Log On For Health - Creating an Online Health Resource by Madison Lockwood
... For example, a health website may include: facts about prescription drugsdetails about specific surgeries and treatment optionsa list of medical specialists and health care facilities in your area"Ask the Expert" columnsinformation about clinical trials of the past and presentlinks to popular health-related articlesinteractive tools such as calorie counters; body mass calculators, quizzesforums, chat rooms, and message boards covering a wide range of topics When it comes to your health or ...
Is Zone Diet a Fad? by Lulia Pascanu
... It is clear the man has taken some time to think about it. 6. It harshly limitates the daily calorie intake Some dieticians claim that the Zone diet limits the daily calorie intake to somewhere around 800. I used the calculator at DrSears.com to check this (I am a 100 pound woman by the way) and my daily calorie intake resulted around 1100 kcal. I'm not pleased with it, as I don't plan to spend my days in permanent hibernation, or lose any of my precious, hard-gained pounds
Insulin Pumps - Get Better Control, Get Your Life Back! by Dan Morgan
... If you struggle to remember to test and inject at the right time - perhaps meal times vary from day to day, then a pump could really help you. Q I am considering a pump but may get pregnant, is that ok? A Yes. As pumps usually improve your blood glucose control, using a pump through pregancy and beyond is generally a good thing. Having as close to normal blood glucose levels reduces the chances of complications during pregnancy. Q What are the costs?
Fat Burners: The Biggest Rip-Off of the Weight Loss Industry? by Nathan Latvitis
... have lost from the “fat” burning supplement may not be fat at all, it may just be water. So, all in all, fat burning supplements do provide some benefits – that is, if the ingredients actually DO support their claims. However, many times, even though they do provide benefits, the benefits are many times small compared to what can be accomplished through intelligent dieting and exercising. It is up to the buyer whether the price tags justify the benefits that these supplements may provide.
Secrets from the Classroom: Avoiding Summer Learning Loss by Rob Stringer
... Using pen and paper or even a spreadsheet, give them a budget and see if they can plan meals, activities and lodgings for one of the days (math & problem solving). Designate one of your children the trip mapmaker (art, math) or map reader (math). Still others could be in charge of creating a family journal or scrapbook (writing, art). The possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Have a Family Games Night. Traditional board games give so many opportunities to reinforcing acedemic ...
8 Keys To Healthy Weight Loss And Burning Body Fat by Ellen Agius
... MEAL REPLACEMENT DRINKS THAT ARE LOW GI Many weight loss programs include a Meal replacement drink. Ensure the meal replacement drink is low glycemic and contains the nutrients your body needs to feel full and satisfied, along with being delicious and satisfying. The aim is to provide nutrition for today’s busy lifestyles. KEY EIGHT. DRINK WATER TO KEEP YOUR ORGANS WELL HYDRATED. Water is one of the most important nutrients in our diet. The majority of adults require eight to ten glasses of ...
Is A Premium Dog Food Really That Much Better For Your Dog? by Carolyn Schweitzer
... Adult dogs need to eat according to their size and energy requirements and should be fed two meals a day. This is frequently referred to by the premium dog food companies as a "maintenance diet". Unlike cats, dogs are not strictly meat eaters. In fact, a dog is more like an omnivore and will eat just about anything, whether it's good for him or not! A certain amount of vegetable matter is part of a dog's natural diet. Dogs love vegetables such as broccoli, carrots, zucchini, peas, and ...
Body Mass Index (BMI) Can't Measure Your Overall Health by Ian Mason
... He lifts weights nearly every day, gets regular aerobic exercise in the forms of bicycling and karate, and eats well-balanced meals emphasizing lean meats, vegetables and fiber-bearing carbohydrates. Despite his BMI, his cholesterol levels are healthy, his blood pressure that of an average 25 year old, and his activity level - well, it’s obviously pretty good. While we’re not all like David, there are two take-home lessons from his story:1) BMI may not be a good indicator of your health and ...