Tag: TV

TV Viewers Die Sooner!

TV Viewers Die Sooner!

A recently published report has suggested that watching too much television may cause premature death. Researchers say that their findings indicate that someone who watches 6 hours of TV per day dies, on average, 5 years before people who are not avid TV fans. The researchers from the University of Queensland further state that from [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Childhood obesity – the statistics don’t lie

Childhood obesity – the statistics don’t lie

Ask any child about their life’s ambitions and they are unlikely to answer with the phrase ‘I want to be obese and unhealthy’. However, recent studies indicate that unless immediate, dramatic action is taken to reduce the incidence of childhood obesity our young people will no longer be able to harbour ambitions of being a [...]

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Breast cancer awareness month

Breast cancer awareness month

Breast cancer awareness month is October and during this month its common to see many people wearing the pink breast cancer ribbon as a symbol of support and awareness. Statistics Breast cancer awareness month is an important time of year for raising awareness and fundraising for the disease. During breast cancer awareness month you probably [...]

November 12, 2012 More
Do I need a calorie chart when dieting?

Do I need a calorie chart when dieting?

Calories are units of energy contained in our food – if we want to lose weight, we simply eat less of them! Calories are used to measure the energy stored in and provided by food – all foods have calories and all calories are the same, which means they have the same amount of stored [...]

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Why you can’t fall asleep and what you can do to help

Why you can’t fall asleep and what you can do to help

A good nights sleep is essential for maintaining our overall health, as our bodies need this time in order to repair and recharge. It is during sleep that our body creates and releases certain hormones and chemicals such as the hormone required for growth as well as one that activates and promotes the immune system. [...]

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Weight loss tips

Weight loss tips

It is important that you set realistic goals if you are trying to lose weight. A good weight loss tip is to choose smaller plates and smaller portions. Things like opting for straight cut, fatter chips will help to minimize fat intake. Another quick and easy way to lose weight is to drink a glass [...]

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Some of the best ways to lose weight quickly

Some of the best ways to lose weight quickly

It may seem obvious but the best way to lose weight is to burn off more calories than you consume. This is easily achievable by making a few simple tweaks to your diet and daily routine. One important things to remember when you are considering your diet is that the closer to it’s natural state [...]

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Working Together for Family Fitness

Working Together for Family Fitness

Motivating your self into going out and doing some exercise is much easier if you have some support so how about involving your family involved in a daily family fitness routine. This way you make exercise a fun, family bond building activity and you can be content in the knowledge that both you and your [...]

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Too little exercise and too much TV tied to depression

Too little exercise and too much TV tied to depression

A new study published online by the American Journal of Epidemiology, has suggested that middle aged women who avoided watching television whilst at the same time taking regular exercise had the lowest risk of being diagnosed with depression. According to Dr. Gillian Mead, who studies geriatric medicine at Edinburgh’s Royal Infirmary but had no involvement [...]

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The importance of exercise as you get older

The importance of exercise as you get older

Older people who want to remain independent must remain healthy. It has long been known that exercise can help achieve this aim. Adults aged 65 and over are already in the most inactive group. They can be described as sedentary because on average they sit or lie down for more than 10 hours everyday. This [...]

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Control the Allergens in your Home

Control the Allergens in your Home

Allergy sufferers, to ensure as little suffering as possible, must make certain that their home is as free of allergens as they can make it. Stop external allergens from entering and clean all of the internal allergens if you want to avoid the trigger, say experts. If you are unlucky then the trigger can cause [...]

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Eating at Night Causes Weight Gain

Eating at Night Causes Weight Gain

The reasons given have always been vague but it seems to have been accepted as public wisdom that if you eat at night then you will put on weight easier than if you ate the same thing earlier in the day. But many people think that if you eat 100 calories now or last thing [...]

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Weight Control

Weight Control

Maintaining a healthy weight is just one part of a healthy lifestyle. Being either overweight or underweight can be unhealthy, and many people who are not obese are interested in maintaining a healthy weight. Often, overweight or obese people are also interested in maintaining their weight. Many people find that they can lose weight to [...]

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