New Year – New Diet – New You?

Are you about to make yet another new year’s resolution, as you see out the old year, along with it’s broken promises and failed, good intentions? Fresh with new-found conviction, after the gross excesses of the Christmas period and our usual failure to control ourselves, we arrive at the new year’s resolution, an annual triumph…

Cultivate a Positive Mind-Set Through Meditation

You have the ability to create your own mind-set. Whether your attitude is positive or negative, is up to you. The ability to change your environment, circle of friends, and attitude, is within your control. Just like a computer absorbs raw data, so does your mind. Within your mind a culture, within itself, has grown….

Coffee-Good or Bad?

Many sober, law abiding people who would never dream of knowingly ingesting a mind- altering drug, actually consume one every day—caffeine! Caffeine is so pervasive in our culture and in many other cultures that we often forget it is actually a drug that affects our brain. Caffeine is present in coffee, tea, many cola drinks…

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

A heart attack is known as a myocardial infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots….

Gain More Muscle By Training Less Often

The more work you put into something, the better results you will achieve. This has always been a widely accepted truth that applies to many areas of life. The harder you study, the better grades you will achieve. The more time you spend fine-tuning your athletic skills, the better athlete you will become. The longer…

Time to turn that screen off !

Twenty years ago there were concerns about electromagnetic radiation from old-fashioned computer monitors, so much so that many experts suggested sitting at least an arm’s length away. That’s no longer an issue with today’s computers. But the LED backlit screens now on most computers, including tablets (such as the iPad and Kindle Fire) and smartphones,…

Obesity-Are you suffering from it?

If you thought being obese is being the target of fun, it only tells the part of the story about dangers and predicaments obesity exposes you to. Obesity is no more a simple result of overeating-lead-to-overweight case.It is now recognized that obesity is a serious, chronic disease. No human condition — not race, religion, gender,…

Beauty Foods: What You Eat Affects How You Look

We’ve all heard the old adage, “You are what you eat.” But what about the connection between your food and your face? Most articles about nutrition focus on the role of your diet in maintaining optimum internal health and warding off disease. For example, many articles talk about how the antioxidants found in fruits and…

A Nutritious Diet while Traveling

Sticking to a nutritious diet while traveling can be one of the more difficult things to do. However, if you learn how to make smart choices, a healthy diet is really not that difficult. It’s probably not the best time in which to start a healthy diet, but if you are currently making healthy choices…

Aerobic Exercise for Weight Loss Can Be Fun

The word aerobic literally means “with oxygen” or “in the presence of oxygen.” Aerobic exercise is any activity that uses large muscle groups, can be maintained continuously for a long period of time and is rhythmic in nature. Aerobic exercises utilize oxygen as the major fuel for sustaining activity for relatively long periods. In general,…

It’s No Joke, Laughter is Awesome Medicine!

You go right ahead! Laugh and cackle to the point of losing your breath! Laughter has enormous amounts of health benefits ranging from affecting diabetes to lowering risks of heart attacks and everything in between! In this modern world that we live in, full of medicinal remedies and medical breakthroughs, who would ever dream that…

Shed Pounds In Weeks And Have A Toned Body With Fitness Equipment

Is your weight getting you down? Are you sick of carrying that extra baggage wrapped around your waist? Too embarrassed to go to the gym? These questions are the bane of a lot of peoples’ lives, because they either don’t exercise! or they don’t do it regularly! Do you want to lose weight and look…