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Shed Those Pounds

Being obese increases the risk of developing heart disease or cancer.

You Can Say No To Diabetes

EVEN IF YOU'RE GENETICALLY PREDISPOSED TO THIS DISEASE, THERE ARE THINGS YOU CAN DO TO PREVENT IT FROM DEVELOPING.

When the prophet Hosea declared on God's behalf, "My people are destroyed from lack of knowledge" (Hos. 4:6, NIV), he was indicting the priests for their failure to teach the people the Word of God. However, this principle is applicable to other aspects of our lives as well, including our health.

Ignorance in health matters, combined with the failure to implement knowledge once it is acquired, places many people on a certain path to destruction. Among them are the large and ever-growing number of Americans affected by diabetes.

Metal in Your Mouth

The commonly used silver and amalgam dental fillings contain mercury--lots of it.

Help for When It Hurts

The presence of prolonged pain can change a person's outlook on life.

Where a Man Finds His Worth

I could bench nearly 400 pounds, but I couldn't lift the weight of low self-esteem off my back ... until I discovered that only what God says about me really matters.

 

How would you respond if someone asked you that question? You might answer with your name, but that's just what people call you.

Come on, who are you? You might tell me your profession, but that's just what you do, not who you are. Finally frustrated, you might start saying you're kind, funny and generous--but those are just personality characteristics. Who are you? Do you really know?

Know The Fitness Basics

NOW IS THE TIME TO TURN YOUR HEALTH ASPIRATIONS INTO REALIZED GOALS. BUT BEFORE YOU GET STARTED, MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THE FUNDAMENTALS WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING FIT.

Many people think that as long as they work on their spiritual relationship they are caring for God's temple. But our physical bodies, our emotions and our minds must be in good shape, too.

Besides owing it to ourselves to strive toward a healthier life, we owe it to God. Having good health will ensure that our time on Earth is more enjoyable and effective for Him.

Sharpen Your Mind

Gingko biloba has been shown to protect brain cells from damage.

Eat Like the Greeks

The most healthful diet in the world is the opposite of what most Americans eat

Get Defensive!

Frequent bouts with viruses and infections may mean your immune system is out of balance.

Avoiding Alzheimer's

One in 10 people over the age of 65 currently have Alzheimer's disease.

Relief for Tendinitis

Proteolytic enzymes are excellent for reducing inflammation that is accompanied by pain.

Don't Let Worry Kill YOU

Many people allow fear and anxiety to destroy their health. I've learned that thankfulness is the best prescription for anxiety.

When Healing Doesn't Come

People who live with chronic illness or physical challenges need compassion, not condemnation.

Heart Disease in Women

Research suggests that boosting bone density may also prevent heart disease.

Vitamin E and Cancer

Getting lots of vitamin E may cut by half the risk for certain cancers.

Healing the Deepest Grief

THOSE WHO MOURN CAN LEARN TO HANDLE LOSS IN A HEALTHY WAY AND EMBRACE THE FUTURE WITH HOPE.

The loss of a spouse changes a woman's life forever. Instead of being the center of another's universe, the survivor is suddenly alone.

Haunting questions soon surface: "Who am I, since I am no longer Bob's wife or Mrs. so and so?" "Who is going to take care of me?" Younger women left to rear children alone may ask, "How will I make it without Jim's financial and emotional support?"

Feeling Grumpy, Guys?

Hormonal imbalances that occur in middle age can cause "the grumpy old man" syndrome.

Beating Cancer

Those who stop fearing the disease are usually the ones who overcome it.

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