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Archive for October, 2007

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and type-II Diabetes

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007 Posted in Information, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) is a hormone imbalance that occurs in women, and can often be mistaken for something else. Women who have it have high testosterone and high circulating insulin levels. Without diagnosis, women with PCOS risk infertility, ...

Now Fat Is Good for Us? Not Just Another Fish Story

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Information, News & Articles | No Comments »

(ARA) - Low fat, no fat and now they say to eat more fat? Over the years, Americans have been fed different stories about choosing the right foods for optimum health. When researchers warned that too much fat in your diet ...

Redeeming Unsaturated Fats

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, News & Articles | No Comments »

The most dreaded word in many dieter's vocabulary is "fat". It is not uncommon to hear a dieter discuss their avoidance of eating fat as if it were something thoroughly unwholesome, or even life-threatening, like an allergen, or a contagious ...

Diabetes and Exercise

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Health & Exercise, News & Articles | No Comments »

There are two main types of diabetes, type I and type II. Type I diabetes is characterized by the pancreas making too little or no insulin. An individual with diabetes type I will have to inject insulin throughout the day in ...

The Truth About Weight Loss; The 6 Biggest Myths About Dieting for Diabetics

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

All of our behavior results from the thoughts that preceded it, so the thing to work on is not your behavior, but the thing that caused your behavior, your thoughts. - Dr. Wayne Dyer Let me preface this article with the ...

Protein: Common or Missing Link?

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Most of us equate the word diet with calorie reduction. This is understandable, since most diet marketing is relentlessly focused on offering consumers low-calorie options. Unfortunately, this way of thinking is categorically wrong. The simple fact that any nutritionist will verify ...

The Glycemic Index: Key To Weight Loss Or Just Another Diet Gimmick?

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Foods & Eating, News & Articles | No Comments »

The glycemic index (GI) is a scale that measures how quickly carbohydrate foods are broken down into glucose. The original purpose for the glycemic index was to help diabetics keep their blood sugar under control. The glycemic index has recently ...

Four Important Facts You Should Know About Whey Protein

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Health & Exercise, News & Articles | No Comments »

Are you concerned about taking care of your body before and after strenuous activities or workouts? Do you try to avoid supplementsthat contain additives and possible side effects? If you are interested in better health and improved physical fitness you have ...

How to Lose Weight Without Starvation

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in News & Articles | No Comments »

Everyone at one point in his or her life needs or wants to loose weight. Whether it is for health reason, or just to feel better about you, deciding on a weight loss plan is not as easy as it ...

Benefits of Chair Yoga, Part 4

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007 Posted in Health & Exercise, News & Articles | No Comments »

Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 1 Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 2 Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 3 Chair Yoga can easily work in harmony with most physical rehabilitation prescriptions. Many physical therapists have knowledge of Yoga or are teachers of Yoga. Many ...