According to recent studies, 40-70% of the population suffers from some degree of vitamin D deficiency. Read on to discover the ten best ways to make sure that your body receives enough vitamin D.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
You already know the health benefits of a diet rich in fruits and vegetables. What you may not realize is that fresh herbs by weight pack more antioxidant punch than fruits and veggies. Here’s why it pays to flavor your meals with herbs.
Does your immune system play a role in controlling your weight? Recent research suggests that it does. Find out more about the how immune cells in fat tissue help to regulate weight and why weight control may be more complicated than “calories in, calories out.”
Obesity is a complex problem, but there’s increasing evidence that things we’re exposed to in the environment play a role. Find out what role chemicals called obesogens play in weight gain and obesity and how to avoid them in your own life.
Vitamin D has many important roles in the body, but can it affect your strength and exercise performance? Find out what research shows about vitamin D and exercise and whether you need more vitamin D if you work out.
The grapefruit is a large citrus fruit that comes in three different types and is well-liked for its tangy taste. It is a popular breakfast fruit and a common ingredient in mixed fruit juices as well. However, in addition to being delicious, it is also good for your body in lots of interesting and powerful ways. Read on to discover the eleven main ways in which incorporating more grapefruit into your diet could improve and extend your life.
Time to add yogurt to the shopping cart? Yogurt is a good source of gut-friendly probiotics that may be particularly beneficial if you’re athletic or do challenging workouts. Here are three reasons why probiotics have health benefits if you work out.
Flavonoids are plant pigments, and it is thought that there are more than six thousand different kinds. Read on to discover eleven fascinating and significant reasons why a higher intake of flavonoids could improve and extend your life.
Obesity is now considered a disease by the World Health Organization and it is rampant in our society. And there is a distinct correlation between the obesity epidemic and human hormonal activity. Leptin is an important hormone that sends a signal to your brain telling you when you are full. Leptin also determines how you store fat and determines when you should burn the excess.
Exercise sessions as short as 10 minutes have health benefits, but what about even shorter ones. Say one minute? Surprisingly, brief bursts of activity known as “incidental physical activity” has benefits too.