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Inexpensive Hearing Aids

The inability to hear clearly is a common complaint of people as they get older.  Thinking about purchasing a hearing aid can be discouraging since the cost of a hearing aid can run into thousands of dollars. There are some hearing devices that send the sound to your ear with very little processing.  These provide […]

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Bye Bye Wrinkles

As we age our bodies produce less of the protein Elastin.  This can result in wrinkles and sagging skin. Use of products containing Elastin may  firm and plump up skin as well as aid in the production of more collagen. Instead of undergoing costly  Botox procedures or surgery many people have opted to use these […]

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The Glycemic Index

The glycemic index was developed to measure the effect of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels.  It ranks carbohydrates based on the different manner and times it takes for these carbohydrates to break down and be digested.  The index was developed by Dr. David J. Jenkins of the University of Toronto in 1981. Those carbohydrates which […]

Foods That Help You Lose Weight

Are you trying to lose some weight and are your wondering what foods will help you do this? Here are five foods which will help fight flab.  They include: Oatmeal is a whole grain loaded with nutrition. Use plain oatmeal since the flavored oatmeal is loaded with sugar.  Steel cut oats are best.  Oatmeal is […]

Tips On Abdominal Exercises Obese People Can Do

  When we look at athletes and movie stars who are fit we think how nice it would be to have tight abs.  When people think about exercising for tight abs the exercises that come to mind are sit ups and crunches. If you are obese it does not matter how strong your abdominal muscles […]

Keep Moving To Lose Weight

Maybe you’ve looked into the mirror and been shocked by what you saw.  Perhaps you are feeling fat and your clothes no longer fit as they should.  Or worse, your doctor has told you that your health is in danger unless you get rid of some weight. You realize that now you really must do […]

Simple Ways To Relieve Back Pain

Many people suffer from back pain.  Everyday our backs undergo stress.  It may be that you are sitting at a desk all day or that you are standing for long periods of time.  Often our posture is poor and all of this contributes to problems with our back and the pain associated with it.  If […]