5 Simple Steps to Lower Your Cholesterol Level

You can lower cholesterol without drugs by following some basic steps that will not only change your cholesterol readings, but also improve your health today and in the future. So often we use a prescription drug and hope it will magically cure whatever ails us. The truth is prescription drugs for lowering cholesterol do work. The problem is both the short term and long-term side effects. Even more dangerous than the side effects of prescription drugs to lower cholesterol is not getting cholesterol under control. Over time, high cholesterol can lead to numerous conditions of the heart and arteries, not the least of which are atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), stroke or heart attack. Here are 5 steps you can …

Are Diet Pills The Answer?

Word Count: 691 Summary: There has been a lot of flak with how USA has been flirting with health problems because of obesity. More and more people are getting drowned in the onslaught of fast food and junk foods. Remember the movie “Upsize Me”? It played a parody on how Americans are stuffing themselves silly with fatty foods. Over sixty percent of American citizens are considered obese or bordering into it. Many would like to deny this, but deep down inside, most of them would like to change their e… Keywords: diet pills, weight loss, diet plan, diet program, lose weight, weightloss Article Body: There has been a lot of flak with how USA has been flirting with health problems …

Good Stress And Bad Stress

Word Count: 441 Summary: The stress response of the body is somewhat like an airplane readying for take-off. Virtually all systems (eg, the heart and blood vessels, the immune system, the lungs, the digestive system, the sensory organs, and brain) are modified to meet the perceived danger. Trembling Pounding Heart With trembling and a pounding heart, we can find it difficult to execute precise, controlled skills. And the intensity of our focus on survival interferes with our ability to make fine … Keywords: stress,stress ball,tension,stress management,heart attack,Body,heart,palpitation,blood pressure,bloo Article Body: The stress response of the body is somewhat like an airplane readying for take-off. Virtually all systems (eg, the heart and blood vessels, the immune system, the lungs, the digestive …

How Stress Increases Productivity?

Word Count: 462 Summary: Stress is an unavoidable consequence of life. As Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used) noted, “Without stress, there would be no life”. However, just as distress can cause disease, it seems plausible that there are good stresses that promote wellness. Stress is not always necessarily harmful. Winning a race or election can be just stressful as losing, or more so, but may trigger very different biological responses. Stress Increases Productivity Increa… Keywords: stress,stress ball,tension,stress management,heart attack,Body,heart,palpitation,blood pressure,bloo Article Body: Stress is an unavoidable consequence of life. As Hans Selye (who coined the term as it is currently used) noted, “Without stress, there would be no life”. However, just as distress can …

Do We Know What to Eat and What Not to Eat?

Word Count: 1163 Summary: Nutrition affects not only the condition of our bodies, but also, and perhaps more importantly, our minds. Keywords: health,nutrition,long life,healthier,aging,energy,happiness,immune system,vitamins,lose weight Article Body: Nutrition affects not only the condition of our bodies, but also, and perhaps more importantly, our minds. The food we eat keeps our bodies in good shape and working efficiently. It provides energy, strengthens our immune system and improves our minds. Although many people shun fat and meat, it has been established that they are of great importance to the brain; and this fact must be carefully considered. There are still many misconceptions about nutrition, e.g., vitamins help to lose weight; enzymes burn fat; weight gain is due to fatty foods, so …