Health

Health is the general condition of a person's mind, body and spirit. People can improve their health with exercise, sufficient sleep, maintaining a healthy body weight, limiting alcohol use, and avoiding smoking.

Femme Fit on FacebookFollow Femme Fit on LinkedInFollow Femme Fit on Google

Health Articles | Promote your longevity

As we get older we have to work much harder to stay fit, healthy and active. But keeping healthy is also about anticipating what’s increasingly likely to go wrong.  This may mean not just eating the right foods and taking regular exercise, but also changing your living environment.

Apple a day

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

apple_a_day

That old adage promoting an apple each and every day for better health just got a boost from science. A significant Dutch study found that eating apples and pears is associated to a reduced chance of stroke.
 

Weight loss and clutter

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

weight_loss_and_clutter

Whenever you look around your home do you see mess and clutter everywhere the eye can see? Is the same true for other rooms in your residence?  How about your working environment? If clutter surrounds you in your daily life and in addition you have weight loss issues, you very well may be very surprised to learn that this is not coincidental.

Health benefits of aloe vera

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

health_benefits_of_aloe_vera

The majority of us don't know that the healing powers of aloe extend much beyond cooling and repairing sunburnt skin. In the past, aloe vera and its extracts were put to use for medicinal purposes. Today, researchers are discovering more benefits associated with this versatile plant.

The dangers of poor oral hygiene

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

Addiction

A "healthy smile" means much more today than merely having white, straight teeth. Oral hygiene is directly related to general health. New findings reveal that poor oral hygiene (such as gum disease) is strongly associated with numerous disorders including heart attack, stroke, diabetes and systemic inflammation.

Addiction

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

Addiction

Addiction is amongst the toughest problems facing the world today. The growing amount of family problems, in addition to a number of other cultural stressors, make addiction a national and international problem which has grown by leaps and bounds. In South Africa we now have promoted a "feel good right now" mentality that sometimes feed the addictive process.

Is seafood healthy?

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

Is seafood healthy

Fish along with other seafoods are recognized as a good method of obtaining protein and doesn't consist of high saturated fats. Comparatively with other fatty meats even the calories level is reduced in fish and seafood.

How to stop emotional eating

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

how to stop emotional eating

Emotional Eating is usually related to overeating (although, under-eating can easily play a role when it comes to ones emotions).  Most people have dealt with emotional eating, on some level, and along with the plethora of junk food that is now readily obtainable, it could be super easy to hide amongst, what most magazines love to call, “comfort” food. 

Cinnamon health benefits

on . Posted in Health

( 1 Vote ) 

cinnamon health benefits

Cinnamon is best known as a spice, often used in desserts and baked goods. But extracts from the bark of the cinnamon tree have also been used traditionally as medicine throughout the world.  Wonderful cinnamon benefits us in  many ways, it's an anti-inflammatory, lowers blood sugar and preserves food amongst others.  One of cinnamon health benefits are the extremely high content of antioxidants.  For instance one teaspoon of cinnamon has as much antioxidant capacity as a half cup of blue berries or a full cup of pomegrantate juice.