MSgt Kimberly Kaminski / STAFF SGT. ROSS A. WHITLEY Growing up, I was always an active person: I played a sport every season in high school, all while eating whatever I wanted—ice cream, cakes, cookies, you name it—whenever I wanted.That athleticism is why I joined the Air Force as soon as I turned 17—but, in 2013 everything changed. I had two back-to-back accidents that left me basically incapable of doing anything for myself. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The first was a softball injury in 2013. Doctors thought I had a sprained leg, but I was later diagnosed with severe nerve damage that extended from the toes on my right foot all the way up to my upper calf.As soon as I started getting better from that—I had surgery on my right leg in September 2013—I was in a bad car accident that sent me back to square one with my leg injury. I had to have surgery again in March 2014. During that time, I became very depressed. Because I couldn't move … [Read more...] about ‘I Switched From 3 Big Meals A Day To 6 Small Meals—And Lost 40 Pounds’
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Health diet and nutrition Diet intermittent fasting Fasting Live longer, lose weight, boost your health and eat what you want most of the time. The promises of much-lauded intermittent fasting diets are undeniably attractive, and growing evidence suggests that these on-off regimes could be healthiest way to feed ourselves. But are they too good to be true? Intermittent fasting is an umbrella term for various regimes where food is consumed during set times. The popular 5:2 diet, for instance, involves dramatically restricting calorie intake for two days of the week and resuming recommended levels the rest of the time. With 16:8, food is consumed in a daily eight-hour window, while followers of alternate-day fasting eat normally every other day. Studies have linked fasting to weight loss as well as major health benefits, from cutting the risk of cardiovascular disease and cancer to boosting life expectancy. The latest … [Read more...] about Intermittent Fasting: Are 5:2, 16:8 and ADF Diets Really the Healthiest Ways to Eat?
David Prologo, Emory University Updated 1:02 pm, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) David Prologo, Emory University (THE CONVERSATION) Imagine that you are running a company, but you cannot get to your goal because all of your good workers keep quitting. For 30 years, your response to this problem has been to criticize the workers and say they are stupid and weak for quitting. As a result, you never reach your goal. You don’t change your formula or alter your plan, just keep blaming and shaming the workers for quitting. If you did this, your failure rate would remain unchanged over time, of course, and you would never reach your goal. Latest videos Now Playing: Now Playing France strikes expected to cost hundreds of millions for public companies Euronews Equal Pay Day Fox35 Orlando Mattis: US Hasn't Ruled Out Military Action Against Assad … [Read more...] about 3 research-based things a doctor says should be part of your weight loss efforts
Story highlights The "3-day military diet" promises a loss of up to 10 pounds but can leave you exhausted and hungry Nutritionists warn that the weight loss will not last and food combos are unhealthy (CNN)Looking for an easy diet to lose a quick few pounds? If you're searching on the Internet, chances are you've stumbled on something called the "military diet." It's also known as the Navy diet, the Army diet and sometimes the ice cream diet, because in addition to hot dogs and tuna fish, you get to eat ice cream on all three days of the program. Smells fishy, right? Well, hold your nose. It's about to get really stinky. Can the foods you eat enhance your sex life? What is the military diet? The military diet is a variation of the ever-popular three-day diet, a crash plan of "fill-in-the-blank" foods to eat if you want to lose weight fast. These diets typically claim that you can lose about 10 pounds in three days to a week if you follow their blueprint to the … [Read more...] about Military diet: 3-day diet or dud?
Credit: iStock.com/dolgachov Does drinking water lower blood pressure? The link between water and blood pressure is a rather common one. For instance, water is known to play a key part in preventing dehydration and maintaining normal blood pressure levels. The body cries for water, and without it, dehydration can lead to low blood pressure—also called hypotension. This is due to a reduced blood volume that lowers pressure against the artery walls. At the same time, can dehydration cause blood pressure to rise? This article will explore the link between drinking water and blood pressure in greater detail, including how drinking water lowers blood pressure, the link between dehydration and blood pressure, the effect drinking too much water has on blood pressure, and the do’s and don’ts when it comes to drinking water and blood pressure. In This Article: How Drinking Water Lowers Blood Pressure Effect of Drinking Excess Water on Blood Pressure Lowering Blood Pressure … [Read more...] about Does Drinking Water Lower Blood Pressure?