It can be challenging to change a child’s bad eating habits, and some commonly promoted ideas may even be bad for your child’s health. For example, contrary to popular belief, studies show that banning certain foods or drinks actually has a detrimental effect on child psychology. Read on to discover the ten best ways to encourage your child to eat healthy food.
Are you a “label reader” when you shop for groceries? According to a new study, this may work in your favor when it comes to controlling your weight. Find out why reading nutritional labels is important along with strategies for avoiding “nutritional slip-ups.”
You struggle to lose weight only to gain a portion of it back. The good news? A new study shows some of the health benefits stay with you even if you regain some of the weight you lost. How much you regain may also be affected by the type of diet you follow. Find out more.
Plant-based diets have benefits, but can they actually help you live longer? Here’s what new research shows about plant-based diets and the health and longevity benefits they offer. It also discusses the effect plant-based diets have on body weight.
Gaining weight? Don’t blame it on menopause. A new study shows that menopause may not be the “bad guy” it’s been made out to be in terms of unwanted weight gain. The bad news? It can change where you store your body fat. Find out more about menopause, weight gain, body composition and how to keep your youthful physique as you age.
Pumpkin seeds are flat and green, and they have a nutty, slightly sweet flavor. They are an excellent addition to cereals, salads and cookie recipes, and they are a perfect afternoon snack. As it turns out, they are also extremely good for your health in some surprising and powerful ways. Read on to discover the […]
Listen to the standard weight loss advice and you might assume long cardio workouts are unavoidable. After all, it’s common for fitness experts to recommend spending 60 to 90 minutes a day jogging, biking or doing other forms of cardiovascular exercise. If you’re not a fan of long workouts, you’ll be glad to know […]
Not everyone responds the same to exercise. Some people see visible results faster than others. People who have more of an ectomorphic body type have to work harder and take in more calories to build muscle. On the other hand, mesomorphs gain muscle definition quickly. What about endurance exercise? Just as there are differences in how quickly people can build lean body mass, there are variations in individual responses to cardiovascular exercise.
Yes, exercise can make you look better by helping you shed body fat and build lean body mass. But what can it improve your self-esteem? Find out about the mental benefits of exercise and what type of exercise is best for your brain.
Now days we hear a lot about high performance clothing and the impact it can make on our workouts. We see professional athletes wearing specific types of shirts or bottoms for training and competition depending on the sport, but does it really matter the clothing you are wearing when you exercise?