Do you eat right, exercise often, and don’t smoke or drink excessively? Many factors are considered when determining how long you will live – your habits, your family health history and genetic makeup, for example. The life expectancy for Americans is on the rise, and I’m convinced that healthy lifestyle choices can help you live right up to 100 or even older! Read more
Monday, January 26, 2015
Dr. Victor Marchione gives five easy steps to improve your flexibility, strength, and balance.
Friday, January 23, 2015
Edward Group says five factors may affect your vitamin D levels aide from how much you take.
One of the leading nutrients on the forefront of scientific research is vitamin D. Also called the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is important for immune system support, blood sugar health, and energy.   A deficiency in this essential macronutrient is unknowingly plaguing millions of people worldwide. In order to avoid a vitamin D deficiency, you must take conscious, proactive steps to combat the factors that affect absorption. Vitamin D supplementation is the ideal method for reducing deficiency risk, especially in the winter. Sunlight is also a simple and natural approach for balancing vitamin D levels. Read more
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Although type 2 diabetes is on the increase, experts say it’s never too late to lower your risk..
When actress Halle Berry shimmies down the red carpet, she always looks the picture of health. Yet, former Bond girl Halle, 44, suffers from type 2 diabetes – an illness the onset of which is often associated with obesity and ageing.
“I fell ill – dramatically,” Halle has explained. “I felt I needed energy but I didn’t really know what was wrong. One day, I simply passed out, and I didn’t wake up for seven days.” She was just 23 years old.
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the amount of glucose in the blood is too high as the body cannot use it properly. This is because the pancreas is not producing enough insulin to help glucose enter the body’s cells, or the insulin that is being produced does not work properly (this is known as insulin resistance). Read more
Friday, January 16, 2015
For decades, decaffeinated coffee and tea have been touted as healthier than their unmodified versions, but that claim may be more fiction than fact, according to Sarah C. Corriher .
Editor’s Note: We are no longer certain that the Swiss Water Method is safe, so please disregard our recommendation until we have an opportunity to do further research. For now, our recommendation is to avoid all decaffeinated tea and coffee.
Decaffeinated drinks have been touted as a healthy alternative for several decades at the behest of the chemical industry, but these drinks are often more dangerous than the unmodified versions. Read more
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Monday, January 12, 2015
Twelves minutes of exercise daily is all you need to maximize your weight loss.
When Dr Michael Mosley launched the Fast Diet two years ago, he was confident that it was a great way to lose weight and improve health.
But even he could not have been prepared for how the diet would take off, with hundreds of thousands of people around the globe successfully losing weight and transforming their vitality and wellbeing.
While the basics haven’t changed — the aim is still to cut calories by three-quarters on two days of the week and eat normally the rest of the time — this week he and his co-author, Mimi Spencer, launch an exciting new Fast Diet book. Read more