The Obesity Gene

Obesity is one of the main causes for many devastating ailments such as heart disease, type-2 diabetes, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis and sleep apnea. Sometimes, obesity can even lower one’s life expectancy. Initially, it was believed that obesity was due...

Quit Smoking for Good with Exercise

Smoking is the primary cause of lung cancer, it is responsible for approximately 30 percent of all cardiovascular diseases, and is attributed to more than 400,000 deaths a year. More than 50,000 people die each year as a result of the affects of second hand smoke. Why...

The Importance for Children to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle

Children, when born, come into this earth with their internal organs in perfect shape and functional efficiency (assuming it is a healthy child). For example, if you were to compare a child’s heart with that of a healthy adult, the former will be technically...

Can Obesity Lower Your IQ

Obesity is considered a fatal condition in which the natural reserve of energy that has been deposited in the fatty tissues of humans is of such a high level that it increases the chances for developing a host of serious health problems such as cardiovascular...

The Dangers of Not Getting the Sleep Your Body Needs

National traffic safety experts report that drivers who fall asleep at the wheel cause more fatal accidents than drivers that are impaired by alcohol. The demands of job and family on the average person today are largely responsible for the numbers of people risking...

The Health Risks of Chronic Negativity

In recent health news the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), shared its findings about the harmful affects on the brain posed by chronic negativity. Research shows that people having a habitual negative disposition are at a higher risk for suffering from memory and...