What Are Modifiable Risk Factors?

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At the beginning of the 20th century, the most common health problems in the Western world were infectious diseases such as diphtheria, tuberculosis, polio, influenza and other diseases. These health problems are all classified under communicable diseases (infectious). Significant breakthroughs in the medical field have reduced occurrence of these diseases. Read more

Banish Obesity and Breathe Happier

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In today’s world, where personal appearance sadly amounts to nearly everything, obesity is indeed a dreaded condition. While on one hand it can lead to many health problems like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, arthritis and stroke, on the other hand, it silently erodes a person’s self esteem and inner confidence leading to many emotional and psychological upheavals. Read more

5 Resources for Facing and Overcoming Addiction

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If a person is dealing with addiction, it is important for them to know that genuine help is available from a variety of sources. An addiction can be difficult to manage and even embarrassing for a person to admit having. But an addiction does not have to rule a person’s life. Read more

The Balancing Act: Balancing Health and Fitness

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Although health and fitness may seem like the same thing, they are not. In fact, they are two separate things that need to be worked on individually to maintain a balanced lifestyle. Fitness focuses on your physical well-being; maintaining a certain weight, body mass index, and fat percentage. Health focuses on your mental, spiritual, and internal and external well-being. Read more

6 Western Foods To Eat For Health Conscious

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Since the renaissance period, countries in the western side of the globe have influenced the culture, economy and even the palate of the citizens in the oriental nations. Consequently, the Singaporeans’ penchant for western food supports this concept. Unfortunately, most western recipes are rich in fat and cholesterol content. To address this, below are six suggested western meals which can help the citizens observe a healthier lifestyle. Read more

Healthy Foods for Your Kids

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Food choices and habits are major indicators of healthy lifestyle. Installing healthy habits into kids on time is important for their future nutrition, because if kids learn to eat healthy foods at an early age they will most certainly choose a healthy lifestyle later in life. Read more

6 Ways to Tune Up Your Body

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Losing weight and maintaining your shape is a common fear for both men and women alike in this day and age. A lot of people have become health conscious because of the situation around them. They see that not eating healthy could make their body weight spiral out of control. But fear not! Here are a few simple tips to maintain your body weight and to stay healthy. Read more

5 Steps to a Beautiful Yoga Practice

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Yoga is one of those exercises that people generally assume to be floofy and unstrenuous on the body. And those people are wrong. To the untrained eye, the various poses are far from the feats of agility and strength they truly are. However, no matter the level of practice, yoga can get stale and become boring. With a few minor additions, though, your yoga practice can be revitalized into something far more beautiful. Read more

Thinking Thin

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While there is something to be said about weight loss diets, many of them aren’t what they’re cracked up to be, and some can be downright dangerous. For one thing, it’s all too easy to abandon a weight loss diet that doesn’t seem to be working. The most effective diets tend to work slowly but steadily. If you want to lose 10 pounds in a week by going on a strict diet, it’s possible to do so, but the chances are the weight won’t stay off very long. Read more