Saturday, October 15, 2005

Do You Have a Fitness Success Story? Share Your Inspiration with All Spirit Fitness (press release)

"Fitness isn't about winning athletic contests or having the buffest of bodies," says Janiss Garza, editor-in-chief of the popular fitness web site All Spirit Fitness ( "Fitness is about achieving health and well being. When we read about everyday people who get fit ... more...

Originally Posted on 10/16/2005 12:52:02 AMContent source:

How To Lose Weight and Tone Muscle: Is The "Natural Way" The Ultimate Solution? (press release)

It's often a long hard battle for most people when it comes to loosing fat and achieving muscle tone. Look at any TV or magazine ad these days and you are guaranteed to see how we define the ultimate male and female form. A fit body is "in" no matter how we look at it. It is really no wonder that almost... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 11:26:00 PMContent source:

Nutrition and Exercise Studies Demonstrate Positive Weight Loss Program, Effects on High Altitude Climbers (press release)

A number of new nutrition and exercise studies will be presented today at ENDO 2005, the 87th Annual Meeting of The
Endocrine Society. Research to be presented includes a successful weight loss
program, the effect unfiltered coffee has on cholesterol, physical effects of
extended exposure to high... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 10:39:58 PMContent source:

Exertainment combines video games and exercise to help kids get in shape

The video gaming industry, often called a culprit in the childhood obesity epidemic in the U.S., is teaming up with the fitness and medical industries to produce a new kind of workout aimed at kids: exertainment. Video games like Konami's "Dance Dance Revolution," in which players jump up and down on... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 9:24:56 PMContent source:

How to survive a flu pandemic by strengthening your immune system now

With news about the coming flu pandemic now grabbing headlines around the world, the World Health Organization is finally starting to share details about its plans for stopping the next outbreak. The World Health Organization, by the way, deserves tremendous credit for warning the world about the danger... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 5:59:51 PMContent source:

The Organic Food Bar packs a nutritional punch in portable form

Today I'm excited to be reviewing a fantastic health food snack bar called "The Organic Food Bar." It's made by a company called Organic Food Bar, Inc., and it has a fantastic combination of healing ingredients put together in a tasty, portable format that makes it convenient to get good nutrition into... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 5:12:50 PMContent source:

"The Five Habits of Health Transformation": A simple guide to health for busy people

I've spent the last year researching and writing about the true underlying causes of healing. That phrase seems strange to many: What is a cause of healing? If you think about it, a state of health is really cause and effect. If you want the effect of being healthy, you need to find the causes. This... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 3:42:49 PMContent source:

The link between aspartame and brain tumors: What the FDA never told you about artificial sweeteners

On September 30, 1980, a public Board of Inquiry advised against the approval of aspartame, stating: "The Board has not been presented with proof of a reasonable certainty that aspartame (NutraSweet) is safe for use as a food additive under its intended conditions of use." In 1981, however, the FDA approved... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 3:26:48 PMContent source:

The great thimerosal cover-up: Mercury, vaccines, autism and your child's health

You have probably seen your nurse insert a syringe into a large vial, extract some liquid, and then leave a substantial amount of vaccine in the original container. If you've witnessed this seemingly benign procedure, you've seen how vaccine manufacturers are saving money at the expense of public health... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 2:51:46 PMContent source:

Researchers study insulin's role in obesity, type 2 diabetes

According to, the high levels of insulin found in many people with obesity and type 2 diabetes may block the hormones that are responsible for triggering the cellular energy releases, which are instead stored as fat in the body, a University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 12:09:26 PMContent source:

Doctors begin to promote yoga as a technique for pain relief

As the side effects of drugs begin to shake their status as the answer to pain relief, doctors are recommending alternative therapies such as yoga to manage chronic pain, although they should not be considered a quick fix, Newswise reports. To learn more on this topic, be sure to also read the related... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 10:28:24 AMContent source:

Yoga can be a boon to the entire family, experts say

A Massachusetts yoga instructor has started a program called Pretzel Kids, which is focused on the idea of introducing the children in a family to the healing art, as organizer Robyn Parets points out that today's kids have more stress than adults, the Sharon Advocate reports. If you find this article... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 8:50:03 AMContent source:

Not all breast cancers are related to ovarian cancer, researchers find

Although BRCA mutation-related breast cancer increases the risk of ovarian cancer by a large degree, scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York have found that more than 50 percent of hereditary breast cancer does not have a direct relationship with ovarian cancer, Reuters reports... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 7:16:02 AMContent source:

Risk of arthritis boosted 30 percent byexposure to motor oil, study says

Researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm found that occupational exposure to mineral oils, such as hydraulic or motor oil, can increase a person's risk of developing arthritis by 30 percent, The Daily Mail reports. If you find this article interesting, be sure to also read 'Revealed: which... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 6:06:53 AMContent source:

British-based drug companies face charges of price fixing

Six drug companies based in Britain face charges of conspiring to defraud the National Health Service after the companies allegedly agreed to fix prices on certain commonly prescribed drugs, forcing the National Health Service to pay greatly inflated prices. Related articles on this topic are also available... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 5:22:51 AMContent source:

Olive oil packs a healthy, flavorful punch

Olive oil can add flavor and nutritional value to your favorite dishes, and The Washington Times offers recipes that specifically call for the use of this healthy oil. If you enjoy this article, you may also be interested in an article entitled 'Dietary fat is necessary for absorption of vitamins, nutrients... more...

Originally Posted on 10/15/2005 4:48:50 AMContent source:
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