Quitting Smoking And Understanding How Nicotine Affects The Body

Quitting Smoking And Understanding How Nicotine Affects The Body
This is the time of year when we make New Year’s resolutions. One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is to quit smoking. It is important to understand why you are addicted before you start any program. Understanding how nicotine affects the body is the fist step in quitting smoking. The second step...

What Can You Do About Depression! The St John Alternative

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Using St. John's Wort to treat Depression Depression comes in many forms and with the overabundance of anti-depression drugs currently available, it is often tricky for doctors to prescribe the right one for their patients. Some patients suffer from a mild depression, also known as dysthymic depression. This includes symptoms of sadness and a loss of...

Diabetes in Children is on the Rise

Diabetes in Children
Diabetes! Why Must So Many Children Suffer? Diabetes, the body's inability to metabolize sugar properly, is something that most people have to just live with for the rest of their lives. You can control it, of course, with proper diet and by taking medication. But the fact that an increasing number of young children and...

What Is Reasonable Weight Loss?

Weight Loss?
If you read ads in the newspaper, watch infomercials on TV or click on internet pop-ups, you’d assume that quick and easy weight loss is a piece of cake. “Lose 10 pounds in two weeks,” “Lose 10 pounds in 10 days,” and “Lose 10 to 18 pounds in less than six weeks” are just...

The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Walk Everyday

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  1. Walking everyday promotes weight loss. If you move at a fairly brisk pace you can burn between 240 and 440 calories per hour of walking. This can translate into approximately one pound of weight loss per week or 52 pounds per year. 2. Walking everyday will increase your energy level. Energy comes from energy....