Common Health Issues and Advice on tackling them

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A common thread that can be found into the story line of every woman’s health
magazine around the world is on the importance that of eating right. In-fact, health
friendly foods have been trending in one form or the other for quite some time now.
Given the plethora of advice floating around, it can get rather confusing to separate
the truth from the riff-raff. One would be surprised to know how certain food
categories may no longer give the same health benefits as may have thought before.
Thankfully, the following tips should help clear the clouds a little:

    Organic produce is touted about as being the secret to good health. But did you
     know that not all things organic are significantly beneficial over their regular
     counterparts? Good to know the stuff when shelling out the higher prices for
     that ‘Organic’ tag
    In this day and age where burning the candle at both ends is becoming
     increasingly commonplace, it still is a good practice to get in six to eight hours
     of quality sleep regularly
    You wouldn’t bring a large trailer truck for the daily commute, will you? It is
     the same essential principal as to why zapping that ailment with a medical
     cocktail of high-dosage antibiotics may not be such a smart choice, after all
    This in no way means that you adopt the dumb route of neglecting chronic
     symptoms. For all sense and purposes, it may be a simple case of over
     worrying. But, it could also mean the start of something more serious. Best to
     have the possibilities ruled out and rest easy afterwards
    Limiting sodium content is a good way to shed weight and remain healthy.
     With the growing influx of pre-cooked/ semi-cooked, processed and pre-
     packaged foods, sodium scares are on the rise. It is not just salt levels, but the
     derivatives of sodium and their adverse effects that are behind this concern
     according to latest news on health issues from around the world
    Another commonly used ingredient category to raise concerns is the artificial
     sweetener family. Aspartame and its brethren, commonly found in sugar free
       beverages and foods are not as innocent as thought, if research is to be
       believed. In some cases, experts are reporting that natural sugar is significantly
       better than its artificial replacements
      Being well read is a good thing and an aware citizen is a healthier citizen. But
       there is a reason for medical practitioners to be around, even after the arrival of
       the internet. So, it is a safe practice to stop hyper-researching and follow the
       advice of a well trusted medical practitioner
      The phrase ‘appearances can be deceiving’ may well be applied to modern day
       food packaging. As the disclosure of ingredients on packaging becomes
       mandatory, it is becoming increasingly difficult to understand the implications
       of the various pieces that go into the making of one’s favourite products
      Nutrition labels that have become a permanent fixture on all packaged goods
       offer a great way to size things up in a glance. A general rule of thumb is that
       the longer the list of ingredients on a product, lesser the chances of it being
       nutritionally beneficial
      Annual checkups are not a way for the medical community to fleece
       unsuspecting people. Many a life-threatening ailment may be successfully
       thwarted if diagnosed early on. So don’t skimp those tests for it is never known
       when they end up saving your life!




There’s lots of awareness about health Issues and advice on managing risks out
there. In the end, being informed remains a vital tool to remaining in good health

				
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Description: A common thread that can be found into the story line of every woman’s health magazine around the world is on the importance that of eating right. In-fact, health friendly foods have been trending in one form or the other for quite some time now.