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Doctor insights on: Sport Nutrition For Health And Performance

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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How can training for a sport affect your mental health?

How can training for a sport affect your mental health?

Feel better many way: Primarily it will give you a focal point around which you will build / schedule your daily routine. This helps with good planning, better health choices (eating, especially), and adds structure to your life. The sheer physical activity promotes positive chemical changes in your body (including your brain), as well as muscle,joint,system, activity. All combined, you lessen your anxiety and stress. ...Read more

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How does stress change psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

How does stress change psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

Stress Attenuates,: At least to some degree, many of the benefits of fitness & clean nutrition. Stress causes hormonal surges that affect the way food is absorbed, utilized and metabolized and diverts mental and physical energy away from the rigorous requirements of physical training. Minimizing stress (the "bad" kind) cannot be overstated! take care & meditate regularly! ...Read more

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Is running good for mental physical health?

Is running good for mental physical health?

↓ Depression & Learn: Multiple observational & a few prospective studies have demonstrated clear trends toward ?ed rates of depression, some ? in coping skills for life problems & ?ed rates of advanced disease states in people who perform a variety of regular exercises, as compared to those who are more sedentary. However, running stresses can also ? many physical injuries, a complex balance, like the rest of life. ...Read more

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Health books about fitness and exercise?

Health books about fitness and exercise?

Have a Look: Take a look at: "the 4-hour body: an uncommon guide to rapid fat loss.." for starters....This book by tim ferriss is fairly recent and, although a bit controversial, will frame your interest and get you "up to speed" on several relevant issues in exercise and nutrition today. However, a single, all-encompassing book probably doesn't really exist! check out your local bookstore, too! ...Read more

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Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Which exercise and diet are good for sex life and penis health ?

Exercise/diet: Any form of exercise that is consistently part of your daily lifestyle along with a healthy balance diet should appeal to your sexual health. ...Read more

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Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Any good way to start a fitness and health diet program at school?

Clarify, please: Do you wish to persuade a school to initiate a program? Or, do you wish to start your own? ...Read more

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Are naps good for your mental health?

Are naps good for your mental health?

Naps: Some cultures hold afternoon naps in high regard for long term productivity and tension reduction. ...Read more

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Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?

Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck! ...Read more

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How can poor physical health have an impact on your social health?

How can poor physical health have an impact on your social health?

Activities: If you are limited in what you can do, it will be harder to keep up with activities you may have shared with friends. You will lose their emotional and personal support. You may find friends instead among people who are struggling against the same Health problems. ...Read more

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Is beer good for a person's physical and mental health?

Depends: How much? How often? Other specifics about the person? Moderate amounts, not too often for a healthy active adult should be fine - both physically & mentally. Drinking to intoxication, or too often - especially for folk in less than good condition is not healthy - both physically & mentally. Best! ...Read more

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How to treat depression with psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

How to treat depression with psychological benefits of health-related physical fitness and nutrition?

Exercise and Omega-3: Daily exercise is a great natural mood booster. In addition, consider increasing your intake of fish high in omega-3s or taking an omega-3 supplement. ...Read more

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Role of occupational health and safety?

Role of occupational health and safety?

Workplace safety: Osha, or the department of occupational health and safety, keeps the workplace safe for workers and those who come into the work space. They oversee all safety issues, and infectious issues at the office, educate workers on safety issues, and enforce the rules. ...Read more

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Teen nutrition and exercise app anyone?

Teen nutrition and exercise app anyone?

See below: I am not an expert on exercise, nutrition, or apps. In looking up news stories on reportedly good nutrition and exercise apps, here is a link to an example of what may exist. See if it helps you. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/22/fitness-weight-loss-nutrition-apps_n_1371705.html#s803229&title=striiv. ...Read more

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And in what ways can joining a physical activity help a person's mental health and physical health?

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And in what ways can joining a physical activity help a person's mental health and physical health?

Health: Good mental health requires good physical health which can be maintained by physical activity, stress reduction, diet, & lifestyle changes. ...Read more

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How can a lack of exercise affect your physical, emotional, intellectual and social health?

How can a lack of exercise affect your physical, emotional, intellectual and social health?

Use your body: A good general rule is that life equals movement and death equals stillness. Exercise benefits all aspects of life in your question (above). It does not need to be fancy or popular. Finding enjoyable ways of moving around is positive for everyone. ...Read more