You can find scads of health related articles on the Web... in books and magazines and even on television.
It can be really confusing and overwhelming sometimes...!
The articles in this section of improving-health-and-energy.com are focused on basic aspects of the body and health.
These particular articles cover things about the normal functioning of the body that will enhance your knowledge and understanding of the four most essential factors for good health, which are:
The four factors listed above represent the primary things we need to understand and apply in order to enjoy good health.
There is a section on this website devoted to each one so that you can gain a real understanding of what it takes and how you can personally improve your health and energy.
In addition to the above four fundamental subjects...
You will find more articles on other basic factors here that will take your understanding of how to improve your health and level of wellness even further.
One very confusing subject, metabolism, is covered in a simple and understandable way in the article, "What is metabolism?"
Considering that our bodies survive through the processes of metabolism, this is a key health related article.
I've been asked the question many times "How do I speed up my metabolism"? In this article How to Jumpstart Metabolism I go over some very simple and easy ways to do just that!
Have you ever heard that you should "drink plenty of water" or "breathe deeply" and wondered WHY?
Well, water and oxygen are the two most vital nutrients that our bodies need to survive...
But until now... understandable information that gives us the answer has not been widely available.
And what the heck is "pH?" Why is it written with little "p" and a big "H?"
This health related article on pH...
What it is and how it is a key tool you can use to monitor your health and wellness will answer those questions for you.
As this site continues to grow, there will be more articles on basic health related subjects (such as digestion and the nervous system) all written to assist you in understanding how they work and how they're related to your health...
So you can make informed decisions and manage your health more effectively!
Looking for ways to increase metabolism? Find out what metabolism actually is and common sense ways to improve it.
Just what IS metabolism? Is it true that you can't change it? No, it's not true! Learn what metabolism is and get tips on how you can improve it.
What IS metabolism, continued. Learn how nutrition and metabolism work together to create a healthy body.
Learn simple ways to boost metabolism naturally - and in a very healthy way for you!
Is breathing your way to health possible? This overview of the purpose of breathing and how it relates to health will answer that question!
Exactly what is carbon dioxide and how is it related to our health?
Let's take a look at some simple things that you can effectively do to actually achieve improved metabolism, better weight control, higher levels of energy and an improved feeling of physical well-being.
Get easy-to-understand information on pH balance in the human body and how it affects your health.
A pH definition that is useful to those of us who aren't chemistry wizards or rocket scientists would answer such questions as: "What is pH?" "What does pH stand for?" as well as explain and illustrate the pH scale and how it relates to an acid or alkaline diet.
Alkaline water drinking can be a beneficial part of a healthy lifestyle. Get a clear idea of what alkaline water is and how it affects the body.
The function of the cardiovascular system is vital to our physical existence! Learn what it is and what activities support it.
A definition of cardiovascular disease in plain English, with some examples.
This circulatory system diagram shows and defines its two main parts - in plain English.
This lymphatic system diagram defines the parts and functions of the lymphatic system.
health begins with good information."