Micronutrients are the class of nutrients comprised of substances that are needed by the body in trace amounts but are, nevertheless, essential for proper functioning of the body. They include certain vitamins, trace elements and some other organic compounds. LIST OF MICRONUTRIENTS The nutrients falling under the category of micronutrients include Microminerals: needed in very […]
A great and informative infograph about Zinc Deficiency that gives you a brief about signs, symptoms and where to get it from. Courtesy of Natural Healthy Concepts: Zinc Deficiency
All soft drinks over 16 ounces will be banned in restaurants and stores that fall under the jurisdiction of New York City and they may face $200 FINE for selling super-size sodas
Health is a very important requisite for a happy life. You are what you eat is a truism that is borne out in life. Children who eat fatty and salt rich food grow up to be obese and unhealthy adults.
The word diet is a very painful one for those who realise that to be healthy they need to curb the amount of food they consume. The world has witnessed ever changing fads for diets in the past century. This is as a direct result of the awareness of how crucial food is to health.
When it comes to cholesterol, you may only be hearing half-truths. In fact, a lot of medical experts believe that the misconceptions of cholesterol come from the advertising strategies of pharmaceutical companies.
Beauty has been redefined down the ages and both men and women have now begun to equate health to beauty. All of us want to achieve a lifestyle that allows us to be healthy and trim. People who believe that maintaining a fit body is their duty invest in expensive exercise machines, sessions with dieticians and even enrol in spas.
When you’re ready to make some changes to your body fat it’s important that you understand where you are starting from and what you can expect before diving. People often tend to forget that diet planning and its success depends mainly on your body’s given conditions.
Blueberries is an ‘Antioxidant’. All of us need antioxidants. All of us want antioxidants. All of us buy food with antioxidants; but do you know what is it?
If you think that osteoporosis is only after women, you’re wrong. In fact, millions of men can get osteoporosis. By the time they hit 50, 60 of every 100 of them can suffer from fractures in their hips and backbone.
Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer among men. In fact, it can affect 1 out of 6 of them. In 2008 alone, there were almost 200,000 of them who were diagnosed with the illness, and more than 25,000 die.
There’s no doubt that regular exercise can improve your overall health and well-being. However, there are certain routines that will not only keep you away from diseases, but will also tone your muscles.
Bodybuilding is a method of increasing the mass of your muscles so they will become more defined or obvious. This is one of the interests of men simply because it doesn’t only boost their confidence—most especially if they start to win bodybuilding competitions—but it also allows them to gain discipline.
Although originally a religious exercise by root, yoga has found popularity in the Western World as a very effective alternative health practice. The stretches that are part of it, although strenuous for the beginner, are good for keeping muscles strong and flexible.
Fact: you need vitamin A in your body. What you may not know is that it has a recommended daily intake. If you go below or over it, there are health consequences.