A Simple & Concise Look Inside Your Body
The World Health Organization’s definition of Health is:
“Health is physical, mental and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” more
We should all be aiming to acquire a lifestyle that will protect us and lower the risk of being hit by preventable diseases.
In order to understand what this involves, it will help if you have so.. more
Let us first try to analyze only a few points of logic concerning the affect of carrying EXCESS FAT:
Energy levels drop for obvious reasons – you are carrying excess baggage;
Your Posture takes.. more
The interesting and even disturbing advice often given to obese people is “Start Walking!” We have a problem with this advice because in most cases the obese person lacks quality of muscle and con.. more
There is an abundance of scientific research to substantiate the importance of physical activity in the achievement of dynamic health and in the prevention of a variety of diseases such as high bloo.. more
Body Fat, layered under the skin and packed around organs, cushions the body against injury, insulates it from cold and supplies calories to meet your energy needs.
The body has a self-protective.. more
Because water is contained primarily in fat-free tissues - the muscles - the percentage of total body water can vary widely between individuals. Those with a high percent body fat can be as low as.. more
The quantity of fat cells, once formed, remain with you throughout your natural life. Reducing your caloric intake will reduce or burn excessive fat, which means the fat cells become smaller. The.. more
When fatty infiltration invades deeply into the heart muscle (myocardium), it could interfere with normal contraction of the ventricles. Fatty deposits on the surface of the heart (epicardium) are.. more
Fat Free Mass or Lean Mass is the portion of the body consisting mainly of bones, muscles, organs and fluids. The lean to fat ratio is the indicator of the proportion between lean and fat in the bo.. more