Does Health Really Matter If You’re Fit?

Fitness
Surprisingly, if you're anything like me, you really don't know. Why not? Well, it's likely because we get so caught up in trying to build the perfect body, we forget to measure our health. "So in truth, in the process of building a better body, we regrettably may forget all about our health." In other words, we're so busy training harder and harder to achieve the coveted six-pack set of abs, and we're working even harder running on a treadmill every morning to peel off those layers of stubborn fat from our bellies... So in truth, in the process of building a better body, we regrettably may forget all about our health. Interestingly, many people believe that health is a byproduct of living a life full of physical fitness. That…
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An African Bush Doctor’s Prescription For Better Health

Natural and Holistic Medicine
Bush Medicine is traditional herbal medicine- the oldest system of healing in the world. Bush medicine started in Africa about 30,000 years ago. In the African-Caribbean culture plants are referred to as Bush such as fever bushor toothache bush and are revered for their healing and spiritual properties. Every culture in world practiced and still practices bush medicine to treat the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual problems of the people. Today 70% of the worl's population still uses traditional herbal medicine (bush medicine) as its primary source of health care. For the past 75 years medical doctors and drug companies have tried to discredit traditional herbal medicine while at the same time sending ethnobotanists all around the world to acquire the knowledge of local plants from bush doctors in order…
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Health warning: Health risks of mobile phones !

Health Concerns
Using a mobile phone for more than 10 years increases the risk of getting brain cancer, according to the most comprehensive study of the risks yet published. The study which contradicts official pronouncements that there is no danger of getting the disease found that people who have had the phones for a decade or more are twice as likely to get a malignant tumour on the side of the brain where they hold the handset. (more…)
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Supplements For Brain Health – Brain Health Research Report

General Health Info
Most people believe a progressive decline in overall brain function is a natural process of aging. This degenerative process causes us to lose our short-term memory and abstract reasoning ability. It also may make concentration or learning new information difficult. Many neurological diseases are also directly related to aging such as dementia, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson's. Many published studies have shown that the decline of brain function can be delayed, or even reversed, by proper diet and/or supplementation. This report is a review of the existing research done on the ingredients in Melaleuca’s Unforgettables™ dietary supplement. (more…)
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Introduction To California Health Insurance In 5 Easy Pieces

Health Insurance
Okay...so you've visited countless websites, received instant health insurance quotes and colorful benefit descriptions with enough small print to make you scream...WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN (and who writes this stuff)!!! Well we didn't write it but after years of reading it, we have boiled down the various plans to 5 key elements...and if you understand just these points...you will be able to walk into the California health insurance market with confidence (and a fair amount of sanity left). (more…)
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About Hypothyroidism – a Common Health Problem

Hypothyroidism
By hypothyroidism, the thyroid gland is producing too less hormones to stimulate the metabolism or the body is not able to utilize the hormones. The lack of thyroid hormones slows down the metabolism and thus all the activities in the body, giving a combination of many symptoms related to slowness of bodily processes. Hypothyroidism is common, but the frequency of the condition is not well determined. Some authorities estimate that 0.5% of the total American population have the disease to some degree. The frequency is much greater among people over 50 years of age than among young people. (more…)
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Natural Therapy for Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure

Natural Therapy
While there are many common pharmaceutical treatments for high blood pressure including beta blockers and A.C.E. inhibitors there are some very effective alternatives including pomegranate juice, passion flower and physical exercise. There is evidence that pomegranate juice offers protection against cardiovascular disease. While pomegranates (punica granatum) have been around for thousands of years, not much research had been done until recently. Most of the research was first conducted in Israel and has been ongoing. One of the first studies to gain attention showed that pomegranate juice had potent antiatherogenic (biologically active substance that prevents atherogenesis, the accumulation of lipid containing plaques on the innermost layers of the arteries) effects in healthy humans and in atherosclerotic mice that may be attributable to its anti oxidative properties. A few months later, the…
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Fake food : top 10 most deceptive foods that everyone thinks are healthy but are not

Nutrition
1. Pasteurized Milk Milk is touted as a healthy food, and most people assume that it does a body good. But pasteurization destroys active enzymes and denatures the fragile proteins in milk. It also kills beneficial bacteria and lowers the vitamin content of your milk. A better alternative? Raw milk is milk that hasn’t been pasteurized. Why raw milk? Supporters of raw milk say the pasteurization process kills most, if not all, micromilk organisms, including the beneficial ones that aid in digestion and metabolization. They also promote good health by crowding out bad bacteria and help prevent yeast overgrowth in the intestinal tract. The Campaign for real milk says that raw milk comes from cows that are properly fed. Cows that eat green grass provide milk with nutrients like vitamins…
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Compare The Major California Health Insurance Carriers

Health Insurance
Five Critical Criteria used to compare California carriers. 1. Health Plan pricing in the market. Ultimately, benefits need to be priced well relative to other similar plans on the market. Also, the plans have to make sense financially in today's world of ever-increasing cost. Some large multi-line carriers like Principle offer extremely rich benefits that have completely priced themselves out of the market. There's a "sweet spot" where plan design meets the consumer's budget and that has to be a given when choosing a plan. Interestingly enough, this pricing value is driven by a carriers ability to do well in the following other areas so let's take a look at them. More information on the major carriers in the California market. (more…)
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Heart failure patients helped to regain health by Stem Cell Therapy

General Health Info
The International Forum on Heart Failure and Stem Cell Therapies Focus on C-Cure Technology and Launch Ceremony of Phase III Multisite Clinical Trial in China was held jointly by six organizations including Experts Committee of China Council for Medicine International Promotion, National Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Industrial Technology Innovation Strategic Alliance, etc on August 25th in Shanghai. The reporter was informed from the forum that the C-Cure technology for the treatment of heart failure through stem cells will make the heart failure patients who are lack of effective treatment regain health and rebirth. Junbo Ge, Academician from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Deputy President of Tongji University, has introduced the current situation of heart failure worldwide on the forum, that is, the number of patients worldwide reaches 117…
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