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.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
As a society, we are obsessed with visible fat. But it’s the invisible visceral fat that may be the true health concern. Visceral fat accumulates around the abdomen and internal organs and carries more of a health risk than the subcutaneous fat that is plainly visible.
Detox diets have become popular but there’s no evidence that the “popular” way to detox is beneficial and may be harmful. So is detoxifying through diet an impossibility? Find out how your body breaks down toxins and what dietary components help it do that more efficiently.
Due to their sweet and refreshing taste, strawberries are one of the most popular summer fruits. Luckily, they are also very good for the human body, providing many health benefits that are highly significant but not very well publicized. Read on to discover twelve ways in which you could benefit from a diet that is rich in strawberries.
You probably work out mainly to build lean body mass but resistance training does more than give you muscle definition. It also builds bone density. Is resistance training better for boosting bone density than aerobic workouts? Find out the answer, and discover what type of resistance training is best for reducing the risk of osteoporosis – and whether it’s ever too late to get the benefits.
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.
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.