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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Poor Fitness in Middle Age May Lead to Dementia

Poor Fitness in Middle Age May Lead to DementiaHow middle-aged people rate their own physical fitness could provide clues about their risk for future dementia, Finnish researchers report.

Among people aged about 50, those who self-rate their level of fitness as poor are four times more likely to develop dementia within 30 years than those who say they have a good level of fitness, the study suggests.

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All You Need to Know About Leafy Green Vegetables

All You Need to Know About Leafy Green Vegetables“Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health,” says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of The Veggie Queen. That’s because leafy vegetables are brimming with fiber along with vitamins, minerals, and plant-based substances that may help protect you from heart disease, diabetes, and perhaps even… Continue reading

5 Reasons Why Smartphones Can Impact Your Health Badly

Smartphones Can Impact Your Health BadlySmartphones have become a very common gadget these days. Hundreds of new models roll out every year and each one has some or the other new feature to offer. It is widely observed that using mobile has not become just a necessity but an addiction these days. Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS are the leading operating systems that have penetrated… Continue reading

5 Good Habits You Must Practice to Stay Fit Always

Good Habits You Must Practice to Stay Fit AlwaysIF you’re putting in the time and effort to train, make sure you’re getting the most out of your session.

There are a few common bad habits I’ve seen people develop that seriously hinder their fitness progress.

The good news is that they’re easy to correct but, until you do, your goals will be just outside your grasp.

1. Fuel… Continue reading

What are the Prime Health Advantages of Fish Oil?

Prime Health Advantages of Fish Oil

It’s no secret that fish oil keeps inflammation down and your digestion in check. But what you may not know is that its benefits can impact everything from city living and bone density to fat burning and brain power. Here are seven things you may not know about the benefits of fish oils and how you can go about ensuring… Continue reading

Vital After-baby Exercises You Must Know

Vital After-baby Exercises You Must KnowGiving your body time to heal after pregnancy and delivery is a key part of achieving your postpartum fitness goals.  By starting out slowly and listening to your body, you can effectively progress into an exercise routine that gets you the results you want– starting right after delivery!

1. Start your kegels ASAP– no really, I mean as soon… Continue reading

Top Gadgets to Monitor Your Fitness

Top Gadgets to Monitor Your Fitness

Apps, gadgets, clothing, websites, and social networks have firmly rooted themselves in our daily workout routines, and wearable tech will only continue to become a greater fitness presence, as it’s estimated that in the next three years consumers will be using more than 250 million such devices.

There’s already more than enough wearable tech out there to choose from, and… Continue reading

5 Brilliant Ways to Control Food Cravings

Control Food Cravings

Controlling food cravings is not that easy. You have to follow a lot of self-discipline and self-control to make things work for sure. There are a few tricks you can try out to achieve your goal of controlling untimely cravings and keeping a better health. You do not need to consult a dietitian to make things happen.

It is wise… Continue reading

Why Should You Drink Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Juices?

Drink Fresh Fruit and Vegetable JuicesJuices are the perfect fast food for today’s eat-on-the-run lifestyle. They contain all the goodness of the whole product in a condensed form. For example, a pound of carrots can be a significant source of calcium and protein, but those ten carrots may be more than your willing to eat at a single meal. Juicing concentrates that one pound into… Continue reading

Don’t Ever Eat These Foods

Don't Ever Eat These FoodsAll things in moderation, so the saying goes. With some food, though, the old adage doesn’t ring true. The following foods are so damaging to our health that complete avoidance would be a much better idea! I understand people have different philosophies on food, so if you disagree with one of these food items, that is your opinion and all… Continue reading