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Probiotics Benefits and Side Effects

Probiotics Benefits and Side Effects

Surely by now you’ve all heard of probiotic supplements.  For many years we’ve been hearing about how important it is to eat our yogurt as well as other fermented dairy products.  But probiotic supplements were largely unheard of.  Today,  you can’t turn on the TV for more than 5 minutes without seeing the Phillips “Colon […]


Visualize Your Perfect Health – Secrets to Health

Visualize Your Perfect Health – Secrets to Health

A “Paradigm” simply put is the worldview underlying our beliefs. Our paradigms govern our lives, and therefore it’s important that we bring them under our control. Most of our paradigms were picked up without our conscious choice, and represent our programming. The whole subject of health with its various component parts of diet, exercise, mind […]


Quick Weight Loss

Healthy BMI for Children – BMI Body Mass Index Calculator

You may have noticed that people are getting “fatter,” but what does this really mean? We tend to associate “fat” with weight, but actually the two are not as similar as we think. A better measure of how weight is impacting health in all age groups is the BMI, or body mass index. This is […]


The Importance of the 5 Basic Components of Physical Fitness

The Importance of the 5 Basic Components of Physical Fitness

All of the components of physical fitness are important in their own unique way; however, the cardiovascular endurance is extremely important because it is that area which can affect the levels that the other components perform at. 5 Components of Physical Fitness Our body cannot work well without fuel especially if we are performing physical tasks. […]


Basal Metabolic Rate Calculator

Body Mass Index Calculator

Your body mass index, or BMI, is calculated by dividing your weight in pounds by your height in inches, dividing that number by your height in inches again, then multiplying the result by 703. For example, if you weigh 150 lbs. and are 5’7”, your BMI is 23.5. Our body mass index calculator makes it […]


Workout Guides

Officially Weigh in Once a Week Maximum

Weighing yourself on a weekly basis can give you a good idea of the progress you’re making.  It will help motivate you if you’re making gains or motivate you even more if you didn’t make your mark that week.  Weight also fluctuates naturally over time, so you’ll want to maintain a consistent schedule. Remember too, […]


Uses of Tribulus Terrestris - Puncture Vine - or Caltrop Fruit

Uses of Tribulus Terrestris (Puncture Vine) or Caltrop Fruit

Tribulus terrestris is also known as Puncture Vine and Caltrop fruit. Proponents of its use claim the substance acts as a luteinizing hormone stimulant that can increase the body’s production of testosterone, which in turn would augment protein synthesis. Claims are based on obscure case studies published in foreign journals that are not easily obtained. […]


Vitamin H Information

Vitamin H Information

Vitamin H is also known as Biotin and is one of the B Vitamins. Deficiencies are rare but when they occur can cause hair thinning and hair loss, and dry scaly skin.  Therefore Vitamin H is a common ingredient in cosmetic products since it helps to grow strong nails and hair. However the main function […]


Strained From Inactivity

Strained From Inactivity

Athletes are not the only people to get injured, but we now see that with the growing population of the work force more and more employees are getting injured due to inactivity or bad posture. As a matter of a fact 80-90% of the U.S. population is affected by lower back pain with treatment costs […]


Aloe Vera Plant – Aloe Vera Uses

Aloe Vera Plant – Aloe Vera Uses

The Aloe Vera plant, also referred to as “Aloe” is known as the burn plant or the first aid plant and has been talked and written about for over 3000 years. These days, it is a basic component in many products from skin care, sun care and hair care products to drinks and juices. Aloe […]