Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Building Muscles With Yoga
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer When one starts an exercise routine it is hard.  Most, if not all, of the times we ache for a few days and we can’t get up the next morning.  This is because our muscles are tense and don’t get enough exercise.  As you... Read more
Pregnancy Exercises

Pregnancy Exercises

Fitness November 20, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer Pregnancy is a gift or a curse, depending on how you look at it and how bad the body changes affect your state of mind and emotions.  Nevertheless after nine months of this ordeal the end result is a miracle that no one can... Read more
Knee Injuries
by Kimberly Allen, RN Summer is over and schools are back in session and football as well as other sports are also back.  Every year  in the US 46.5 million children participate in sports.  And believe it or not 1 out of every 3 of those children participating in... Read more
Managing Your Liver Disease Naturally
by Kimberly Allen, RN The liver is the main organ in your body responsible for removing toxins from your blood and the digestion of certain foods, especially fats. It also regulates the amino acid levels in your blood, stores glucose as glycogen and assists with blood clotting as well... Read more
Healthy Tips To Avoid Osteoporosis
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer We  all know that with age comes the scary risk of osteoporosis, an illness in which you lose mineral density in your bones, making them weak, frail and liable to breaking. It is a disease that doesn’t discriminate; men as well as women can... Read more
Loosing 40 lbs by Counting: Continuing the Count
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer In the articles “Calorie Counting” and “Losing 40lbs by Counting:  Calorie Counting Pt.2” we introduce the concept of calorie counting as a way to lose a few pounds.  We then moved into part of the life experience of Chepe, who had a weight of... Read more
Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity

Fitness November 12, 2013

by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer The President´s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition has reported that only one in three children are physically active every day; children now spend more than seven and a half hours a day in front of a screen either TV, video games or computers;... Read more
Primary Biliary Cirrosis
by Kimberly Allen, RN Primary biliary cirrhosis is a chronic condition in which the bile ducts in your liver are slowly destroyed.  So far this disease has only been found in adults and is much more common in women than men.  In fact 90% of the cases are women. ... Read more
Vitiligo
by Kimberly Allen, RN Vitiligo is a disorder in which you develop white patches on your skin.  It affects as many as 5 million Americans and 65 million people worldwide.  Vitiligo affects all races, however, it tends to be more noticeable in people with darker skin.  It usually begins... Read more
Halloween – The Most Harmful Holiday To Children’s Health
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor It is far more dangerous to your child’s health than Fourth of July fireworks. It is also poses a far greater threat than the choking hazards of small Christmas toys. I am, of coarse, talking about Halloween candy. Halloween is by far the most unhealthy... Read more