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  • Women’s Health

    Posted on October 29th, 2012 Patricia No comments

    Last week I learned in my Nutrition class that HDL stands for High Density Lipoproteins and are heathy for me. I also learned that LDL stand for Low Density Lipoproteins and are less healthy for me. Can you explain exactly what a High Density Lipoprotein and a Low Density Lipoprotein are and why HDL is healthy and why LDL can be unhealthy? Read the rest of this entry »

  • Obesity May Increase the Risk for Cesarean Section in Women

    Posted on March 26th, 2012 Patricia No comments

    Good news for women who exercise, eat right and maintain their weight: Women of normal weight are three to four times less likely to have a cesarean section that obese women, according to new findings. Read the rest of this entry »

  • What Herbs Can Do For Your Weight Loss Post 2

    Posted on August 18th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Dexatrim, Dexadrine: Well, ladies and gentlemen, this is basically a diet pill that has no herbal component, but I thought a little insight into this wonder would be helpful, too. I don’t have to tell you about the “high” you can get on these. I couldn’t deal with it. I had the funniest feeling as if I had chills on the side of my head; I had some low back pain and a headache with this little wonder. I felt very stupid for trying it, but I had to know. I lasted one day on this supplement, and I wasn’t ever going to return. Read the rest of this entry »

  • What Herbs Can Do For Your Weight Loss Post 1

    Posted on August 8th, 2011 Patricia No comments

    Herbal supplements have been touted as a great way to ‘burn fat,’ ‘burn calories,’ and ‘reduce cellulite.’ I have tried most herbal weight loss supplements on the market. Here is my journal of sort, about each supplement and what it did for me.

    I do not endorse or deny the benefits of any of these products. This is how they affected me when I took them. To understand a little about me, I am about 7 or 8 pounds overweight, I am 35 years old, I have an extremely sedentary job, and am not fond of exercise. The reason I tried these pills was to lose weight without too much personal effort from little old me!! The results will vary from person to person, so you may have had a very positive response with these supplements. This is only a guide, it can help you if you are seeking an herb to try and are too confused by all of the many, many combinations on the market. Read the rest of this entry »