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Unhealthy Eating Only Leads to Overall Poor Physical Condition

There are several things you can do to have good health. Some are undoubtedly more important than others, and some are more important for some people. Exercise is always an important issue as is sleep and stress management. However, good nutrition is one of the keys to good health.

Exercise and Fitness: You Don't Need to Feel Good to Feel Good

One reason many people give for not exercising is that they don't feel good enough to exercise. Many feel trapped because they believe that the exercise they don't have the energy to do could give them the energy they feel they need. This is not a paradox incapable of solution.

The Complexity of a Little Simple Exercise

To most people, exercise seems a simple thing. In reality, the word 'exercise' encompasses a wide range of activities and consequences. To get the most out of exercise, you need to educate yourself about it and not simply jump into it with the blind faith that the exercise program you have chosen to follow is going to be the one that is going to do what you want it to.

Mubarak’s mistake: The road not taken

In the mid-1980s I had a face-to-face interview with President Hosni Mubarak to discuss family planning. He looked at the population projections I carried and told me he was an Air Force officer and fully understood numbers and graphs. The problem was I could not get him to understand that the way his government was delivering family planning through the health system was insensitive to the needs of poor women.  In fact, the health services were so bad that women preferred to deliver a baby at home, and  perhaps risk death from postpartum hemorrhage, than go to hospital where they ... More >

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