Wednesday, 28 December 2011

Healthy Tips at Risk for Hip Fracture

HealthNFitnessTips:  Hip fractures are common among seniors, and their risk increases with age.

The Risk Factors for Hip Fractures include:
  • Being 65 or older.
  • Being female.
  • Having a slender build, being Asian or white, or having a family history of hip fracture.
  • Getting insufficient dietary calcium.
  • Having poor balance, arthritis, vision problems or being frail.
  • Having dementia or another issue with memory.
  • Taking certain medications that lead to side effects including dizziness or weakness.

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Health Tips to Keep Diabetes in Holidays

HealthNFitness Tips:  Holiday parties, desserts and buffets can throw your diabetes meal plan way off-track.
 How to enjoy the holidays in diabetic:
  • Enjoy a healthy snack before you go to a party, or pack one to take with you.
  • Have small portions from the holiday buffet, and make your table far away from the food.
  • Stick to low-calorie drinks, and limit alcohol to one drink a day for women or two drinks a day for men.
  • Skip poultry with skin, ham with a honey glaze, and creamy side dishes and sauces.
  • Opt for veggie-based, light side dishes, especially fresh vegetables.
  • Enjoy fresh fruit, instead of a piece of pie.
  • Make socializing with friends and family the focus of the season, rather than food.
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    Friday, 16 December 2011

    Health Tips to Eat at Fast-Food Restaurants

    HealthNFitness Tips:  Rolling through the drive-through doesn't mean you’re healthy diet have to take a nose-dive. 

    The suggestions for healthier fast-food choices:
    • Stick to a regular or junior-sized meal or sandwich. Avoid anything labeled as jumbo, super-sized, deluxe, giant or big-sized.
    • Stick to lean meats that have been broiled or grilled. Skip fattening condiments in favor of veggies or a dash of mustard.
    • Order a sandwich on an English muffin, instead of a biscuit or croissant.
    • Stick to fresh veggies at the salad bar, avoiding heavy dressings, croutons, cheeses and bacon bits.
    • Opt for lean chicken, rather than beef.
    • Stick to thin-crust veggie pizza without too many toppings or extra cheese.

    Thursday, 8 December 2011

    Rheumatoid Osteoarthritis Can Harm Joints

    HealthNFitness Tips: Rheumatoid arthritis causes serious irritation and irritation in the bones, which can outcome in lasting damage and long-term problems. 

    The possible Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis:
    • Joints that is swollen, painful, red and tender to the touch.
    • Worn cartilage -- the cushions at the ends of bones.
    • Buildup of fluid in and around the joints.
    • Bones that rub against each other.
    • In chronic cases, potential permanent bone damage.
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    Tuesday, 29 November 2011

    Health Tips for Shin Splints

    HealthNFitness Tips: Shin splints are a common overuse injury that causes pain and soreness in the large bone in the lower leg.

    The Orthopaedic Surgeons says risk factors for developing Shin Splints :
    • Jogging or running.
    • Having rigid arches or flat feet.
    • Being a dancer.
    • Suddenly exercising much more frequently or vigorously than usual.
    • Training for the military.
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    Wednesday, 23 November 2011

    Health Tips for Lactose in Foods

    HealthNFitness Tips: Lactose intolerant people may be primed to avoid milk, sparing themselves uncomfortable symptoms of bloating, gas or stomach cramps. But lactose may be an ingredient in many foods, in addition to milk.
     List of possible instance:
    • Ice cream, sherbet, cream, butter, some cheeses and yogurt.
    • Baked goods, such as breads and cereals.
    • Cake, cookie, pancake and biscuit mixes.
    • Prepared soups, breakfast drinks and instant mashed potatoes.
    • Margarine.
    • Salad dressings.
    • Lunch meats and prepared and frozen meals.

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    Tuesday, 15 November 2011

    Healthy Tips for Gestational Diabetes

    HealthNFitness Tips: Gestational diabetes occurs when blood sugar levels become abnormally high during pregnancy

    The Gestational diabetes increases the risk of these complications:
    • Having a premature delivery.
    • Developing preeclampsia, which causes high blood pressure during pregnancy.
    • Requiring a Cesarean delivery.
    • Having a very large baby, this can make delivery difficult.
    • Development in the baby of jaundice, breathing problems or low blood sugar.
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