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Foods to buy organic It's important to stay healthy, and it's also important to save money so check out this page for a list of foods you need to by organic and conventional ones you can get by with.

How much exercise is too much? Marathon running might be a place to draw the line.

What does soda do to your body? Just for starters within 20 minutes, your blood sugar spikes, and your liver responds to the resulting insulin burst by turning massive amounts of sugar into fat.

Soy problems Watch out for soy in your protein shake. Some are saying it's not good for you, and might be putting estrogen into your body.

Bench Press Tips - Videos with tips on increasing your bench as well as the basic technique of benching.

Psyllium for digestive health with video commentary from Doctor Mercola.

Overtraining Questions Answered - How long should you train and how often should you do one muscle group.

Video: Jack Lalanne Dateline Interview at age 80
See the type of workout Jack did to stay super fit at age 80.

Aluminum in Antiperspirants May Be Unhealthy

Where's the Blueberries?  You need to watch this video if you  think your getting healthy blueberry ingredients in your processed foods just because it has blueberry on the name.

6 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Alzheimer's and Dementia

Tae Bo Ultimate Bootcamp Review Great fun workout for cardio and kicking flexibility!

Sad news to report - Jack Lalanne Dies at 96

Walmart vows to get healthy

Best Way to Take Supplements - A discussion on some do's and don'ts' in taking supplements.

Tae Bo DVDs a Fun Way to Exercise - Tae Bo is a great way to work on balance, flexibility, and burning off extra calories.

Baldness Drug Risks Men's Sexual Health -  according to Doctor Mercola the drug Propecia does more than just restore hair, and it's not a good thing.

Stretching for Knees - new study in Britain finds that stretching lowers percentage of knee pain in soldiers.

Why Weight Training Hasn't Increased Your Vertical Jump, Yet!

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. more

How to do a push up videos

The Relationship Between Insulin to Sugar -  Insulin actually is the body's appetite suppressant.

Older Body Builders Who Stay in Shape Into their 70's and Beyond See video of body builders in their 70s and beyond working out. See one lady in her 70's push more weight than men in their 20's.

 "More Doctors Smoke Camels Than Any Other Cigarette" Yes, this was TV ad in 1949. See it for yourself. Believe it or not.

Dangers of 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.

Latest Fish 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.

Problems with 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.

Unhealthy 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 to cancer.

Death from Heart attacks down, but procedures up!

Strongest 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 list.

Foods and supplements to fight inflammation

The Vitamin D Battle - Recent government recommendations have increased the daily recommended guidelines for vitamin D, but still some doctors argue for higher daily intakes.

Are Energy Drinks safe?
The Liquor Control Board of Washington state is contemplating a ban on alcoholic energy drinks. Not long ago, nine college students in Washington were hospitalized after drinking the beverages at a party.

Are artificial sweeteners like Splenda healthy?

Super Healthy Holiday Foods like ginger, cranberries, and nutmeg

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.

How much water do we need in a day
Also covers drinking water safety, and lots of fascinating facts about water and health.

Osteoporosis facts and prevention for women and men
To prevent osteoporosis weight lifting, resistance training, and getting calcium and vitamin D is crucial.

Protein Powder Good for high blood pressure?

Bruce Lee Workout
Bruce Lee was like a superhero in real life with martial arts speeds so fast they had to slow down the camera to show up on film, but he also played one on the TV screen as well on the Green Hornet series as Kato.

Which Cooking Oil is Healthy

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?

Most People are Wasting Their Time Working Out
Another great article by Doctor Mercola and his trainer.  Personally, I like to do the Peak 8 exercises mentioned in this article.

Obesity Surgery and Its Problems
This is a great article by Doctor Mercola about the issues surrounding obesity surgery.

High Fructose Corn Syrup to be changed to Corn Sugar

Vitamin D Reduces Risk of Diseases
Vitamin D influences more than 200 genes. This includes genes related to cancer and autoimmune diseases like multiple sclerosis.

They say you need to drink sports drinks after a hard game in order to replenish your electrolytes, but just what are electrolytes?

Herbs New Herb section comes with table with herb, its use and claims, and possible risks associated with that particular herb.

Fructose Facts
Just a few important facts about fructose sugar and the dangers it may present to you and your family.

Best Natural Way to Lose Weight
Stay away from High Fructose Corn Syrup and sugar in general. That is the easiest most effective way to lose weight. I know for some that is like asking you to quit smoking or drinking. I know it's hard. I quit smoking a few years back so I'm familiar with addictions.

Eat your Spinach
It worked for Popeye it can make you stronger too. Spinach contains beta-ecdysterone which can increase muscle size and strength, and octacosanol, which promotes strength. Spinach also is rich in the amino acid glutamine, which raises growth-hormone levels and levels of protein-synthesis-boosting leucine in muscle tissue, decreases muscle breakdown and helps your immune system. Read more.

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.

Calcium Supplements Increase Risk of Heart Attack
Ordinary calcium supplements taken by the elderly to strengthen bones may boost the risk of heart attacks, according to study.

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.
Superhero Workouts and Comic Book Fitness Inspirations
This is a section we dedicating to comic book superheroes. We'll look at how actors get into shape to play them on the big and little screens, and analyze how superheroes have shown it's possible to reach fitness levels of heroic proportions.

Stress and Our Health
What does stress do to our bodies, and what can you do to combat stress in your life. Read it now.


Vitamin A Facts
The lowdown on how much is too much Vitamin A and how much is needed. Should you take supplements, and more. Read more.

Obesity Factors
I probably don't have to tell you that obesity rates are way out of control in the U.S., but what are some of the factors involved? Stress, high fructose corn syrup, lack of exercise, are some of the things to look out for. Read more

Fluoride Bad For Our Health
Could fluoride in our drinking water be hurting our health? Some doctors think so.

Changes attributed to Aging
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. Read more

Eat Kale for powerful antioxidant properties

Vitamin C Facts
C performs numerous physiological functions such as the synthesis of collagen, carnitine, and neurotransmitters, the synthesis and catabolism of tyrosine, and the metabolism of microsome.

Garlic For Your Health and Fitness
Garlic has been used as both food and medicine in many cultures for thousands of years, dating at least as far back as the time that the Giza pyramids were built. Garlic has been shown to have anti-bacteria effects and testosterone boosting properties. Read more

High Fructose Corn Syrup
 HFCS made it's way into our foods and drinks starting in the 1970's.  Since then obesity in America has exploded. What is this stuff and what harm can it do to you and your family? Read all about it here.
The old classic Buns of Steel workout tapes starring Tamilee Webb have been re-released onto DVD. Now in two volumes you get 6 workouts. What would have been 6 separate VHS tapes back in the 80's and 90's are now more economical that they were then in two DVD sets. Check out how Tamilee Webb looks now.   Read more.

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Humpty Dumpty Health Book
Humpty Dumpty's Guide to Healthy Eating for Kids

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What does the Bible have to say about health and fitness?

 Buy Common Sense Biblical Approach to Health and Fitness
Find out how following Biblical principles can give you a longer healthier life, plus lists of super foods, discussions on exercise, the obesity epidemic, how to lose weight the right way and keep it off, organic verses conventional, and lots more.

Order this book at Amazon today
to get into shape and stay that way with recipes, motivation, exercise tips, and detailed information on the best foods to eat.

Never Quit
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.

Superhero Fitness


Action Hero Abs!