Beware Muscle Building - It Could Be a Health Hazard

Muscle building is big business nowadays. In many cases it has actually changed the natural physical appearance of nations. In some countries for example, instead of traditionally tall, thin and lanky national identities we're seeing more of the wide, squat and ape-like bulky types. These extreme (but unfortunately common) results are muscle building being overdone and often involve steroid consumption. Personally I like the body in its natural human form with normal dimensions and nothing too ...
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Posted on July 23rd, 2014

How Constipation Affects Your Colon, and Health

Seventy percent or more of the population struggles with constipation. Some believe the number is even higher, 80- 90%. The market for laxatives is now approaching 1 billion each year. It appears that constipation is an issue that most of us have to deal with at one time or the other. Using natural means to clear constipation is what this e-book is all about. I believe that to have good health we need to use mostly foods and supplements that are free of additives and food enhancers that are ...
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Posted on July 22nd, 2014

Holistic Health

Every thought and emotion affects your health. A holistic health approach encompasses treating the whole person... the body, mind, emotions and spirit. Traditional cultures have known for thousands of years that these aspects are intimately connected. Every food we eat, every thought entertain, every emotion we feel and every interaction we experience impacts overall health. Many blame their health problems on genetics, a virus, toxins in the air, and stress. While these factors can contribute ...
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Posted on July 21st, 2014

Pesticides In Food A Major Health Hazard

Regulations try to limit pestlcide hazards Pesticides may pose an environmental risk by seeping into water (and soil), may become an occupational threat to agricultural workers using them or harm humans who ingest them as they consume the food products. Current regulations for pesticide use test their safety, evaluate and monitor their correct use. Studies determine not only the efficacy of a pesticide in decreasing crop damage, but examine whether it can harm the environment or human ...
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Posted on July 20th, 2014

What is Good Health, Part 2

The meaning and definition of •good health” has changed through the ages. Perhaps the best method of •knowing your health status” is being acutely aware of your own body, its functions and functional abberrations. So what am I talking about here? I’m referring particularly to • how you feel • how often you have a bowel movement • how often you urinate • how often you feel bloated or gassy after eating • what foods trigger your bloated or gassy feeling • what ...
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Posted on July 19th, 2014

What is Good Health, Part 1

There is no universally agreed definition of health. Its meaning has changed through the ages and in different cultures. The term derives from the Anglo-Saxon word "haelth," meaning safe, sound or whole. In medieval times "haelthing" meant "sharing a few drinks with one's friends," having previously meant "hello" and "holiness." In recent decades, health has been taken to mean "the absence of disease." The term "disease" generally refers to a diagnosable physical abnormality while "illness" ...
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Posted on July 18th, 2014

Four Benefits Of Using Specialist French Wine Merchants For Your Food And Beverage Needs

Are you a wine snob? Perhaps you've always wanted to be but never really had the time or the knowledge to know where to begin? No matter where you fall on your wine sensibilities, there is an easier way of getting the best French wine or Rhone wine to celebrate most any occasion. From the biggest get-togethers to the small intimate moments with the ones you love, taking advantage of specialist French wine merchants and the knowledge they have will have you well on your way to enjoying the best ...
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Posted on July 17th, 2014

Are Diet Pills the Answer?

There has been a lot of flak with how USA has been flirting with health problems because of obesity. More and more people are getting drowned in the onslaught of fast food and junk foods. Remember the movie "Upsize Me"? It played a parody on how Americans are stuffing themselves silly with fatty foods. Over sixty percent of American citizens are considered obese or bordering into it. Many would like to deny this, but deep down inside, most of them would like to change their eating ...
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Posted on July 16th, 2014

Home Fitness Gym: Work Out At House And Remain You In A Good Health

Are you one of those people who tend to gain weight easily? If you are one of those people who have weight problems, consider investing some money into a home fitness gym. No, those diet pills are not the answer to your weight problems. Although some diet pills will help you shed off a few pounds, it will not really give you that trim and fit look for long. After you stop taking the diet pills, you will most likely gain whatever pounds you have shed off and more. To stay healthy and fit most of ...
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Posted on July 15th, 2014

Graves Disease - Understanding the Basics

Graves Disease is the main cause of hyperthyroidism and is caused by a defect in the immune system. Autoimmune disease may be understood as a process by which the body sees some part of itself as being foreign and reacts to it much the same way that it would with any bacteria or virus. In the case of Graves' disease, the body sees the thyroid gland as the foreign object and produces antibodies that attack the thyroid gland. This causes the thyroid gland to produce a greater than normal amount ...
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Posted on July 14th, 2014