The United States has the most expensive health care system in the world, with per capita health expenditures far above those of any other nation. For many years, U.S. health care expenditures have been growing above the overall rate of inflation in the economy. A few experts have argued that high and rising costs are not such a serious problem. Most observers disagree with this view, pointing to the negative impact of employee health care costs on employers, the government…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on October 29, 2007 at 6:58pm — No Comments
Regular exercise needs to be incorporated into everybody’s life. It doesn’t matter if you need to lose weight or not. The benefits of exercise are impressive:
Added by Lisa Newton on October 28, 2007 at 8:21pm — No Comments
According to recent study, eating plans rich in whole grains, fruits, and vegetables may help your heart.
In the study that took place in Sweden, 24,000 postmenopausal women supplied information on how often they ate 96 common foods. The food was then grouped into four major dietary patterns: healthy (vegetables,…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on October 26, 2007 at 7:55am — No Comments
Well, since starting my weight reduction program one week ago, I’ve lost 2lbs, which is ideal and well within both the recommended time-frame and amount of weight to lose safely. I am excited!
Unfortunately, in today’s society, many people want to find a “quick fix” or a “magic bullet.” In my opinion, there are NO quick fixes. No one can take a pill to lose weight, no diet powder or herb will cause weight loss, and there’s no magic belt, band, or exercise…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on October 25, 2007 at 6:52pm — No Comments
There is increased and substantial public awareness that overweight and obesity is a crisis in the world. That has been, rightfully so, dramatically and ubiquitously present in the news, various reports, studies, and research across a myriad of strata, including every component of government, medicine, psychology, insurance, and so forth.
The British have gone so far as to emphasize that the U.K. government must develop a “Strategic Policy” to deal with…Continue
Added by Lisa Newton on October 24, 2007 at 8:00am — No Comments
Welcome to Iowa Avenue!
Iowa Avenue is a dynamic community connecting people in a meaningful way for a meaningful purpose.
Our primary mission is to support our community with the best weight management information, expert advice, via the Internet, to help all of our users to keep, prevent, or treat overweight and obesity by focusing on three main issues. They are:
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Added by Lisa Newton on October 18, 2007 at 10:00am — No Comments