You’ve heard about people being addicted to nicotine or other drugs – but what about food addiction? Can you be addicted to food in the same way people are addicted to other substances? Find out why food may be as addictive as drugs and what foods are most likely to be addictive.
Increasingly, studies show the importance of sleep for good health and weight control. However, did you know missing sleep for even one night has an impact on your heart? Find out why sleep is essential for healthy heart function.
Are you giving your muscles enough recovery time after a strength workout? You’ve heard that 48 hours is the magic number but that’s really the minimum. Here are 5 factors to consider when planning your recovery time.
One of the biggest concerns for women after menopause is avoiding sarcopenia. Unfortunately, it’s an all too common health problem that can lead to frailty, metabolic problems, and even death due to falls and hip fractures. Can a vitamin help you avoid this fate?
Strength-training exercises fall into two main classes – compound movements and isolation movements. The tendency is to focus more on isolation exercises rather than compound exercises that work more muscle groups. What is the ideal mix of compound to isolation movements?
Of course, you need to stay hydrated when you exercise. These days you have lots of water options that are a bit fancier than what comes out of your spigot. Here five options to avoid.
You hear a lot about probiotics these days and the importance of keeping the bacteria in your gut balanced. You have two choices: You can take a probiotic supplement or eat fermented foods. Does one offer more benefits?
In the quest for a healthy body, don’t forget about the importance of brain health. Here are four types of key nutrients and compounds to include in your diet to help age-proof your brain.
Exercise helps burn fat, including belly fat, but what role does exercise INTENSITY play in helping you achieve lean, sculpted abs?
Keeping your ligaments and tendons healthy helps you perform better when you work out and as you age. A new study shows a combination of gelatin and exercise might help you build healthier connective tissue, ligaments, and tendons.