These days, you hear so much about the importance of maintaining a healthy gut microbiome. One way to do that is through diet – but what about exercise? Can working out regularly change the population of bacteria that live in your gut?
It’s no secret that the American diet is full of sodium. For years, the experts have recommended eating a low-sodium diet. But recently, new research has called this idea into question. Are low-sodium diets less healthy than previously thought?
There are lots of variables you can change with regard to your resistance workouts. One of them is the speed with which you do a rep. You can slow down the tempo or lift a lighter weight explosively. Find out how explosive training can challenge your muscles in a different way.
Are you maximizing the nutritional value you’re getting from the foods you eat? If not, try these six nutrition hacks. By making small changes to how you eat, you’ll get more health benefits.
Now, when you visit the grocery store, you’ll see the revamped nutritional labels. How will they be different from the old ones? Find out.
We often hear that the growing problem of obesity is a lifestyle issue rather than a true disease – but is it? The American Medical Association classified it as a disease in 2013. Here’s why.
We now know sitting too much is linked with health problems and an increase in mortality. Yes, we need to move more during the work day for a variety of reasons. Discover how less sitting can actually help you be more creative and productive.
You often hear that you can lower your risk for health problems by making positive lifestyle changes – but what about cancer? A newly released study looked at the role lifestyle plays in the risk of developing cancer. Find out what it showed.
How often do you strength train? Three times a week? Twice a week? More importantly, how often do you need to train to maximize your gains? Find out what research shows.
Did you know that appetite hormones play a big role in controlling your level of hunger? One called leptin is more accurately a satiety hormone. Just recently, scientists gained new insights into leptin and how it controls appetite and contributes to obesity.