Run for your lives…literally [Part 2]

Decades of solid science confirm that exercise improves health and can extend your life. So here I will be talking about how to structure your exercise regimen to get full benefits.

The minimum exercise threshold for good health is burning 700 – 1000 kcal/week. This corresponds to the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) recommendations of 150-250 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise per week. Even 30 minutes of moderate exercise (you need to work up a sweat) per day can help prevent diseases like heart disease, diabetes, depression, and several types of cancer, particularly breast and colon cancers.

Exercise may help prevent, fight Parkinson’s disease.

Regular exercise can also help you sleep better, reduce stress, control your weight, brighten your mood and sharpen your mental functioning

Do something that you know you can follow!

Set realistic goals for yourself

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Boost Your Energy Levels through this Detox Diet [Part 1]

We have all heard of detox diets/programs. The way that they are marketed, they seem like a necessity for every person who enjoys a better quality of life and less risk of diseases.

Definition

A detox diet is a program that should

  • cleanse your body of toxins
  • promote a healthy intestine
  • provide better brain power and
  • help you maintain high energy levels during your day

Of course most of the marketed detox diets do not do this. As a follow up to Health n’Horizon’s Post I’ll be discussing what a detox diet should be so that we get the effects discussed above and how to implement it in your life.

Identifying a Marketed Detox Diet

Usually these programs will promote some or all of the following:

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