regular physical activity

Regular physical activity has many benefits

The Benefits of regular physical activity Regular physical activity and exercise is essential in weight loss, weight control, and improved health. Different kinds of exercise offer various benefits. Cardiovascular or aerobic training primarily improves the heart and the lungs, weight training improves strength and flexibility, while stretching exercises improve mobility and coordination. In general, regular physical activity may help reduce heart disease, cancer, certain types […]

diet and exercise

Exercise for Weight Loss

Exercise for weight loss Obesity is now being called an epidemic in the health community. It will soon be the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, even ahead of cigarette smoking. Obesity leads to type two diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease or stroke and even an increased risk of cancer. With all of these health risks, as well as the general […]

Okinawa Island

The Longevity Diet from Okinawa

The Longevity Diet Okinawa is an island located south of mainland Japan and is known as the site of the largest U.S. military amphibious operation during the Second World War. Today, it is better known as the source of the “Okinawa Diet” — a simple yet effective weight loss program. The Okinawa Diet describes the eating habits of the people of the Ryukyu Islands , which is […]