Tag Archive: health

Obese Babies

Latest research has shown that 1/3 of babies are overweight, and by age 2 they don’t get any thinner. It’s been suggested that breastfeeding alone not combined with bottle feeding will help keep a baby normal weight. They also say that putting cereal in with the formula is a bad idea as it will help…

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Points Plus

Weight Watchers is redoing their points system after 13 years. The theory of calories consumed is of course the same, but now they’ll be rating foods on the GI index. Foods lower on that list may have the same calories but foods that are healthier for you will have better points. It’s one thing to…

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Interval Fitness Training

So now the fitness experts are saying that a 15 or 20 minute intense workout, done about once a week is all you really need to get in shape and stay in shape. They say that 4 sets of 4 minute hard workouts with a three minute rest is better than the half hour every…

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The Cold That Just Won’t Leave

Did you ever have a party and have at least one guest that you just can’t get rid of? I’ve got a cold like that, although it could be allergies too I suppose. Sometimes I feel OK and other times I get that stuffy feeling and stuffy nose with a long string of sneezes that…

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Life’s Simple Seven for Health and Longevity

The American Heart Association now has come up with a checklist of seven factors that will further health and lifespan another 20% or more. Experts say that people who have been doing more preventitive measures have helped to lower heart and stroke risks by 35% in recent years. Doctors feel that by following these seven…

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Where Does It End?

     In the early 90′s a movie called Demolition Man was released. It starred Sylvester Stallone as John Sparton, a cop who was taken out of suspended animation to find it was about one hundred years later. The society had totally changed, it was peaceful and overly healthy and safe. Eating meat, using salt, swearing,…

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Another Pitch For Wellness Clinics

      A new study had determined that hundreds of millions could be saved in health care costs if clinics started including preventative and wellness care into their programs. A nonprofit advocacy group called the Trust for America’s Health discovered that clinics that encouraged quitting smoking, proper eating, and exercise, proved to be a better investment…

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