Causes of Obesity in Children

The major causes of obesity in children are the same as for adults – a sedentary lifestyle, TV viewing, the snack and soda habit, and the popularity and availability of highly processed and concentrated foods. Many major medical centers are developing weight control programs for children that involve the whole […]

The Mental Break

I was only thirteen when I contemplated suicide, the idea seemed so enticing. My bullies, my problems and pain would all be left behind. My tears would be dried and erased with the blood of no tomorrow. Even then I knew I needed help, but I hid it. I hid […]

Seven Wrong Roads in Modern Nutrition

Humans eat too much of nearly everything – too much salt, too much sugar, too much fat, too much cholesterol. Such abundance has helped lay the foundation for coronary diseases, stroke, high blood pressure, arthritis, adult-onset diabetes, obesity, and several other kinds of cancer. Diseases from food are real. Surprisingly, […]

Can I Write?

A good writer strives to produce functional and effective books that could help to improve the society better than he met it. This is done through finding solutions to the daily problems in the society.” – Yusuf Olaolu Ali I was fascinated last week Wednesday – precisely on the 11th […]

Tips for healthy ageing brains

As we get older most people think that their brain begins to get weaker. Most believe you will begin to forget things. You can’t find your keys. You can’t remember your passwords. They are even called “senior moments”. Are these lapses in memory sign of a deteriorating brain? Science paints […]

The Christmas Pup

Christmas Eve night, Santa spotted below a small form huddled on new-fallen snow; and though his journey was just under way, he ordered the reindeer to land his sleigh. As soon as it touched down, out with a bound, he ran to the figure hunched on the ground. Kneeling beside […]

Christmas

Steely sky seeps soft snowflakes gathering like a gown on green grass untouched, virgin, bright white Animal paw prints appear, pathway across, birds beaks seek suet balls birdsong greets our ears, joyful Late sunrise darkens days, waking hard early sunset evenings are warmed by flickering flames of hearth fires Church […]

The 10 Principles of Losing Weight

It is virtually impossible to lose weight and keep it off if you don’t modify your lifestyle. Diets are short-term solution to a long-term problem. Here are other facts you should note: Think long-term. Shortcuts and quickie plans never last. Do it for yourself. Improving your health and energy are […]