Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
Flaxseed has been a part of human and animal diets for thousands of years. Even in the days of Hippocrates, flaxseed was eaten for its health benefits. Recently, however, flaxseed has gained popularity among health-conscious Americans. Despite the hy... Read more
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
My twin boys just turned 3. I stared my SP journey 3 months ago and although I am losing pant sizes, the mid section is still not great... No bikini for me any time soon. Fortunately, high waist pants are in fashion right now... ;-)
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Yesterday afternoon hubby's tracker "turned red" and so we changed his battery. I guess when I changed mine a few months ago, there would have been a little more "life" in the battery. Oh well. Learned something. Kinda cool to see red lights!!... Read more
Hi. Just turned 43 last week. Can't seem to stay motivated long enough. If I don't see results quick then I lose all motivation and quit. Then comes being upset, depressed, and angry at myself.... Read more
I have never been unhappy with my age until this year. And it is not the number that is even bothering me. It is that no matter what I do right now. Health is not on my side. It makes me sad that the hard life style from before is now preventing me f... Read more
I will be turning 50 in Sept and need a buddy to help me with the night time snacking. I get home after doing great at work to find that I am eating for no reason. It is making me nuts. any takers?... Read more
Whether you have an in-ground pool, above ground pool or are thinking about joining the "Y", water aerobics are a terrific calorie burner. In addition to the calories you burn, you will be giving your joints & and back a favor because of the low impa... Read more
Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
In October 2008 I was watching the World Series when I suddenly noticed the left side of my face becoming numb. At first I thought it was due to a new moisturizer I started using a few weeks earlier. I did not mention anything to my husband when it s... Read more
We are well into 2012 and I hope you have been successful with establishing your healthy lifestyle habits so far. If you have fallen off the wagon, today is the perfect day to recommit to your new habits. If you’ve been consistent w... Read more
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