HealthStatus Team

Healthy, Glowing Skin

Okay: if you were one of the “lucky ones” who was born with great skin, then you probably also know that healthy, glowing skin comes from within. The skin is the covering of all that goes on inside our bodies. When it has all the nutrients it needs, it”s in the throes of health. That”s […]

Book Review: Absolute Beginner”s Guide to a Lite and Healthy Lifestyle

Absolute Beginner”s Guide to a Lite and Healthy Lifestyle By: Nicole Haywood Make your mantra “move more”, says author Nicole Haywood in her book “Absolute Beginner”s Guide to a Lite and Healthy Lifestyle”. Haywood, a registered dietician and Wellness Coordinator at the National Institute of Fitness, says that society has come up with inventions that […]

Is Cosmetic Surgery For Me?

The statement “looks don”t count” may be ideally true, but not realistically accurate; because the truth is, looks do count. And not necessarily to other people; how one looks to themselves is important. Looking good has been one of humanity”s oldest pursuits. It”s not that every woman wants to copy Nicole Kidman”s sculpted facial muscles […]

Exercise Pep Talk

Exercise is something that is essential for us to stay healthy. There are a lot of things that are considered exercise. Some activities, such as cleaning the house, lifting groceries, washing the car, shopping in the mall are forms of exercise that we get without realizing they are exercise. The fact is that people who […]

Healthy Muscles & Healthy Bones Need Calcium

Calcium is a naturally-occurring mineral that is vital to life for most organisms. In humans, it is needed for both healthy muscles and healthy bones. This mineral is one of the major components of the human body and is required to keep the body operating efficiently. Still, scientists say that more than half of Americans […]

Going to the Gym for Muscles, not Dates

Going to the gym for the first time can be a little bit intimidating. Not only are you faced with a dizzying array of machines and equipment, but you”re faced with new types of people. Here”s a list of some of the basic types that you might encounter: • The Grunter – this person is […]

Finding Time to Exercise while Raising Kids

Margaret is a 40-year old mother of three boys aged 14, 12 and 10 (can you already feel her pain?). Her life revolved around her kids, and while she did a good job of looking after their needs, she neglected her own health. At only 40, she was already on cholesterol medication, and a year […]

The Magic of Garlic

Garlic has long been an object of superstition throughout the ages. Garlic according to horror movies protects you from vampires, werewolves, and devils. While I don”t put any faith in these claims, garlic does have many health benefits. Louis Pasteur examined garlic”s use as an antibacterial back in the nineteenth century and showed how it […]

Am I Getting All of my Nutrients?

In short: probably not. In long…studies have shown that while nutrition is one of the most basic concepts to understand, many people continue to struggle with the essential wisdom of good nutrition. Why is this? Because, largely, eating is one of life”s greatest pleasures. Food, however, must be thought of not only as a source […]

Cosmetic Dentistry

Nothing since that Ancient Sumerian fashioned the first toothbrush from a simple twig has impacted the dental field more than cosmetic dentistry. Today it is possible for the average American to sport the same picture perfect smile as any celebrity. Cosmetic dentistry encompasses several different procedures which we will investigate. You may even have some […]