Monthly Archives: May 2011

Purging to Perfection: Anorexia and Bulimia

We’ve already reviewed Anorexia and Bulimia through our partnership with the European Action on Drugs, but now we will discuss specifics about the disorders: what they are and why they occur. Whether it’s from the media, your family, friends, or … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy and Plentiful on a Budget

Pinching your pennies doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice on great-tasting, healthy food. Find out how to eat great on a fixed budget. Continue reading

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Healthy Foods for Your Brain and Waistline

We need to eat to survive as people, and you can bet that the world is full of foods that are good for your health and for your weight. We didn’t always have fast-food available. Continue reading

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6 Tips for a Healthier Body and Happier Mind

We would all love to feel better as well as look better, but many of us simply do not know how to achieve a healthy mind and body combination. Continue reading

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Heart Rate Zones

The heart rate is the number of times our heart beats in a specific amount of time, say a minute for example. The “beats per minute” method of measuring is referred to as bpm. A person’s heart rate is subject … Continue reading

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Symptoms of Heartburn & Heart Disease

Heart disease and heartburn are caused by two entirely different things. Heartburn is due to regurgitation of gastric acid after eating. Heart disease is due to a number of factors such as genetics, but largely diet and lifestyle – eating … Continue reading

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Target Heart Rates for Effective Exercise

Increasing your heart rate means that you are increasing the amount of oxygen in your body, thus boosting your metabolism, which helps to burn off calories. The most effective way of maximizing your workouts is to find your target heart … Continue reading

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Is Diet Soda Addictive?

Millions of people consume diet soda to get off the sugar, but many are finding that they become hooked on the 0-calorie concoction. Continue reading

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Are Doctors Dealing with Overweight Patients the Right Way?

One expects a level of trust when they see a physician, but recent evidence suggests that doctors are not being as up front with their patients as they should be. Continue reading

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The Top 40 Fastest Fat Burners Ever!

When people go on diets, not only do they want to lose the fat but they want to lose it fast. Look at some of the fastest fat burners around. Continue reading

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