Trans fats have been around since the 1940’s. It was then that scientists discovered that by injecting hydrogen into vegetable oil, the oil would partially harden. This not only made food tastier but also made it last a good deal longer as well. The consequence was a more cost-efficient method to produce food. Fifty years on and scientists discover in 1990 that trans fat is very bad for our health.
Back in my younger days, I can remember having to get a tetanus shot every so often, especially after having various wounds stitched up. However, at the time, I really did not give a second thought about what tetanus was or what the shot in the arm or sometimes in the buttock, was for. However, I do recall how sore these extremities were for a few days afterward.
If you have problems getting off to sleep or not sleeping as soundly as you would like, here are five tips on how get better sleep that may help you. Read on to see which bad daytime habits you have developed that may be impacting the quality of your sleep. Then realize that you will sleep better simply by making a few changes in your routine.
Occasionally an athlete will put undue stress on tendons and joints during a training program and when this happens, there is the risk that the individual may develop a case of tendonitis. Tendonitis occurs when a tendon rubs repeatedly over a joint, causing friction. The friction in turn causes soreness and inflammation. This can be a painful condition, which causes stiffness and can limit mobility.
If you are looking for a great way to improve certain health conditions or to achieve an overall healthy experience for both your body and your mind, then you may want to consider infrared sauna therapy.
Did you know that air pollution levels inside the modern home may be two to five times higher than the levels outdoors. Combine that with the fact that the average person can spend up to ninety percent of their time indoors, is it any wonder that the term Sick Building Syndrome has become a new byword in the English language.
A bloody nose, which we have all experienced in our younger days, can be caused from something as simple as the air being too dry, to some other underlying symptom that is far more serious. In sports, the cause of a nosebleed is usually pretty clear.
Once you have taken the decision to eat more healthily, the next step is trying to figure out exactly what food to eat for good health as opposed to those foods that are not so healthy. Although that may seem like an easy choice, you will soon find out that it is more difficult than you might have imagined.