Tag Archives: Calcium

Some Different Tips For Boosting Metabolism

Some Different Tips For Boosting Metabolism Source: Flickr Here are a few boosting metabolism tips for people who want weight loss by metabolic speed. Have you seen ads for products that increase our metabolism and promise weight loss over night? You can speed your metabolic rate and lose weight – but I must tell you,…

Asbestos: Cause Of Deadly Mesothelioma

Asbestos: Cause Of Deadly Mesothelioma A View of Mesothelioma Asbestos is the commercial name given to certain types of fibrous materials. They are silicates of varying compositions; the silica combined with such bases as Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, sodium and Aluminum. Asbestos fibers are usually from 20 to 500  in length and 0.5 to 50…

Pregnant Women Deserve Only the Very Best

Pregnant Women Deserve Only the Very Best Nine months of pregnancy is not that easy for any woman. Being pregnant requires having that extra amount of energy, patience, and endurance for this most demanding of human female experiences. Extra care must be taken in caring for one's self which includes following the diet and making…

Vitamins and minerals that are depleted by the prescription drugs you take

Vitamins and minerals that are depleted by the prescription drugs you take In today’s world every time somebody comes down with a cold they turn to prescription drugs, this might not be the wisest choice, if we are concerned with living a long and healthy life. In this fast paste world we want a quick…

Menopause and Women’s Health

Menopause and Women's Health Creating a “quality” menopause transition requires following certain guidelines to minimize its effects on women's health. You probably know that this condition wrecks havoc on female anatomy creating chemical imbalances and overall discomfort for a period of time (both short and long). Bouts of anxiety, physical symptoms such as hot flashes…

34- The Special Needs of the Pregnant Vegetarian

It's apparent that your nutritional needs increase when you are pregnant. However, you only need approximately 300 more calories than normal during this time, so it's imperative that you make wise food choices and eat nutrient-dense food. A good start is to ensure that you're eating plenty of protein. Your need for protein increases about…

What Else Are You Getting With Vitamins Supplements

What Else Are You Getting With Vitamins Supplements Fillers, Binders, or What Else Am I Getting? There’s more to a vitamin supplement than meets the eye—and sometimes more than meets the label. Fillers, binders, lubricants, and the like do not haveto be listed and often aren’t. But if you’d like to know what you’re swallowing,…

Blood Pressure Medications

Blood Pressure Medications High blood pressure is unfortunately something that most people have to deal with as they age. This is especially true for the average person in the western part of the world. The national average for high blood pressure is approximately 24% in the United States with most other Western countries within close…

Preventing Osteoporosis

Preventing Osteoporosis Source: Flickr Last month my 74-year-old mother while walking, tripped on a small tuft of grass, fell - and broke her rib! Her recovery has been painful, debilitating and at times depressing. It also affected my elderly father who relies heavily on her day to day. Surprisingly, this instance of fracture was not…

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients

Mammograms for Breast Augmentation Patients Source: Flickr Despite the possibility of your implant rupturing from the pressure, doctors still recommend that women who have undergone a breast augmentation have a mammogram. Women who are considering breast augmentation should be aware that implants can interfere with finding breast cancer during a mammogram. This is because the…