As our society embraces the technology of the Internet, one thing is becoming clear: all those hours in front of the computer can be detrimental to health. We tend to be fussy about our sleeping mattresses and television lounge chairs, but often give insufficient thought to selecting the right computer chair for comfort and health.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Kids are less active than they were 30 years ago. This is at least partially contributing to the obesity epidemic. A new study looked at inactivity in kids – how sedentary they are, whether sports participation is increasing and more. Find out what this study shows about physical fitness among kids.
Most people would love to find a way to slow down the aging process. As research shows, you may not have to look very far. Exercise offers a number of anti-aging benefits and may even protect your cells against aging. Find out more.
Be fit now and enjoy a healthier brain later? That’s what a new study implies. Find out why how exercise changes your brain, improves brain health and reduces your risk for dementia later in life.
Iron is a critical part of the hemoglobin molecule that carries oxygen to tissues during exercise. A group of researchers recently looked at the role iron plays in exercise performance in women. Can supplementing with iron help women athletes perform better? Find out what research shows.
It seems that everyone is seeking a magic substance that will confer vitality, youth, and beauty. Often products with rare components and expensive price tags are purchased in this pursuit. However a common household staple can boost your health, your looks, and the comfort of your home more than you might have realized. Apple cider vinegar, something many people have in a cupboard, is a homey staple that ought to move to center stage.
Do you have noisy knees? Ever wonder if those popping and crackling sounds coming from your knees when you get up from a chair or do squats are a cause for concern? Find out what causes these sounds, what they mean and how to keep your knees healthy.
Do you experience belly bloat after eating a meal? Between 15 and 30% of people do and it’s more common in women. This article identifies five common reasons women experience tummy bloating after a meal.
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. There’s also evidence that lifestyle changes may lower the risk – including exercise. Will you still get the protective benefits if you begin exercising later in life? Find out what new research shows.
Sugar is bad for your teeth and for your waistline – but what about your heart? A new study shows diets high in sugar are linked with an increased risk for heart disease. Find out more about sugar consumption, heart health and why it’s important to reduce the amount of sugar in your diet.