If you were to ask a health professional what a normal resting heart rate is they’d tell you between 60 and 100. Yet, having a heart rate at the upper end of this range has a surprising health risk. Find out what a high-normal heart rate says about health and longevity.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Are you getting enough potassium in your diet? If you eat packaged and processed foods, maybe not. Read on and discover four health problems dietary potassium lowers the risk of.
You’re probably aware that being overweight or obese is a risk factor for breast cancer after menopause. However, obesity itself may not be the problem. Recent research suggests another problem associated with obesity may be more important. Find out what it is.
These days, you hear so much about the importance of maintaining a healthy gut microbiome. One way to do that is through diet – but what about exercise? Can working out regularly change the population of bacteria that live in your gut?
It’s no secret that the American diet is full of sodium. For years, the experts have recommended eating a low-sodium diet. But recently, new research has called this idea into question. Are low-sodium diets less healthy than previously thought?
We now know sitting too much is linked with health problems and an increase in mortality. Yes, we need to move more during the work day for a variety of reasons. Discover how less sitting can actually help you be more creative and productive.
You often hear that you can lower your risk for health problems by making positive lifestyle changes – but what about cancer? A newly released study looked at the role lifestyle plays in the risk of developing cancer. Find out what it showed.
With so many reasons to exercise, do you need another one? According to a new study, regular moderate to vigorous exercise lowers the risk of developing certain cancers. Find out which types of cancer exercise may lower the risk of and why.
You probably know that exercise is good for the health of your brain – but why? Read on and discover five brain-healthy chemicals that increase in response to a workout.
More and more people are following a gluten-free diet these days, some out of necessity. Yet there’s another condition that many people confuse with gluten intolerance – wheat allergy. This article discusses wheat allergies and how they differ from gluten intolerance and celiac disease.