The Hidden Mental and Physical Benefits of Weight Loss and Exercise

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Sticking to a workout routine is not just a must to lose excess weight or tone up after the festive season. It also gives you loads of extra benefits, both physically and mentally. Here are some that will make you dust off your gym subscription.

Posted by Mark Kirkpatrick Jan 15, 2016 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

6 Tips to Enable You to Walk the Path of Recovery After Brain Injury

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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) results when there is a traumatic injury to the head or to the body, or when there is a penetrating wound in the head.

Posted by Kathleen Standley Jan 08, 2016 Posted in Disability, Obesity 1 Comment

How Online Games May Help Combat Obesity in Young Children

How Online Games May Help Combat Obesity in Young Children

 

Unfortunately obesity is a real problem all over the world today.

Posted by Bob Lujano Nov 10, 2015 Posted in Obesity 1 Comment

Happy Diversity Awareness Month!

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Did you know that people with disabilities are the nation’s largest minority? 

Posted by Rebecca Cline Oct 22, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

Eating Healthy!

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By now, everyone should be aware of the importance of healthy eating. Where your body is concerned, you get out what you put in. A healthy diet improves every area of your life – from physical health to appearance to mental health and mood. This applies across the board, but is particularly relevant for those of us who are less able. People with a disability or other chronic health problems could benefit enormously from the extra support provided by healthy nourishment. Unfortunately, our society does not make it easy for such people to maintain a healthy diet. Various constraints mean that those who need it most find themselves without a good, balanced diet, and suffer as a consequence. Were healthy eating made more accessible, and were more education regarding it provided within the disabled community, it is likely that the quality of life for many people would improve enormously.

Posted by Meighan Sembrano Oct 02, 2015 Posted in Obesity, Uncategorized No Comments

A call that is for everyone

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Attention! Attention! Have you heard the news? Are you aware of what is going on? Today, our Surgeon General has just asked you to do something that not that many people get asked to do.

Posted by Bob Lujano Sep 09, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity No Comments

Benefits Of Swimming For People With Disabilities

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According to the US Census Bureau 2012, swimming is among the top five popular sports activities in the United States and a great way for people to have an aerobic activity. Individuals with disabilities can get more health benefits by being physically active.

Posted by Daniel Shir Aug 03, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity 2 Comments

The ADA Celebrates 25 Years

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This month we celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act’s (ADA) 25th anniversary! The ADA was created in 1990 to make sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as people without disabilities. This includes the opportunity to live a healthy life!

Posted by Carleton Rivers Jul 21, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity 1 Comment

“Murderball” celebrates 10 year anniversary!

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In this month of July in which we celebrate the 25th year of the Americans with Disabilities Act, there have been many small events that are instrumental in reflecting the benefits of ADA. One of those events was the Academy Award nominated documentary film called “Murderball.” It was on July 8, 2005 that it was released nation-wide to mainstream audiences. The impact of this documentary is still being felt today.

Posted by Bob Lujano Jul 08, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity 2 Comments

3 Tips for Staying Fit and Healthy When You Have Arthritis

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Staying fit and healthy can be a major accomplishment on its own. However, adding arthritis into the mix can make it seem like an impossible feat to accomplish. Fortunately, with the right exercise, natural herbs and incorporation of a healthy eating plan into your everyday regimen, you can enjoy a healthy, active and fit lifestyle.

Posted by Jade Rich Jan 08, 2015 Posted in Disability, Obesity 3 Comments