Healthy Eating Guidelines for Older Adults

Healthy Eating Guidelines for Older Adults
This is not about cutting calories, or following some short-term regimen of eating wild and wacky stuff. This is about a lifestyle of good choices. What you put into your body are the raw materials for every single physiological process that takes place. Your energy level, your mental ability, your physical strength, your digestion - all of these are impacted by what you put in your mouth, chew (or drink) and swallow. I am a huge proponent of NORMAL. That means avoiding any special weight loss diets, or anything that goes to an extreme that you will not be able to live with for the r...
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Link Between Obesity and Erectile Dysfunction

obesity and Erectile dysfunction
Researchers have found that men with increased BMI (Body Mass Index) have a higher risk of erectile dysfunction. The quality of life of men is affected by erectile dysfunction. Sexual performance of obese men is almost equal to the performance of man with normal weight who is 20 years older. Erection requires a sequence of events. Erectile dysfunction can occur when any of the events is disturbed. Nerve impulses in the brain, spinal column, around the penis and response in muscles, fibrous tissues, veins, and arteries in and around the corpora cavernosa constitute this sequence of event...
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Weight Loss Tips For Men Over 50

Weight loss tips for men over 50 need to be carefully considered because there are special considerations for men of this (or any other) age. In this article, I’ll share with you three of my own personal tips that helped me to lose 50 pounds of weight myself. They should be able to help you too. Tip 1 – Only Moderate Exercise Men at your age should not suddenly start to do vigorous exercise. In fact, anyone who is overweight is not supposed to, according to what doctors say. Not to worry though, because exercise is not the key to losing weight. But it can help accelerate your weight losse...
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A little weight loss may help obese men improve sexual health

obesity and Erectile dysfunction
Obese men who want to improve their sexual health might have another solution besides their erectile dysfunction drugs. A study finds that overweight men who lost just 5% of their weight over eight weeks saw improvements in erectile dysfunction, sexual desire and urinary tract symptoms. The small study focused on 31 obese men with a body mass index of 30 or greater and who had Type 2 diabetes. Some were put on a low-calorie diet that included liquid meal replacements and others were assigned to a high-protein, low-fat diet that decreased their calorie intake by 600 calories a day. For 4...
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5 Weight Loss Fruits – 5 Weight Loss Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables are natural weight loss foods. They are high in fiber, so they keep you feeling full, but they are also low in calories. They are packed with nutrition, too, so they help ensure that you get the vitamins and minerals you need while losing weight. 5 Weight-Loss Fruits 1. Blueberries – Blueberries have one of the highest levels of anti-oxidants, so they can help prevent diseases, in addition to being good natural weight-loss foods.They are lower in natural sugar than many other fruits, so they help ensure a stable blood sugar. Blood sugar spikes, even when from natura...
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Did You Know That The Rock Underwent Liposuction?

Liposuction is a large and popular field. Hundreds of thousands of Americans get the surgery every year. Among these patients are a number of everyday, common people. However, there are also a fair number of celebrities who have undergone the procedure. Some of them don’t come as much of a surprise; most people aren’t too shocked when they hear rumors about the Spears sisters or Cher getting a liposuction (also called lipoplasty or suction lipectomy). However, some of the people on the list might come as a bit of a surprise. One of the biggest shockers might be actor Dwayne Johnson (formerl...
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3 Commonly Overlooked Dangers Of Crash Dieting

Millions of people resort to crash dieting every year with the same staggering effects: They feel worse after the crash dieting than before! Crash dieting can be dangerous for your overall health and fitness. Let’s take a look at some of the dangers of crash dieting and you tell me if you’ve done some of these things before, ok? Danger #1 – Trying to lose a lot of weight really fast. You simply can’t do this. The human body was not made to operate like this. When you try to lose weight fast, you run the risk of not only losing weight, but you may also be losing muscle. Losing muscle will...
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Fighting Obesity – an ayurvedic way

Definition of Obesity Excess amount of body fat is Obesity. Excess weight of muscles, bone, fat and water in the body (like body builders and athletes) is Overweight. Over weighted persons are at increased health risk than normal persons. They are more prone to chronic diseases like heart diseases, type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, and few types of cancers. Women have more body fat than men. In women usually the fat accumulates around hips giving them a pear shape. In men it accumulates around belly giving them an apple shape. The obesity related problems start when fat accumul...
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