For Your Health… Tips on making informed dieting decisions The Facts CARB COUNTING These types of diets are based on replacing some carbohydrates with protein. Extreme versions of these also increase fat while omitting or limiting choices from certain food groups, such as grains and fruit, a direction that health professionals do not recommend.
For Your Health… Tips to help Identify Hereditary Health Risks Health care professionals have known for a long time that common diseases – heart disease, cancer, and diabetes – and even rare diseases – like hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and sickle cell anemia – can run in families. Nearly every American believes that knowledge of family […]
For Your Health… Healthy Heart Facts Individuals who engage in regular physical activity lower their risk level for developing heart disease while their sedentary counterparts have 35% greater chance of developing hypertension
For Your Health… Tips to Improve Your Workout The first step in improving your health is finding—or making—the time to exercise. But just going through the motions won’t give you the health benefits you’re looking for. Doing the same workout over and over can get boring and you are unlikely to see improvements because you […]
For Your Health… Tips for the self-care and management of Dry Skin. Skin problems are very common. From year round to isolated incidences, each case must be considered individually. The cause of the problem must be considered before treating the symptoms.
For Your Health… Tips on beneficial vs harmful bacteria The human intestines contain an estimated 100 trillion living bacteria. Some are beneficial to our systems, whereas others are not. Dysbiosis is the term used to describe when the balance between the “good’ bacteria and the “bad” bacteria is upset.
For Your Health… Tips for making successful health resolutions Sometimes the biggest roadblock in our progress toward a healthy lifestyle can be the very health goals that we set for ourselves. We may attempt to achieve too much too soon and get overwhelmed by our own efforts.