Are you exercising “mindfully?” Many people are distracted when they work out and don’t really focus in on the movements their muscles are making – and this can limit fitness gains. Find out why it’s important to exercise mindfully and how to train yourself to do that.
Still counting calories regardless of its composition? That’s not always the best approach to weight loss or health. What’s just as important is calorie quality. Find out why calorie quality counts and how to choose your calories wisely.
High-fructose corn syrup has been demonized recently for contributing to a variety of health problems including obesity – but is it really any worse than sugar? Find out more about the controversy surrounding high fructose corn syrup and why it’s important to reduce all sugars.
Spices make foods taste better, but some of these powerful flavor enhancers have other benefits too. Not only are some spices a good source of antioxidants, they may also help with the battle of the bulge. Discover three common spices that could help you lose pounds and body fat.
Not getting enough sleep at night makes it harder to shed body fat. Now a new study shows that losing body fat, especially belly fat, can improve the quality of your sleep. Find out more about the intriguing connection between belly fat, sleep and health.
Some of the bacteria in your intestines you want to keep around because they help with digestion and may protect against certain types of infections. Now a new study shows that certain types of probiotic bacteria can impact fat loss. Find out more about this intriguing study and the role bacteria may play in controlling body weight.
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything life has given you, spend time with your friends and dine on decadent food. Food is a key part of this fall tradition with a whole turkey, rich vegetable dishes and plenty of pie being the key components. These dishes may seem healthy because they are nutrient […]
Apples are cheap, delicious, and come in a wide variety of different flavors (ranging from the very sour to the very sweet). As it turns out, they are also good for your body in a number of interesting ways, and so an apple a day may well indeed help to keep the doctor away. Read on to discover nine surprising and significant reasons why you should add more apples to your diet.
Interval training has become a popular way to get a cardiovascular workout. It’s fast and effective. But what about steady-state cardio? Does it still have benefits? Find out.
Can adding a common spice to your diet give some of the same benefits as exercise? That’s what new research shows. Find out more about the intriguing link between heart health and a brilliant orange spice that adds flavor to ethnic foods.