Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Nothing to Cramp About!
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer A muscle cramp is an involuntary and quickly contracted muscle that will not relax.  Generally, a muscle contracts when it is used, then stretches out when the motion is completed or another muscle moves it in a different direction. If a muscle contracts with... Read more
The Power of Cranberries
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer If you suffer from the pain and discomfort of urinary tract infections, you’re certainly not alone. A urinary tract infection is mostly caused by bacteria or germs which get into the urinary tract and multiply, causing redness, swelling and pain. But there’s actually a... Read more
Detox the Proper Way!
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer When doing any detoxification program, it is important to note some of the known detox side effects involved. A successful program leads to release of toxins, getting rid of harmful bacteria, parasites and candida (yeast overgrowth).  All these waste will enter your body system... Read more
Flatten That Tummy with Quick and Easy Steps This Weekend
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer The weekends are great for unwinding, relaxing and eating.  But your choice of foods and intake amounts during this time can be detrimental to your waistline and cause you to feel bloated and groggy come Monday morning.  Studies have shown that the average person... Read more
Quick and Easy Ways to Increase your Metabolism and Shed Unwanted Fat
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer There are many great ways to increase your metabolism and lose those extra pounds. To increase your calorie-burning capabilities simply drink more water.  Recent research showed that test subjects who drank water burned 30 % more calories that the subjects who did not drink... Read more
Robin Williams Snickers Ads are Bad for Your Health
by Ed Barillas – Staff Writer It’s shocking to see the lengths that the corporate industry media will go through to make sure you get diabetes and other deadly diseases and cancers and to use sell out artists.  Late one night while watching television I saw this Snickers Bar... Read more
Top 3 Fit Places to go this Easter Break
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer Well Easter break is here and many out there are wondering where to go this spring break.  Images of green palm threes lightly swaying over the Caribbean turquoise waters with piña coladas resting on the bar top flash through my mind when I think... Read more
How to Naturally and Quickly Lower your Blood Sugar Glucose Levels!
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer Keeping your blood glucose sugar levels in check is always a good thing especially with so many artificial sweeteners being used in today’s soft drinks and other drinks sold across the counter.  The way it works is that after you eat, the stomach and... Read more
How About it gals and guys Does Exercise Help or Worsen your Arthritis?
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer Have you been using the excuse of not working out because of your arthritis pain and the thought that it may worsen it or are you are just simply unsure on how to proceed with your weight loss plan without adding unwanted pain to... Read more
Preparing Your Seafood the Right Way
By Ed Barillas- Staff Writer The consumption of fish that are high in Omega 3 fatty acids has always gone hand in hand with a healthy and smart diet and as many researchers have stated that eating fish high in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of not... Read more