At-Risk

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immune system

Friday

22

January 2010

Important facts about teen immunizations

by At-Risk.org Staff, on body, cancer, chickenpox, diseases, hepatitis, immune system, important facts, infection, measles, mumps, rubella, teen, teen immunizations, teens vaccinated, tetanus, vaccination, vaccine

So, why are immunizations important for teens? Teen immunization is important because more and more teens are exposed to diseases such as measles, whooping cough, and mumps, among others. This is because humans can get around more easily due to advances in technology and since these diseases are highly infectious, they spread very fast. If many teens are immunized, these diseases will not spread as fast. Some of the diseases…

Saturday

16

January 2010

Health benefits of dieting

by At-Risk.org Staff, on benefits, blood, cholesterol, common disease, diabetes, disease, eating healthy, enjoy life, exercising important, health, health benefits, healthy diet, heart, heart diseases, immune system, overweight obese, right diet, sleep, weight

Having a healthy diet not only gives your body nutrition and energy that is necessary for proper functioning, it has several health benefits. Other benefits are that a healthy diet lets you manage your weight and lets you enjoy your life. A healthy diet includes fruits and vegetables, fiber, whole grains, essential fats, and several minerals. Eating healthy shields you against different diseases. Our bodies are meant to ingest different…