There are no miracle cure-alls, silver bullets, or magic pills that will get you trim, fit and healthy, but after an exhaustive search and rigorous testing, The Sherpa has pinpointed a few natural health therapies that DO help and ferreted out the scams to avoid...you may be shocked by what we've discovered.

Posts Tagged ‘health benefits of exercise’

Researchers from the Manitoba Institute of Child Health in Winnipeg recently demonstrated that vigorous exercise significantly reduces cardio-metabolic risk in children and adolescents compared to light exercise. Jonathan McGavock, PhD and colleagues looked into the data of 605 children and teens who participated in the 2008 Healthy Hearts Prospective Cohort Study of Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Health in Youth. The participants were aged 9-17 years, almost two-thirds of which were girls, and more than a quarter were obese. The participants were asked to wear a waist-mounted accelerometer for one week to record their physical activity levels. The results showed that […]

Continue reading Vigorous Exercise Leads to Lower Heart Disease Risk in Kids

Posted in: Disease Prevention, Diseases, Exercise, Fitness, Kid's Health, Lifestyle, News Briefs

Tags: , , , , , , ,

The Benefits of Exercise for Frail Seniors

Frailness among the elderly increases their vulnerability to falls, hospitalization, mental decline and psychological stress. It decreases their functional reserves which make them less capable of coping with physical and mental stress. Frailness increases with age, and it is estimated that about 7% of adults aged 65-74 are frail, 18% of 75-84 year olds and 37% of those above 84 years are considered frail. With the increased life expectancy in the population, more seniors are being found to have a frail condition. Dr. Louis Bherer, PhD (Psychology), Laboratory Director and Researcher at the Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal conducted […]

Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise for Frail Seniors

Posted in: Exercise, Lifestyle, Longevity, News Briefs, Seniors' Health

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Disclaimer: The information on this site is not intended or implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. Natural Health Sherpa LLC makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on or available through this web site, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this web site with other sources, and review all information regarding any medical condition or treatment with your physician.

Natural Health Sherpa, Internet Selling Services, Wilmington, NC