I have just run across a study released today that seems to show that there is an elevated risk of Kidney damage by taking certain stomach drugs, called PPIs (proton-pump inhibitors), like Nexium or Prilosec. In the very large study by John Hopkins involved looking at two studies which followed over 250,000 people over 10 years and found that people taking a drug like Prilosec or Nexium had just over a 12% higher risk of chronic kidney disease. An estimated 15 million Americans … [Read more...] about Does Nexium Cause Kidney Problems?
I wrote this Twitter for fitness a couple years ago but just wanted to remind everyone to follow me on Twitter for more fitness tips ------------------------------------------------------ I have decided to start something that is a little different just as an experiment. I will keep posting here but also will add lots of other links through a twitter account so that anyone using Twitter can get even more value without my regular blog readers being buried in article links from other blogs … [Read more...] about Twitter for fitness tips
We all know that fast food is not good for us and there are many reasons. Lots of times that we need to decide to make an eating decision there are a few things that this decision will come down to. Speed of food is one of those reasons. Fast food is admittedly very fast to get and to eat. Well besides the fact that a burger and fries are devoid of almost any nutrients and really high in some bad bad fats. The really long term dangerous fact is that hamburger meat tends to be pumped … [Read more...] about McDonalds and Antibiotics
Attention all you maxed-out mommas: Are you fed up with never being able to fit your exercise routine into your day because you're too busy running errands, cleaning the house and juggling the kids? You're so not alone! Fellow mom and exercise guru Carolyn Barnes became so overwhelmed with the continual chaos of mommy hood that she was inspired to create a truly unique (yet slightly off the wall) program to get it all in¦without losing your mind: cLEAN Momma! The cLEAN Momma Lifestyle … [Read more...] about Clean Momma Workout
I heard a stat about Vitamin D deficiency last week that I have not been able to confirm yet but I will throw it out there anyway. Apparently 90% of women have a Vitamin D deficiency and if this is true than this is a health problem that needs to be addressed. Vitamin D deficiency can increase a person's risk of death, according to a fresh study at the University of Eastern Finland. Researchers say individuals with low levels of vitamin D are about twice as likely to die early compared to … [Read more...] about Vitamin D Deficiency Can Be Deadly