When you think about cholesterol, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If you’re like most Americans, it’s probably something negative, like heart disease or giving up eggs for breakfast to keep yours low. Are you worried about your cholesterol unnecessarily? Lowering your cholesterol is NOT always a good thing … But there’s something important you should know, and that is the fact that cholesterol is not a “bad” word … nor is it a “bad” substance in your body. Also, eating eggs isn’t what’s behind your high cholesterol. In fact, your body produces about 80 percent of the cholesterol it needs naturally; it is that important to your.
Shocking Truth: Not All Cholesterol is Bad! Cholesterol Deficiency vs. Cholesterol Deceptions (There is “Good” and Bad Cholesterol)
At some point everyone searches to make positive changes in their life. Whether they are health-related, success-oriented or simply to get more happiness out of life, it is a constant quest. Without having a roadmap or step-by-step instructions on how to accomplish these life changes many of us unfortunately give up trying, settling for the status quo and accepting things as they are. The first step toward achieving the life you really want? Believing you CAN and WILL have it. The good news is there are some simple changes you can make in your life to garner success, happiness and good health. You CAN achieve the ideal you’ve been after.
Cancer is the 2nd leading cause of death around the globe. In the United States, men have just under a one in two chance of developing cancer in their lifetime, while women have a little more than one in three risk, according to the American Cancer Society’s (ACS) Cancer Facts & Figures 2009. At least one-third of annual cancer deaths could be prevented by healthier lifestyle choices. While about 5 percent of cancers are thought to be hereditary, a far greater amount are influenced by factors within your control. As ACS states: “Increasingly, researchers agree that poor diets and sedentary lifestyles are among the most important contributors to cancer risk.
Breast cancer, typically regarded as a women’s health condition, can strike men too. In fact, though men are about 100 times less likely to get breast cancer than women, about 1 percent of all breast cancers occur in men. Estimated 2,190 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. An estimated over 2,190 men will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year, according to the American Cancer Society, and 410 will die from the disease. Overall a contrasting picture of approximately 10% increased number of men diagnosed since 2008 yet a 9% decrease in deaths with aggregated 19% deviated improvement in death rate which one might see attests to.
Have You Ever Gotten Dizzy and Felt Off Balance? You Could Have Vertigo BPPV: An All-Natural, Simple and Fast Treatment is Available!
More than 42 percent of Americans experience dizziness or vertigo during their lifetimes. Many suffer in silence, assuming there is nothing that can be done for the disarming feeling of spinning or falling off balance. You don’t have to suffer in silence from vertigo. A simple procedure known as the Epley maneuver has a 90-95 percent success rate in curing the most common cause of dizziness. However, in about 20-50 percent of cases dizziness is actually caused by a disorder that’s incredibly easy, and fast, to treat — once it’s diagnosed. If you currently struggle with dizziness, you owe it to yourself to explore this condition, as it’s actually one.
Misleading Label Dangers: How to Choose High-Quality Supplements and Avoid Cheap and Dangerous Imitations
National surveys indicate that half of Americans take some kind of dietary supplement, and if you’ve visited your local drug store (or even grocery store) recently you know that weeding out the good from the bad can seem like a nearly impossible feat. How can you tell what’s really in that capsule, pill or gel cap? Keep reading for tips on how to choose the highest quality, most effective and safest dietary supplements available. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) defines a dietary supplement as: “A product that is intended to supplement the diet that bears or contains one or more of the following dietary ingredients: a vitamin, a mineral,.
Thousands of different types of bacteria exist naturally in our environment. Some are necessary and quite healthy, like probiotics that support digestive health. Others, however, like the ones you’ll read about below, can cause serious disease. The number of bacteria that can cause illness in humans is only a small fraction of those that exist. So while it’s not necessary, or even possible, to avoid all bacteria, you should be aware of these toxic varieties, and how to keep yourself and your family safe. Raw shellfish like oysters can contain Vibrio, bacteria that can cause diarrhea, abdominal cramping and headache. 1. Staphylococcus Aureus Staphylococcus aureus bacteria are present in the.
Have you heard people say they just can’t lose weight even when they nearly starve themselves? Ever felt that way yourself? A large number of Americans struggle to lose weight every day, despite adhering to healthy diets and regular exercise programs. So what is really going on? While diet and exercise are certainly the two biggest factors, and eating healthy and exercising will result in weight loss for the majority of people who try them, for some it’s just not enough. In fact, there are several causes of weight gain that have nothing to do with diet or even exercise … so if you’ve been stuck in a weight-loss plateau,.
Adults have 32 permanent teeth (including wisdom teeth), which are designed to help you bite and chew food, and even help form words when you speak, for your entire adult life. There is a slight problem, though, and that is the human lifespan has been expanding while poor diet and other issues are causing teeth to decay. A cup of green tea a day may help keep your teeth strong well into old age. Now, experts say teeth are “evolved” to only last 45-50 years – which worked fine when life expectancy was not much older than that. Fortunately, humans can now expect to live much longer, even above and.
What Common Lifestyle Habit May Increase Your Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer? Plus, 10 Steps to Reduce Your Risk © Health Realizations, Inc. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer in U.S. men (lung cancer is the first), and about one in six men will be diagnosed with this disease during his lifetime, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS). Men who drink heavily may be twice as likely to be diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer. In 2009 alone, over 192,000 new cases of prostate cancer were diagnosed, and over 27,360 men died of the disease. However, because prostate cancer is typically slow growing, it accounts for only.