Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

postheadericon How to Choose a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

How to Choose a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

There are a huge variety of breakfast cereals on the market, and even the sugary cereals geared towards children claim to have health benefits. Many cereals in the United States are fortified with iron, vitamins, minerals, folic acid, and may contain whole grains and fiber. Despite having healthy ingredients, however, some breakfast cereals have sugar or other sweeteners that can detract from the nutritional quality of the cereal. The best breakfast cereals have whole grains, fiber, vitamins and minerals, and little or no added sugars or artificial flavors. Indeed, nutritious…

postheadericon How to Choose a Holistic Practitioner

How to Choose a Holistic Practitioner

Though conventional medicine is still the norm in Western countries, more and more people are interested in seeing a holistic practitioner who values the relationship between physician and patient, and who concentrates on a patient’s health as an integrated whole that incorporates physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, social and environmental factors. However, choosing a holistic practitioner can be intimidating at first, especially if you’re not sure what to look for. By finding out what the practitioner’s credentials are, how he or she appears to you, and how you feel during a…

postheadericon How to Adjust to Hair Loss and Baldness

How to Adjust to Hair Loss and Baldness

Three Methods:Embracing Your BaldnessHiding a Receding HairlineTaking Aggressive Action Against BaldnessCommunity Q&A You are combing your hair one morning and notice a thin patch. Or is it? You second guess yourself for a moment and then panic. It definitely is thin! Balding is a reality that most men – and even some women – will face in their lifetime and it can exact a heavy mental toll, from depression to self-consciousness. However, you’ll find that with a little work you can embrace your baldness. If you’d rather conceal your hair…

postheadericon How to Choose a Diet That Suits You

How to Choose a Diet That Suits You

Four Parts:Exploring Restriction DietsExploring Dieting PatternsExploring Crash DietsEnsuring Dieting SuccessCommunity Q&A There are dozens of diets out there, ranging from ones that make perfect sense and are often effective to ones that seem concocted out of thin air and are a complete joke. We’ll deconstruct 17 of the most popular ones, talking about restriction diets (restricting calories or food groups), pattern diets (where you change when and how you eat), and crash diets (where the goal is to lose a lot of weight quickly). Having all the knowledge necessary will…

postheadericon How to Choose a Good Dentist

How to Choose a Good Dentist

Dental hygiene is the utmost requirement because mouth is the gateway to body. To take care of it a good dentist is required and collecting the information about it is quite mind storming exercise. Always depend on most reliable and suitable resources to collect information and do not ever compromise with the quality. 1 Follow up word of mouth referrals. These play a very important role in making up your mind as to a dentist’s suitability. 2 Browse the internet. This will provide huge information on the contacts, qualities and…

postheadericon How to Choose a Detox Diet for Weight Loss

How to Choose a Detox Diet for Weight Loss

Three Parts:Selecting a Safe Detox PlanAvoiding Unsafe Detox PlansLosing and Maintaining Weight SafelyCommunity Q&A Detox diets are a popular method for weight loss. Many claim to help you lose weight quickly, clean harmful toxins from your body, and make you feel better. Detox diet plans range from being very restrictive all liquid diets, to more inclusive and whole foods-based diets. The idea of resetting your body and starting fresh with a detox diet can be appealing (especially if you have been eating poorly or drinking a lot of alcohol). However,…

postheadericon How to Choose a Concentration Supplement

How to Choose a Concentration Supplement

If you find your mind wandering when you should be working or studying, you might benefit from taking a concentration supplement. These all natural cognitive enhancers have the potential to “trick” your brain into concentrating on the task at hand, increasing alertness and mental clarity. Taking a good focus supplement can give you the “edge” you need to become more productive and eliminate distractions. 1 Look for ingredients that increase blood flow in the brain. This is the key to increasing your brainpower, and the best way to increase focus…

postheadericon How to Choose a Dental Insurance

How to Choose a Dental Insurance

Why you need a dental insurance Dental Insurance is designed to pay the costs associated with dental care. Dental insurance offers a protection from unexpected dental expenses by paying all or a portion of the bills from dentists, and other providers of dental services. Most of us will need some kind of major dental work sometime in our lives. A dental insurance can help to deal with the cost of dental care without compromising our health by leaving any dental problems untreated. The increase on life expectancy has also increased…

postheadericon How to Choose a Cancer Center

How to Choose a Cancer Center

Some cancer centers are in hospitals, while others are in clinics. Finding the right cancer center is not always easy. Here’s what you need to know: 1 Make sure any cancer center you choose has been accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). From the JCAHO website, you can check if a specific facility has met accreditation standards. The website also allows you to peruse performance evaluations. 2 Determine if the facility is approved by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). You can search the NCI’s database…

postheadericon How to Choose a Breast Cancer Surgeon

How to Choose a Breast Cancer Surgeon

When you receive a breast cancer diagnosis, you will be referred to medical specialists to treat the disease. If you and your doctors decide that surgery is your best treatment option, you’ll need to choose a breast cancer surgeon – a doctor who can help you find the best treatment for you. 1 Seek recommendations from people you trust. Ask family, friends, your OB/Gyn, and your primary care doctor about breast cancer surgeons they know. Many hospitals can give physician referrals, including information about a doctor’s background, over the phone…