A 30% Chance That Statistics Never Lie by David Leonhardt
... "Almost half the world's population earns a below-average income." Uncle Gyula was dumbfounded, "So?" "Well, I want to make sure that nobody has a below-average income." At a loss for words, my Uncle advised, "It won't happen until everybody has an above-average IQ." That made sense. "Right now," Uncle Gyula continued, "Almost half the world has a below-average IQ, and statistics never lie." I was floored. I did not realize we had such an IQ scarcity on our hands.
The 3-A-Day Dairy Diet – Another Diet Fad Flop by Alisa Fleming
... Dairy Consumption: The Effects on Diabetes, Obesity, and Heart Disease in WomenThe British Women's Heart and Health Study examined 4,286 British women ranging in age from 60 to 79 for links to the Metabolic Syndrome. The Metabolic Syndrome was defined as those women who had Type 2 Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes (insulin resistance or high fasting glucose) and, in addition, at least two of the following: Obesity, Hypertension, and Lipid Disorders (i.e. high triglycerides or low HDL).
Understanding Your Heart Rate by Zach Bashore
... There is no "one size fits all" average for heart rate, it will vary on the individual. A person`s resting heart rate is simply the number of times that your heart beats while resting. The average resting heart rate is anywhere from fifty-five to eighty-five beats per minute. Your resting heart rate gets higher as you get older and is lower with physically fit people. Athletes sometimes measure their resting heart rate as one way of finding out if they have overtrained.
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... Overweight people tend to have higher blood pressure and higher blood cholesterol, which are major risk factors for heart attack and other blood vessel disease. Being overweight can contribute to problems in the joints, and is also associated with other serious diseases such as diabetes. How you tell if you are overweight As we are all different shapes and sizes, there is not one recommended weight for your height. Instead there is a range of weights that are healthy for your height.
Easy and Effective - Creating a Comprehensive Marketing Plan for Your Home Business by Patrysha Korchinski
... She first considers using chocolate hearts with her business name on them and leaving them with a sign and display at the local mechanic. Unfortunately, at 25 cents a piece, the 500 minimum is too high to fit the budget. She loves the idea though, so makes a note on her notepad to reconsider the idea the following year. She considers putting an ad in the local paper for the weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day. She would like to be able to afford a display ad, but knows that three ads would ...
Lose Weight with 10,000 Steps A Day by Jakob Culver
... Not only that walking will also help you keep the weight off for a longer period of time as it builds your muscles while keeping your heart at a fat-burning rate. Quick facts about walking 10,000 steps Use a Pedometer: For counting the number of steps that you have covered the best approach is to have a pedometer which can help you easily keep track of the distance you have covered throughout your day as well as the number of steps that you have taken.
Will You Outlive Your Favorite Celebrity? by Barbara Kimmel
... FACT: Exercising at one’s target heart rate strengthens the heart and boosts metabolism. Demko outlines an easy-to-follow strategy incorporating physical, mental, nutritional and environmental modifications that will slow the aging process, such as the benefits of eating a daily serving of oatmeal; having friends who are a variety of ages; reducing your daily caloric intake by 20%; and having a religious or spiritual connection.
Only 10,000 Steps a Day Will Help You Lose Weight by Joey Dweck
... Walking will also help you keep the weight off for a longer period of time because it builds your muscles while keeping your heart at a fat-burning rate. Because it can seem to be a daunting task to walk 10,000 steps, it is important that you develop a strategy for meeting your daily quota. Here are three simple methods to help you reach your goals without losing focus: Use a Pedometer Using a pedometer can help you easily keep track of the distance you have covered throughout your day as ...