Calcium helps to preserve bone health, right? Assuming this to be true, many people, especially women, take a calcium supplement. Is this a good idea? Here’s why you should reconsider.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Aging starts inside your cells, long before it’s manifest on the surface. You can’t completely stop the aging process but there’s evidence that exercise may slow cellular aging. Find out how.
You often hear about the importance of getting enough sleep and how not doing so can negatively affect your health – but how much IS enough? Also, can you get too much? Find out.
Lower back pain is an inconvenience and sometimes downright debilitating. If you have lower back pain, training a particular group of muscles may help you prevent future problems with lower back pain. Find out what this muscle is and how to train it.
When it’s hot outside, you can lose a lot of fluid, especially if you’re moving around a lot. Hydration is a must for your health and wellbeing. Still, many myths abound about hydration, what to hydrate with and how much you need to drink. Here are five myths and truths about hydration.
You already know that exercise does good things for your body composition but it’s also good medicine. In fact, a new study shows exercise lowers the risk of five types of chronic disease – but how much exercise do you need to enjoy this benefit?
You’ve probably noticed that fewer women work out after menopause – but why? A new study tries to explain why so few women work out later in life – and why it’s important to do it anyway!
What could be important than keeping your brain healthy? Unfortunately, your brain ages along with the rest of your body. Yet, lifestyle matters. Find out what research shows about brain aging, body weight, and exercise.
Your thyroid is the gland that regulates your metabolism. If you’re gaining weight despite leading a healthy lifestyle, you might be convinced that your thyroid is at fault, even when your tests are normal. Is it possible that you STILL have an undiagnosed, underactive thyroid gland?
Diabetes is on the Rise in People of Normal Body Weight – but Why? Type 2 diabetes is more common in people who are overweight or obese, no surprise here. In fact, that’s a risk of gaining weight, that you’ll become insulin resistant and eventually develop full-blown type 2 diabetes. Having a high body fat […]