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Get Mad and
Yes, you heard me. Get mad and get to working out. Sometimes, a person
can just be too passive. The key is knowing how to use anger to fuel you
into a positive direction. Anger is a tool and like any tool, it can
hurt or help if it's used correctly.
Intermittent Fasting Benefits and Problems
Remedy for Kidney Stones
Brainwash Yourself to Healthier You
Effective Plan to Quit Smoking
If you're a smoker you can quit smoking. It just takes some planning,
praying, and preparation.
Never Quit the new Health and
Fitness Book from Tim Frady
The complete title of the book is "Never Quit The Back to Basics
Fitness Guide ". It takes you through the four major categories or steps
to a healthier and happier you. It's not a short term gimmicky program
that we see a lot of these days. There's nothing flashy here, just a
very simple straightforward approach to health and
fitness. "Never Quit" takes the basic fundamentals of a
healthy lifestyle and puts it in a easy to understand
format for everyone.
get a good night's sleep
Having trouble sleeping at night? Here's a few tips that
might help you get a little more rest at night.
What does the Bible
have to say about health and fitness?
It’s remarkable how many Biblical principles affect health and
longer life expectancy, like the need to work, being content, and not
worrying. The Bible also has a lot to say about over eating.
Gilad Workouts Great for Beginners on DVD
When it comes to what a beginner, or someone who hasn't worked out
for quite a while, needs in a workout DVD, the first series that comes
to mind is from the health and fitness star, Gilad Janklowicz. Gilad is
the star of the long running health and fitness show, Bodies in Motion
which started in 1983 and ran to 1996 on ESPN and from 1996 to 2002 on
Food can be medicine or poison to your body
Food can either be a useful medicine to our body or a form of
slow killing poison
Doctor Mercola on
Dr. Mercola recently posted a new article on mercury in dentistry.
Mercola is opposed to using mercury for fillings.
Is it a sin to
not live a healthy lifestyle?
Does God want us to eat healthy and exercise?
Did the latest study on fish oil cause you concern? Then you definitely
need to read this.
Debunking Study that
claims omega-3 fats raise prostate cancer risk
Heartburn Facts If you
suffer from heartburn, or if you eat a lot of junk food, you may
want to check out this page. It's the facts just the facts, oh,
and one parody heartburn commercial thrown in free of charge.
Liver health facts
Did you know that too much sugar can be just as harmful to the liver
The United States of Depression?
Psychologist Offers 4 Tips for Maintaining Balance in Difficult Times
Heart Problems Linked to SSRI Antidepressants
Another article from the Dr. Mercola website on antidepressants. You
know watching commercials for antidepressants and a lot of other
medications can be quite scary when they get to the side effects which
make it sound a lot riskier than the problems they are supposed to be
Live a little?
Why does that little phrase always come before we are advised to do
Melanoma Risk May Be
Genetic for Redheads
Is it possible the color of your hair could be an indication of skin
to avoid and how to clean your home safely without harmful chemicals.
Mercury in Fillings
Mercury fillings are quick and easy to put in. It isn't that composite
materials cost more—they just take longer to make. Not only can dentists
buzz through a lot of mercury amalgam fillings each day, but these
amalgams also require the destruction of quite a lot of good tooth
matter, which sets you up for more dental problems down the road…
meaning, more dental work, including root canals. It's the gift that
keeps on giving, from a dentist's perspective.
Treatments of Steve Jobs
Here's a article by Dr. Mercola on Steve Jobs, his treatments, and
alternative treatments for pancreatic cancer. It includes an interview
with a Dr. Gonzalez a cancer specialists.
for Prostate Cancer - a list of recommendations to lower risk of
Reasons to Quit Smoking
Lots of reasons to quit like wrinkles, shortened lifespan, hurts
your family's health, causes difficulties thinking, hurts your hearing,
heart disease, cancer and on and on, and don't forget about the 4,0000
different chemicals in cigarettes.
Natural ways to fight
allergies find out ways to lower your allergy symptoms.
New Study Shows
Using Statins Actually Worsens Your Heart Function A new article
from Doctor Mercola may make you question the wisdom of taking aspirin
on a daily basis.
Cause Tumors Another report by Doctor Mercola.
Facts on Acid
Reflux some thoughts from Doctor Mercola on acid reflux one of which
that taking antacids in the long run actually makes acid reflux worse,
and a recommendation to slowly get off antacids.
Has the FDA
Suppressed a Cure For Cancer? According to Doctor Mercola they have.
Vitamin D and Your Teeth
Studies have linked geographical variations in dental health and
tooth loss to lack of sun exposure.
How to Fight Dust Mite Allergies
Like a lot of Americans I found myself facing bad allergies
especially in the middle of the night. After going to an allergy doctor
and having an allergy test done I was told I was allergic to dust mites.
Allergens produced by house dust mites are among the most common
triggers of asthma. Studies have shown the mean attributable fraction of
adult asthma due to atopic sensitization was 30% and 18% for
sensitization to dust mites.
Vitamin D Facts
Doctors are changing their minds about getting out in
the sun. Getting sun exposure a few minutes a day at
least 3 times a week can be very healthy. Vitamin D
deficiency is being linked to a host of diseases that
might be prevented with proper sun exposure,
supplements, or fortified meals.
Top 5 Health
Here's a top five list of health tips to help you
get started toward a healthier lifestyle or to serve as a
reminder of healthy living ideas you may have forgotten.
Here's a hint you can do at least three of the tips maybe
four at the same time if you were next to this palm tree right
Yes a vacation is a great healthy idea, but don't eat out the
whole time or there go all the healthy benefits.
Read the list to
see what the tips are.
digestive health with video commentary from Doctor Mercola.
Antiperspirants May Be Unhealthy
6 Ways to
Protect Yourself Against Alzheimer's and Dementia
Walmart vows to get
Best Way to Take
Supplements - A discussion on some do's and don'ts' in taking
Risks Men's Sexual Health - according to Doctor Mercola the
Drugs vs Lifestyle
Changes - I was reading this interesting article from Dr. Mercola
about the use of drugs vs making healthy lifestyle changes. It's without
a doubt that common sense dictates if you can be healthier without pills
you should go that route first. It's like watching a Saturday Night Live
skit every time they show a new drug commercial. You know what I mean.
At the end they go through the huge list of side effects like:
headaches, nausea, bloating, vomiting, sleeplessness, acne, and in some
cases even death. I swear I've heard them say that before.
Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette" Yes, this was TV ad
in 1949. See it for yourself. Believe it or not.
Giving Antibiotics to Farm Animals Animals in factory farms
are given doses of antibiotics -- both to keep them alive in stressful,
unsanitary conditions, and to make them grow faster. The practice leads
to new strains of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, such as the
now-widespread form of staph (MRSA) known as ST398.
Oil Supplement Findings
Cold Remedies A
list of ways to fight a cold that are more natural and more affordable
than pricey, over-the-counter medicines.
Distilled Water During distillation, water is boiled and
evaporated away from its dissolved minerals, and then the vapor is
condensed and the resulting water droplets collected. Distilled water is
an active absorber, and when it makes contact with air, it quickly
absorbs carbon dioxide and becomes acidic.
Additives You Need to Avoid A top ten list of additives thought to
cause a number of issues ranging from just plain bad cholesterol levels
Heart attacks down, but procedures up!
Cities of 2010 What cities did Muscle Fitness magazine pick as the
top fitness spots. Give you a hint. Tennessee didn't have any in the
Steps To Fight
Inflammation Some quick tips on lowering pain and inflammation.
Healthy Blood Pressure
In North America 1 in 5 adults have hypertension. After age 65 the
number increases to 1 in every 2 with only half of these cases being
treated. In blood pressure there are two numbers. The higher number is
the systolic blood pressure which is the pressure in the arteries when
the heart muscle is contracting and pumping blood into the arteries. The
optimum level is around 120 mm or less. The second number is called
diastolic blood pressure which comes in at 80 mm or less. High numbers
indicate strong possibilities of disease.
Osteoporosis facts and
prevention for women and men
To prevent osteoporosis weight lifting, resistance training, and getting
calcium and vitamin D is crucial.
Get to sleep for good
health article written by Doctor Mercola
Acid reflux causes
and solutions About half of us have it, but what causes it, and how
can we combat it?
Surgery and Its Problems
This is a great article by Doctor Mercola about the issues surrounding
No Excuse on not
Getting in Shape
America is getting more obese every year. Even our children are
becoming dangerously obese, even though we are more self
conscious over our appearance.
Stress and Our
What does stress do to our bodies, and what can you do to combat
stress in your life.
Read it now.
Fluoride Bad For Our Health
Could fluoride in our drinking water be hurting our health? Some doctors
Changes attributed to
With improved healthcare and knowledge of important exercise and diets Americans are living longer these days. That is unless of course you factor in the obesity epidemic. All things considered then a person has a much greater chance of living a longer life than most of our parents and grandparents had. Today a greater percentage of Americans are 65 or older than in previous generations.
We explore some the physical issues we all may face as we get older.
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