When people talk about stress, they are usually referring to tension or emotional distress.Medically, however, stress is defined as any condition or situation that places undue strain on the body.
Archive for April, 2011
The most widely accepted methods to access weight and body fat are Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist circumference. This Method is used by many health experts to determine whether your weight is putting you at risk. The measurement is based on mathematical formula that includes both height and weight
There’s no doubt that what you eat influences the levels of cholesterol and other fats in your blood. Numerous studies document that diet high in animal products and other saturated fats tend to elevate cholesterol levels, in contrast to the low levels found in people whose diet consist largely of whole grains, fruits, and vegetables. People with [...]
During the first 3 months of life, breast milk or formula provides all the nutrients newborn baby needs. The following summarizes the generally accepted guidelines for introducing new foods to babies under one year of age. It should be noted, however, that all babies are different; consequently, the timing varies considerably from one baby to [...]
There is no diet that can keep you away from ageing. But if you eat certain foods and make certain lifestyle changes can slow the process of ageing (i.e. wrinkles, hair fall and osteoporosis) these are some diseases and signs of ageing. Your diet should have source of anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, good fat and your diet [...]
A very famous saying is — an apple a day keeps doctor away. Why is it so ? Here are few of its qualities its just because of the benefit this fruit offer. Apple reduces bad cholesterol LDL and increases good cholesterol HDL. Apple burns more calories in getting digested then it actually has. Apple [...]
I am an iPod touch lover and also have a wonderful little daughter and i want to share with other women who want to get pregnant or avoid pregnancy or who have already conceived and already mom z. Here are few applications which all of us will find interesting and helpful.
March 2011, Tsunami and Earthquake devastated Japan and more seriously damage their nuclear reactors. Risk of radiation levels have been upgraded to 7. Yes, we are in nuclear world and we have ourself to blame. Imagine a baby in the mother’s womb who has not been born, and is facing the wrath. I think giving birth to [...]
There are certain food myths you should not believe. Some false info going on the net can seriously damage your health. 1. Myth. Drinking water helps you loose weight. Fact. Drinking more water will reduce the amount you eat. Contrary to the popular belief, adding few glasses of water will melt away your fat which [...]
If you are having a bad mood day, 15 minutes of exercise will boost your mood and help you keep calm. The reason why exercise is the best mood medicine is that the exercise pumps up the mood regulating anti-depressants presents in your body.