Healthy Lifestyle Tips
|5 Superfoods for Your Heart - Eat smart. Five
power foods that are good for your heart -- naturally. Here are
Heart-Healthy Recipes using these super foods
You Know Your Heart Numbers? - Your PIN number, your password. You can't
operate without them. Add high blood pressure, cholesterol, and body fat to
that list, too. You can't live without those numbers -- literally.
|It's Not Just a Man's Disease - Heart disease is
far and away the leading cause of death of American women, but you can do a lot
to help protect yourself and women from it. Read this section for some
|Exercise & Fitness - Swimming, cycling,
jogging, skiing, dancing, walking and dozens of other activities can help your
heart. Whether it is included in a structured exercise program or just part of
your daily routine, all physical activity adds up to a healthier
|Managing Your Weight - We can help you manage
your lifestyle to better manage your weight and reduce your risk for heart
|Cholesterol Low Down - To urge Americans to
reduce their risk for heart disease, the American Heart Association introduces
"Taking It Personally," as part of the Cholesterol Low Down national education
|Healthy Heart Recipes - A healthy diet should be
an essential part of your heart health lifestyle
|WebMD Heart & Vascular Health Center - Heart
disease is one of the leading causes of death in America. Find in-depth
information on heart disease risk factors, symptoms, treatments, and
|KidsHealth.org is the largest and most-visited site
on the Web providing doctor-approved health information about children from
before birth through adolescence. Created by The Nemours Foundation's Center
for Children's Health Media, the award-winning KidsHealth provides families
with accurate, up-to-date, and jargon-free health information they can
|What Moves Us - The American Heart Association and
the National Football League have launched the What Moves U campaign to
encourage kids to become more physically active. The campaign includes school
activation kits, physical activity challenges, and an interactive fitness
website for kids.
Ways to Raise Food-Smart Kids - Here are the top 10 tips for getting
children to eat healthy food, offered by Melinda Sothern, PhD, co-author of
Trim Kids and director of the childhood obesityobesity prevention laboratory at
Louisiana State University
|Keep Your Kids
ACTIVE - Children need at least an hour of physical activity every day to
stay healthy, but which types of play are right for your child?
Americans eat about 13 billion hamburgers a
year. If you put all those burgers in a straight line, they would circle the
earth more than 32 times.
Americans currently spend about
$134 billion dollars per year on fast food—more than they spend on
college education, computers, software, or new cars.
The typical American child sees
20,000 junk food ads a year.
One out of every five American toddlers eats French fries every
Four major meatpacking firms
slaughter nearly 85 percent of the nation's cattle, and the majority of the
nation's beef comes from thirteen large slaughterhouses.
Meatpacking is one of the most
dangerous jobs in the United States. In 2001, the rate of serious injury was
three times higher than that in a typical American factory.
Every year, about 76 million
Americans are sickened by something they ate.
At a modern processing plant, a
single cow or steer infected with E. coli O157:H7 can contaminate
32,000 pounds of meat.
A typical fast food hamburger can
contain pieces of hundreds, if not thousands, of cattle.
BeachBody - Courtesy of
Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal