What's the Difference Between Individual, Family, Group and Health Insurance? by Kurt Stammberger
... In general, group health insurance plans offer many advantages over individual health insurance. These include smaller premiums, better tax concessions, and extended coverage. Virtually all business owners can qualify for group health insurance. Furthermore, because you represent a bigger chunk of business to the insurance carrier, you can usually negotiate terms and conditions quite a bit as a business owner. Hence it’s advisable to do your homework before you start negotiations.
Are You Game For Love? by Alvin Yap
... If your animal sign belonged to group 3, then your peach blossom star is rabbit and your love sector is located in the East 2 sector of your house. If your animal sign belonged to group 4, then your peach blossom star is the horse and your love sector is located in the South 2 sector of your house. What do you use to activate your love sectors? You can use a vase with freshly cut flowers dipped in some water and place it in the sector concerned. This is just one of the ways to activate your ...
The 3-A-Day Dairy Diet – Another Diet Fad Flop by Alisa Fleming
... However, the high dairy group averaged a 1.5 kg weight gain and a .5kg fat mass gain. The control (low dairy) group faired the best with only a .8 kg weight gain, and they actually lost .5 kg of fat mass. 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 ...
Life Insurance – Smokers and Overweights Pay Over 50% More! by Michael Challiner
... David Pickett, Life Insurance Manager at Sainsbury's spoke for the insurance industry when he confirmed “Health risks associated with smoking can have a big effect on life cover costs. It is vital for those who have kicked the habit to review their policies”. Just how big an effect smoking has on life insurance costs was highlighted in a recent snapshot study by This found that the average smoker paid 56% more than a non-smoker. The study was based on nine of the UK's top insurance ...
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... weight and diet might be just what you need! Calle EE, et al. “BMI and mortality in prospective cohort of U.S. adults” New England Journal of Medicine, Volume 341 pages 1097–1105, 1999
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Diet and Exercise Tips by Allison Burr-Miller
... · The Atkins diet pioneered the idea of the ‘evil’ carbohydrate · Vegan and vegetarian diets are often scorned for lacking protein (despite steps taken to incorporate non-carnal proteins into such diets) · Low-fat diets are faulted with providing too little fat, and consequently the body has nothing to absorb nutrients with · Weight Watchers and other such diets often require too much portion control for the casual dieter, and as a result seem destined for failure · The grapefruit diet ...
Elliptical vs Treadmill: Which Burns more Calories? by Fred Waters
... Studies suggest that exercising numerous muscle groups increases fat burning efficiency. The larger the muscle mass involved in an exercise, the more effective that exercise is for improving fat mobilization, burning calories and building muscle endurance in an efficient period of time. This would suggest that an elliptical trainer would burn more calories, but there is no denying that running also efficiently burns calories. So which machine should you purchase?
What is Your Healthy Body Weight by Kim Beardsmore
... Waist circumferences associated with increased health risk are: For menWaist circumference greater than 94cm
For womenWaist circumference greater than 80cm Being a healthy weight can help: - improve blood cholesterol levels, blood pressure and blood glucose levels
- reduce your risk of other health related problems
- improve self confidence and self esteem
- make it easier to be physically active. If you are obese or overweight…try not to gain additional weight.