Keep Blood Pressure In Normal Range

The normal range for blood pressure should be less than 120 for the systolic number and less than 80 for the diastolic number.  The systolic number is the upper one on the blood pressure machine and the diastolic number is the lower one on the blood pressure machine.  The range for normal blood pressure does […]

Benefits Of Losing Weight

You know that losing weight is going to be hard work.  You also need to understand that when you lose weight you will gain some important benefits.  Whether you have decided it is time to lose a few pounds or your medical care professional has mentioned that you need to slim down some, losing weight […]

DASH Diet

Following the DASH diet will help you to lose weight and keep it off for a lifetime.  The DASH diet was originally designed to help those with high blood pressure lower their blood pressure without needing to use medication.  The term DASH diet stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet not only […]

Volumetrics Diet

The volumetrics diet has been around for many years.  It is one of the better diet plans for people to follow.  The volumetrics diet allows people to eat as much as they want to get full and stay full for a longer time.  This diet is designed to get rid of the feeling of being […]

Metabolism And Weight Loss

The process by which your body converts food into energy is your metabolism.  There are a few  different factors which determine your metabolism.  These factors are your age and sex, how many calories you consume and how physically active you are. Some people think that fat people have a slow metabolism, while thin people have […]

Easy Healthy Snacks For Your Toddler

Toddlers need to eat small meals and snacks often during the day.  Your toddler should probably be eating either a small meal or a filling snack every two or three hours. Toddlers are not interested in sitting at the table for a long time to eat a large meal.  They prefer to eat small amounts […]

You Can Eat Peanut Butter And Lose Weight

Dieting to lose weight can become very boring in a short period of time.  This is especially true if you are limiting your diet menu to a few choices such as salads, plain vegetables and lean meat.  When you restrict your food choices you may not be getting enough of the vital nutrients and minerals […]

What To Expect When You Are Pregnant

No two pregnancies are exactly alike so it is difficult to determine exactly what you can expect when you become pregnant.  However, there are some factors that are common among most women. Often a woman will experience signs that indicate she might be pregnant.  This usually will prompt her to purchase and use a home […]

Stretch Marks And Pregnancy

Stretch marks are common among pregnant women.  However, they are not limited to those who have been pregnant.  Stretch marks can occur in obese children or adults, in adolescents who have a sudden growth spurt during puberty and body builders and athletes who do constant exercises.  Stretch marks happen when you gain a lot of […]

Storing Your Coffee

The best way to store your coffee beans or your ground coffee is in a cool dry place in an airtight container.  Store the container away from light, moisture and heat.  Ideally, you will have an airtight container to use for coffee storage.  If you do not have an airtight container then securely close the […]