Do you know that almost everyone loves deep fried or fatty foods? If so, then everyone of us is a candidate for heart related problems.
According to medical studies, the incidence of heart attacks and coronary artery disease are a result of an escalation of blood cholesterol levels. For that reason, people with cholesterol levels that are way above the norm should start protecting themselves from suffering any form of degenerative disease by lowering their blood cholesterol.
The purpose of a weight loss program is to enable you to develop a consistent approach to weight loss as well as a healthy endurance when exercising. The weight loss program’s objective is to get rid of excess fat in your body and not the healthy, lean muscle tissues or body fluids.
Weight loss program first requires your focus and dedication, therefore you need to be prepared in both mind and body. It is highly advisable that you first visit your doctor for a check-up before embarking on any weight loss program.
The irony that I encountered prior to my heart surgery 2 years ago was being told that I already had multiple heart attacks that resulted in half of my heart muscle being “dead” after my angioplasty procedure.
Since it is vital that we must know what to prevent so that it does not becomes fatal, here is an article for your perusal…
Forty-two percent of Americans eat fast food at least every other day. People consume more calories and receive less nutrition at drive-in counter at junk food restaurants than in any other meal situation. Perhaps fast food can be a small part of a healthy eating plan, but most people simply eat way too much of these stuff.
According to a recent article in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, Americans’ overindulgence in junk food and drive-in restaurants implies that nearly half of the US population is eating junk food three times or more each week! This report reveals that young people, between 10 to 39 years old, eat the most fast food. In the past, such adolescents have only eaten fast food about twice weekly. Fast food consumption is on the rise!
What effect does this have on overall diet? Children, adolescents and adults who consume junk food consistently eat far less fruit, vegetables, dairy and legumes than those who avoid the junk food restaurants all together. Fast food eaters chow down on more fried foods (french fries?) and slurp down more sugary soft drinks (Large size?). More fast food means that consumption of calories, saturated fat and sodium goes up, while intake of vitamin A, vitamin C, beta-carotene and fiber go down.
Wow, another month has gone by and I must say that Singapore has been kept busy with the National Day Parade Celebration as well as the Youth Olympic Game, which is still in progress.
I was busy re-adjusting my Goals so that I can achieve what I want for the next 2 to 5 years and with the successful business model that I am involved in, its a DONE DEAL !
A newspaper article across the border indicates that the Government of Malaysia is asking their citizens to shed their “extra pounds” as it has reached an epidemic proportion. Similarly, according to CNN, Japan is taking a more serious approach to tackle this problem. Is this true ?
“If age is just a number, then living young is a whole philosophy. If you have not done anything about living young, it is never too late to change !” … extracted from a Live Young Guide found in July 2010 “her world” Magazine
My question is “Can One Really Live Young ?” — to me, that is a definite Yes ! Look around us today and you will find that not only ladies are concerned with their outlook, men are becoming more aware of themselves too.