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Study Says Sex Doesn’t Burn Calories

If there86522987 is ever a myth that people might wish were true, it is this one. We have all heard old wives tales and health myths about how to improve your general health and well being, but what people might be really disappointed to learn is that sexual activity doesn’t burn calories, making the concept an apparent myth…. Read More

Simple Ways to Cut Calories Every Day

counting caloriesFor most people struggling with weight issues such as obesity, counting calories appears to be the most reliable and effective way for weight loss.  Awareness of the amount of calories consumed on a daily basis may thus control excessive eating, which may in turn result in weight loss.  Counting calories will also teach a person engaged in a … Read More

Why Counting Calories Could Be Deadly

good healthThe current trend in achieving good health is to lead a healthy lifestyle, including eating regular diets that are rich in fruits, vegetables, protein, and fiber. It has also been recommended that for good health, one should start counting calories in diets to determine that amount of sugar that is consumed on a daily basis. Using information on … Read More

Snack Ideas for 100 Calories or Less

Snack Ideas for 100 Calories or LessExtra snacking while on a diet plan might not be the worst thing after all. The extra calories can end up being satisfying in ways that could even prevent higher fat snacking throughout the day. A little temptation might be possible, but giving into your food cravings without ruining your waistline can be tricky!

Barbara Whedon, R.D., a … Read More

The Mystery Behind Counting Calories

Counting CaloriesFor years people have used calorie reduction as a primary tool to lose weight, but for a lot of people this method doesn’t seem to work. Those who study the science of nutrition say we should all understand the mystery behind counting calories to lose weight.

If you’ve been counting calories but not noticing any weight loss, scientists … Read More

Live longer by adding diet that mimics fasting

Strict dietWhat is the secret to long life? Well for some it’s being active. For others it’s eating well. And some may even say the secret to long life is happiness. Well science is trying to find an answer to living a long life and the answer may have to do with how you eat, not necessarily what you … Read More

Seniors: How you can experience more intimacy as you age

Tips to boost intimacy in seniors A lot of things in your life have probably started to slow down as you’ve aged. Maybe your digestion isn’t as effective and running around isn’t as easy. These are to be expected as we grow old. But there’s one aspect in our life that can actually get better over the years and that’s intimacy with our partners…. Read More

Protect your skin naturally from the sun

protect from skin from the sunThe sun is a great source of vitamin D which is essential to our health. Although the sun is beneficial to us, not practicing safe-sun techniques can have serious consequences like burns and even melanoma. So protecting ourselves when we are out and about allows us to still take in vitamin D without the nasty effects of the … Read More

Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight?

intermittent fasting to lose weightGrowing up you probably played with a yoyo. It would go down and up. Down and up. Sure it entertained us but the idea of a yoyo can greatly compare in our efforts to lose weight. It can go down and up, more so with age as our body just doesn’t function as it used to in our … Read More

8 Reasons to eat this tropical fruit

health benefits of lycheeWe’re all pretty familiar with healthy tropical fruits. From pineapples to mangoes these delicious wonders are not only good, but good for us. But you may be missing out on another tropical fruit which is also offering a boost to your health.

Originally grown in Southern China, this superfood can now be found in Hawaii and Florida. This … Read More

FDA trans fat ban and how it affects our health

Ytrans-fatour favorite foods are getting a makeover. More so their labels will start to look much differently as well. As you already know food labels reveal to us the nutritional value of food products. It outlines components such as fat content, carbohydrates, sugar and nutrition present.

As part of a healthy diet we monitor what we take … Read More

Ladies, is the little blue pill coming your way?

Blue pillLet’s call a spade, a spade: A marriage without sex is like a bucket with a tiny hole. It doesn’t work quite the way it should, there’s always something a little amiss. Need to put that fire out and don’t have an extinguisher handy? Call emergency right away because your bucket of water is leaking faster than an … Read More

‘Cool’ health foods to eat this summer

Foods SummerIt’s hot, it’s humid and sticky! Sometimes the days of summer can bring on serious heat and so the goal is to stay as cool as a cucumber to get by. There are numerous ways we can stay cool in the summer. From wearing lighter clothing, to dipping our toes in a pool these are just some effective … Read More

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