April 25, 2016
Looking after your health can often feel like a full-time job. If you’re concerned at all about your stats, making sure they fall within the “normal” range, it’s not uncommon to have to search various different websites to give you a complete look at your total body health. Well, not anymore. Here is the ultimate cheat sheet on health, providing all of the information you need to ensure that you’re in the best health possible. Blood Pressure Having a healthy blood pressure means you have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke. Blood Pressure UK reports that the...
August 25, 2015
Many people begin exercise programs with the goal of losing weight, building muscle, or both. However, there is another positive effect of exercising regularly and that is the fact that it can help ease your stress, making it a necessity when it comes to living a higher quality of life. It does this by lowering your levels of two major stress hormones, adrenaline and cortisol, and increasing your level of anti-stress hormones called endorphins. Adrenaline Adrenaline is good for your body in that it is responsible for helping you fight or flee dangerous situations. However, when your body is...
August 04, 2015
One of the great things about the Dukan Diet is that you can eat as much as you’d like while on it, almost guaranteeing that you’ll never have to deal with those dreaded, diet-busting hunger pangs. However, although you don’t have to watch portion sizes in your efforts to get into smaller jeans, you do need to focus on eating the foods on the Dukan Diet approved food list dependent upon which stage of the diet you are in. The Attack Phase The Attack Phase is the first phase of the diet and the one that is intended to...