Know More About Different Types Of Knee Surgeries
As we get older, our body parts stop functioning in the manner they did before, especially our knees become quite weak with age. For proper functioning, we need to get knee surgery. Let’s learn more about different types of knee surgeries.
5 Magic Numbers Every Dieter Needs to Know
Does this sound familiar? You’ve been watching yourself all week (avoiding junk, skipping seconds) and still, your weight is exactly the same as it was a week ago-or worse, even inched up a pound or two. It’s hard to remember that weight loss is a long-term process, you’ve got to stay patient. But I’ve learned that focusing on just your weight can sabotage your motivation. So instead here are five other numbers to think about. Keep track of these and your overall health (as well as your weight) ought to improve.
You Are What You Eat, Revisited
A new four-year study from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard Schools of Medicine and Public Health has identified some specific foods and food types that are more responsible for the excess weight we gain than are most others. This prospective, longitudinal study was published in the June 23 New England Journal of Medicine.
When Inflammation Goes Bad
When body tissue is invaded by harmful foreign substances like bacteria and viruses, the immune system automatically sends white blood cells to the scene, where these cells then release chemicals to counter the foreign invaders. This natural “inflammatory response,” which causes the site of infection to get red, hot, and swollen, encourages healing.
How to Dine Out and Stay Healthy
Over the last several years, researchers with New York City’s Health Department decided to find out just how much sodium is contained in an average fast-food meal. To do this, they measured the sodium content of 6,500 (!) fast-food meals.