You probably already know that a diet high in sugar isn’t healthy. Recent research shows a link between sugar consumption and a higher risk for heart disease. Now, a new study finds a link between a high-sugar diet and breast cancer. Find out how and why sugar may fuel the growth of breast tumors.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
The most visible sign of skin aging is the appearance of wrinkles and skin laxity. Most people use creams and treatments like Botox to improve the appearance of aging skin. Now a study shows exercise may have benefits for aging skin. Find out how.
Fitness is truly for people of all ages and perhaps benefits seniors the most. Exercise is essential to everyone, including those in the over-50 crowd. Not only can having a regular workout routine keep you physically fit it can actually reverse some of the maladies caused by aging. You may be pleasantly surprised at how much better you feel and how sharp your mind becomes, simply by adding a few minutes of exercise each day.
Exercise helps you burn fat in more ways than one. A new study shows exercise influences how much fat you have inside your bones. In turn, this may affect how healthy your bones are. Read on and discover another reason it’s important to exercise.
A damaged liver can also lead to liver disease, and since the liver is a vital organ, unlike the gallbladder, liver disease can be deadly. Fortunately, the liver has the amazing ability to regenerate, so if you are willing to make some changes in your diet and lifestyle, then you can improve the condition of your liver, therefore improving your overall health.
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.
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.