Women's lives are filled to the brim. In addition to taking care of ourselves, many of us take care of families too. Then just when the kids go out on their own, we become responsible for the special needs of aging parents.
So how can we busy women make time for our own health and fitness? Fortunately, it's the type of multi-tasking juggling act that women are especially good at!
The reluctance of men to ask directions on the highway is legendary. We appear to have the same reluctance when it comes to asking directions about our health. Men, in general, are less likely than women to visit the doctor for a regular check-up.
As a medical doctor myself, I know the importance of improving and maintaining your health as you age.
About the size of a grape, hanging from a small palm tree, the reddish-black Saw Palmetto berry looks unpretentious and unremarkable. Yet to millions of men around the world, the fruit of the Saw Palmetto is worth its weight in gold.
The Saw Palmetto Berry is acclaimed as the answer to long-term prostate health. In clinical studies, it has been documented to help maintain prostate function and normal urinary flow. And in real life, it is relied on by thousands of men to help maintain a healthy prostate and a high quality of life.
What is a standardized extract... and how is it different from a whole herb?
Before anyone knew how to extract elements from whole herbs, early practitioners used herbs only in their whole form. A whole herb is a dried and powdered form of the herb, minimally processed so that it retains the full spectrum of natural compounds originally found in the plant material.
Consumer Smarts - How to find the best nutritional supplements
I’m frequently amazed by the questions I get about nutritional supplements. Some of them are dazzlingly complex, causing me to haul out a reference book before I can answer. Others are… well, they are the kind of questions people feel silly asking-the ones everyone wants to know but doesn’t want to ask.
Thoughts & Memory - Quick Bits and Fascinating Facts
Recollection and sharp thinking are serious topics -- but that doesn't mean you can't have fun with them! In fact, the stress relief from humor or relaxation may actually help improve these functions. We hope you find these bits of information helpful and entertaining.
1. Use it or lose it. Exercise your memory by repeating, rehearsing and practicing names, dates, stories, and other information you want to remember.
2. Live a healthy lifestyle. Eat a balanced diet, get plenty of rest, and avoid alcohol and smoking.
3. Listen attentively...
Make sure your workouts do the most for you.
Experts don't agree on exactly how much exercise is needed for optimum health – it depends greatly on your current fitness level and objectives. According to an expert panel from the Center for Disease Control and the American College of Sports Medicine, you should consider an average of 30 minutes of daily exercise, such as walking or golfing, a minimum.