Monthly Archives: May, 2011

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis is a condition that affects the wall of the large intestines. Small pouches can form in the intestinal wall. So far there is no specific cause for the formation of diverticulitis but this disease seems to affect people who are over the age of 60 or who are overweight. The formation of the ...

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Easy Ways to Reduce Fat Intake

If you eat like a majority of Americans than you are probably used to consuming a lot of high fat foods, like steak, pork, French fries, mashed potatoes made with cream and butter and fried foods. There are so many different types of high fat foods that it is difficult to list only a ...

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Vitamins to Help Prevent Eczema?

Eczema is an itchy, scaly rash that is can be caused from several different factors. I suffer from eczema that occurs during certain times of the year. Other people may have break out with eczema due to a food or chemical sensitivity. Often eczema is hereditary condition that can be passed down ...

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High Protein Propaganda

Protein is very important to the body. If you do not consume enough of it you will not be able to repair or build muscle, create red blood cells, enzymes or other tissues. As a general rule of thumb, inactive people should consume approximately 0.4 grams of protein per 1 pounds of body ...

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Healthy and Unhealthy Fats

There are three different types of fats that you should be familiar with when choosing healthy food options. Saturated Fat: Saturated fats can clog your arteries and raise your blood cholesterol. Animal products, such as beef, pork, chicken, and dairy are usually high in saturated fat. The amount of saturated fat can vary ...

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Creating Long-term Health Goals

If you have finally decided to get back into shape, or if you want to improve your health education or fitness routine, you should determine what your expectations are from your fitness routine and what your motivation is. Perhaps you have a family history of diabetes that you hope to avoid by improving your ...

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Do you find yourself feeling extremely fatigued on a daily basis, even if you didn't do anything very strenuous? If so, you may be suffering from a disorder known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). This condition is one of the most controversial disorders and is often difficult to diagnose because of the vague ...

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