The Lowdown On Low Carbohydrate Diet Plan

With the sudden boom of dieting in the country, different diet programs have been introduced in the country. Although many experts believe that proper exercise and not only diet can lose those pounds in a healthy way, many people still believe in the power of diet programs and diet plans. One of the most controversial kinds of diet plans is the low-carbohydrate diet program, which focuses on the reduction of carbohydrate consumption in the body. According to the theory, when carbohydrates are no longer being taken in, the body will be forced to use fats and water as alternative sources of energy; thereby helping to shed off those unwanted pounds. Fats, unbeknownst to many, can actually be converted to energy. …

Let’s Listen to Bill Clinton’s Advice on Modern Biotechnology

Word Count: 329 Summary: A speech of former U.S. President, Bill Clinton decrying a culture of fear that has engulfed the debate about genetically modified crops. Keywords: genetically, modified, food, biotechnology, agriculture Article Body: Since he left office, former U.S. President, Bill Clinton, has dedicated almost all his life championing the cause of the poor, here in America and abroad. From winning concessions for cheaper drugs from multinational pharmaceutical companies to manage HIV/AIDS – the No. 1 killer disease in poor countries – to fundraising in aid of victims of Hurricane Katrina and Tsunami earthquake, President Clinton has joined the league of men and women who always nurse the dream of a world without hunger and diseases. Last week, President …

7 Secret Weapons to Win the War of Arthritis Inflammation and Pain

Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in America today, impacting approximately seven million people. It is now one of the most prevalent chronic health problems. The estimated annual costs of arthritis to Americans are $15 billion in direct medical costs and $49 billion in indirect costs such as lost wages. Nearly 40 million Americans have arthritis, with 24 million of them being under 65 years old. Projected increase of arthritis by 2020 is 60 million in the U.S. alone. With over a hundred variations of arthritis, the most common one is osteoarthritis. It is a degenerative joint disease which is related to aging. The deteriorated cartilage that covered the ends of the bone in the joint cause’s loss of …

How To Make Better Food Choices

Current trends and statistics show that people are making healthier decisions at the grocery store. In fact, according to a recent survey by the Grocery Manufacturers of America, “73 percent of primary grocery shoppers reported they were buying more nutritious and healthy foods and beverages than in the past.” A major reason for this shift is a health consciousness in America, with millions of people looking to lose weight and get into shape. However, says nutrition expert Sherry Torkos, “consumers are frustrated with their lack of success with many of the fad diets that simply don’t work. Consumers are also becoming better educated about how to make food choices by using tools such as the glycemic index (GI), which is …

Acne Remedy: what worked for my acne was the drug-free way (part 1)

Word Count: 576 Summary: With over 50 Million people suffering from acne, it is no wonder a successful treatment of this skin disorder is constantly searched for. It is also why the acne treatment industry is a multi-million dollar industry at the expense of acne sufferers. What if you were to find out the best acne remedy indeed is very inexpensive and drug-free. Well it is. Keywords: Acne Remedy, Acne Article Body: There are over 50 million people in America alone who suffer from this image debilitating skin disorder known as acne but I am glad to say, that estimate has lost a count and it is my hope that many more will find success at being excluded from that …