Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?

Thousands of diet gurus are standing by right now to trade their weight loss plans for your hard earned dollars. Unfortunately, to the contrary of the advertisements, gimmicks and gadgets never add up to a permanent weight loss solution. The quickest way to lose weight is to eat healthy, exercise daily, and, depending on your … Continue reading Does Quick Weight Loss Exist?

Starting a Weight Loss Program?

Is there a weight loss program suitable for nearly everyone that follows correct, proven strategies and results in permanent success? Yes! and it’s called the Eat Healthy Foods and Exercise Regularly plan! No short cuts included! Forget the empty promises of infomercial gimmicks; forget the “Sea Salt and Paint Chip” diet. There are no magic … Continue reading Starting a Weight Loss Program?

Vitamin D and Obesity in Children

The University of Michigan School of Public Health published research that suggests inadequate levels of vitamin D could be a key factor in increased fat accumulation in children, and could be an important weapon in the fight against childhood obesity. According to their findings, there is a strong correlation between vitamin D deficiency and the … Continue reading Vitamin D and Obesity in Children

The Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss

If you want to lose weight, you know the only way to ensure healthy progress and lasting success is by changing how you eat and increasing your activity level. However, there are a number of herbs that can help this journey along by speeding up your fat-burning metabolism or stifling cravings. These five herbs can … Continue reading The Top 5 Herbs for Weight Loss

The Weight Loss Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

Black walnuts and their hulls (from the green hull) contain high amounts of antioxidants, iodine, and essential fatty acids. Black walnuts have been used for hundreds of years by Native American, Russian and Chinese cultures for a variety of conditions, including expelling harmful organisms. More recently, the high fatty acid content of black walnuts has … Continue reading The Weight Loss Benefits of Black Walnut Hull

The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene

Dichlorophene is a chemical commonly used as a pesticide because it’s toxic to many organisms, including bacteria and fungus. Dichlorophene is also toxic to humans. It irritates the skin, it’s very harmful to the eyes and mucous membranes, and if it’s eaten or inhaled, the results can be fatal. Effects of Exposure to Dichlorophene Dichlorophene … Continue reading The Health Dangers of Dichlorophene

7 Signs of PCOS

In a previous article, the popular topic of polycystic ovary syndrome was explored. Many people read information about PCOS and identify with its symptoms, misguidedly assuming they’re suffering from the disease. If you do think you might have PCOS, however, here are some of the biggest signs: 1. Increased Hair Growth Hirsutism, or the increased accumulation of … Continue reading 7 Signs of PCOS

Want to Lose Weight? Drink a Smoothie!

If you’re trying to lose weight (and even if you’re not), it’s imperative your diet is in check. That means lots of fresh, organic fruits and vegetables are a must and making smoothies can be a great way to ingest them. What are Smoothies? Smoothies usually contain blended or puréed fruits and/or vegetables. Sometimes ice … Continue reading Want to Lose Weight? Drink a Smoothie!

U.S. Population Getting Even Fatter

Results of an investigation presented last year at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) annual Scientific Session shows if current trends continue, the overwhelming majority of American adults will be overweight, if not obese, by the year 2020 [1]. More than half will also suffer from either type-2 diabetes, or related pre-diabetic conditions. Using data gathered … Continue reading U.S. Population Getting Even Fatter

What Is Cupping Therapy and Why Is It Trending?

Cupping therapy is an ancient practice that is now considered part of the complementary and alternative (CAM) medicine category, along with acupuncture and aromatherapy. During a cupping therapy session, a massage or acupuncture therapist applies suction cups to various areas of the body. The cup may be made of bamboo, plastic, or glass; traditionally, horns … Continue reading What Is Cupping Therapy and Why Is It Trending?