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.
When the treadmill or elliptical machine says you’ve burned 1,000 calories, can you really believe it? Find out how accurate the calorie readout is on exercise machines and whether you can believe what they say.
Think it takes years for a bad diet to affect your arteries? Not necessarily so. A new study suggests that you may feel the damage a few hours after finishing a junk food or fast food meal. Find out why.
Can a supplement called L-carnitine help you lose weight and improve your exercise endurance? Find out what this supplement is, what the claims are and what research shows about it.
Think you’re immune to type 2 diabetes because you’re thin? Not necessarily so. Type 2 diabetes is on the rise and even normal weight and thin people can get it. Find out why thinner people get type 2 diabetes and how to lower your risk.