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Benefits of Chair Yoga, Part 3

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006 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 4 Flexibility is considered to be a “by product” of Yoga practice, but in the case of Chair Yoga, it is often “down played” or taken ...

Diabetic Food Pyramid - An Effective Solution To Health Problems

Saturday, November 4th, 2006 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise | No Comments »

Controlling your diet can be the key to reducing the risk of diabetes as well as improving your symptoms if you are already affected by this disease people often refer to as “the silent killer.” Using a diabetic food pyramid can ...

Tips On How To Live With Diabetes

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006 Posted in Health & Exercise, Information | No Comments »

If you have diabetes, you know that caring for your health is very important. It may be overwhelming at first to learn to control your diabetes, but adding this to your schedule can have big rewards. A few of ...

Exercises for Weight Loss, Diabetes and Osteoporosis

Saturday, March 4th, 2006 Posted in Health & Exercise | No Comments »

Many of our diseases are the result of a sedentary lifestyle as well as an unhealthy diet. Your body is meant to be used and will quickly deteriorate if it is not. Physical activity should be a high priority in your ...

The Top 7 Ways that Exercise Helps Diabetics

Thursday, January 12th, 2006 Posted in Health & Exercise, News & Articles | No Comments »

Exercise is an important tool in managing your diabetes in order to live a longer, healthier life. Exercise increase insulin sensitivity and glucose metabolism. The key problem of Type 2 diabetics is insulin insensitivity, or insulin resistance. By exercising you can ...

What is Adult Type 2 Diabetes?

Saturday, March 26th, 2005 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise, Type 2 Diabetes | No Comments »

Adult type 2 diabetes may be a lot more common than you think. There are three different kinds of diabetes. Type 1, type 2, and gestational. Slightly more than 1% of the population has type 2. Obesity. Being overweight increases the ...

Four Important Facts You Should Know About Whey Protein

Thursday, March 18th, 2004 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 ...

Weight Loss Secrets: Get Slim Without the Gym

Sunday, March 14th, 2004 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise | No Comments »

Diabetes and obesity are reaching epidemic proportions and both are closely related to our lifestyle. Unless we change some of our lifestyle habits,this trend is likely to continue. So, how can you improve your fitness and start your weight loss ...

Benefits of Chair Yoga, Part 1

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2003 Posted in Health & Exercise, News & Articles | No Comments »

Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 2 Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 3 Benefits of Chair Yoga: Part 4 In comparison to many forms of exercise, the benefits of Chair Yoga far outweigh the risks. The therapeutic exercises work the body, from head to ...

Insulin Resistance and Morbid Obesity

Monday, October 7th, 2002 Posted in Foods & Eating, Health & Exercise | No Comments »

We are suffering an obesity epidemic in the United States. About 66 million people are classified as 'obese,' which means that they have a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than 30%. That means that a person's body is over ...