Causes of Childhood Obesity and How to Avoid Them

– One of the more prominent causes of childhood obesity is good old mom and dad. Yes, it’s true our children learn a good part of all their behavior and develop future habits from their parents, relatives and friends, especially when they are very young. Their eating habits are no different, in fact healthy eating…

Causes of Crohn’s Disease and So Much More

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel condition in which the entire gastrointestinal tract from the mouth to the anus can become inflamed until it is causes pain, destruction of the intestinal lining and excessive diarrhea. If you are one of the many patients suffering with Crohn’s disease it is important that you understand the causes…

Scalp Eczema – Do You Want A Healthy Scalp

Scalp Eczema – I once received an email from a reader who was desperate to cure their very scalp eczema. The email read: "My scalp eczema is getting me down." I have tried so many different shampoos, creams and ointments and yet there is no change in my condition. Can you help me please …..…

Penicillin – A Life Saver and a Dangerous Allergen

Years ago, before allergies to it were discovered, penicillin was the only antibiotic doctors used to treat infections. Since its discovery in mold found on moldy oranges, it had been a relatively cheap and easy-to-make solution to what had previously been a deadly problem. Even today it is the most-used antibiotic worldwide. Of course, it…

Depressed: Am I? And How Would I Know?

You may not know at all. In other words, some people are depressed without even knowing it. People show depression in different ways, depending on their biochemistry, age, upbringing, cultural background. With some people it is obvious, with others less so. Yet it is a serious problem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2020…

Anxiety Disorders In Women

Traditionally, it has been perceived that men are subject to more stresses because of the various responsibilities that they face, which includes being the provider of the family. However, in recent times, this perception has changed, as women are now considered to lead more stressful lives. This is because of the appreciation that people now…

Leather Golf Gloves For Lady Golfers

Choosing a golf glove is like choosing a pair of shoes. If you choose a poor quality pair of shoes that do not fit right, you are not at your best. This is also true of golf gloves. A glove does not have to be expensive but does need to be of good quality and…

How To Use BMI To Prevent Heart Disease?

BMI stands for body mass index. It is a surrogate measure of the amount of fat in the body. It is widely used as a good indicator of body fat, and it is easy and convenient to use without incurring high costs. Using sophisticated methods to measure body fat requires highly trained personnel and expensive…

Cholesterol and the Risk of Heart Disease

Most people are unaware of the fact that having abnormal blood cholesterol levels seriously jeopardizes one's health. High blood cholesterol is a major cause of heart disease, rendering people very susceptible to suffering heart attack. Actually, the higher your total blood cholesterol level, the higher your risk for developing coronary disease and suffering a heart…

Christian Team Building Activities, Games, and Ideas for Fun

Christianity promotes unity and hence team building is an essential activity of the church. To foster unity and enhance the values taught by the religion in the congregation, some Christian team building activities for adults can be organized by the church. Such activities will also help develop leadership skills, reinforce social commitments and co-operation amongst…

A Nation at Risk – North American Power Grid Security

“With adversaries’ malware in the National Grid, the nation has little or no chance of withstanding a major cyberattack on the North American electrical system. Incredibly weak cybersecurity standards with a wideopen communications and network fabric virtually guarantees success to major nation-states and competent hacktivists. This [electric power] industry is simply unrealistic in believing in…