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Friday, March 30, 2012

Too Old To Get Fit? Part II

 I thought I'd share this very inspiring video I found on Yahoo today.  It reinforces my belief that advancing age should not be made a convenient excuse for not getting fit.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Protect Yourself Against Processed Meat Cancer

Hot dog, bacon, ham, corned beef, sausage, luncheon meat. We all grew up with these great-tasting processed meat stuffs. Alongside this, colon and pancreatic cancers also grew at skyrocketing rates.

Just look at this undeniable connection. "Just one link of sausage a day raises your risk of getting pancreatic cancer by 19%. Two pieces of bacon and that number shoots up to 38%. Overall, people who ate the most processed meats, hot dogs and sausages, showed a whopping 67% increased risk of pancreatic cancer over those who consumed little or none." [British Journal of Cancer (2012)]

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Trying to Get Pregnant? A TrekDesk Treadmill Desk May Help

A recent study proves that moderate activity such as walking may assist in the likelihood of conception, while vigorous exercise was shown to have the opposite effect.

TrekDesk Treadmill Desks offer an employee the opportunity to walk slowly through out the day. This ability to walk daily provides some tremendous health benefits including weight loss, disease prevention and productivity increases. A new study on the benefits of walking show that TrekDesk Treadmill Desks may help in another surprising area: conception.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Warning: Magnesium Deficiency Can Be Fatal!

Magnesium deficiency  is the most common mineral deficiency in the United States. A government study reveals that 68% of Americans fall below the recommended daily intake for this very vital mineral. Magnesium is one of the 6 most important minerals that the body needs in large quantities.

Menopausal women who take calcium supplements, are on low carb dieting or hormone replacement therapy, are prone to suffer from this deficiency.