Faith-Based Health and Healing – Part 4 – Can Faith be Unhealthy?

Alternative Medicine, Children's Health, General Health, Marriage and Family Health, Men's Health, Mental Health, Parenting, Woman's Health
While faith can have positive effects on health, it can also have negative effects. Although religious beliefs are a source of comfort and support for many people, for others they are a source of stress and emotional turmoil. More Information: (more…)
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Study indicates cutting calories may help people lose weight regardless of diet

Children's Health, General Health, Heart Health, Men's Health, Nutritional Health, Obesity, Parenting, Woman's Health
A new study confirms that the type of diet you pick doesn’t matter so much for weight loss; it’s sticking to it that counts.  Researchers compared a low-fat, average protein diet, a low-fat, high protein diet, a high-fat, average protein diet, and a high-fat, high protein diet in 811 middle-aged obese people.  They found that, despite different diets, the groups lost pretty much the same amount of weight (average 13 lbs after 1 year) and slowly started gaining again in the second year.  Risk factors for heart disease improved for all diet groups. More Information: (more…)
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