Signs of heart attacks in women

Signs of heart attacks in women

Uncomfortable pressure, squeezing, fullness or pain in the center of your chest. It lasts more than a few minutes, or goes away and comes back. Pain or discomfort in one or both arms, the back, neck, jaw or stomach. Shortness of breath with or without chest...
Importance of a plant based diet

Importance of a plant based diet

Why would I give up meat? Going plant-based doesn’t necessarily mean you have to. Our definition of a plant-based diet allows for modest amounts of fish and lean meat. But more importantly, choosing a diet heavy in fruits and veggies may help ward off chronic diseases...
Why is exercise important?

Why is exercise important?

If you don’t exercise, your muscles will become flabby and weak. Your heart and lungs won’t function efficiently. And your joints will be stiff and easily injured. Inactivity is as much of a health risk as smoking! Helps Prevent Diseases Our bodies were...
Childhood obesity is still rising

Childhood obesity is still rising

The percentage of children with obesity in the United States has more than tripled since the 1970s.1 Today, about one in five school-aged children (ages 6–19) has obesity.2 Obesity is defined as having excess body fat.3 Overweight is defined as having excess body...