Health and Fitness

Among the simplest and most efficient methods to cut down blood sugar levels, reduce the chance of cardiovascular disease, and improve overall health and well being is physical fitness and physical exercise. All the same, in our progressively inactive world, where just about every crucial chore can be executed online, from the vehicle, or with a cell phone, working out and being physically healthy can be tough event to sell. Actually, everyone should exercise, however study estimates that just 30% of the US adult population obtains the claimed 30 minutes a day of regular physical activity, and 25% are not active at all. Inactivity is believed to be among the key causes for the soar of type 2 diabetes in the US, because inactivity and obesity raise insulin immunity and additional elements that set off additional forms of diseases. The good news is that it's never too late to get […]

You may feel you do not need any more reminders about your health. But your well-being is important, and it is imperative to be in good health as you age. If you are part of a group dealing with obesity or Type 2 diabetes, it probably means you have been neglecting these important reminders. Maybe you have been taking your health for granted – which is enough to increase your risk of developing these diseases. But let us not get off to a bad start. On a brighter note, you have to focus on what you can control. Regarding your well-being, there is much you can do, so it is not a question of what is possible. Rather, it is how willing you are to keep your health in good standing, no matter what. In short, your health is what you make of it. You can choose to lead it […]

As per my belief, in times of economic instability, even the footing of the medical industry becomes rickety along with other sectors but that does not coax me to deem Health sector vulnerable to recession. By putting forth the reference of statistical data, I would like to highlight the fact that the pharmaceutical division of our country saw an estimated 24 percent growth when it came to hiring professionals in the medical sector. And seeing this trend, our country can only expect this percentage to rise in the near future. As a matter of fact, I strictly consider the pharmaceutical sector of our country as an active recruiter now and even in the near future. EXPANSION OF MAJOR PHARMACEUTICAL FIRMS Let us throw light on the fact that some of the heavyweight medical firms of our country have immensely opened their wings and have expanded their operations to other parts […]

A hospital is driven by the goal of saving lives. It may range in size and service from a small unit that provides general care and low-risk treatments to large, specialized centers offering dramatic and experimental therapies. You may be limited in your choice of a hospital by factors beyond your control, including insurance coverage, your physician’s hospital affiliation, and type of care available. Before entering a hospital, you should be aware of possible dangers. Well-known hospital hazards are unnecessary operations, unexpected drug reactions, harmful or even fatal blunders, and hospital borne infections. The Institute of Medicine recently identified three areas in which the health-care system, in general, and hospitals and their staff, in specific, often fall short: the use of unnecessary or inappropriate care (too many antibiotics), underused of effective care (too few immunizations or Pap smears), and shortcomings in technical and interpersonal skills . The greatest single danger […]

As a professional businesswoman, living half my life on the road, I have to say that I am excited at the prospect for my fitness future. I am an avid exerciser, and prefer to workout in an environment for women. This preference is one that I have developed from years of working out, the co-ed gyms just do not do it for me. Too much stuff, too much sweat, too much noise. I have really learned to appreciate and enjoy my workouts, and like the environment of a gym for women. That being said, there is a real gap in the offers for women, which is one of the reasons I began to research opening my own franchise, just for women, in my town. About a year ago, my husband and I set out to research buying fitness franchises for women. Although I had a great business background, I really […]

We all know that women’s health issues are always considered something very important, as they have to give birth and maintain their health. But, when it comes to men’s health people are not much interested in it. Don’t think that it doesn’t matter, as it matter equally as than women’s health. Men are no doubt very different than woman, which means that their needs are also different when it comes to maintaining better health. The diet and exercise both matters a lot for keeping a man healthy throughout his life, hence making him fit in his older years also. If you are a man, know that most of the food items you love eating are actually not very healthy for you. While some of them may be dangerous for you, and when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle it is very important to add foods in your life which […]

Heart Protection Nutritional Supplement Guide: Following a heart-healthy diet can do a lot to reduce risk, but for many people, it's not enough. Heart-protecting drugs usually come with troublesome side effects, such as fatigue and the possibility of liver disease. For some risk factors, like homocysteine ​​and low-density lipoprotein prescriptive drugs are not available. HEART HEALTH FACTORS TO BE AWARE OF: I. Total Cholesterol: Desirable cholesterol is below 200; Borderline high is between 200 and 239; High is 240 and above. Beneficial Nutritional Supplements: Plant sterols. Beta-sitosterol and other plant sterols have a chemical structure similar to that of cholesterol, which enables them to reduce the absorption of cholesterol from the intestine. Several studies have found that plant sterols can lower cholesterol levels by an average of 6 to 8 percent. Take sterols supplements 2 to 3 times a day, products labeled plant sterols, phytosterols, or beta-sitosterol. Niacin: This form […]

Kevin: Well Nomi, welcome to this program. I'm excited to have you. Nomi: Hi Kevin, it's good to be here. Kevin: Why do not you start very quickly for those people who might not know who you are, just tell a little about yourself. Nomi: OK, I'm Nomi Shannon, I have a book called, "The Raw Gourmet" which is kind of the raw food bible for people who are just starting. Especially because if you read the whole book from cover to cover you'll know everything you need to know to have a raw food kitchen. I have a new book called, "Raw Food Celebrations" and that book is for people who want to have like a celebratory meal. The book has menus so you have an Italian Italian menu for example or an entitle Thai menu. It's set up so that you can prepare most of your food in […]

When anyone decides to do their own shopping for their health insurance coverage could be in some trouble and may not even know it. Insurance companies are smart enough to know people are emotionally driven on costs. Even a smart shopper will notice that there are two plans that are exactly the same, with some insurance companies, but one price could be several hundred dollars less per month. After scratching their head, they select the less expensive one and forget about it. Only to find out at claim time how their policy will actually function, depending on where they went for care. Surprises are never good, especially when they are about to cost you more money. Financially devastating, in fact. Many insurance companies have created what they call an Exclusive Provider Organization, or EPO, or have a 2-tier in-network type plan. Insurance companies do this to reduce their cost through […]

Health supplements provide the nourishment people generally miss in their diets. Men need supplements for proper nutrition and essential components to fight fatigue and remain energetic. Unhealthy eating habits and changing lifestyles make it difficult to consume nutrients. As men age they face various problems such as cardiovascular diseases, hair loss and enlarged prostates. Intake of supplements is important for men as it is for women. These supplements are very important and can play an important role in safety and healthy life for all men. Calcium Men need calcium supplements if they do not get the required calcium from their food. High calcium levels in men also helps them control weight. Ideal dosage for daily calcium is 1000 mg. 3 servings of calcium rich food a day is the best way of providing strength to your body. Vitamin E Vitamin E is known for its antioxidant properties. It helps fight […]