Health Guide (Page 91)

Sickle Cell Disease: Cord Blood to the Rescue

Normal red blood cells take the form of neat little discs, each one with a little depression at the center. With this shape, they are easily able to pass through every little blood vessel and valve in the body. Some children inherit genes from their parents that deform their red blood cells in a specific way - they become elongated and shaped like a crescent or a sickle. These red blood cells... ❯❯❯

Staying Fit in the Business World

If you spend the majority of your time sat at a desk then you’ll probably struggle to stay in shape. However, incorporating an office fitness regime into your daily/ weekly routine is easier than you might think. Here are a few ideas about how you can do just that: Get Up and Go Movement is the easiest way to burn calories and you don’t have to be running to burn a significant number. Now,... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Exercise for Fitness-Phobes

Not everybody enjoys exercise, but if you don’t lead a particularly active life, being a fitness-phobe can start to take its toll on your health. If you’ve tried the gym and long runs just aren’t your thing, you might be feeling at a loss. To help you out and offer some ideas on what you can try next, we’ve put together a guide to exercise for fitness-phobes. Dog Walking If you own a dog, you... ❯❯❯

The Traveller's Guide to Staying Healthy

One of the biggest worries about travelling abroad is personal health. Luckily modern health care can alleviate most of these worries. This article will tell you what you need to do before you go, what you should take with you and some other tips and pointers to preserve your health and vitality on a trip abroad.  Before You Go Under the NHS, free vaccinations are provided to protect you... ❯❯❯

Five Interesting Facts about the Human Eye

A beautiful set of eyes is known to capture the attention of room, and for good reason. With the eye being a centerpiece of one’s face, using anti-aging eye products is one of the more popular daily beauty and skin health practices. Besides being one of the most alluring and attractive physical features, the eyes are extremely powerful and complex organs that involve the use of over the half the... ❯❯❯

3 Tips for Getting Into Medical School

Getting accepted to the right medical school typically takes more than a 4.0 GPA and almost perfect test scores.  Many admissions boards for top medical schools want to admit students to MD programs that have demonstrated a strong interest in the healthcare field and the ability to work in a clinical setting.  Working in a fast-paced environment, handling the sight of needles and blood, and... ❯❯❯

Vanquish, The Ultimate Fat Burning Treatment

Are you plagued by stubborn, unwanted fat? For years, diet crazes, supplements, and other such means have promised “quick” and “easy” weight loss, while producing little to no actual results. Liposuction and CoolSculpting procedures are effective, but they can be costly and uncomfortable for the patient. Regular diet and exercise seem to be the only safe and affordable options, but for some even... ❯❯❯

Whey Protein Powder: The Facts

If you’re seeking the ultimate superior body, you’re probably no stranger to the term ‘whey powder’. However, if you’re just starting out on your journey for an incredible physique, you may be unaware of how natural based supplements like whey can help you on your way to earning the body of a Greek god or goddess. As soon as the words ‘protein’ and ‘supplements’ (and definitely ‘powder’) are... ❯❯❯

Top 5 Health and Fitness Tips for Teens

Starting a safe health and fitness routine at an early age can set you up for a lifetime of healthy living practices and routines that will serve you well throughout your lifetime. When starting a health and fitness plan it is important that you do so safely, consistently and correctly to see the best results and to protect your body. Motivate yourself. Sometimes the most difficult part about... ❯❯❯

Top 5 MMA Diet and Nutrition Tips

You might not think that mixed martial arts demands a specific diet. But as with most forms of dedicated physical training, the food you eat and the nutrition you get can play a major role in helping or hindering your efforts to achieve your fitness goals. And whether you use MMA training as nothing more than a way to stay fit and have some fun or you’re trying to go pro and snag a spot in the... ❯❯❯