Health, Fitness & Food

Childhood obesity in the United States has long been a multifaceted disorder that health professionals have struggled to battle effectively. Strategies that if implemented at an early enough age and applied consistently afterwards can lessen obese children’s current health problems and the multitude that can appear later in adulthood such as cardiovascular disease. An article
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An arginine-and pomegranate-juice drink improved male endurance levels during and after exercise, one study found. Natural compounds without any added sugars may be the next power beverages. Arginine is a naturally occurring amino acid that is present in high levels in watermelon, a cool summertime treat. When the human body synthesizes it, arginine augments blood
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Researchers investigated the effect of age and proton pump inhibitors on aspirin-associated bleeding in cardiovascular patients. The study found that use of proton pump inhibitors reduces the risk and severity of bleeding in patients 75 and older. Though antiplatelet therapies such as aspirin are routinely prescribed for the prevention of recurring cardiovascular events in older
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There is evidence indicating that socioeconomic status is associated with a lifetime risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) such as coronary heart disease, heart failure, and stroke. The outcome of a recent study suggests that the level of education and nature of occupation may influence their risk of CVD.   Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause
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Worldwide obesity levels are increasing at an alarming rate, and are linked to many chronic health problems. A recent study showed that the risk of major congenital malformations (birth defects) increases with maternal weight and severity of obesity during early pregnancy.   Healthcare professionals are concerned about the rapid increase in obesity levels. Obesity during
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Brimonidine decreases fluid production and pressure inside the eye in patients with ocular hypertension and glaucoma and has been approved since 2013 for treatment of facial erythema of rosacea. However, recent reports indicate that topical brimonidine can result in serious side effects.   Two case reports have recently brought brimonidine into the spotlight when topical
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Cucumber – It is crunchy provides plenty of water as celery, nutritional value and health benefits, Cucumbers are good for eyes too.   2. Cantaloupe – Beta carotene in cantaloupe contain vitamin A that good for your eyes.    3. Popcorn – Taking a cup of popcorn is not likely to affect your body, It
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36-Year Old Husband Uses One Simple Trick to Improve His Health No one ever thought a friendly hormone inside your body could turn bad so quickly… A faulty glitch in one of your most powerful organs… Sends this fat-storing fluid straight into your blood stream. And before long, the damage is already done. What’s worse
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Iodine deficiency during pregnancy affects a child’s neurodevelopment. Much is known about severe deficiency, but little so far about mild to moderate cases. A recent study published in The Journal of Nutrition examined the association between iodine intake of pregnant mothers with and without supplements and their child’s cognitive development. The data shows that mild
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Researchers at Stanford University were determined to find out if hospitalizations led to long term weight gain in youth with eating disorders.  They found that those who were hospitalized had a significantly higher chance of weight gain than those who were treated in outpatient programs.   Eating disorders present a serious health concern for today’s
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Calcium and vitamin D are known to help combat osteoporosis and the incidence of osteoporotic fractures. Now, researchers are expanding studies to determine whether other nutrients, such as carotenoids, can influence bone density and health.   Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone disease that can lead to debilitating injuries with lengthy and costly recoveries. Clinicians currently
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The Facts Erectile dysfunction is the frequent or consistent inability to get or sustain an erection of the penis sufficient to engage in sexual intercourse. While most men occasionally fail to get an erection, or lose one prematurely during sexual activity, some men suffer from these problems regularly. Accurate statistics are lacking on how many men are
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