Weight loss vs. Fat loss – Yes There Is a Difference!

Advertisements In order to lose weight, your body must burn more calories than it takes in, but keep in mind that your body needs calories for energy and when you exercise; your body needs even more calories. Before I talk about energy, the first thing you must understand is that losing weight and losing fatContinue reading “Weight loss vs. Fat loss – Yes There Is a Difference!”

5 Components of Physical Fitness

Advertisements 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 neededContinue reading “5 Components of Physical Fitness”

Is Hoodia all Hooey?

Advertisements 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. WeightContinue reading “Is Hoodia all Hooey?”

Low Blood Pressure Symptoms

Advertisements 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 toContinue reading “Low Blood Pressure Symptoms”

A Full Body Detox

Advertisements Body detox is among the best ways of keeping ourselves clean and healthy, besides other methods such as special diets, vitamin supplements, natural therapies, and so on. An important step in a full body detox is to restore or also to replenish energy levels to make you more alert in different areas of yourContinue reading “A Full Body Detox”

10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack

Advertisements 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 bloodContinue reading “10 Ways to Avoid a Heart Attack”

Insomnia Medication Side Effects

Advertisements I seldom have a sleepless night but remember an occasion when I had difficulty falling asleep. Being awake when I should have been asleep was very annoying. Since I work at night, the problem may have been too much sunlight coming in through the window when it was time to go to bed. InContinue reading “Insomnia Medication Side Effects”

10 Diet Rules You Can Break

Advertisements There are actually diet rules out there that are meant to be broken? Yes, recently many dated diet guidelines and myths are up for speculation. Youve probably heard all these silly rules before, but experts weigh-in on the worthiness of these supposed truisms – most of which won’t help you lose weight or makeContinue reading “10 Diet Rules You Can Break”

Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous

Advertisements 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,Continue reading “Why High Blood Cholesterol Is Dangerous”

1 Pound Of Fat = 3,500 Calories

Advertisements There are 3,500 calories in one pound of fat. Thus, if you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat. While it is possible to cut back on your calorie intake and increase your exercise regimen in order to lose pounds quickly, it is important toContinue reading “1 Pound Of Fat = 3,500 Calories”