Testosterone, you probably think of it as a man’s hormone, but woman make it too. Read on and discover how testosterone levels change over time in women and what impact this hormone has on health.
Learn about the health benefits of eating right and working out.
Heart disease, the number one cause of mortality in Western countries, is a disease that’s influenced by lifestyle, especially diet. Research suggests adding more plant-based foods can lower your risk for this common health problem – but how? Read on and discover 6 ways plant foods nay lower your risk of heart disease.
Have you ever bemoaned the fact that you don’t have a super-fast metabolism? While it may sound like a benefit to be able to eat more of what you want without gaining weight, having a souped-up metabolism may actually be detrimental from a health standpoint. Find out why.
If your blood pressure is high, your doctor may recommend dietary changes. One such change might include eating more vegetables – but why? Read on and discover four ways eating vegetables can lower your blood pressure.
We’ve heard for years that consuming too much sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure – but what about sugar? If there’s anything Americans eat more of than salt, it’s sugar. What role does dietary sugar play in high blood pressure? Find out what research shows.
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.
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?