Health and Fitness Articles

About Prescription Diet Pills

Many people believe that approval by a Food and Drug Administration means that a diet pill is safe and effective. That is not necessarily true. Most prescription diet pills are controlled...

6 Things Women Should Know during Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting stage where a woman undertakes a great responsibility to care for a new life that grows inside her. The ability to bring about the best for her child is greatly influenced...

Investigating Fast Food

We all sometimes give in to the temptation that fast food presents: a delicious, inexpensive meal with no work involved. We know that most fast food can cause weight gain and is loaded with...

Understanding Sleep Apnea

Chances are, you know someone who snores. Often, that individual becomes the butt of many jokes, as bedmates recall the sound of a runaway locomotive keeping them awake at night. But snoring can be...

Obesity and Heart Disease

One of the main reasons those who are obese need to lose fat is because being obese can lead to many different medical problems including heart disease. When someone is obese, it is best for their...

Fitness Instructor Correspondence Courses

If you dream of being the next Jillian Michaels or Bob Harper, consider a career as a fitness instructor. Fitness instructors, also known as personal trainers, help clients reach their athletic...

Your Metabolism

What is metabolism? Metabolism is a term used to describe how the body converts food into energy, and then gets rid of waste products. It is a physical and chemical process that takes place among...

Is the Raw Food Diet Right for You?

The raw food diet, also known as rawism, is a meal plan that is comprised of foods that are organic, all natural, and uncooked. The diet is made up of mostly raw fruits and raw vegetables, but also...

Weight loss with Atkins

Health and Lifestyle With the rising cost of Healthcare and the limitations of Health Insurance in the Developed and developing Nations alike there has been a perceptible paradigm shift amongst...

Reasons Your Weight Could Affect Your Pregnancy

Having a baby is an important decision for a woman to make in her life. There are many factors to consider, however, when bringing a baby into the world and picture of your life. The first and...

The Pritikin Principle: What it is and how it works

The Pritikin Principle was a diet first developed by Nathan Pritikin in 1976. The main goals of his diet plan was not to lose weight but to help diabetics to level off their blood sugar so that...

Warding off Wrinkles

Wrinkles are inevitable. But you can do a lot to keep them off of your face for years! To help slow down the hands of time on our faces try: Limiting Your Time In The Sun. Sun damage is the #1...

Real Bicycle Exercise vs. Stationary Bike

Stationary bikes are relatively simple pieces of exercise equipment. They provide a convenient and flexible alternative or supplement to road biking for exercise, training or racing purposes....

Stay Sane When You Quit Smoking

Quitting smoking is hard. No matter how strong a resolve you have and how determined you are, there are still moments when you may wish dearly for a cigarette and many people say that they find it...

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