Yes, exercise can make you look better by helping you shed body fat and build lean body mass. But what can it improve your self-esteem? Find out about the mental benefits of exercise and what type of exercise is best for your brain.
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It’s hard to deny the benefits of eating a fruit and veggie rich diet. Doing so could even improve your mental outlook, according to a new study. Find out how eating a produce-rich diet might improve you mood and how much you need to get the benefits.
It’s harder to buy groceries these days. Not only do you have to worry about rising prices, you have to be concerned about whether you’re buying food and produce that’s been genetically modified. This article discusses what GMOs are, whether they’re harmful and ways avoid them in your diet.
Are you getting enough omega-3s in your diet? Not all omega-3s are created equal when it comes to health. If you’re getting your omega-3s from plant-based foods, you may not be getting the full benefits. Here’s why.
Your blood pressure measurement indicates the pressure that your blood puts on the walls of your arteries as it flows from your heart to the rest of your body. When this pressure is higher than average, it puts you at an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke. However, there are things you can […]
You eat a healthy diet most of the time, but are you really getting the full benefits? Certain factors influence how much vitamins and minerals you absorb from the foods you eat. Discover five reasons why you may not be getting all of the nutrients you think you are.
Brown rice is an affordable and ideal accompaniment to almost any dish, whether meat or vegetable based. In addition to being a staple food, it turns out that it is also extremely good for your body. Read on to discover the eleven main health benefits of brown rice, and learn why eating more of it could improve your quality of life and help you to live longer.
Thinking about taking a break from strength training? Of course you need a little rest and relaxation but don’t make it too long. New research suggests that you start to lose strength and muscle mass more rapidly than previously thought. Find out how quickly you may lose some of those gains and another reason why it’s important to stay active during the day.
We are constantly reminded to eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, but we are not always told why. As it turns out, one of the major benefits that comes with eating lots of fruit is a substantially lowered risk of developing certain kind of cancers. Read on to find out which fruits have the most powerful anti-cancer properties, and to discover which fruits are correlated with a reduction in which cancers.
You’ve probably heard a lot about omega-3s, the “good fats” in fatty fish. Now a study sheds new light on their health benefits and how they could affect the aging process. Find out about newly recognized benefits of omega-3s and why your omega-6 to omega-3 ratio is so important for health.