Is your BMI too big for your BMW?

When you head to the car dealership to look for that new car, don’t forget to investigate the maximum weight – passengers and cargo – that the vehicle you are looking at can safely carry. You can run into weight issues in all different sizes of vehicles, vans to two-seaters.  

The Hidden Dangers of Your Excess Abdominal Fat

It’s More Serious Than a Vanity Issue! Did you know that the vast majority of people in this day and age have excess abdominal fat? The first thing that most people think of is that their extra abdominal fat is simply ugly, is covering up their abs from being visible, and makes them self conscious […]

Body Building: The Shocking Truth Behind Steroids

Steroids have been on the forefront of bodybuilding debates. Some say that maximum gains are impossible without them, while others say that the side effects are not worth the gains one gets from steroids.

Probiotics – Beneficial Bacteria

I know what you are thinking, bacteria = dirt, disease, death. For centuries bacterial infections were a major cause of infant and child mortality. But then we improved hygiene, came up with better infection treatments with antibiotics and discovered some wonderful vaccinations. But don’t be fooled, not all bacteria are bad. Probiotics are substances that […]

Jellyfish 101

Our family recently took a trip to the Georgia coast. We were lucky enough to be able to spend a few days at the beach. We were unlucky enough to experience our first jellyfish. Not even thinking about the possibility of a jellyfish sting we were unprepared and uninformed. Here are the basics you need […]

Help! I need more energy.

In order for you to have the energy you require it is important that your body gets all the vitamins and minerals and nutrients it needs to function properly. We can get some of our nutrients from food but due to our American manufacturing and handling processes most of the foods we eat are depleted […]

Plastic Surgery: The Nose Job

I love the fact that plastic surgery has come so far in helping people with birth defects or repair horrible damage sustained by accident victims. The medicine and science that has gone into helping these people has trickled down to let cosmetic surgeries be available to people who just want to improve their appearance.

Chocolate – Science Has Never Seemed So Sweet

I have always known chocolate was good for me. There are times when nothing else can satisfy. But, I never thought it was going to be a healthy choice. Science is starting to make sense to me when it puts its seal of approval on a piece of chocolate.

Ear Buds and Hearing Health

Music is such a problem for hearing health that most people do not realize just how bad it is. Exposure to music that can harm your ears extends well beyond the scope of a loud rock concert. With the popularity of MP3 players people have been using ear buds instead of headphones. The problem with […]

Keeping Track: Where Does the Time Go?

You”ve tried this before – creating a To-Do list, scheduling some appointments and booking projects. You have started the day on the right foot, determined to get on top of things. The kid”s lunches were packed and ready. You had plenty of time to get to work in the morning without any stress. When you […]