Every year thousands of people lose their life to sudden cardiac arrest. This is a condition that is developed when the heart beats slower or faster than normal. And someone can seem to be healthy meaning they exercise regularly and eat well but may not even know they are at risk.
I have to admit, Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern kind of grosses me out. It features Zimmern traveling the world to try different and “bizarre” foods, in hopes of making its viewers say, “Ewwwww!” Maybe that isn’t his only intention, but he sure gets a lot of that response from my family.
The fat in your diet isn’t what matters so much as the fat that you keep in your body. In other words, the fat that you eat may not necessarily be deposited in your arteries, and it is the fat in your arteries that increases your risk for heart disease.
Active, physical activity and structured exercise can mean very different things! Many people tell me they are active, that they run around all day long and never sit down. That is great, but the difference between being active and fitting in structured workouts can make a big difference in your health.
There are simply no substitutes that rival the invaluable health benefits of breast milk, which explains why the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends feeding babies breast milk exclusively for the first six months, and as long as possible.