Month: June 2014

Boiled eggs

Are Egg White Only Eggs Better?

Eggs are nature’s protein vehicle and are full of many of the necessary ingredients keeping bodies healthy. Eggs are a quick and easy way to get protein and they are very versatile. From omelets in the morning or at night don’t stay away from eggs to save calories and cholesterol. The yolk contains all the […]

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Accutane and Its Side Effects

Accutane or Isotretinoin is an oral medication often used to treat severe nodulocytic acne. Nodulocytic acne is characterized by inflammation, breakouts and cysts. It is painful and often leaves scarring. You will need to go to a dermatologist to treat this form of acne. Dermatologists use a topical and systemic medication. Accutane is the most […]

Healthy Bones

Good Bone Health

Your bones provide structure, protect your organs, and anchor your muscles. They store calcium and help with mobility and movement. It is very important to keep your bones strong and healthy during childhood and adolescence, but there are steps during adulthood to protect and take care of your bone health. Taking care of bone health […]

Fitness & Avoid acne

Does Fitness Affect Acne? How to Avoid Acne?

Exercise is good for your body. When you exercise your bones, muscles, lung, and heart gain huge benefits. The positives of leading an active life also keeps your skin young. The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (MIAMS) states that exercise increases blood flow to the surface of your skin and brings […]

increasing food allergy

Are Food Allergies on the Rise?

Are food allergies the new fad or are they actually a rising problem? Everyday, a friend has a new allergy or the news announces another school has become peanut-free. Why is this? Are we, these days, just hearing about them more or is there an issue? Check out a recent HealthStatus video How Do I […]

6 Necessities for Keeping Your Resolutions (Anytime of the Year)

New Year’s Resolutions always seem like such a good idea. Starting a new year off with a new you, but why do we fail with our workout goals? Let’s face it–it’s just so tough! Coming up with the best plan involves some planning.  

Healthy hair

Healthy Hair and How to Get It

Hair is prepared with a protein called keratin. Hair also contains amino acids. Each stand has a cuticle or outer covering that protects the inner cortex. This is to help hair withstand abuse, heat and brushing without falling out. Your hair is healthy if it is strong yet soft and has lots of shine. There […]

How to Build Confidence Starting Where You are Today

With pools opening and the weather getting consecutively warmer everyday, we all know bikini season is coming up! This can be a daunting thing for women, but it doesn’t have to be anymore! Being bikini ready isn’t about being in perfect shape or finding the perfect suit, it’s about having confidence in yourself and being […]

Seven Surprising Ways to Burn Calories Grooming

Taking care of yourself and your home with proper grooming techniques is an important part of the day! Things like brushing your teeth, ironing your clothes, and making dinner are all things that we do without thinking of their calorie-burning benefits. At HealthStatus, we created a calorie burn calculator, so learn how many calories you […]

Difference Between Sunscreens, Lotions or Sprays

There are so many choices at the drugstore for sunblock. Creams, lotions, mousses, moisturizers and sprays. What are the best? SPF is always a given and you generally need 55 or higher. If you exercise outdoors and spend time in the water your need a sunblock that is waterproof. Use a sunscreen labeled broad spectrum […]