The First Step

First Step Towards Weight Loss

The hardest part towards weight loss is just that first step of MAKING UP YOUR MIND ABOUT LOSING WEIGHT. Once you have made up your mind, the rest will follow naturally. Note here the operative word, naturally. Not effortlessly. But it should encourage you that every decision about food intake and physical activity would be easy once you have made up…

Healthy Foods

Healthy Foods

We need food as a daily requirement for the normal functioning of our systems. Foods that contain all or some of the nutrients required to function are considered healthy foods. Carbohydrates, proteins, fats, fiber, calcium, and other minerals are considered essential nutrients. The foods we choose to eat must offer rich benefits for…

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

A healthy eating plan provides your body with all the nutrients that it needs to stay focused and to function properly every day. There are many benefits to healthy eating including maintaining a healthy weight, lowering the risk for heart disease, and avoiding other conditions like diabetes. It will also help with maintaining good mental focus…

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

With the fast paced life we presently have, it is important for us to maintain our health. Healthy living, however, does not only involve physical health. It covers also psychological and emotional health. To have an overview of the general concept of healthy living, we need to understand some of the concepts which can affect our well-being…

It’s A Lifestyle Change, Not Just A Diet

It’s A Lifestyle Change, Not Just A Diet

Diet, it seems like a temporary kind of thing, rather than a complete lifestyle change. Usually, people will go hardcore with eating healthy through a diet and exercising, then fall off track once they reach their goals or after only a few days or weeks of trying. In reality, you’re working only towards the beginning of your healthy living journey. It’s one thing to lose the weight, but it’s a completely different story when it comes to keeping the weight off for the long term. When you think of all this work as simply going on a diet, then you won’t see the results you like. Once you see things as a lifestyle change instead as a temporary diet, then life will be much easier for you…

Know Your Caloric Needs per day

Know Your Caloric Needs per day

Most people find it helpful to have an objective clear-cut goal, instead of just an abstract and unmeasurable dream. This also applies for people who want to shed extra unwanted pounds and inches around their waist, arms and thighs. And specially to those who want to lose weight and have a more fit body the natural way. For example, you might find it more useful to say, “I WANT TO LOSE 10 pounds and have a normal BMI (body mass index )!” instead of saying, “I WANT TO GET THIN!”. Note that it is not just the total amount of calories you consume that makes you fat. The types of food that…

Learn How to Lose Weight Fast Properly

How to Lose Weight Fast

There are so many people today who are looking for ways and means to lose weight fast. Different strategies are used by different people, especially those who want rapid weight loss. There are books and other sources of information that explain how to do it and the people who follow these tips and procedures properly can tell you for sure they definitely work. Before you get into any program guaranteeing results, there are some things that you need to consider. Firstly, you need to know the duration of how long you want this to take. Secondly, you need to focus on the strategies…

Diet Plans

Diet Plans

How many diet plans in the market do you know of? Three? Five? Ten? There are actually so many different diet plans that people decided to stop counting how many there are. Diet and weight loss have been such common subjects that most people already have a general idea about what they are and what is involved in them without even digging deep on the topics. This is one of the sad facts in the world today: dieting has become so common that nearly everyone has become an expert…

Diet Pills & Supplements

Diet Pills

Are you looking for a fast way to shed some pounds and keep the weight off? If so, you’ve probably considered diet pills – you’ve probably also heard about the dangers of some of these products. While it is true that some slimming pills are less than healthy, it’s important to understand that there’s a big difference between diet pills and weight loss supplements. Understanding the difference between the two will allow you to choose the healthiest products so that you can not only lose…

Pregnancy Diet

Pregnancy Diet

A healthy diet is important for a healthy mind and body and even becomes more important when you are planning a pregnancy. This is the time when you are eating for…

Diabetic Diet

Diabetic Diet

The diabetic diet is essentially similar to a typical balanced diet of healthy people: About 45-65% of the calories is to be obtained from carbohydrates in a day, 10-35% from fats, and…

How to Calculate BMI

How to Calculate BMI

People who think they are fat and want to lose weight for whatever reason, will benefit of knowing what their body mass index (BMI) is and find greater motivation for losing…

Weight Loss Myths

Weight Loss Myths

If you’re confused about what to believe, you’re on for possible failure with your weight loss plans. Believing everything you hear as well is not a good way of reaping all the…

Acne

Acne

The term acne vulgaris, also known as acne, is often used interchangeably with pimples. Although the two may be similar, the truth is that acne is a more…

Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol Poisoning

Alcohol poisoning is a common problem caused by continuous and excess intake of alcohol in a short period of time. This is a deadly habit that can cause rapid destruction…

Anxiety

Anxiety

Anxiety manifests itself differently in every person. For some it materializes as rapid leg movement or a nervous tic, others suffer from it internally with an increased heart…

Back Pain

Back Pain

Before knowing about back pain specifically, one must know what pain is in general. The nervous system gets a triggered feeling known as pain. The pain is the first signal…

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer is one of the most common types of cancer for women in the U.S. According to the American Cancer Society, one out of every eight women in the U.S. develops…

Cold, Flu & Sinus

Cold, Flu & Sinus

Cold, flu, and sinus (meaning “sinusitis,” the inflammation of the sinuses) are conditions that can easily be mistaken for each other. Many of their symptoms are…

Hypertension

Hypertension

Hypertension is the medical term for high blood pressure in the arteries. Every heartbeat pumps blood from the heart to various parts of the body through the arteries. Heartbeats…

Yeast Infection

Yeast Infection

Yeast infection is a common infection caused by yeast or fungi. Yeast usually resides in the vagina in small amounts, but these fungi can increase in number and cause…


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