Are you practicing a joint-healthy lifestyle? Read on and discover four things you can do, from a lifestyle standpoint, to keep your joints healthy as you age.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
If you do a structured workout most days of the week, that’s a good thing! Yet even a structured workout can’t make up for another problem that too many people have – sedentary behavior. Find out why lack of movement throughout the day is so harmful to your health and longevity.
How “heart savvy” are you? Read on and discover 6 common myths about women and heart disease that too many people still believe. It could save your life or the life of someone you care about.
We know body weight, being obese, is a risk factor for a number of health problems, but how does your height influence your risk for disease? A new study looked at this issue and came to some interesting conclusions. Find out what they are.
As you might expect, carrying too much body fat increases the risk of health problems, like type 2 diabetes, that reduce lifespan – but where does muscle fit into the equation? Can being stronger or having more muscle mass help you live longer?
For years, we’ve associated fat with heart disease and premature death, but the latest research questions this idea. Now a new study adds more evidence to the idea that a diet that contains moderate fat, even saturated fat, may still be heart healthy. Find out more.
Winter, cold temperatures, and lack of sunlight – they can all take a toll on your energy level and mood – but don’t worry. Here are five simple ways to tame the winter blues and keep your energy level high until spring arrives.
Lots of changes happen as a result of the aging process. Not only do we lose muscle strength and stamina but we become less powerful. Fortunately, a well-rounded fitness program significantly slows this process. Here are four areas where changes take place and how you can address them through exercise.
Your brain ages just as the rest of you does. As it turns out, being female has some advantages when it comes to keeping your brain sharp. Find out what research shows about brain aging and gender and why women’s brains age more slowly.
No one likes being sick, but winter brings with it a host of nasty viruses, including the biggest threat – influenza. Fortunately, what you eat impacts how well your immune system does its job of countering those threats. Here’s what you should be eating to stay healthy this winter.