Exercise can make you look and feel better, but can it increase your lifespan too? Find out whether staying active can add years to your life, and the other benefits you’ll gain from a lifetime exercise plan.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
We all heard our mothers telling us that if we want to be healthy, we must eat our greens. Then we get a plateful of beans, broccoli, cabbage, and lettuce. These foods are healthy; there’s no doubt about that. But greens aren’t the only healthy foods out there. There is another color that we need to put into our plates: red!
If you’re pregnant, you’ve probably heard people talk about how lucky you are to be able to eat whatever you want. Unfortunately, this common phrase is far from the truth.
We’ve all heard of probiotics – the beneficial bacteria that resides in our intestines and on our skin. But have you ever wondered what they eat? Probiotics protect us in many ways, but to have healthy populations, you need to feed them. This article explains what prebiotics are and where to get them.
Can friendly bacteria called probiotics help you lose weight? It’s an intriguing idea that gut bacteria might help with weight control. Find out what research shows about a link between the two and why it’s important to eat more probiotic-rich foods.
Are you getting enough probiotics in your diet? If not, here are six natural sources of probiotics you can buy at your local supermarket or health food store. It’s better than swallowing a supplement.
Aerobic exercise helps to reduce blood pressure as well as some blood pressure medications, but how does it do it? The secret lies in a gas produced by cells lining the inner aspect of blood vessels during exercise. Find out more about this gas and how it keeps your heart healthy.
Are you getting too much sodium in your diet? If you’re like most people, you probably are. Some people are actually more sensitive to the effects of salt than others and are at greater risk of developing blood pressure problems if they get too much. Find out who’s more likely to be salt sensitive, and discover five simple ways to reduce sodium in your diet.
Do you struggle with health issues that seem to persist no matter what remedies you try? You may have even forced yourself to accept that there is no solution to your problem with weight gain, depression, achy joints, or acid reflux.