows that people carrying extra body fat increases the risk for 11 types of cancer.  This includes postmenopausal breast and endometrial cancer.  How long women have been overweight and obese, suggests that if they keep their weight steady and/or lose weight, even small amounts, it may […]

Why Charley Horses?

 May 15, 2017

Exactly what is a charley horse? This is a muscle cramp that is particularly in your calf muscles and an incredibly common condition that results in your muscles. They become tight, stiff and extremely painful. In an adult, there’s a good chance you’ve had one at some point or another during your lifetime. The name […]