Health, Fitness, and Nutrition Information and News
The smoking of cigarettes while widely known to cause cancer and whole host of other health problems, continues to be an issue with teens. Teen smoking is a common habit, and has been for decades. But there are things parents can do to try to dissuade their children from starting to smoke.
Parents need to realize that anyone can start smoking.
Yes Johnny is a good kid and gets good grades, but that doesn't mean little Johnny hasn't tried smoking or will not come to consider it. Nicotine is highly addictive and can grab a hold of anyone once given the chance. Throw in the immense peer-pressure that teenagers face and it becomes a double-whammy.
Posted by Admin on Monday, February 07, 2011
Though there are hundreds of acne treatments available, there are only a few that actually works. Out of these is the Acne Gateway 101e is one product that has been a huge success in the world of acne treatment. This product is currently known as the best acne product available worldwide. It has a track record of 99% of people being successfully treated for acne. The product won the 1991 International Invention Exposition held on the 4th of June in New York. Since then it has been known as a “magic function” that has successfully eradicated acne problems from severe acne sufferers.
Posted by Admin on Wednesday, December 01, 2010
Have you heard about all the great benefits antioxidants offer to your health? If you have then you already know how beneficial they are for your body, and if you haven’t, then read on and discover ten great sources of antioxidants. There are many foods that contain antioxidants, but the following foods are the top ten foods that provide the greatest amount of antioxidants.
Posted by Admin on Thursday, September 16, 2010
There's no question that when prescribed and taken appropriately, prescription medications can work wonders. The problem is that some of the prescription medications like Xanax can be habit forming if you are not careful. A lot of users think that prescription pills are harmless because of their legal status, failing to consider their overall addiction potential. Over the past few years, drug treatment centres have seen a dramatic rise in addictions to doctor prescribed prescription medications.
Xanax is one of the prescription medications that can be easily addictive. Xanax is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines, which are prescribed primarily to treat extreme anxiety and panic attacks. Other benzodiazepines include Valium and Rohypnol. Benzodiazepines are the most commonly prescribed drugs by psychiatrists, and when prescribed and taken properly, Xanax can be a very effective short term solution.
Unfortunately, overtime, the human brain can develop a tolerance to lower doses of Xanax, leading patients to want an increased dosage of the medication. Increasing dosages of Xanax over a prolonged period of time can lead to addiction, and it's something which can occur without the user being fully aware of it. This is why you must regularly consult your medical physician regarding your medication. Be sure to tell them of any changes since you first started treatment. It's a good idea to log your symptoms or issues so you can give your doctor a more complete picture.
Posted by Admin on Wednesday, September 15, 2010
If you want to pack on some serious muscle mass and you are not currently training on a regular basis, then I recommend starting off with strength training for your first several weeks or so to build a good foundation and to learn proper execution of the exercises. You are required to get stronger to get bigger so its important that you build a solid foundation.
After a few weeks of intense strength training, then you might want to progress to mass training with heavier weights to bulk up for several months. After that, a suggestion is to move on to utilize aspects of endurance training to improve your muscle definition, cardiovascular fitness, and overall athleticism.
Posted by Admin on Tuesday, June 22, 2010
There are many people who think that taking care of a newborn baby is an easy task. This is completely wrong. There are some important aspects, which you have to consider while you take care of a newborn.
When your baby is born, there will be no ending for your joy. However, you should also be ready for bad situations. A newborn baby could face some common health problems during his or her early days. Most of the people will get panic and overly worried once they see their precious newborn’s sick. Therefore, it is very important to know some of the tips, which will help you to handle such situation.
Below listed are some of the frequent problems your baby may face. We have also provided some of the simple and easy solutions for these problems.
Posted by Admin on Monday, May 31, 2010
Having a headache is one of the most annoying things in the world. When you get one you really have two options. You can either put up with it or take active steps to make it better. This article will look at 9 ways you can manage the pain to help get rid of your headache.
Here is a list of some things you can try next time you have a headache. Some of them will help the headache itself whilst some of the other ideas will just make you more comfortable.
Posted by Admin on Saturday, May 08, 2010
Part one of an eleven part series.
By Sam Tai
Here is an amazing course in Yoga to stimulate your body with the fresh vitality and bubbling energy of youth. You may undertake the practice outlined in this course regardless of your age or physical background. You are not to be concerned with how "stiff' or "out of condition" you think you are or whether you will be "able to do" the Yoga techniques.
The reason you are going to practice Yoga is because you very probably are out of your peak physical condition and Yoga works out stiffness, tension, tightness, flabbiness and many other negative conditions which sap your energy and health and prevent you from living a full life. Concerning whether you will be able to do these exercises, I will tell you that I have never yet met a person who cannot do enough Yoga to experience great benefits at once. This is true of students 80 years of age and beyond as well as people of all ages who have allowed themselves to deteriorate into poor physical condition from lack of the proper physical activity.
Posted by Admin on Thursday, April 29, 2010
Antioxidants work in tremendous and miraculous ways to make you feel and look younger, to make you live longer, and to help you stay healthy overall. Antioxidants work by eliminating everything bad for your body and replacing damaged cells with newer and younger cells. If you want to find out how you can make antioxidants work for you, then you are in the right place!
When trying to reach all of your health goals, antioxidants should be an essential part of your diet. Antioxidants can help you stay looking young and stay feeling young by preserving and protecting your health. Antioxidants are known for: reducing/slowing the effects of aging, preventing/reducing risk of cardiovascular diseases/complications, and reducing one’s risk for cancers.
Posted by Admin on Friday, April 09, 2010
For women, it isn't always possible to get to a gym. Working out at home doesn't have to mean you have to lack intensity. Bodyweight exercises for women which can be easily peformed at home. They are also a good alternative when looking for a short intense workout when you don't have equipment.
We all know the basic body weight exercises, or at least I think we do. Here’s three exercises that everyone should know - pushups, situps, and pullups. But if looking for a more challenging workout you may want to incorporate some other body weight exercises into your exercise routine.
Posted by Admin on Monday, March 29, 2010