Obesity is a growing epidemic in the United States and around the world. No doubt, obesity increases the risk for health problems and premature death – but is lack of exercise even worse? Find out what a new study shows.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Are you sidetracked by colds when winter rolls around? According to a new study, doing one small thing may lower your risk for catching the next upper respiratory virus. Find out what it is as well as other tips for preventing the common cold.
One disease men AND women need to be concerned about is heart disease. Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the United States. We hear about the importance lifestyle factors play in heart disease prevention – but how much can you lower your risk by “doing the right thing?” Find out what a new study shows.
There’s sugar in almost all processed foods, even foods we don’t expect like condiments and lunch meats. Have you ever thought about what good things happen to your health when you eliminate sugar from your diet? Here are five surprising benefits of eating a low-sugar diet.
How healthy are your knees? Osteoarthritis of the knees becomes increasingly common with age. Find out what the biggest risk factor is for knee arthritis, the role exercise plays and what you can do to keep your knees healthy for life.
Winter brings with it cold temperatures, colds and flu viruses. For some people, it brings on a case of the winter blues. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 5 things you can do when the temperatures drop to stay healthy and energized all winter long.
Your work out and eat right, but you still can’t seem to shed those extra pounds of body fat? Could your desk job be to blame? Discover three ways your desk job is making you fat and how to work around these waistline “minefields.”
No one wants to become frail as they age, but some adults begin a downward decline into frailty in their mid-sixties. What causes frailty in older adults and what can you do to prevent it? Find out what research shows about staying functional as you age.
Lower back pain and hip pain can both be caused by a leg length discrepancy, an often undiagnosed problem. A leg length discrepancy can cause postural changes, strength imbalances and increase the risk for injuries. Find out more about this phenomenon, what it is, how to know if you have it and what you can do about it.
Diet is a powerful disease fighter, especially a diet rich in plant-based foods. Unfortunately, most people don’t enjoy enough fruits, vegetables and other foods derived from plant sources. This article talks about 6 ways eating a plant-based diet can lower your risk for heart disease.