You’ve heard of omega-3s, omega-6s and even omega-9s. Now there’s a new “fat” on the block – omega-7s. These fats may have benefits when it comes to your health. Find out why research is focusing on omega-7s, the benefits they may offer and where you find them.
Ever wonder why some people seem to weather cold and flu bugs better than others? Why those hardy individuals are back on their feet in a matter of days, while others seem to be down and out for a week or even longer? Most likely, the ones who rally sooner have immune systems that are armed with the right ammunition to combat infection. And so can you.
Are there more overweight women or overweight men? Weight issues are often believed to be more common among women – but are women just more concerned about their weight than men? Find out more about the obesity epidemic and how it’s affecting both sexes.
The Achilles tendon is a major and vital tendon running along the backside of each leg and attaching the calf to the heel. The Achilles is both the thickest and strongest tendon in the human body and is paramount to almost any foot or leg movement like running, jumping, or walking. Because of the body’s nearly constant reliance on the Achilles, it is also very prone to severe injury. If you are a sports fan, you have likely seen an Achilles injury occur in an athlete who lands wrong or plants their foot incorrectly during an intense movement.
Exercise does good things for almost every part of your body – but what about your skin? Does exercise have benefits for your skin too? Discover the possible benefits working out has for your skin and how to maximize them.
Can exercise during the middle years of your life protect against frailty and loss of strength later? That’s what a new study shows. Find out more about strength training and how it may reduce your risk for sarcopenia later on in life. You’ll discover the role nutrition plays in preventing loss of muscle as well as a vitamin that may be beneficial.
Can exercise lower your risk for getting cancer if you’re a woman? For certain cancers, the answer seems to be yes. Find out five cancers that are common in women that exercise may reduce your risk for. Another reason to keep working out!
Exercise impacts every area of your life, doesn’t it? That’s why it shouldn’t be surprising that it can affect your menstrual cycle. Find out how vigorous exercise affects your cycle and what it means to your overall health.
Suffering from lower back pain? Should you exercise or rest your back? Find out what impact exercise has on back pain and what types are best. You’ll also discover the role exercise plays in prevention and treatment of lower back pain.
How fast is your brain aging? A recent study identified five lifestyle habits that are linked with a lower risk of cognitive decline. How many are you doing? Find out what these lifestyle habits are and how they work to keep your brain fit and healthy.