(NewsUSA) - We tend to forget that skin is the largest organ in the human body. But oftentimes, the vitamins and nutrients that replenish our skin are used up by other organs, which leaves dry skin vulnerable to wrinkles, sun damage, scars and blemishes.
Facial hair is all the rage, or so it would seem based on the scores of athletes and celebrities sporting it these days. All told, 62 percent of men have facial hair at some point during the year; however, despite the growing popularity, many are hesitant to get the ball rolling because they don't know where to start.
When it comes to training, Americans are pushing themselves harder than ever. Participation in marathons and triathlons continues to rise every year, and extreme adventure racing events, which require participants to navigate obstacles and endure sometimes brutal conditions, are becoming more numerous.
Losing weight isn't something that happens overnight - it requires hard work and discipline. However, you may find that time, or lack thereof, can be one of your biggest obstacles to losing weight.
(NewsUSA) - Bathing suit season. The words strike fear in the hearts of women of all sizes, conjuring images of teeny-weeny bikinis and the inevitable wardrobe malfunctions. With bottoms that ride down and tops that ride up, women truly get the short end of the stick when it comes to summer swimwear.
Nutrition has always been an important component of athletic performance, but only recently have superfoods like chia been utilized in concentrated doses to deliver targeted nutrients to athletes. Chia, known widely as the popular novelty household plant grown to resemble hair on clay heads, is now gaining momentum as a premium nutritional supplement. In fact, it is one of the most nutrient-dense foods in commercial use.
(ARA) - For students, teachers and parents alike, a new school year means a fresh start. However, it also means busy schedules full of sports practices, homework and after-school activities. Despite hectic mornings and jam-packed afternoons, making sure children are getting proper nutrition, rest and exercise is extremely important to their success. For a healthy and happy school year, use a few tips to keep your student at the head of the class.
(ARA) – Medical costs are the leading cause of bankruptcy in the U.S., according to crowdsourcing.org. So how do you help family and friends struggling with sometimes overwhelming expenses? For many, crowdsourcing websites are becoming an empowering source of financial support, with estimates that more than $2.8 billion will be raised by such sites this year.
Popular fiction, TV shows and movies often describe the feeling of falling in love as a fast beating, fluttering heart. In real life, that rapid heartbeat isn’t always such a happy and exciting experience. Why? It could be atrial fibrillation.
(NAPSI)Fall doesnt have to mean the end of sensational summer meals, like seafood. Try a fresh take on fall favorites by serving up mouthwatering recipes inspired by the coast. Festive shrimp recipes are crowd-pleasers for any event. They can be easily stirred into hearty dishes for a satisfying harvest supper.
(NAPSI)-The sun’s rays can be harmful all year, and as people turn to tanning beds moving into the fall, it is important to think about UV exposure. Every year, more than 2 million Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer, making it the most common type of cancer in the United States.
(ARA) - How safe is your kitchen? It’s a question you should always be asking yourself.
Research confirms over and over again the high failure rate of dieting. Dieting often causes far more problems than it solves. Not only do most people gain back any weight they lose, they lower their metabolism, change their hormones so weight loss is even harder and they often end up bingeing as a result of deprivation. So what do you do when your “overweight” daughter comes home crying because she was teased at school?
(ARA) – Mom and grandma had it right: Providing your body with a meal at the beginning of the day can have a multitude of benefits, from keeping you in a good mood to preventing bad snack habits. To get the maximum effectiveness from your breakfast, it needs to be nutrition-packed. Of course, it’s just as important that what you eat to start the day is delicious.
(ARA) - Almost everyone has a habit they wish they could break, and with the kids back in school, there’s no better time than now to identify and break routines that could be slowing your family down.
(ARA) - For students, going to school isn’t just about understanding reading, writing and arithmetic; it’s also about learning the importance of good nutrition. Healthy eating takes center stage in the lunch room, so when your children open their lunch boxes, are they hitting a healthy home run, or striking out?