Hearing loss is a problem that affects roughly 48 million adults in the U.S., a 20 percent chunk of the American population. It’s estimated that one out of every three people over the age of 65 suffers from hearing loss, and up to 0.3 percent of children have hearing problems or suffer from deafness.…Read more
In an attempt to lead a healthy lifestyle, many people attempt to move away from unhealthy saturated sources of fat, and to enrich their diet with heart healthy forms of fatty acids instead. Certain fats are essential for healthy living, contributing to proper brain function, the production of hormones, and the construction of health cells. The body cannot produce essential fatty acids on its own, which is why we need to be sure to get these fats from our diet. …Read more
Once referred to as adult-onset diabetes, type 2 diabetes occurs when the body does not produce enough insulin or is unable to use insulin properly. It usually develops in people who are over the age of 40 or to those who are overweight and have a family history of the disease. However, doctors are now seeing a disturbing, rising trend of increasingly rampant type 2 diabetes cases in younger populations as well. This seems to be happening in spite of …Read more
Bel Marra Health’s first sponsored amateur athlete, Amanda Pereira, has been on an incredible health and weight loss journey that has inspired thousands of people to improve their well-being and lifestyle. Growing up as an overweight child and struggling with weight issues her entire life, she shares some of the nutrition and eating tips that have helped her shed the pounds and get into the best shape of her life.
It’s no secret that diet and exercise will help …Read more