Body fat percentage is key metric for weight loss

As you may know your body is about 50-55% water, you can temporarily modify your weight with diet pills and fad diets but, you cannot manipulate your body fat percentage. Body fat percentage is a more meaningful metric for gauging physical fitness than what you can get out of height and weight tables. The U.S.…

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Skin allergies managed in three simple ways

An effective approach to managing skin allergies has three components. Firstly you must understand the condition, then you must discover if anything is triggering your skin reaction, and thirdly you must look after your skin. Many people think that allergies only affect the respiratory or digestive systems, but they can also affect your largest organ-…

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Meditation for Good Health and Wellness

According to Buddhism, a person can reach “Nirvana” or the highest state of enlightenment through continuous meditation and by participating in the Buddha’s daily service, among other things. Through time, many people have benefited from the practice of meditation. Meditation, as practiced by Buddhist monks and practitioners, has become a spiritual tool and health enhancer…

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Healthy Skin to Shine Up

Like it or not, your skin will be with you for the rest of your life. Your skin serves you and your body in a number of ways. It aids in sensory perception, protects you from injuries, provides a barrier against dehydration, assists in temperature maintenance, removes toxic wastes, aids in the manufacture of vitamin…

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Vision Problems from Eye Strain

     Visual problems like eyes strain may result from overusing the muscles of your eyes. If not careful, eye strain will occur in any eye muscle held in one position for a long period of time. These eye straining activities are as follows: reading, watching television, or staring at the computer. People with occupations that…

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Arthritis, but what type

Arthritis also is the leading cause of disability. Nearly 7 million people in the U.S., including 20% of people with arthritis, are unable to perform major life activities such as working or housekeeping because of this disease. Arthritis sufferers endure more days in severe pain, experience more days with limited ability to perform daily activities,…

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Diabetes as serious health risk

Diabetes is a disease where the body cannot properly produce or use insulin in efficient and normal manner. Insulin is a hormone (made in pancreas) that turns the foods you eat into energy. If your body cannot turn food into energy, not only will your cells be starved for energy, you will also build up…

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Blood Pressure essentials

What is High Blood Pressure? High blood pressure or hypertension is a long-term, chronic rise in pressure exerted by circulating blood on the artery walls as a normal response to stress and physical activity. However, if this pressure remains persistently high (high blood pressure as it is called), it can overwork your heart and arteries,…

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Losing Weight in simple steps

Almost 180 million Americans were overweight or obese in 2019. Until now, obesity continues to be a serious problem and is predicted to reach epidemic levels by the year 2020. One way to prevent this scenario is to make people aware of the risks of being overweight or obese. Here are some diseases that you…

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Being Overweight or Obese with health consequences

There are many medical conditions that are influenced or induced by external factors and environmental cues. Some well-known examples are environmental-based allergies to such things as pollen, trees, grass, cat hair, termites, mold, and host of other ones. Food-based allergies or sensitivities, better known nowadays due to greater medical knowledge, improved diagnosis, and patient awareness,…

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Weight loss through healthy living prevents aches and pains

The role of being overweight and obesity has been well established owing to significant level of clinical and basic research looking into empirical, epidemiological, and experimental evidence for links or causation between weight gain and variously described health disorders and medical conditions. The cumulative effects of unhealthy weight gain on body’s physiological, anatomical, and many…

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Overweight and Obesity epidemic that afflicts many countries

The growing problem with being overweight and obesity is noticeable to any casual observer in U.S.A. today when one goes to any public place such as grocery stores, shopping malls, amusement parks, etc. There are many people who are truly away from their ideal body weight and current or future seekers of medical care. However,…

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