Healthy vs Unhealthy Lifestyle – Infographic

Diet, Fitness, Infographics, Nutrition
The below infographic details some of the differences between a Healthy vs Unhealthy Lifestyle Visit these top health related websites for information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics. National Institute of Health MedicineNet WEBMD Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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Healthy Lifestyle – Infographic

Diet, Fitness, Health, Infographics, Stress Management
The below infographic details 8 steps to a more healthy lifestyle including: Eating a healthy diet, Avoiding unhealthy habits, workout regularly, practice good hygiene, stay hydrated, get enough sleep, control your stress level and get regular medical checkups. Visit these top health related websites for information on a wide variety of health and wellness topics. National Institute of Health MedicineNet WEBMD Make sure to check out our health, fitness and personal development related free learning guides and quality digital products.
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What Is Healthy Weight Loss?

Diet, Fitness, Nutrition, Weight Loss
Healthy weight loss is not easy, and it takes commitment. It’s natural for anyone trying to lose weight to want to lose it very quickly. But evidence shows that people who lose weight gradually and steadily (about 1 to 2 pounds per week) are more successful at keeping weight off. Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a “diet” or “program”. It’s about an ongoing lifestyle that includes long-term changes in daily eating and exercise habits. Once you’ve achieved a healthy weight, by relying on healthful eating and physical activity most days of the week (about 60—90 minutes, moderate intensity), you are more likely to be successful at keeping the weight off over the long term. Even modest healthy weight loss can mean big benefits The good news is that no…
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How To Fix Your Knee Pain

Fitness, Pain relief
Anterior knee pain Anterior knee pain is pain that occurs at the front and center of the knee. It can be caused by many different problems, including: Chondromalacia of the patella -- the softening and breakdown of the tissue (cartilage) on the underside of the kneecap (patella) Runner's knee -- sometimes called patellar tendinitis Lateral compression syndrome -- the patella tracks more to the outside part of the knee Quadriceps tendinitis -- pain and tenderness at the quadriceps tendon attachment to the patella Patella maltracking -- instability of the patella on the knee Causes Your kneecap (patella) sits over the front of your knee joint. As you bend or straighten your knee, the underside of the patella glides over the bones that make up the knee. Strong tendons help attach…
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How To Fix Your Shoulder Pain

Fitness, Pain relief
Shoulder pain is any pain in or around the shoulder joint. The shoulder is the most movable joint in the human body. A group of four muscles and their tendons, called the rotator cuff, give the shoulder its wide range of motion. Swelling, damage, or bone changes around the rotator cuff can cause this type pain. You may have pain when lifting the arm above your head or moving it forward or behind your back. Causes The most common cause of shoulder pain occurs when rotator cuff tendons become trapped under the bony area in the shoulder. The tendons become inflamed or damaged. This condition is called rotator cuff tendinitis or bursitis. This type of shoulder issue may also be caused by: Arthritis in the shoulder joint Bone spurs in…
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Lower Back Pain Risk Factors

Back Pain, Fitness, Inflammation, Pain relief
Beyond underlying diseases, there are other Lower Back Pain Risk Factors to consider, including: Age: The first attack of low back pain typically occurs between the ages of 30 and 50, and back pain becomes more common with advancing age. As people grow older, loss of bone strength from osteoporosis can lead to fractures, and at the same time, muscle elasticity and tone decrease. The intervertebral discs begin to lose fluid and flexibility with age, which decreases their ability to cushion the vertebrae. The risk of spinal stenosis also increases with age. Fitness level: Back pain is more common among people who are not physically fit. Weak back and abdominal muscles may not properly support the spine. “Weekend warriors”—people who go out and exercise a lot after being inactive all…
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A Guide To Lower Back Pain

Back Pain, Fitness, Inflammation, Pain relief
If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. About 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work days. In a large survey, more than a quarter of adults reported experiencing low back pain during the past 3 months. Men and women are equally affected by lower back pain, which can range in intensity from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp sensation that leaves the person incapacitated. Pain can begin abruptly as a result of an accident or by lifting something heavy, or it can develop over time due to age-related changes of the spine. Sedentary lifestyles also can set the stage for low back…
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Natural Relaxation Methods

Meditation, Natural Healing, Stress Management, Yoga
Natural Relaxation Methods To Curb Stress That Leads To Emotional Eating Emotional eating is a dysfunctional form of using food to cope with stress, and various difficult feelings, such as boredom, pain, anger, and loneliness. If emotional eating is something you struggle with you might not be surprised to hear that food is not a solution and can eating behind your emotions can lead to serious medical and mental health problems such as obesity, overweight and depression. If you are overweight or obese, it is time to take a hard and long look at your eating patterns and to see how food temporarily helps you to avoid negative feelings and emotions, but does not really solve the root of the problem. That ice cream may feel really good going down…
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The Healthy Living Alphabet

Diet, Fitness, Nutrition
Healthy Living does not always have to be complicated. This simple guide will give you an easy to follow A-Z breakdown of the most important things to do on a regular basis to live a healthy, full life! A – Appetite Appetite should be your barometer for eating. In other words, we should only eat when we truly hungry and need food, not out of boredom, stress, or depression. Eating for emotional reasons rarely ends well, listen to your body and it will tell you when it really needs to eat! B – Boxed food Boxed food is rarely good for you, as are most processed foods. As much as possible try to stick with fresh vegetables and fruits, meats and other non-processed foods. C – Carbs Carbs should always…
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Aerobic vs Anaerobic Exercise

Fitness
Aerobic Vs. Anaerobic Exercise For Boosting Metabolism There is an ongoing debate on which is better for the body, aerobic or anaerobic exercises. Many people love aerobic exercise. They thrive on it. On the other hand, many people swear by anaerobic exercise and wouldn't waste their time on aerobics. There is no doubt that both types of exercise have their benefits, but what we are going to pinpoint today is which one is better at boosting your metabolism. First, we should define what your metabolism really is. It is a very crucial aspect to your prolonged weight management. Notice I said management and not weight loss. You can lose weight many different healthy and not so healthy ways, but when you want to lose the weight and keep it off,…
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