It is widely known that those who are overweight often eat many more calories than those who are at their ideal weight. Calories do have a direct bearing on health and the rate that you burn calories also determines your healthy weight levels.
It is confusing to know what can be in carry-on luggage when traveling on a plane. Traveling with prescription medication is always a bit scary. If the medication you are concerned about is in liquid or gel form the Transportation Security Administration’s specification is 3 ounce containers in a one quart plastic bag. This includes […]
Until the baby is born, healthy and perfect, parents spend nine months in agony, worrying about all that can possibly go wrong. Expecting mothers go through a range of tests, their doctor takes more blood than vampires, mom’s stomach is probed, poked and ultrasounded. And that is if they are lucky and such intensive care […]
In a very large study that involved two million children from 100 countries, scientists found a direct link between the regular consumption of fast food and eczema, asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis. The results of their research were published in the journal Thorax.
January has been designated as Cervical Health Awareness Month. Read about questions that are connected to cervical cancer, HPV disease and detecting problems early and quickly. There are so many distressing stories of family members and women battling HPV, precancerous conditions and actual cervical cancer. Advances and research studies into the prevention, treatment and early […]
You have often heard from your doctor, “Your triglycerides are high.” What does this mean and what are triglycerides? Like cholesterol, triglycerides are a fat found in your blood. Cholesterol is needed to build cells and triglycerides are used for energy. Sounds like both are actually good for you, but if cholesterol and triglycerides go […]
More than 75 percent of Americans are overweight and obese and most of them are on some kind of diet. Even the best New Year resolutions to lose weight and fit into your favorite pair of jeans will not work unless you have a really good plan. According to the U.S. News & World Report, […]
On the one hand, we are fighting a constant battle against bacteria. Bacteria cause most of the common diseases that are plaguing humans, On the other hand, scientists estimate that we hosts about 100 trillion bacteria of more than 500 different species in our stomach. And we cannot live without them. Achieving a healthy balance […]