The Simple Guide to Stretching

Definitely one of the most neglected aspects when it comes to keeping healthy. So often we overlook stretching as it doesn’t hold the same appeal as lifting weights, running, swimming or playing sports and this can be to our detriment. Regular stretching can have a profound effect on our bodies just look at how effective Yoga is. Here […]

Scalp Acupuncture: A Breakthrough

Scalp acupuncture was first introduced by a group of medical workers in Chi San People’s Hospital, Shensi Province, China, in the early 1970s. It represents a correlation between modern theories of neuroanatomy and traditional Chinese acupuncture and, although only a few years old, it has already been shown effective in the treatment of many clinical […]

Characteristics of Processed Foods

The drastic deterioration of the national diet over the past fifty years comes from teh massive expansion in processed food production. Foods undergo changes and take on some undesirable characteristics when they are processed. Food processing isolates the proteins, fats, and carbohydrates, which are then consumed in pure form or are used to enrich other […]

Does Muscle Really Weigh More Than Fat?

“Muscle weighs more than fat.” Does it really? You’ve probably heard that line if you’ve ever searched for ways to lose weight or talked to well meaning fitness professionals. It’s semantics that are confusing us and causing some misconceptions. When someone says that muscle weighs more than fat, what they are trying to say is […]