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    Bodybuilding, Is It Unhealthy?

    This is a very common question in today’s society that has been sensitized to the illegal use of performance enhancing drugs in sports and from many of the health warnings that go along with the supplements that bodybuilders use. So is bodybuilding healthy? Or better yet, can it be healthy? Well lets take a few moments to try to answer that question. First of all you have to evaluate your goals. Are you considering bodybuilding for the purpose of competition or looking good? Or do you just want to be stronger, more fit, better at a sport? These are very different options and can be attained at very different levels…

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    A Guide To Dental Health

    People begin to learn about dental health from a very young age, when teeth first begin to show up. But in spite of such early awareness, many people fail to maintain good dental health through their adult life. Good dental health comprises brushing and flossing your teeth every day, and regular visits to a dentist or dental hygienist as well. Besides, people supplement their dental care with the use of products like mouthwash or advanced mouth care systems. You should keep it in mind that the lack of adequate dental care practices will result in cavities and gum disease. It is generally advised that you use a toothbrush with softer…

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    Calculating Your Body Mass Index; Is Your Health At Risk?

    Physical health can be measured (with certain exceptions) through the appropriateness of a person’s weight to his height; where the body weight refers to the measure of one’s heaviness and the height is the measure of his tallness. For instance, a woman measuring 5 ft high (1.52 m), with a medium body frame should weigh between 103 lbs to 115 lbs (46.72 kg to 52.16 kg) to be considered healthy. Another example: a man standing 5 ft 8 in (1.72 m) tall, with a large body frame is healthy if he is weighing between 144 lbs to 163 lbs (65.32 kg to 73.94 kg). Otherwise, if their weight is lower…

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    The Ideal Fitness Activity: Walking

    In an ideal world you’d be able to eat all you wanted, do as little exercise as you felt like and move around just by flicking a switch. And if you chose to sit in front of the TV all day stuffing yourself with cakes and ice creams, it wouldn’t make the slightest difference to the way you looked or how you felt. In an ideal world, you wouldn’t have to worry about your lifestyle. You’d look and feel great all the time. Meanwhile, in the real world, huge numbers of adults and children are obese or overweight. According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Sciences, heart disease…

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    Cut Down On Healthcare By Taking Care Of Your Health

    All people need to utilize healthcare professionals and services throughout their lifetime. It is important that people make regular visits to their physicians, dentists and other healthcare professionals for checkups and to keep tabs on their health. My suggestion is not that people stop going to see their doctor or dentist on a regular basis. I do want to suggest, however, that people could significantly cut down on the costs and inconveniences of making visits to see various healthcare professionals if they would do simple things to take care of their own health. We all know that taking care of our health is important. But how many of us actually…