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Fat Track II Body Fat Caliper
Back in the old days before they had scales and hand-held devices to measure your body fat percentage, you actually had to "pinch your skin" to figure out your body fat. Maybe you remember this from grade school? You can still do that if you want to! Here is a digital caliper, the Fat Track II.
High Calorie Desserts
Looking to know what desserts to absolutely avoid if you want to stay healthy? Remember, a mere 3,500 extra calories adds a pound to your hips - and it takes 35 miles of walking to burn it off again!
Cushing's syndrome - Slow Metabolism
Cushing's syndrome was first discovered by Harvey Cushing. In this situation, your body is damaged by an overload of cortisol. This can cause diabetes, high blood pressure and slow metabolism.
Hypothyroidism - Slow Metabolism
Hypothyroidism is when your thyroid does not release enough hormones. This can cause you to have a slow metabolism - and to not lose weight properly.
Slow Metabolism Tips
Your doctor recommends that you lose weight. You have dieted, you have exercised, and the weight just is not coming off. Could it be that you have a slow metabolism? Here is more about this condition.
Removing Lead from Your Body
Once lead gets into your body, it accumulates there for years and years, causing all sorts of serious trouble for your nervous system and brain. Even small amounts every week can add up to a lot by the time you're an adult! Did you know chocolate has lead in it?
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies - No Sugar Added
Hill & Valley has a no sugar added version of oatmeal raisin cookies, sweetened with splenda. There are no trans fats at all in this, and only 11g of net carbs.
Joseph's Flax Oat Bran Pita Bread
Joseph's Flax Oat Bran and Whole Wheat Flour Pita Bread has a super long name, trying to fit every "healthy part" of its ingredient list into that header. In essence this is a low carb, no trans fat, high omega-3 version of pita bread for wraps and dips.
Child Weight Loss Tips
It seems like everything is stacked against a child who wants to be healthy. There is no recess or gym in school. They can't go outside after school. Junk food is everywhere. Here are tips on keeping your child healthy!
Reducing Obesity in Children
A staggering number of children in modern times are overweight or obese. How has this happened? What can we do to reverse this trend?
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