Conferring Well-Being

Importance of Exercise

Do I Have To Exercise? Absolutely not! As a matter of fact, individuals bound to wheelchairs have been successful in losing weight and keeping it off with our nutritionally based programs. Should we exercise? Of course! And it is no secret that inactivity can contribute to weight problems and a slower metabolism. Likewise, moving your […]

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Fri, August 13 2010 » Exercise » No Comments

AIDS in Africa

Countries in Asia, the Caribbean, and other regions are hard hit, but Africa is suffering the highest rates on infection. The simple reason is this: poverty and many of the social problems that come with poverty. Contributing factors include: low levels of education, weak health systems, corruption, and too little respect for human rights and […]

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Thu, August 12 2010 » Aids » No Comments

Exercise and Obesity

Obesity is not a cosmetic issue, it is a number one killer. There are lots of problems which is linked to obesity: depression, anxiety, low self-esteem and guilt. Physical problems associated with fat include arthritis, low back pain, chest wall and diaphragm complications, incontinence, sleep apnea and cellulite. Most of these conditions create excruciating pain, […]

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Wed, August 11 2010 » Exercise » 1 Comment

Alzheimer’s Disease

Up to three times as many women as men develop Alzheimer’s disease. Estrogen is capable of protecting central nervous system function through multiple mechanisms. It protects against neuronal cytotoxicity induced by oxidation, reduces the serum concentration of amyloid P component (the glycoprotein found in Alzheimer’s neurofibrillary tangles), and increases synapses and neuronal growth, especially dendritic […]

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Mon, August 9 2010 » Health disorders » No Comments

Benefits of Fad Diets

Fad diets are all over radio, television, and magazine adds, but do most of them really work? That’s a good question. It is not one that is easy to answer and most diets should be examined on an individual basis. There are however, important aspects of diets to take into consideration before starting one. Most […]

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Thu, August 5 2010 » Diets » No Comments