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Belly Fat Linked to Heart Disease

June 22, 2010
Health tips

Many of you may know that being overweight is not healthy for your heart. But not all fat is created equal. Belly fat is a greater indicator of developing heart disease than hip fat.   Here is why: Fat cells in the belly are not the same type of cells compared to fat cells in […]

What is Kinesio Tape?

June 17, 2010
Health tips

Kinesio Tape is a fast growing method of rehabilitation which has become more popular since the 2008 Summer Olympics where many Olympians were seen using Kinesio Tape.  Other athletes who have used Kineso Tape include Serena Williams, David Beckham, and Edgerrin James. Kinesio taping involves taping around an injured muscle in order to provide support […]

Effects of smoking on heart health

June 15, 2010
Health tips

Those that smoke a pack of cigarettes a day are 2 1/2 times as likely to have stroke than non-smokers. Smoking causes damage to all areas of your body. There are many tools out there to help you quit smoking. After 20 minutes of not smoking your blood pressure and pulse will return to normal. After 24 hours, your chance of having a heart attack re-duces considerably. Do something good for yourself and your heart. Deicide to quit today!!

Does Grilling Cause Cancer?

May 31, 2010
Health tips

It’s that time of year again.  Everyone is starting to get out their grills and having BBQs.  But is grilling safe for you?  Besides possible undercooked foods and charcoal fires, cancer societies have come out saying that grilling can be a cause of cancer.  But there are things you can do to help reduce the […]