You And Your Cholesterol

Are you aware that nearly 107 million Americans have total cholesterol of 200 mg/dL or higher, a level at which cardiovascular risk begins to rise. Mike Flowers of you-and-your-cholesterol.com states that “High Cholesterol and Triglyceride (blood fat) can easily be controlled by following a few simple rules and without giving up some of the pleasuresContinue reading “You And Your Cholesterol”

5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder

The thyroid regulates the rate of energy production in the bodys cells. Thyroid disorder reduces the bodys metabolism and makes you feel sluggish. Reason 2 Thyroid disorder also increases your risk of degenerative diseases such as heart disease, cancer and arthritis and your risk of widespread infection. In severe cases, the energy level in theContinue reading “5 Big Reasons to Relieve and Prevent Thyroid Disorder”

5 Components of Physical Fitness

Physical fitness is the ability to function effectively throughout your workday, perform your usual other activities and still have enough energy left over to handle any extra stresses or emergencies which may arise. The components of physical fitness are: *Cardiorespiratory (CR) endurance – the efficiency with which the body delivers oxygen and nutrients needed forContinue reading “5 Components of Physical Fitness”

Is Hoodia all Hooey?

If you are like me the BS detectors go off when you see the words diet and pill anywhere near each other. Weight loss is a straight mathematical proposition. If you consume more calories than you burn – you gain weight. If you consume fewer calories than you burn – you lose weight. Weight lossContinue reading “Is Hoodia all Hooey?”

Low Blood Pressure Symptoms

When the pressure of the blood that is exerted against the walls of the blood vessels after and during every heart beat is lower than normal, you have low blood pressure. This can result in insufficient blood flow to the important body organs like the heart and the brain. And this can lead to variousContinue reading “Low Blood Pressure Symptoms”

The 24 Hour Fitness Path

The Twenty Four Hour Fitness center is like your one stop shop to everything about fitness and your well-being. Imagine it as the Walmart of the fitness industry. Twenty Four Hour fitness centers are located in a number of areas in the state. All of them have equipments which cater to weight training as wellContinue reading “The 24 Hour Fitness Path”

Why Eating Fish Prevents Cancer!

What Are Antioxidants? Antioxidants are molecules which can safely interact with free radicals and terminate the chain reaction before vital molecules are damaged. Although there are several enzyme systems within the body that scavenge free radicals, the principle micronutrient antioxidants are vitamin E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C. Selenium, a trace metal that is required forContinue reading “Why Eating Fish Prevents Cancer!”

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

A heart attack is known as a Myocardial Infarction. This occurs when the heart muscle is damaged or does not receive enough oxygen. Many cardiac related problems occur due to blockages in arteries that carry purified blood away from the heart to different parts of the body. Another cause is the formation of blood clots.Continue reading “10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack”

An Overview of Heart Disease Cardio

Improving Cardiovascular And Mental Health One Step At A Time. One of the most natural things that an individual does every day is to walk. For years, this single act has been linked to improving cardiovascular health. The reason is because, generally, walking is a safe movement that isnt likely to cause injury. New studiesContinue reading “An Overview of Heart Disease Cardio”

Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous

Cholesterol, like fat, cannot move around the bloodstream on its own because it does not mix with water. The bloodstream carries cholesterol in particles called lipoproteins that are like blood-borne cargo trucks delivering cholesterol to various body tissues to be used, stored or excreted. But too much of this circulating cholesterol can injure arteries, especiallyContinue reading “Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous”