Tag: metabolic syndrome

The Health Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

The Health Benefits Of A Vegetarian Diet

[ 0 ] 2012-06-29 | |

The discussion of politics or religion in a social situation is often considered impolite because of the potential to offend others who hold different beliefs. The potential to offend is especially high when people are passionate in communicating their beliefs or closed to different ways of thinking. To avoid the awkwardness of such situations, many […]

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Why Gum Disease Is More Than Sore Gums And Tooth Loss

Why Gum Disease Is More Than Sore Gums And Tooth Loss

[ 0 ] 2012-06-07 | |

Few aspects of health get as much continual marketing attention as oral health. You need only sit down for a half an hour in front of the television in order to see at least a few advertisements promoting some brand of tooth brush, tooth paste or mouthwash. The advertisers are usually convincing consumers of the […]

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Fighting Infections And Inflammation With Fecal Transplant Therapy

Fighting Infections And Inflammation With Fecal Transplant Therapy

[ 0 ] 2012-02-09 | |

One lifetime ago, the only barrier that stood between humankind and the various tiny parasites that would prey upon us was good sanitation and hygiene. Today, the importance of hygienic practices to human health has not changed, but through our increased understanding of how infectious diseases occur, we have largely isolated ourselves from the health […]

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Understanding Fatty Liver Disease As A Coming Epidemic

Understanding Fatty Liver Disease As A Coming Epidemic

[ 2 ] 2011-12-02 | |

Despite being the largest internal organ in the body and of critical importance to our survival, most people are unaware of what role the liver actually serves. Sure we know that it is involved in breaking down alcohol and that alcoholism can cause liver damage, but that is only one area of health involving the […]

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Knowing The Health Problems That Cause Memory Loss As We Age

Knowing The Health Problems That Cause Memory Loss As We Age

[ 1 ] 2011-11-11 | |

As the second most common fear associated with aging, loss of memory is a serious health issue. However, we often concentrate on the memory loss itself instead of the different underlying health conditions that can cause it. By instead being aware of these conditions and working to resolve them, we have a far better chance of retaining of sharp mind as we age.

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Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

Insulin Resistance Is Not Just About Obesity

[ 0 ] 2010-12-06 | |

Though insulin resistance and obesity are closely related, obesity is not the only factor that can cause individuals to develop the condition. Both internal and external factors can contribute to the development of the condition.

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Sitting on the Dangers of Inactivity

Sitting on the Dangers of Inactivity

[ 0 ] 2010-09-27 | |

As a species that has been around for roughly the last 200,000 years, modern Homo sapiens lead active lives until the very recent past. Unfortunately, there have been consequences on our health because of this rather sudden desire to sit down.

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