Did you know high blood pressure contributes to almost one out of six deaths in the United States alone? Discover five other things you should know about your blood pressure but probably don’t. You’ll also discover natural ways to lower your blood pressure.
There’s no doubt that exercise lowers your risk for heart disease – but what about sudden death due to an abnormal heart rhythm? Despite the fact that people occasionally drop dead during exercise, research suggests exercise may actually make you more resistant to heart rhythms that lead to sudden death. Find out how.
How much do you really know about eggs? You certainly know how versatile they are, and that they can be served at just about any meal. You enjoy them as part of your breakfast, for lunch, and even for dinner. It can likely be said that every refrigerator in the country, contains at least one carton of eggs. The reason for this is simply that eggs are extremely affordable. What many of us may not know is that eggs are not just delicious and versatile, but their health benefits are numerous, and Eggland´s Best sets the bar on all counts.
Circuit training workouts offer variety and they help to reduce exercise boredom and burnout – but do they improve cardiovascular fitness? Find out what research shows and the pros and cons of circuit training workouts.
Middle-age spread and middle-age weight gain – no one wants to experience it. One study looked at the contribution different types of food play in weight gain during the middle years of life. Read on to find out what “weight gain” foods to avoid.
After 20 years, nutrition labels are going to be updated. Are the changes for the better? Find out what the proposed changes are and what you can expect in the future when you read a label on a food or beverage.
Sushi has a reputation as the ultimate in light, health-conscious food. In reality, though, how healthy sushi is depends on the specific sushi recipe – some rolls can contain as much as 1000 calories. If you don’t want your sushi to ruin your diet, you need to keep a few basic rules in mind.
How much of your daily protein comes from plant-based sources? A new study highlights the importance of diversifying the types of protein you get in your diet. Find out more about plant-based sources of protein – why they’re important and how to enjoy them.
Researchers are constantly in search of new markers or predictors of how long a person is likely to live. Here are four simple tests you can do that’ll give you an idea of how healthy your cardiovascular and nervous systems are, both of which are important for health and longevity.
Of course you need a certain amount of fat in your diet but the type you get matters too. A new study shows the type of dietary fat you consume may influence your body composition as well as your health. Find out what type of fats you need more of and the kind you should limit.