Protein – Are You Informed?

Protein is a more complex mix of atoms when compared with carbohydrates. This is due to the addition of nitrogen to the carbon, hydrogen and oxygen mixture. However, one gram of protein, like one gram of carbohydrates, yields four calories of energy when burned up by our cells. Proteins are made up of amino acids,…

Did Colorado Kill Doc Holliday?

John Henry “Doc” Holliday’s final words, spoken as he lay dying in the Hotel Glenwood in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, were “this is funny”. We’ll never know, of course, exactly what the Wild West legend meant by this. Perhaps he found it ironic that after a life spent tempting death in the gambling dens of the…

Nutrition for Hair Loss

Hair grows only about half of an inch every month in average which is less than the size of a dime. Your hair grows very slow, but it is up to the right nutrition to make hair grow stronger, healthier and longer. Hair is just like a human being, if you feed yourself with the…

Cancer: a Matter of “terrain”, not Genes

Genes account for at most 15% of cancers. What matters most in prevention or getting the most of treatments is not our genetic makeup but the biology we create within our body to support our natural defenses against tumor growth. The Genetic FallacyMost of us live with the false belief that cancer is a genetic…

Permanent Side Effect Linked to Levaquin

An antibiotic used to treat an array of bacterial infections among adults was approved recently by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for children. Levaquin levofloxacin is part of the fluoroquinolone group of oral medications prescribed to treat acute bacterial sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, noscocomial pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia, complicated skin and skin…

Accident Claims Helpline – Upper Body Injuries

Injuries to the upper body can include injuries to the arms, neck, chest, upper back, head, brain and the eyes. Because your arms are used all the time, for all manner of tasks, they are one of the easier body parts to injure. Arm injuries can include broken bones as well as cuts, bruises, fractures,…

Exercise and Bone Density

Osteoporosis refers to a condition of decreased bone density. While there are many causes ,the most common is aging. While aging is an inevitable consequence of life, osteoporosis need not have to be as well ! For prevention all it requires is regular exercise. Exercise , apart from its obvious cardiovascular and metabolic benefits, is…

Are You Overtraining Your Abs?

Most bodybuilders are striving for the much-coveted “six-pack” ab look.  As a result, they devote extra attention to training their abdominal area.  However, in their zeal to attain the six-pack look, some bodybuilders overtrain their abdominal muscles.   Bodybuilders can overtrain their ab muscles just as they can their other bodypart muscles.  A muscle becomes overtrained…