Archive | March, 2012

These Ain’t Your Grandma’s Fruits-n-Veggies

March 8, 2012

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There’s one that never changes when it comes to advice for nutrition and well-being, and that is simply to eat plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables. It doesn’t matter if you just want to start living healthier or if you’re on a journey to lose weight… this is at the core of almost every diet […]

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Seaweed Provokes Weight Loss

March 8, 2012

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A team of scientists at the Faculty of Life Sciences (LIFE) at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark has discovered evidence that seaweed fibers have a high corrective impact on obesity. Dietary fibers increase health status Previous studies have already established the benefits of natural fiber intake. Diets with a high fiber content have positive effects […]

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Is Your BMI Lying to You?

March 8, 2012

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Body mass index (BMI) is a formula for measuring optimal weight. It uses your height to adjust for your weight as it compares you to other individuals and populations. For instance, two men may weigh 200 pounds, but if one is 5-foot-5 and the other is 6-foot-2, then weight alone is obviously a very poor […]

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Eating for More Energy

March 8, 2012

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Juggling the responsibilities of work, life, and family can cause too little sleep, too much stress, and too little time. Yet even when you’re at your busiest, you should never cut corners when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet. Your body needs food to function at its best and to fight the daily stress […]

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Are Healthy Fats the New Brain Food?

March 8, 2012

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Eating a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids—healthy fats found in abundance in oily fish such as salmon—may protect against premature aging of the brain and memory problems in late middle age, according to a study published today in the journal Neurology. Fish has long had a reputation as a brain food. The new study, […]

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Getting Rid of Dry, Scaly Legs

March 8, 2012

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Arms, thighs, flanks and lower legs are the areas where dry skin problems are very common. Many people suffer from the problem of dry skin in leg areas alone. There is no need to avoid shorts out in public because of dry skin on legs anymore. There are effective ways to tackle dry skin problems […]

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Is Yoga Truly Exercise?

March 8, 2012

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Yoga for Fitness and Weight Loss As anyone who watches late-night television can attest, there are no shortage of “innovative” new weight loss programs out there. Numerous infomercials tout the benefits of expensive machines, videos, and pills, all of which are “guaranteed” to help us lose weight and look better. However, there’s another form of […]

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Jump Into Spring Exercising with These Tips

March 8, 2012

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Spring can be the perfect time to start a new fitness routine. Whether you have been sedentary all winter, or just looking to change the routine of your workout, now’s the perfect time. Here are 5 ways to start or stay motivated this spring. 1. Set Realistic Goals: If you have been sitting around all […]

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