Know More About Different Types Of Knee Surgeries
As we get older, our body parts stop functioning in the manner they did before, especially our knees become quite weak with age. For proper functioning, we need to get knee surgery. Let’s learn more about different types of knee surgeries.5 Magic Numbers Every Dieter Needs to Know
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been watching yourself all week (avoiding junk, skipping seconds) and still, your weight is exactly the same as it was a week ago-or worse, even inched up a pound or two. It’s hard to remember that weight loss is a long-term process, you’ve got to stay patient. But I’ve learned that focusing on just your weight can sabotage your motivation. So instead here are five other numbers to think about. Keep track of these and your overall health (as well as your weight) ought to improve.You Are What You Eat, Revisited
A new four-year study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Schools of Medicine and Public Health has identified some specific foods and food types that are more responsible for the excess weight we gain than are most others. This prospective, longitudinal study was published in the June 23 New England Journal of Medicine.When Inflammation Goes Bad
When body tissue is invaded by harmful foreign substances like bacteria and viruses, the immune system automatically sends white blood cells to the scene, where these cells then release chemicals to counter the foreign invaders. This natural “inflammatory response,” which causes the site of infection to get red, hot, and swollen, encourages healing.How to Dine Out and Stay Healthy
Over the last several years, researchers with New York City’s Health Department decided to find out just how much sodium is contained in an average fast-food meal. To do this, they measured the sodium content of 6,500 (!) fast-food meals.Are You Getting Enough Probiotics?
Probiotics are the “good” or “healthy” bacteria that live in our gut and keep our gastrointestinal tract in optimal health. It’s estimated that this nice mix of microflora growing in our intestines amounts to some 100 trillion bacteria–10 times more than the 10 trillion total cells making up our bodies.Are Protein Powders Made From Vegetables Recommended?
In my clinical nutrition practice, when a client needs a protein-powder supplement, I generally recommend whey protein isolate powder, even though it’s made from an animal source. I like the fact that whey protein contains all nine amino acids that our bodies must have to produce all the different proteins we need to function. Whey protein is also easily absorbed and used by the body, even after surgery or other stressful events.8 Painless Ways to Cut Carbs
A list of 8 ways, with brief details, on how to cut carbohydrates out of your diet. Let me break it down so you don’t have to. A quick read for big changes.How You Can Combine Foods For Optimal Nutrition
Combining foods makes eating more interesting and gives room for creativity. However, there are great nutritional values in combining foods and how they are combined matters a lot. There are some food nutrients that may not be easily absorbed by the body but when you blend them with other foods, they become available to the body with ease. Here are some of these combinations.How To Increase The Level of Your Endorphins
Endorphins are chemicals that are naturally created by your nervous system in order for you to deal with stress and pain. They are generally referred to as “feel-good” chemicals because they can boost happiness and relieve pains. They are generally created in the hypothalamus as well as pituitary glands and they can also be produced from other parts of the body. Endorphins level in the body varies from one individual to another but if you want to increase your own level, this piece is for you.How You Can Boost Your Willpower
If you don’t have enough willpower, it may be difficult for you to achieve your life goals and getting enough of it requires a lot of sacrifice. Your willpower is like your muscle – it can be exhausted and can also be trained to become powerful. The training can be very challenging but if you can be patient enough, you will reap the benefits therein and some of the benefits are; cleaving to your long-term goals without stress, completing tasks without interference, resisting temptation and so on. What are the steps you need to take in order to enhance your willpower? Read on.Don’t Join the ‘Morning’ Club