Cardiomegaly, the medical term for enlarged heart, can cause serious complications. Learn about the safety of exercising with an enlarged heart and find out what questions to ask your doctor before taking on a new exercise plan.
Have you ever wondered how much weight can you lose by not eating? Is starving yourself skinny tempting for you? Well, you’re not alone. The answer to whether this will work is simple but critical to how successful you’ll be at getting skinny, being healthy, and staying that way.
You may already know that the best way to reduce the cost of organic produce is to buy what’s in season. If you’re used to buying locally grown foods, then you may already be familiar with shopping at a farmer’s market. But, you may not know what’s in season and how to choose the best summer fruits.
If you typically buy organic produce but hate paying high prices, then Spring is your season. The farmer’s markets are ripe with healthy fresh, organic produce. Here’s how to get the best deals and keep your costs down.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each hamburger patty from a fast food restaurant contains meat from an estimated 1,000 cows. Learn more about the difference between natural and not-so-natural meat. Prepare for an altered perspective of your burger.
For certain people, the extra cost of buying organic food is well worth it. However, that doesn’t mean you should have to pay through the nose for it. Find out why organic costs so much more than other foods in the first place. Then adopt these three strategies to reduce the cost to your family.
Seniors can expect to see a boost in their metabolism by as much as 15% as a result of a consistent strength training program. These benefits can be realized by doing these exercises as little as a few times per week in the comfort of their own homes.
Whether you’re a fitness beginner or a regular exerciser, understanding the FITT principle and how to apply it can mean the difference between success and failure in meeting your fitness goals. Let this article be your introduction to the FITT principle and how to use it to get desired results.
Sesame contains powerful chemical components to treat the diseases and conditions that millions of Americans suffer from today.
Spearmint is associated with minty-fresh breath, but it has been used throughout recorded history for it’s natural healing properties.
Tulsi (basil) has chemical components that fight illnesses from diarrhea to cancer. Read more about how incorporating this herb into your diet can help your body heal itself.
This article is all about sesame’s many uses for health, beauty, and nutrition.
Find out how the makers of soy protein products got the FDA to come aboard with marketing its health benefits to consumers. Learn how and why soy has and will continue to make its way into mainstream Western diet and culture.
If you’re looking for ways to get more soy protein in your diet and take advantage of it’s health benefits, consider tofu and tempeh; two versatile and nutritious options.
Questions about the effect of taking isoflavone, a chemical in soy protein, have been circulating for a number of years. This article discusses some of the studies that have been done involving the use of isoflavones to treat hot flashes and night sweats due to menopause.
This product may be the best solution for people that want to incorporate soy protein into their diet, but don’t like the taste or texture of soy products. One serving has almost as much soy protein needed per day to experience the heart health benefits of soy protein.
If you are aware of soy protein’s heart health benefits, then you may be looking for ways to incorporating it into your diet. Soy milk and miso are two good places to start.
Fat gets a bad name but it is essential for health. Learn how it keeps you healthy and how to judge which foods have too much of it.
If you have chosen or are considering a vegetarian diet, watch out for these pitfalls that can make it an unhealthy choice.