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Healthy Skin & Hair

Healthy Skin & Hair

Healthy hair and skin together are a reflection of your body’s overall health. Dull, pale skin, and lack lustre hair or excessive falling hair are usually caused by internal disturbances, imbalances or inadequate nutrition. So what is the best solution? 

Tags: Antioxidants, Antioxidants - Anti Aging, Eat Healthy, Exercise and Yoga, Fitness, General health, Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyle, Nutritional Supplements, Women's Health

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World Diabetes Day - 2011 - What is Insulin Resistance? Are you at risk or could you possibly alread

World Diabetes Day - 2011 - What is Insulin Resistance? Are you at risk or could you possibly alread

Insulin resistance is a disorder in which the body produces insulin but does not use it properly. It may increase the risk of developing pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Lifestyle modifications and a healthy diet play an important roll 

Tags: Chronic Lifestyle Diseases, Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Prevention, Eat Healthy, Gestational Diabetes, Healthy Lifestyle, Metabolic Syndrome, Nutrition, Pre-Diabetes, Renal Diseases, Screening, Type 1 Diabetes - Juvenile Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes - Insulin Dependent Diabetes, Water

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“Lets Take Control Of Diabetes Now” - World Diabetes Day - 2011

“Lets Take Control Of Diabetes Now” - World Diabetes Day - 2011

“Lets Take Control Of Diabetes Now” - World Diabetes Day - 2011 - Diabetes Prevention - Essential Tips - Sometimes, small steps or alterations in one's diet and lifestyle can reap long term health benefits. 

Tags: Chronic Lifestyle Diseases, Diabetes, Diabetes Management, Diabetes Prevention, Diet, Eat Healthy, Gestational Diabetes, Healthy Lifestyle, Pre-Diabetes, Screening, Type 1 Diabetes - Juvenile Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes - Insulin Dependent Diabetes

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What Is Gout? (Understanding Gouts symptoms, causes and treatment)

What Is Gout? (Understanding Gouts symptoms, causes and treatment)

Learn more about gout and what causes it. What is Gout? Gout is a type of arthritis. It’s causes - high-purine diet, uric acid buildup. It's symptoms - pain, swelling and inflammation. Gout diagnosis and treatment - medication, reducing alcohol intake. 

Tags: Alcohol Abuse, Diet, General health, Healthy Lifestyle, Men's Health, Obesity / Weight Loss, Renal Diseases, Water

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Sodium, Potassium & Our Ticking Heart

Sodium, Potassium & Our Ticking Heart

A diet high in sodium and low in potassium increases the risk of death from heart disease and other causes, this according to a new CDC study whose findings revealed that a high sodium to potassium ratio is responsible for heart disease. 

Tags: Cardiovascular Disease, Diet, Fitness, Health Hazards, Healthy Lifestyle, Heart Health, Hypertension, Men's Health, Nutrition, Potassium, Renal Diseases, Sedentary Lifestyle, Seniors Health, Sodium, Ulcers

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2011 Guidelines For The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women

2011 Guidelines For The Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women

The article elaborates the guidelines for the prevention of CVD in women based on the American Heart Association’s Effectiveness-Based Guidelines for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women (2011) 

Tags: Cardiovascular Disease, Cholesterol, Chronic Lifestyle Diseases, Healthy Lifestyle, Heart Health, Hypertension, Obesity / Weight Loss, Women's Health

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The Eternal Teacup – A Cup Full of Health Benefits?

The Eternal Teacup – A Cup Full of Health Benefits?

Tea comes in different forms. Tea has benefits and adverse effects. Studies have revealed that the addition of milk reduces the antioxidant benefits in black tea and the addition of lemon improves the antioxidant availability in tea. 

Tags: Anemia, Antioxidants, Antioxidants - Anti Aging, Eat Healthy, Food Fads, General health, Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyle, Oral Health, Sports Health, Stress

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Iodine and the Thyroid Hormone

Iodine and the Thyroid Hormone

Iodine deficiency - If fatigue is also accompanied by a type of lethargy or apathy, it may be due to a subclinical condition of a dip in the levels of the two thyroid hormones, T3 and T4 (Triodothyronine and Thyroxin) secreted by the thyroid gland. 

Tags: Anemia, Diet, General health, Healthy Lifestyle, Iodine, Obesity / Weight Loss, Pregnancy / Lactation, Screening

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Why, The Excuse Of Not Having Time To Cook Is Inexcusable?

Why, The Excuse Of Not Having Time To Cook Is Inexcusable?

Ready to eat foods often contain ingredients that may lead to obesity, heart disease and overall poor health. Trans fats, sodium, refined cereals and high fructose corn syrup are four common and potentially harmful ingredients in ready-to-eat foods that are unhealthy. 

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And Now… Death By TV!

And Now… Death By TV!

Long hours spent in front of the TV result in a sedentary lifestyle which could lead to type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and premature death. 

Tags: Diet, Eat Healthy, Exercise and Yoga, Fibre, Fitness, General health, Health Hazards, Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyle, Heart Health, Men's Health, Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity / Weight Loss, Sedentary Lifestyle, Type 1 Diabetes - Juvenile Diabetes, Women's Health

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Alluring Food Labels –Attention Grabbers or Trustworthy Buddies?

Alluring Food Labels –Attention Grabbers or Trustworthy Buddies?

The importance of nutrition labeling cannot be stressed enough as it helps make the consumer more aware of the nutritional value of the food they are eating, thus helping them make healthier choices and prevent the onset of obesity, diabetes or cardiovascular diseases. 

Tags: Anemia, Eat Healthy, Food Fads, General health, Health Hazards, Healthy Foods, Healthy Lifestyle, Mental Health, Nutrition, Nutrition Counseling, Nutritional Myths, Nutritional Supplements, Obesity / Weight Loss, Pre-Diabetes, Sodium, Vitamins & Supplements, Women's Health

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What is Yoga? Understanding The Health Benefits of Yoga.

What is Yoga? Understanding The Health Benefits of Yoga.

An article about the fundamentals and health benefits of yoga. Yoga is a practice that uses – Postures (asanas), breathing technique (pranayama) and meditation to relax & strengthen the inner body. Research has shown that yoga can help alleviate symptoms in people dealing with varying health issues such as back pain, chronic headaches, sleeplessness, obesity, neck aches, upset stomach, anxiety, depression and high blood pressure. 

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Understanding The Revised 2010 Dietary Guidelines

Understanding The Revised 2010 Dietary Guidelines

The 2010 revised dietary guidelines were drawn to reverse life style related chronic health problems, by specifiying the optimum diet in terms of types of foods and their amounts along with a specific type and duration of physical activity. 

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Regular work outs, support lowered fat and sturdier bones

Regular work outs, support lowered fat and sturdier bones

Being active or exercising multiple times a day builds stronger bone cells and less fat cells than just vigorously exercising once a day thus encouraging moderate activity throughout the day. 

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Nutrition For The Elderly  - Geriatric Nutrition  - Adapting Diet & Lifestyle For Changing Needs

Nutrition For The Elderly - Geriatric Nutrition - Adapting Diet & Lifestyle For Changing Needs

This article highlights the problems of geriatric nutrition along with seniors nutritional needs and tips for healthy eating. Geriatric nutrition applies nutrition principles to delay effects of aging and disease, to aid in the management of the physical, psychological, and psychosocial changes commonly associated with growing old 

Tags: Alzheimers & Nutrition, Anemia, Chronic Lifestyle Diseases, Healthy Lifestyle, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Seniors Health

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The Importance of Exercise For The Elderly - Preventive & Curative

The Importance of Exercise For The Elderly - Preventive & Curative

Physical inactivity / lack of exercise in the elderly is a major risk factor for developing coronary artery disease. It also contributes to obesity, high blood pressure, low HDL cholesterol and diabetes. Even modest levels of physical activity are beneficial for seniors and those above 65 years. Exercises For Elderly People. Exercise comes in many forms and varieties, including strength building exercises. Regular exercise effectively assists senior/ elderly individuals to exercise and move without putting undo pressure on bones and muscles 

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Caffeine & Alcohol Blend – a Lethal Cocktail? The FDA Steps In!

Caffeine & Alcohol Blend – a Lethal Cocktail? The FDA Steps In!

Mixing caffeine with alcohol is hardly a new trend, but of late large segments of students- teenagers have had to be admitted to the emergency room after consuming a type of trendy combination drink. 

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Can Exposure to Excessive Noise Pollution Be An Occupational Risk for CVD

Can Exposure to Excessive Noise Pollution Be An Occupational Risk for CVD

People who work in noisy places are at increased risk for cardiovascular diseases if they have pre-existing heart conditions and are smokers. 

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About Lactose Intolerance - Its Causes, Symptoms and Dietary Management

About Lactose Intolerance - Its Causes, Symptoms and Dietary Management

About Lactose Intolerance - Lactose, a milk sugar is not digested by certain people causing several health challenges that can be alleviated with planning a better nutrient rich diet with reduced consumption of milk and certain dairy products. Care must be taken to ensure Calcium and vitamin D levels are still maintained. 

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