Remember when you were a little kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn’t get around to writing your book report? While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taking responsibility for our actions, this doesn’t mean that we’re past using excuses—whether we realize it or…

Most of us have at least one part of our body that, however hard we diet and exercise, just  never quite looks the way we’d like. For a lot of women (and men too) that problem area is the belly. The quest for a flat stomach (or a flatter stomach at least) is one that…

There are many people who still question the importance, and value, of taking vitamin and mineral supplements. You can get everything you need from a good diet  they say. And maybe, years ago, that was true. But in today’s world there are a number of good reasons why such supplements can be pretty beneficial to…

Years ago, soda was considered to be something reserved for an occasional treat. A bottle lasted a week and was rationed out and limited. That has all changed now. Drinking soda with every meal, and without a meal, just as a general thirst quencher, has become the norm for many, especially kids. The Big Problem…

These days everyone talks a lot about how stressful their jobs are. We tend to do this in a rather casual way though. After all, its only a bit of stress, not a major physical ailment. Feel lucky that you have your health and learn to live with fact that most days you leave work…

Your Grandmother probably used to tell you that breakfast was the most important meal of the day – and doctors and dietitians say that she was quite right. However, if you do not have a lot of time in the morning it can be tempting to skip it or to buy an unhealthy snack when…

You are what you eat. It is an old adage, but one that more and more people are realizing the truth behind. The standard, modern Western diet is not kind to human health in many ways, and obesity levels and the number of people suffering from chronic, diet related illnesses such as Type II diabetes…

Anyone who thinks that an office job and sitting at a desk for hours at a time is easier on the body than a more physical job has probably never had to work under such conditions. Ask most people who have to spend long periods of time at a desk and they will be more…

Most people who are questioned about their health, diets and exercise regime respond in much of the same way. The most common excuses for many of us for not working out are that we are unmotivated, unsure about where to start and that we simply don’t have enough time. Although we know deep inside how…

Everyone’s body changes as they get older and there is really very little that can be done to prevent some of those changes. By maintaining a balanced and sensible diet – with a few new tweaks – people over the age of sixty can – along with a sensible exercise regime – stay healthier and…

  
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