Fad Weight Loss Diet

Word Count: 469 Summary: Obesity is killing us but using fad or extreme weight loss schemes may be making it worse! Keywords: weight loss diet, lose weight, diet, fad diets, weight loss Article Body: Overview: Obesity is a physical state that refers to excessive body fat. Chances are you have experienced the frustrations of dieting at least once in your life, if you have problems with your weight. Close to a hundred million Americans go on a weight loss diet in any given year and up to ninety-five percent of them regain the weight they lose within five years. Worse, a third will gain back more weight than they lost, in danger of “yo-yoing” from one popular diet to another. …

Effective Treatment For Fibromyalgia Patients

Fibromyalgia is a perplexing disorder that has just begun to make itself known in the medical community. Because of its wide range of symptoms and often intermittent nature, little is known about effective treatments for the condition, but there is evidence that something as simple as a memory foam mattress or topper can help some FMS patients. Fibromyalgia is characterized by widespread, sometimes debilitating pain in muscles, tendons and other fibrous tissues. Other symptoms may include an overwhelming feeling of fatigue, and difficulty with concentration and complex mental tasks, sometimes referred to as “fibro-fog.” As the medical community struggles to learn more about FMS, and to separate it from similar disorders like chronic fatigue syndrome, patients have been left largely …

Drinking Water Scams Revealed

Word Count: 401 Summary: Read this article before you consider paying for your drinking water. Keywords: drinking water, bottled water, water purification, water ionizer, comparison, review, scam Article Body: (free to publish) Read this article before you consider paying for your drinking water. Wouldn’t it be nice to stop poisoning ourselves with polluted or unhealthy drinking water? I, for one, felt that I would love to find a source of safe inexpensive drinking water. (Ideally, I’d love to turn on the tap, and out it would flow!) Whether it’s curing cancer with magnets or herbal wonder-remedies or Vioxx, we’ve all seen the fantastic claims people make about their health products AND about how your whole life will be changed! I …

DNA Diets : Junk Science?

Word Count: 498 Summary: Dieting and weight loss products and programs are such a big budget, big profit business today. We’ve all heard dozens of sales pitches for diet and weight loss products, plans, books, and other items that will supposedly help us miraculously lose that extra weight we’ve gained with the least amount of effort possible. Keywords: dna, diet, diets, genetic, fad, weight, loss, plan, scam, fraud Article Body: Copyright 2006 Danna Schneider Dieting and weight loss products and programs are such a big budget, big profit business today. We’ve all heard dozens of sales pitches for diet and weight loss products, plans, books, and other items that will supposedly help us miraculously lose that extra weight we’ve gained …

Different Types of Anxiety Disorders

Word Count: 573 Summary: Anxiety disorders are often treated using specific methods and techniques designed to target symptoms and develop coping mechanisms for the anxiety triggers. Knowing which method to use in the treatment largely depends on the kind of disorder a person has. This article provides insights on the most common forms of anxiety disorders. Keywords: anxiety disorders Article Body: Anxiety is a common occurrence when a person faces potentially problematic or dangerous situations. It is also felt when a person perceives an external threat. However, chronic and irrational anxiety can lead to a form of anxiety disorder. There are different types of anxiety disorder depending on their causes or triggers. Common forms of anxiety disorders Generalized anxiety disorder …

Dieting Toture By Another Name, It Doesn’t Need To Be That Way

I have tried many “diets” here in the USA and in England and to me they all felt like self inflicted torture. They were boring, tasteless, and restrictive. Like many of you I work hard, I don’t ask for much in the way of pleasures when I get home at night. The one thing that does give me enormous pleasure is eating, I love food and yes, I like the odd drink too. I was not and never have been a very large person, 186lb at 5’8” tall. Not huge but always feeling bloated, I had the “carry on luggage” hanging over the belt and always felt tired and lethargic. Then one day my wife and I heard about the …

Correct Your Acid / Alkaline Balance with the Water You Drink: What the Experts Say

Word Count: 609 Summary: In health circles there has been much recent talk about acid /alkaline imbalance. Let’s see if we can clarify how experts recommend we correct this imbalance. Keywords: alkaline acid balance water ionizers ionized ionizer pH Article Body: (free to publish) In health circles there has been much recent talk about acid /alkaline imbalance. Let’s see if we can clarify how experts recommend we correct this imbalance. The problem Your body functions best when neither too acid nor too alkaline. Unfortunately almost all of us have become acidic due to diet, drinks and stress — both psychological and from pollution. Acids can build up in our body, causing systems to be out of balance. The effects According …

Cool or Uncool

Word Count: 518 Summary: The article encourages smokers to quit the habit by showing the negative effects of smoking. Those who don’t smoke are healthier compared to those who smoke and will therefore live longer. The writer gives importance to the determination and sincerity of the smoker to quit smoking. Though it points out that there are times that medication is needed, quitting smoking will only be achieved if one will help himself or herself. Keywords: Buy zyban, zyban, buy cheap zyban, buy cheap zyban online Article Body: Health experts believe that every year 2.5 million people around the world including 400,000 from America die because of smoking. And probably millions more suffer from smoke-related illness. According to studies, additional …

Clean Your Plate Is Not Always The Way To Go For Healthy Kids

Word Count: 467 Summary: Like most parents, you want your children to be healthy. However, not everything your parents did is necessarily what experts consider to be most healthful now. Keywords: “Clean Your Plate” Is Not Always The Way To Go For Healthy Kids Article Body: According to obesity researchers, the United States obesity rate has more than doubled for preschoolers and adolescents-and more than tripled for ages 6 to 11-over the past 30 years. Obese children are at greater risk for health problems such as diabetes and heart disease, and often carry these problems into adulthood. So, how do parents help children, and the entire family, eat healthier, both at home and away-from-home? “Talk to your pediatrician, family doctor …

Car Accidents: The Expressway to The Next Life

Word Count: 589 Summary: According to a recent study, car accidents ranked ninth out of the top ten causes of death world wide. It also ranked first among the top ten accident-caused deaths. Over 40,000 Americans die in car crashes every year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, someone is involved in a car accident every ten seconds. It is estimated that every 12 minutes, a person dies in a car crash. Car accidents are the leading cause of death for Americans 35 years old and younger. Keywords: car accidents Article Body: According to a recent study, car accidents ranked ninth out of the top ten causes of death world wide. It also ranked first among the top …

But I Don’t Want Muscles! – Part 1: What Muscle is, and how to Build

One of the common comments I hear from my female clients is, “Please don’t give me any weights work – I don’t want any muscle, I just want to tone.” The reasons differ from client to client, but it most often they seem to be based on a misunderstanding of what muscle is, how we build it, what it has to do with weight loss – or some combination of the above. There’s a lot of misinformation outside of the fitness world about muscles and what they do, so I’d like to spend the next two articles exploring the realities behind the myths. WHAT IS MUSCLE? When I was younger, I’d never really thought about what the ‘stuff’ between my …

Buddy Bracelet Spreads Awareness of Colorectal Cancer

Word Count: 264 Summary: Colorectal cancer is 90 percent preventable and 90 percent treatable when detected early, yet it continues to be the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. Keywords: ‘Buddy Bracelet’ Spreads Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Article Body: Colorectal cancer is 90 percent preventable and 90 percent treatable when detected early, yet it continues to be the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States. To help spread the message about the importance of early detection, the Cancer Research and Prevention Foundation and its 54 partners have joined together to celebrate National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month by introducing the “Buddy Bracelet,” a unique and powerful way to promote public awareness of the disease. …

Breaking Point: The Factors Behind Insanity

Word Count: 560 Summary: Insanity is one of those things that most psychological texts attempt to categorize, illustrate, and analyze, but never outright define. Indeed, from some standpoints, insanity and sanity are too relative to the individual and his circumstances to be given any single, all-encompassing definition. There are, however, several key factors to be noted among the various “forms” of insanity known to modern mental health experts. Keywords: mental health, stress, depression, stress and anxiety, social anxiety, Article Body: What can drive someone to insanity? Certainly, insanity is something that is commonly understood (or misunderstood) and usually carries some sort of stigma in the popular consciousness. If you believe in modern psychology and psychiatry, there are literally thousands of …

Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts: Part 2

Welcome to article number 2 in our series “Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workouts”. In this article we are going to talk about how bodybuilders tend to create massive muscle imbalances and what you can do to not be one of them. If you missed the first article, you can read it by clicking on the link below. Here’s a breakdown of the articles to look for: Article #1 – Choosing The WRONG Exercises Article #2 – Training Variations for Pain Relief and Maximum Results Article #3 – Targeted Stretching Article #4 – Targeted Exercises Article #5 – Rest, Recovery, and Injury Prevention Article #2 – Training Variations for Pain Relief and Maximum Results Bodybuilders are a …

Bodybuilding Sins That Cause Back Pain and Missed Workoutsauthor

It’s one thing for someone who sits at a computer all day and never exercises to have back pain, but for a bodybuilder, someone who spends hours and hours each week pouring everything they’ve got into building muscle, it should be criminal! The reason we say this is because, if you are going to spend so much time, money, and energy trying to build the “perfect body”, you have to make sure that you not only look good, but also feel good… We’ve identified what we call “Bodybuilding Sins” that lead to back pain, sciatic pain, and other injuries… read em and take action now if you are serious about bodybuilding and are fed up with your back pain. Because …

Bird Flu: What You Need To Know

Word Count: 384 Summary: Before you become overly concerned about “bird flu,” there are a few important facts you need to know about this disease. Keywords: “Bird Flu”: What You Need To Know Article Body: Before you become overly concerned about “bird flu,” there are a few important facts you need to know about this disease. “Bird flu” is not the same thing as human pandemic flu. “Bird flu”-H5N1 highly pathogenic Asian avian influenza-is a severe disease of birds. All the people known to have gotten it had close contact with infected birds, mostly in rural villages in Asia. Where there is no close contact with infected birds, there’s no human disease. More good news: The food supply is protected. …