Your 7-Step Guide to Making a Personal Budget

images (3)A personal or household budget is an itemized summary of expected income and expenses for a defined period of time, most frequently one month. While the word budget has negatively become synonymous with restricted spending just asdiet has become synonymous with restricted eating, a budget should really mean more efficient spending. A budget will show you how much money you expect to bring in against all of your expenditures from the required expenses like house payments and rent to discretionary spending like entertainment. Read more

Understanding Fats and carbohydrates and their role in a healthy diet

images (1)In recent times it would give the impression that fats and carbohydrates have both gotten a bad rap. First it was fat that was the culprit in all dietary ills, and low fat diets were all the rage. Then the two switched places, with carbohydrates being the bad guys and fat reigning supreme. Read more

The Basic Monthly Budget Worksheet Everyone Should Have

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A personal or household budget is an itemized list of expected income and expenses that helps you to plan for how your money will be spent or saved as well as track your actual spending habits. Though the word budget has taken on a more negative connotation over the years invoking an image of pinching pennies or limited spending, a budget is really just a tool – and a great tool at that – to gain better and more accurate insight into your spending habits. Read more

The Relation between Diets and Gout

imagesGout is a very common disease among the elderly and people with weight problems. The disease predominantly affects men and it has the highest incidence among people with ages over 50. Although gout has a pronounced hereditary character, people who follow “unhealthy” diets are very susceptible to developing the disease as well. Read more