Written By: Jim Long on July 29, 2016 No Comment

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Popular notion holds that people who are trying to stop smoking often increase their alcohol intake as a way of compensating. A new study published in BMC Public Health, however, suggests this may not be […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 27, 2016 No Comment

The National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health suggests that older adults should target four main types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility.
Endurance exercises help individuals be active for longer periods of time, such as going for long walks or playing with grandchildren. Click here for some examples of endurance
Strength exercises […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 14, 2016 No Comment

The perfect cup of coffee has the ability to nurture your soul and fuel your body so you can take the morning head-on. Whether it’s the familiar flavor or amazing aroma, it’s safe to say that when you start your day with a cup of Joe, you’re starting it right.

Coffee can do much more […]

Written By: Jim Long on July 12, 2016 No Comment

The following are simple remedies that can help with many forms of knee pain.

ExerciseTwo women are stretching their quads.
Strengthening certain muscles like the quadriceps can ease pain in the knees.
Exercise helps to slow the progression of osteoarthritis, a common cause of knee pain. Physical activity is important to the normal health of cartilage tissue.

Exercise is […]

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Written By: Jim Long on July 6, 2016 No Comment

When you want to whiten your teeth, it is not a one-time thing. When you eat a lot of staining products you need to be careful because you will find that your teeth start to stain very quickly.

There are people that try and avoid these types of staining foods but still end up with discolored […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 26, 2016 No Comment

If you are living with arthritis, one of the hardest things to deal with is the insomnia.  The sleeping disorder is going to prevent you from getting the rest that you need to stay healthy and this will in turn make your arthritis worse.  It can be a terrible cycle that you are dealing with.  […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 15, 2016 No Comment

Cancer Research UK scientists have found a new way to slow the growth of the most aggressive type of breast cancer, according to research published in the journal Oncogene.

The team from Oxford University and the University of Nottingham found that using a drug called JQ1 can alter how cancer cells respond to hypoxia – or […]

Written By: Jim Long on June 13, 2016 No Comment

How can we help others who are suffering from stress? Is there a healthy option? Do we have the skills needed to help? Yes! We must extend ourselves for others in simple yet positive ways.

If you know someone that is dealing with a lot of stress, you may want to help him or her deal […]

Written By: Jim Long on May 31, 2016 No Comment

Do you know what the main symptoms of allergies are?  Do you know what to look for when it comes to allergies?  Some are just very frustrating and annoying to most. However there are some people that have symptoms of allergies that can be very life threatening and dangerous.

The most common symptoms are the following:

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Written By: Jim Long on May 23, 2016 No Comment

Yoga is developing as a part of life. It is a way that you can integrate body poses and breathing exercises with added meditation to give a peace of mind to have peace with the world.

Meditation comes from intense concentration, where the individual focuses so thoroughly on a single object that he or she thinks […]

Written By: Jim Long on May 17, 2016 No Comment

There are no forms of dieting that could stop you from grow bigger. Most are only fads and instead of giving you the results you once hoped for and worked for, they leave you frustrated and well, sometimes hopeless. Well, worry no more. There are these 7 effective moves towards a healthier you!!!

1) Sleep well, […]

Written By: Jim Long on May 5, 2016 No Comment

Getting a healthy body through weight loss is great!  But what about all those rules you run into on lots of diets?

When you want to lose weight, their might be a number of rules you will want to follow in order to shed the pounds as quickly as possible That said, some rules just don’t […]

Written By: Jim Long on April 25, 2016 No Comment

Healthy eating is an important factor for maintaining bodily function and living a disease-free life. If you struggle with healthy eating, then you know that breaking unhealthy habits can be the most difficult part of the process. However, if you truly want to live the best lifestyle possible, it is important to follow these tips […]

Written By: Jim Long on April 18, 2016 No Comment

Numerous sources of information will tell you that fats are potentially harmful elements of your diet. While this is true in general, it does not imply that fats are not valuable from a nutritional point of view. In fact, fats are absolutely necessary for maintaining proper health. Fats are the chief form of energy stored […]

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Written By: Jim Long on April 13, 2016 No Comment

Type 2 Diabetes Tip
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way the body metabolizes sugar. Left uncontrolled it can be life threatening.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine offers some tips to prevent or manage this adult onset condition.
* Lose weight – Keep your body mass index (BMI) below 25
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