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We are inundated with unhealthy processed foods, fast foods, and soft drinks. Let's turn this deplorable state of affairs around together, for a healthy you!
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13 Unexpected Ways to Fit Cardio Into Your Routine

13 Unexpected Ways to Fit Cardio Into Your Routine | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it
No time for the gym? We’ve got 13 ways to sneak cardio into even the busiest schedule.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, November 8, 2013 5:02 PM

From the article:  Exercise doesn’t have to be done at the gym, on a track, or even in workout clothes. Little bits of exercise throughout the day can add up — just get creative! Pair some of these sneaky cardio boosters with unexpected strength training to vary the routine and meet the weekly recommendations for exercise.


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Researchers Compare Exercise, Drugs as Cardiovascular Treatments | News | The Harvard Crimson

Researchers Compare Exercise, Drugs as Cardiovascular Treatments | News | The Harvard Crimson | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it

Structured exercise programs may be as effective, or even more useful, than medication to treat cardiovascular conditions. The authors evaluated and synthesized the results of 305 previous studies to compare the benefits of drug and exercise regimens on disease outcomes.  

After identifying four conditions for which exercise has been studied as a preventive technique—coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and type-2 diabetes—Naci and Ioannidis compared the efficacy of drugs used to treat these conditions to previously-reported effects of exercise.

 They found that structured physical activity was more effective than drug use in the treatment and prevention of strokes, and equally effective in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and diabetes.  Diuretic drugs were more successful than exercise, however, in treating heart failure.

“[Our study] will trigger debate, which is really important,” said Naci. “In cases where we have evidence of exercise, exercise seems to do really well in comparison to drugs, but there are still a lot of instances where we don’t know how exercise fares against drugs.”


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Dr. KGM BIYABANI's comment, November 3, 2013 12:00 AM
TREATMENT REGIMENS ARE TO BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT'S DISEASE AND THE TREATMENT REGIMEN OUTCOMES. ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE STUDY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR".; TREATMENT REGIMENS MAY INCLUDE MANY PREVENTIVE AS WELL AS CURATIVE THERAPIES, BOTH PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL. AT THE END PATIENT/PERSON MATTERS. THERE SHOULD BE "AND" instead of "OR". OF COURSE THERE IS NEVER A MAGIC BULLET IN HEALTHCARE;THAT'S WHY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR" AS DR. BILAZARIAN HAS SAID. AND I AGREE WITH ROBIN THOMAS ABOUT "THE MAGIC BULLET" PART ONLY.
Dr. KGM BIYABANI's curator insight, November 3, 2013 12:04 AM

TREATMENT REGIMENS ARE TO BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT'S DISEASE AND THE TREATMENT REGIMEN OUTCOMES. ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE STUDY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR".; TREATMENT REGIMENS MAY INCLUDE MANY PREVENTIVE AS WELL AS CURATIVE THERAPIES, BOTH PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL. AT THE END PATIENT/PERSON MATTERS. THERE SHOULD BE "AND" instead of "OR". OF COURSE THERE IS NEVER A MAGIC BULLET IN HEALTHCARE;THAT'S WHY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR" AS DR. BILAZARIAN HAS SAID. AND I AGREE WITH ROBIN THOMAS ABOUT "THE MAGIC BULLET" PART ONLY.

Randy Randhawa, DC's curator insight, November 5, 2013 10:45 AM

Daily motivation, "structured exercise programs may be as effective, or even more useful, than medication to treat cardiovascular conditions."

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How to Burn More Calories Through the Day (Without Even Noticing)

How to Burn More Calories Through the Day (Without Even Noticing) | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it

It’s amazing to me how easy it is to forget to move. This year was the first time in about five years that I found myself gaining weight. It wasn’t a lot, just five pounds over six months or so, but it was strange for me since I didn’t think I was doing anything different.

 

I write and think about healthy living all the time, and I absolutely love the food I eat. I no longer crave sugar, and avoiding it isn’t hard. If anything I have eaten healthier than ever during this time, since I started working at home and control 100% of my meals. I’ve been eating the same or better quality food than I always have, and have even improved on my mindful eating techniques."


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Being on my feet ata least an hour a day is essential for me too to contraol my weight, in addition to eating healthy.

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Keas's comment, October 1, 2013 2:15 PM
We agree. All the little things add up in the end.
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Researchers Compare Exercise, Drugs as Cardiovascular Treatments | News | The Harvard Crimson

Researchers Compare Exercise, Drugs as Cardiovascular Treatments | News | The Harvard Crimson | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it

Structured exercise programs may be as effective, or even more useful, than medication to treat cardiovascular conditions. The authors evaluated and synthesized the results of 305 previous studies to compare the benefits of drug and exercise regimens on disease outcomes.  

After identifying four conditions for which exercise has been studied as a preventive technique—coronary heart disease, stroke, heart failure, and type-2 diabetes—Naci and Ioannidis compared the efficacy of drugs used to treat these conditions to previously-reported effects of exercise.

 They found that structured physical activity was more effective than drug use in the treatment and prevention of strokes, and equally effective in the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and diabetes.  Diuretic drugs were more successful than exercise, however, in treating heart failure.

“[Our study] will trigger debate, which is really important,” said Naci. “In cases where we have evidence of exercise, exercise seems to do really well in comparison to drugs, but there are still a lot of instances where we don’t know how exercise fares against drugs.”


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Structured exercise programs may be as effective, or even more useful, than medication?  Say it ain't so... your friendly pharmamedical complex team 

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Dr. KGM BIYABANI's comment, November 3, 2013 12:00 AM
TREATMENT REGIMENS ARE TO BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT'S DISEASE AND THE TREATMENT REGIMEN OUTCOMES. ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE STUDY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR".; TREATMENT REGIMENS MAY INCLUDE MANY PREVENTIVE AS WELL AS CURATIVE THERAPIES, BOTH PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL. AT THE END PATIENT/PERSON MATTERS. THERE SHOULD BE "AND" instead of "OR". OF COURSE THERE IS NEVER A MAGIC BULLET IN HEALTHCARE;THAT'S WHY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR" AS DR. BILAZARIAN HAS SAID. AND I AGREE WITH ROBIN THOMAS ABOUT "THE MAGIC BULLET" PART ONLY.
Dr. KGM BIYABANI's curator insight, November 3, 2013 12:04 AM

TREATMENT REGIMENS ARE TO BE INDIVIDUALIZED ACCORDING TO THE PATIENT'S DISEASE AND THE TREATMENT REGIMEN OUTCOMES. ACCORDING TO THE ABOVE STUDY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR".; TREATMENT REGIMENS MAY INCLUDE MANY PREVENTIVE AS WELL AS CURATIVE THERAPIES, BOTH PHARMACOLOGICAL AND NON-PHARMACOLOGICAL. AT THE END PATIENT/PERSON MATTERS. THERE SHOULD BE "AND" instead of "OR". OF COURSE THERE IS NEVER A MAGIC BULLET IN HEALTHCARE;THAT'S WHY THERE SHOULDN'T BE AN "OR" AS DR. BILAZARIAN HAS SAID. AND I AGREE WITH ROBIN THOMAS ABOUT "THE MAGIC BULLET" PART ONLY.

Randy Randhawa, DC's curator insight, November 5, 2013 10:45 AM

Daily motivation, "structured exercise programs may be as effective, or even more useful, than medication to treat cardiovascular conditions."

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Standing On Weekdays Burns Calories Equivalent To Running 10 Marathons A Year

Standing On Weekdays Burns Calories Equivalent To Running 10 Marathons A Year | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it
We’ve already talked a lot about how sitting all day is killing us, but what you might not know is just how good simply standing for a few hours...

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Donald Rumsfeld (remember him?) used to stand almost all they long and had excellent health.

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Donovan Baldwin's curator insight, October 26, 2013 12:23 PM

In a book on Kaizen, the author gave the example of a lady who started "exercising" by standing up during commercials and eventually wound up walking regularly. Can't remember if she graduated to running, but I've heard of other people who did wind up running after such a small start.

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healthy chicken recipes

healthy chicken recipes | Healthy Recipes and Tips for Healthy Living | Scoop.it

This slow cooker chicken recipe is extremely good, perhaps even good for summer or spring. This will undoubtedly help me get bikini body ready.


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Don't forget - best to make them with free-range chicken meat!

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