Adult Health Articles

Articles for Adult's Health


How To Read Those Nutrition Information Labels When You’re Food Shopping

Mackie Shilstone Many of you, having learned the hazards of being unhealthy and overweight, want to eat healthier and lose those excess pounds. You’re determined to pick out only the best foods and drinks to help you achieve those goals. However, when you go shopping for those products, you’re confused when you try to read Read more

Lifestyle Management

Mackie Shilstone During the years I was gathering material for my most recent book, Maximum Energy for Life (John Wiley & Sons, 2003), I learned a lot of startling facts about heart disease, its causes and how it might be prevented. The book’s intent, primarily, is to help the reader develop and fine tune an Read more

Recharge Your Passion For Your Career

Mackie Shilstone Many people, especially those who are in or approaching middle age, are beginning to question where they are going, insofar as their careers go. It may be burnout or it may be a lessening for the passion we once felt for our jobs and careers. Either way, this is a common occurrence and, Read more

Stress: How It Affects Your Health And How You Can Cope With It

Mackie Shilstone Stress is an unavoidable part of life. In one form or another, we can encounter it on a daily basis. Whether it involves being stuck in traffic, trying to meet a crunching deadline, standing on a long checkout line, or any one of a myriad of other scenarios, stress is as much a Read more

The Benefits Of Quitting Smoking

Mackie Shilstone One of the most serious public health threats in our world today is the danger posed by smoking and the consumption of other tobacco-based products. There is no longer any dispute that cigarette smoking is the leading cause of lung cancer, which is a major cause of death in this country. Smoking can Read more

The Importance Of Staying Hydrated

Mackie Shilstone During hot and humid days, we lose excessive amounts of water from our bodies through perspiration. You can get dehydrated very quickly if you don’t take proper precautions, especially if you are involved in outdoor physical activities. During hot and humid days, we lose excessive amounts of water from our bodies through perspiration. Read more

Three Meals A Day . . . Or More?

Mackie Shilstone As most of us were growing up, we were raised on the concept of eating three square meals a day — breakfast, lunch and supper. This is the way our parents were raised and the way their parents were raised and probably their parents before them, as well. As we grew up we Read more