Category Archives: Weight Loss

Health Tip: Maintain Your Ideal Weight

Check it weekly (HealthDay News) — The weight-loss battle isn’t over once you lose the extra pounds. The challenge becomes keeping it off. The American Council on Exercise offers these suggestions to help you maintain a healthy body weight: Weigh yourself weekly, so weight gain doesn’t creep up on you. Also measure your waistline. Incorporate…

Hair Loss in Women

Hair loss is a clinical problem that’s increasingly observed these days in women. When the cause is high androgen level, it’s called female androgenetic alopecia. When it occurs with normal androgen level, it’s called female pattern hair loss [1]. There can be numerous causes of hair loss in women, and a dermatologist is the best…

Can Drinking Water Really Help Lose Weight ?

Body Mass Index (BMI) is commonly used to determine weight problems in adult. It’s calculated by dividing weight in kilogram by height square in meters (weight (kg)/ [height (m)]2). For adults above or equal to 20 years of age, normal BMI values lies between 18.5 to 24.9. Athletes with muscle mass may normally have values…

Oranges lowers Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Oranges Lowers Cholesterol Image Credit: Ellen Levy Finch (Elf) A study was done to see the effect of drinking orange juice on lipid profile of overweight middle-aged women. The study consisted of 26 women who did 1 hour of aerobic training 3 times a week for 3 months. Half of the women drank half liter…