Mar 282013
 
Exercise and your Child

Today’s excerpt . . . “Exercise should be encouraged during the ages of 5 to 6, especially as a substitute for watching television. Even at this early age, encourage your child to go outside, take them to a park, or get them involved in a planned physical activity. Good habits, as well as poor habits, . . . Read More »

Mar 262013
 
High Blood Pressure

Today’s book excerpts . . .“Blood pressure is usually divided into two categories, designated primary and secondary. Primary hypertension is high blood pressure that is not due to another underlying disease.” . . . “These include cigarette smoking, stress, obesity, excessive use of stimulants such as coffee and tea, drug use, and high sodium intake.” . . . Read More »

Mar 212013
 
The Human Body

Today’s book excerpt . . .“With the daily pounding waves of overeating, constipation, toxic build up, malabsorption or malnutrition that our bodies continually undergo, it is no wonder that disease has overwhelmed our nation. What is unfortunate is that disease seems to be accepted as being part of life, part of old age, and hereditary. . . . Read More »

Mar 192013
 
The Common Cold

Today’s book excerpt . . .“When you realize that colds are beneficial processes, you can then understand why science has been unable to find the long sought after cure for the “common cold”, despite the amount of money and time that has been poured into research.”   ——— If you have been enjoying excerpts from . . . Read More »

Mar 152013
 
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Mar 132013
 
Organic is Better

Today’s book excerpt . . . “Although fresh fruits, vegetables and grains are not free from environmental pollutants, consuming organic fruits, vegetables and grains can reduce some of these toxins from entering our system”.     ——— If you have been enjoying excerpts from my new book “Dietary and Lifestyle Choices and their Effects on . . . Read More »

Mar 092013
 
Starting a Family

Today’s Book Excerpt . . . “Good health ethics should be initiated as soon as possible prior to pregnancy as the health of both parents are important. Health during pregnancy is vitally important as both the mother-to-be and the fetus will be affected. Some pregnancy strategies include exercise. For example, a daily walk increases flexibility, . . . Read More »

Mar 062013
 
Supplements and Nutrition

Today’s book excerpt . . . “It is generally safe to take a daily multivitamin and mineral supplement that provides at least 100 percent of the recommended dietary allowance (RDA), especially for those individuals whose diet is very limited. However, it is even better to make sure that you eat at least 5 servings of . . . Read More »