Supplements You Might Be Overlooking

Written by dave on April 17, 2014

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Whether you’re of the Paleo, carb cycling, or old-fashioned “just eat healthy and move” persuasion, none of them is going to be perfect. There’s simply no nutritional plan that can provide 100 percent of all the nutrients, minerals, and vitamins you need on a regular basis.

Even if there were, that would leave zero room for indulgences and cheat meals; you’d turn into a machine that consumes food solely to optimize your health … and that’s no fun. The good news is that many all-natural supplements can help you to maximize your health while letting you actually enjoy those healthy meals.

A multi-vitamin alone won’t do it; if it did, it’d be the size of a baseball! So make sure you’re getting the most out of your supplement regimen.

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Types of Paternity Testing

Written by Charlie on April 15, 2014
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An alleged father or mother do not have to sit and wonder whether or not a child is really his or hers. There are actually a few different options that parents can choose from to reveal a child’s paternity. Some parents might choose to do this in order to affect things like child custody or child support. When being used in a custody or child support case, there may be certain laws regarding DNA collection. Before having any testing done, parents should make sure they understand how the results of the test can be used or if they will hold up in a court case. Three common types of paternity testing are home kits, laboratories, and a prenatal paternity test.

Home DNA Test Kits

A home test kit is simple and easy to use. All it takes is finding a reliable company that can ship the kit to you. If you know you want a laboratory to process the DNA samples, you will need to pay the lab fee. Some companies will initially send you a free kit thats private and confidential. Should you choose to use it, you pay the lab fee later. Many home testing kits can still provide reliable results. You collect the samples yourself, often by just swabbing the cheek of the people in question, then mail the kit to the lab for testing. Once the test results are in, the lab mails them back to you.

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Categories: Pregnancy

Why Playing Board Games is a Healthy Activity

Written by Teresa Te on April 8, 2014
The digital gaming consoles including the portable ones may be among the most popular form of home entertainment these days but nothing beats the enjoyment people gain when playing board games. They're still around with many households owning them and being played by people who like to have a more personal interaction with others. 20100921-PMN-Proudfoot-Family0004.JPG Playing board games for adults and kids has always been a fun and enriching activity, at least for those who grew up before the digital gaming gadgets were born. It does not only entertain families, siblings and friends but in fact, it also provides health benefits. Prevents Cognitive Decline One of the main benefits of playing board games is preventing dementia and Alzheimer's disease. This is because doing the activity helps the brain in building and retaining cognitive associations even among older people.

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Keeping Your Health Blog Alive and Kicking

Written by Guest Blogger on March 31, 2014
Health blogs constantly talk about taking care of human well-being, avoiding sickness, detecting symptoms, and getting cures and remedies for sicknesses. But do you know that as a health blog owner, you need to take care of your site as well or else your message will not come across loud and clear? Besides, there is nothing attractive about a health site that looks near death. Here are some tips to keep your health blog alive and kicking: [caption id="attachment_2025" align="aligncenter" width="597"]Image Source Image Source[/caption] Take Care of It Take care of your health blog by putting quality content, having it listed in a reputable lifestyle blog directory, or a medical blog directory if the contents and authorship warrant such submission, and putting in new contents regularly. You're talking about health so take the effort to research and confirm your ...

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Fad Dieting – Infographic

Written by dave on March 29, 2014
America (and most of the world) are obsessed with fad diets, you may think that faddy diets are a modern day fixation but you will be surprised to know that they started as far back as the 19th century. The following infographic tracks all the different fads from as far back as 1863 to modern times.
Via: Mocavo - Genealogy Search

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How to Protect Your Ankles When Lifting Weights

Written by Charlie on March 28, 2014
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Done correctly, lifting weights is a great way to build and strengthen muscle tone and improve respiratory rate. Done incorrectly, weight lifting can seriously damage parts of the body that are difficult to restore. A good weight lifting routine includes exercises for all body systems and parts, and the first step in creating a regimen is finding the right protective gear and knowing how to use it.

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How the Internet May Have Contributed to the Recent Measles Outbreak

Written by Charlie on March 27, 2014

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Our fast-paced world is often complicated by the ubiquity of technology and the Internet, which touch every aspect of our lives, from our relationships to our finances, and even our health. In many ways, these tools make our lives easier: longer life spans, swift communication with relatives and friends near and far, and real-time news updates, for example.

Unfortunately, the abundance of information available on the Internet and the ease with which we can access it can also have significant negative repercussions.

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Categories: Diseases

What You Need to Know About the Dental Floss

Written by Guest Blogger on March 14, 2014
Dental experts have always stressed the importance of flossing at least once a day. It is meant to remove plaque, prevent cavities and heart disease that can result from failure to practice this daily oral hygiene routine. Most people, when they hear the words dental floss, acknowledge knowing the product right away. Most, however, are only familiar with the usual white floss in a self-dispensing plastic container that they often buy at the supermarket. dental floss Today, though, this dental product comes in a variety of colors, materials and even flavors. In the early days, it was made from silk fibers to form a long flexible strand. These days, nylon filaments or plastic monofilaments are the most common materials being used. It should be noted, that the floss is different from the so-called interdental cleaners. The latter are usually special wooden or plastic picks (also known as toothpicks), sticks or brushes also used to remove food stuck in between the teeth.

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Categories: Health

For the Best Muscle Growth, Make It High Intensity

Written by dave on March 14, 2014

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Though you can spend hours at the gym, simply lifting heavy weights every day is not going to build the body to perfection. With HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training, bodybuilders incorporate bursts of intense exercise with low-impact cardiovascular activities.

When exercisers create stress on the body, using a mix of high and low intensities, muscle tends to grow more quickly.

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How Minimally Invasive Weight-Loss Surgery Works

Written by dave on March 14, 2014

Losing weight is a struggle for millions of people around the world. There are now more overweight people than there have ever been in history.

There are many reasons for this. Some people have a bad diet, some live a sedentary lifestyle, and some have genetic disorders that make them gain weight very quickly and easily. Whatever the cause, being overweight can have profound negative consequences on a person's health.

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Categories: Weight Loss