Stress & The Link To Eating |

Added August 22, 2011, Under: Exercise, Health, Nutrition, Weight Loss

Nobody wants to go through the emotional roller coaster ride of stress or depression and sadly, such conditions will often lead to eating unhealthy or snack foods for comfort. You might be eating a healthy diet when suddenly something happens, the stress levels rise and you cannot help yourself but binge on doughnuts, that large tub of ice cream or other sugary treats. Along with the unsuitable food, the regular and sensible meals can be forgotten or discarded in a ...


How Can You Spend Long Hours Driving, & Exercise Too? |

Added August 19, 2011, Under: Diseases, Exercise, Health

Thousands of drivers are suffering unnecessary injuries every day, but not as the result of drink-driving, speeding or accidents. It is because they sit still for long periods of time, causing long-term damage to the neck, back, arms, shoulders and knees. How common are injuries through sitting? According to research being carried out at Loughborough University, in Leicestershire, England, some 50% of all high mileage drivers suffer from lower back pain because of sitting for hours at a time. Brian McIlwraith, who is ...


Are You Sitting On Your Bottom At Your Desk For Hours On End? |

Added , Under: Diseases, Exercise, Health, Weight Loss

The average American office worker is spending up to 12 hours sitting on his or her bottom. According to the British Journal of Sports Medicine, sitting is physiologically so much worse than simply not exercising. One hour of sitting can ‘undo’ thirty minutes of exercise or to put it another way, one hour of sitting is as detrimental as thirty minutes of exercise is beneficial. Why is this? There is a major difference both to our health and to the way our ...


Add Kidney Beans To Your Food For Their Health Benefits |

Added August 18, 2011, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition

  If you are someone who tries to eat healthy food, you might like to include kidney beans in your diet. There are many health benefits for you to enjoy. Background for kidney beans Kidney beans are reddish-brown kidney-shaped pulses with a soft, creamy flesh. You can buy them dried or if necessary, in cans. Remember that the dried version need to be soaked and I have set out different methods below while for occasional convenient use, canned beans just need draining, rinsing ...


Are You A TV Addict? Tips To Keep You Moving While You Watch |

Added , Under: Diseases, Exercise, Health

With the ever growing range of programs to choose from and enormous high definition screens to watch them on, it is no wonder that TV viewing is become more addictive. According to various studies that have been carried out, every single hour of TV watched after the age of 25 shortened the viewer's life expectancy by just under 22 minutes - an hour in front of the TV had roughly the same effect on life expectancy as smoking two cigarettes. Another ...


4 Helpful Steps To Take If You Are Feeling Anxious |

Added August 17, 2011, Under: Men's Health, Women's Health

If you frequently feel anxious, or even go so far as to suffer from panic attacks, it is time to find some ways to reduce your anxiety. Many people do suffer from anxious feelings, even if they are relatively temporary. It may be because of a specific occasion such as having to stand up and speak to a crowd of people, to take an important exam or it may be a general feeling of uneasiness about your own future or ...


6 Reminders On How To Live A More Eco-Friendly Lifestyle | Amoils com.

Added , Under: Children's Health, Environment, Skin Conditions

  Most of us today try to live as friendly an eco and chemical-free lifestyle as possible but even with the best intentions, we can slip back into wasteful and less green habits. We might need a gentle reminder from time to time 1. Labeling – always read the list of ingredients on the product you are going to buy and to save time, learn which products and brands you can trust so that you can save time by not having to check ...


Psoriasis Is An Inflammatory Condition That Affects Your Skin |

Added August 16, 2011, Under: Diseases, Drugs, Health, Skin Conditions

Psoriasis is a surprisingly common, but non contagious, skin condition that leads to rapid skin cell reproduction resulting in red, dry patches of thickened skin which are thought to be as a result of the rapid build up of skin cells. The skin of the elbows, knees and scalp are often most affected by psoriasis but the condition can occur anywhere on the body. Psoriasis comes and goes The person with the condition will sometimes remain clear, and in remission, for years ...


Avoid The Flu Vaccination But Use These 6 Tips To Get Rid of Flu Quickly |

Added , Under: Health, Nutrition, Sickness

This is the time of the year when you will start being bombarded with advertising and specials for that flu injection. Do not succumb to the possible side effects, and even long term damage, of a flu shot. Rather build up your immune system with a healthy lifestyle. For most people, flu is an inconvenience and not life threatening Following these steps will help you to recover quickly: 1. Rest - flu means you need plenty of rest and sleep for at least ...


10 Healthy Habits For Busy Working Women |

Added August 13, 2011, Under: Women's Health

  Are you a busy working woman, perhaps with children and a home to care for in addition to your career? Some of you may need some extra tips to help you get the most out of your day. Here they are Make sure you have had a good night's sleep before going off to work. The majority of people are seriously sleep deprived with many getting less than 6 hours sleep a night while many others suffer from sleeping difficulties such as insomnia. ...

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