We hear a lot these days about the role inflammation plays in disease, including cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. According to a new study, exercise may play a significant role in keeping inflammation in check.
Are you convinced that you have a slow metabolism because you can’t lose weight? What does that really mean, anyway? Read on and you’ll discover five factors that affect your resting metabolic rate and what you can do to maximize how much energy you burn at rest.
One of the most common health problems in men and women over 50 is osteoarthritis, although they’re not always aware of it. If you looked at x-rays from people in this age group, you would likely see the telltale signs of this degenerative condition in the knees, hips, hands, or other joints. That doesn’t mean […]
You have a family history of heart disease and it worries you. You wonder what your likelihood is of having a heart attack. Here’s what you should know.
Juicing is a popular strategy for weight loss and many people see it as being healthy. However, don’t be too quick to jump on board the juice bandwagon if you’re trying to lose weight. Here are five reasons why.
Most people weight train to get stronger or build muscle but it can also help with fat loss. What’s the best approach for using weights or resistance to burn body fat? Find out what research shows.
If you’re trying to lose weight, exercise should be part of your overall plan. Yet, there are certain pitfalls you should avoid when trying to lose weight through exercise. Here are five you should know about.
Can apple cider vinegar help you lose body fat? That’s what a recent study suggests. Find out what benefits vinegar may offer in terms of keeping your waistline trim and your body healthy.
“Eat the rainbow” is good advice. More health professionals are acknowledging that deeply pigmented fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet. This year, expect to see more purple fruits and vegetables. Why are they growing in popularity? Find out what the health benefits are.
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.