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What is the best most effective diet pill on the market?

Ask: I know diet and exercise and drinking lots of water will do the trick,,, bit I am just curious, does anyone know of a really good effective diet pill? Any stories you would like to share? THANKS! Answers: Answer 1: Recent studies have shown that acaiberry, acai fruit

Health Care Statistics in the United States

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Health Insurance The United States is the only wealthy, industrialized nation that does not have a universal health care system. Source: Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences In 2010, the percentage of Americans without health insurance was 16.3%, or 49.9 million uninsured people. Source: US Census

Staying Fit: The Benefits of Exercise

The most dramatic benefit of exercise is to the heart and blood vessels. The more active people are the less likely to develop heart disease. Also, exercise requires less pumping from the heart to supply oxygen to those muscles. An exercised body also allows the heart to pump less

How stress affects your health

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INTRODUCTION Stress and health are closely linked. It is well known that stress, either quick or constant, can induce risky body-mind disorders. Immediate disorders such as dizzy spells, anxiety, tension, sleeplessness, nervousness and muscle cramps can all result in chronic health problems. In the long run they may also

I’m really confused about the cause of Diabetes?

Ask: I read different things everywhere. I read that a high carb diet causes diabetes, then I read that that is a complete myth. Can anybody give me a straight forward answer about what (could) cause diabetes? Answers: Answer 1: Well, there’s no real straightforward answer but I’ll give

Senior Exercise and Fitness Tips

As you grow older, an active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain. Exercise can even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. And not only is exercise good for your body, it’s also

Weight loss: Choosing a diet that’s right for you

Don’t fall for gimmicks when it comes to weight loss. Evaluate diets carefully to find one that’s right for you. When it comes to weight loss, there’s no shortage of advice. Check any magazine rack or bookstore or surf the Internet, and you’re bound to discover the latest and

Low-Carb Diet May Slow Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. This fatal and progressive condition destroys brain cells, resulting in memory loss and severe thinking and behavioral problems (aggression, delusions, and hallucinations) that interfere with daily life and activities. The cause is conventionally believed to be a

What are the effects of the low-carb hyper-caloric diet on the body?

Ask: I am an athlete in the off-season, aiming to get stronger and bigger. My goal is also to become leaner. My body-fat is at around 8% and I would like it to be in 5-6% range. I am considering a low-carb, hyper-caloric diet. I was thinking that excess

What are some some additional ways one can use to build a healthy diet?

Ask: This is for an essay I’ve already got 1.) Eating organic foods (which I’ll elaborate on) 2.) Balancing foods as per the standards of the food pyramid Answer: There is no better way to bring the body to the state of optimal health than with a low carb