Healthy living

Kidney Issues in PNG

Citizens of PNG have been urged year in year out to make healthier choices in their lifestyles. The growth in unhealthy food and beverage consumption is high, mental, physical health is failing, becoming a concern despite warnings disseminated by health officials.

There is hope yet for those willing to make the right choices and live healthier. Here are tips people can use to maintain a healthy kidney:

Humans have reached their lifespan limit, researchers say

The paper, published Wednesday, says that despite life expectancy being dramatically higher than it was 100 years ago, it's highly unlikely it will continue to rise any more than what it is right now.

Why has an Indian state imposed a 'fat tax'?

The recently-elected Communist government says the 14.5% tax is aimed at making people more conscious about food choices and curbing obesity.

"This is more of a preventive measure as Kerala's food habits are changing dramatically. People are eating a lot of junk food and rejecting traditional food," says Finance Minister Thomas Isaac.

Road to healthy life

Thus, if you cut back or work off just 3,500 calories, you will lose an entire pound of fat.

While it is possible to cut back on your calorie intake and increase your exercise regimen in order to lose pounds quickly, it is important to note that doctors recommend that you lose no more than 2 pounds of weight per week in order to ensure that your body properly adjusts to the weight loss.

Here are some tips to help you safely drop 3,500 from your regular routine: