HealthStatus Team

Strength Training or Cardio?

A woman-friend was complaining to her fitness trainer about how irregular her workouts have been since her promotion. “My gym routine has gone haywire since this promotion; I mean, it”s nice to have this fancy title and the extra dollars, but I”ve gained all these excess pounds as well,” she said. Her trainer nodded, having […]

How Much Is Your Time Worth?

What does an hour of your time cost? While every dollar has the same value, every hour does not. An hour at 10:00 in the morning may be of much more value as a working hour than 11:00 at night. On the other hand an hour at your child”s bedside when he is sick is […]

Insomnia in Infants and Children

Silent Night: Treating Insomnia in Infants and Children There are some people who have problems falling asleep each and every night. If they do, chances are they are afflicted by a psychological sleeping disorder called insomnia. Usually, people suffering from insomnia blame this for too much stress, worries, depression and a very worrisome life. People […]

Dining Out On A Diet

You don”t have to stay home to eat healthy. Most restaurants have low fat options and are quickly adding low carb menus.  Before going out, call around and find a restaurant with a menu that will be a good match for your diet. Once at the restaurant, there are ways to enjoy a guilt free […]

Treadmills vs Elliptical Trainers

There has been considerable controversy on which offers a better workout, treadmills or elliptical trainers. Treadmills are still the most popular fitness machines, but elliptical trainers are growing in popularity.  In this article, we will consider the pros and cons of each. Treadmills – Pros What makes treadmills so popular is their designed to accommodate […]

Men’s Prostate Health

WHAT IS THE PROSTATE? The first step toward understanding how the prostate affects your health is to learn what the prostate is and how it functions. It is surprising how little many men know about such an important part of their anatomy. The prostate is an important segment of the male reproductive system.  It is […]

The New Food Pyramid?

No one has yet come up with a definite answer to how many people were needed to build the Egyptian pyramids.  Historians and Egyptologists say the number is close to 100,000; while others believe that the more realistic number is 20,000.  Whoever is closer to the truth – 100,000 versus 20,000 – massive amounts of […]

Quick Tips for More Happy in your Holiday

How can I manage all the food? -Fill your plate with just a few bites of everything.  That way you won”t over eat but you will get to sample everything. -Fill up on veggies and dip or fruit with yogurt dip and cut back on the cookies and sweets. -Forgive yourself if you overindulge, this […]

Know Your Own Skin Type

As it is with everything else, knowing the condition of the different parts of your body is the first step in caring for it. Skin is no different. Knowing your skin type is the beginning of giving your skin the proper treatment to maintain good skin tone and condition. Your skin type is a general […]

Body Wrapping

Many spas and salons offer a process called “body wrapping.”  This procedure claims to remove inches from the waist, thighs, hips or other parts of the body.  The process includes the use of special wraps or clothing and can sometimes be used with special lotions or creams that are applied to the skin. Customers are […]