Lifestyle

Savannah is Adding More bike Lanes – And It’s A Huge Plus

It’s encouraging to see the city of Savannah take steps to become a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly community. It’s a healthy and environmentally conscious route that other local governments should follow.Walking and bicycling are healthy lifestyle choices that should be encouraged everywhere and made accessible to everyone, not just those who live in...

Demystifying Diabetes: Testing, Causes, Lifestyle Tips and Available Treatments

Diabetes is the result of a metabolic disorder in which blood sugar (glucose) levels are above normal.A fasting blood sugar test measures the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood after you fast  for eight hours. Your fasting blood sugar is normal if it’s 70 mg/dL to 100 mg/dL.If your fasting blood sugar is...

HOW WORLD WAR I PUT BOYS ON BIKES

It would be hard to find a find a product and a demographic more tightly tied together in our cultural imagination than boys and bikes. Robert J. Turpin writes that that association was born a century ago, when manufacturers’ need for customers lined up with changing ideas about youth and masculinity during World War I.In...

The Key To Good Health Is HAPPINESS Reveals 80-Year-Long Study

If you’re happy and you know it, you might just be in better health. A study by Harvard researchers that has been on-going for the last 80 years has revealed a simple truth: Happiness is integral to good health.Scientists began recording the health of 268 Harvard sophomores back in 1938, and they’ve been following...

Camp helps those with special needs learn how to ride a bicycle

East Lyme, CT — A one-week camp is helping children with special needs learn how to ride a bicycle.The Miracle League of Connecticut has partnered with East Lyme’s Parks and Recreation Department to offer the I Can Bike Camp, which uses adapted training bicycles.Riders must be at least 8 years old and have a disability. They...

Here’s Where Your Body Fat Goes When You Lose Weight (You’ll Be Surprised!)

Many dietitians and personal trainers believe that when you burn fat during a workout, that fat is being used up as fuel for energy or heat.But where does the by-product or waste of this metabolic reaction go?As it turns out, when your body breaks up the molecules that make up your fat cells in your body, the existing atoms...

The BEST Dance Workout Playlist

Sometimes you really just want to dance. Not all playlists are created equally, so it is important to find one that has a good beat - as well as good songs.  https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/playlist/4Jt88XxhP2Jldzh1t3QbyF

5 Ways to Avoid Back-to-School Asthma & Allergy Flare-Ups

Children across the country are gearing up to head back to school, but millions of them will need to manage asthma and allergies along with homework assignments and soccer practice. This time of year, the mix of pollens and mold spores in the air, coupled with allergens and viruses that build up inside the...

Gardasil, considered the most dangerous vaccine on the market, may soon be pushed for infants

Gardasil has been the subject of controversy for many years now. In fact, it has even been regarded as one of the most dangerous vaccines on the market today. Perhaps what is most alarming about this treacherous vaccine, however, is the fact that its manufacturer, Merck & Co, now wants to begin marketing their product to...

5 Steps to Better Gut Health

What Is a Healthy Gut and Why Does It Matter? More and more attention is being paid to the digestive system. We know that we feel better when our stomachs are happy.Issues like gas, bloating, constipation and diarrhea are not fun to deal with. In fact, they have a significant effect on mood and mindset.However, scientists...
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