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Now, more than ever, the news is full of health scares and epidemics caused in no small part by the quantity-over-quality approach to food production, and it’s happening all over the world. China might be the foremost violator of health standards, but our country is just as at fault, feeding our citizens with food that is inherently unhealthy for us.
Many of us have already been beating the drums against eating factory-farmed and genetically tweaked foods, but the majority would rather cover their ears and keep consuming the more accessible, bigger, allegedly more flavorful stuff that lines our grocery shelves.
The result? Obesity, diseases, and infirmities of all sorts manifesting in us. Worse, our children just as badly affected. Why do we do this to ourselves? (Read More....)
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It is important to choose the right cosmetic surgeon no matter what type of plastic surgery you might be considering. The success of your cosmetic surgery can be determined by choosing the right professional cosmetic surgeon. Searching for the right plastic surgeon is not an easy affair and therefore you need to follow the guidelines we have provided in this review. You cannot underestimate the importance of learning about your physician if a cosmetic procedure has been recommended.
No matter how simple or small it may seem, if the surgery is more than a basic procedure, it should be handled with care and can only be performed by a certified surgeon. You must be careful because many doctors perform cosmetic procedures without being certified by health boards. Some of these doctors have little or no experience in (Read More....)
Body building training is indeed very important for your health since it helps to ensure that all your body organs function properly. However, injuries may occur in the training process. One of the sure ways of avoiding injuries is by following the instructions provided by your instructor to the letter. Here are some additional injury prevention steps that you can use to achieve the full benefits from your work out.
Tip 1: This entails purchasing top quality equipment which will be required. You may choose to join a gym facility instead of buying your own personal equipment.
Tip 2: Cramps are usually experienced by people who have a meal at least 30 minutes before the work out. Of course, you should not exercise on an empty stomach but you need to eat at a recommended time. It is wise to consume food which can supply the required energy at least 40 minutes before your training session in order to give your body enough time to digest the food. Ensure that your body has enough fluids by taking enough water before and after the exercise.
Tip 3: Warm Up- This helps to prepare the body for the body building activity. In addition, it helps to increase the amount of oxygen in the blood stream and this in turn helps in preventing muscle soreness. An example of a good warm up can (Read More....)
Losing weight, getting into shape and feeling better are the goals of many, but some take it too far. Those fighting addiction often replace food, alcohol, drug and other dangerous dependencies with a healthier, but also dangerous addiction to exercise. With the help of professional websites, such as DrugRehab.org and accountability partners, you can find a healthy balance between the four legitimate needs of your life.
Finding a balance between your legitimate needs will lead you to a better life and will ensure you don’t fall into the traps of addiction again. Addicts tend to replace one addiction with another. For example, many recovering alcoholics might start smoking, drinking coffee or may even replace alcohol with food. This can become very dangerous, especially when an addict replaces something with exercise and takes it too far.
The legitimate needs of every human being include physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. Many other categories stem from these four, including occupational, environmental and social, but they all fit within these four needs. (Read More....)
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Losing weight can be a challenging prospect for people of all ages. While diet and exercise can help some people shed those extra pounds, there can be times when weight just won’t disappear. Since no one likes the appearance of a “muffin top,” it’s important to find effective ways to lose weight and improve one’s health. The following guide provides simple tips and tricks on how to get flatter abs by eating fiber.
Understanding the Role of Fiber
Fiber plays an important role in maintaining proper digestive health. While the body doesn’t directly absorb fiber, it helps promote food mobility in both the large and small intestine.
When an individual eats dense foods, they digestive system is put under a lot of stress. Heavy foods like meats, cheeses, nuts (Read More....)