What is “normal” when it comes to blood pressure? When is it too high? And can it go too low? High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that often does damage without producing symptoms. And though not as common, low blood pressure can be dangerous as well.
Salt – it seems to be in everything you eat these days. That’s not a good thing when it comes to the health of your blood vessels. But why is it so hard to reduce the amount of salt in your diet? This article discusses why we crave salt and the best way to break the salt habit.
Is exercise bad for your knees as some people say? Find out more about exercise and how it impacts knee health, especially your risk for osteoarthritis of the knees. You may be surprised at the results.
Looking for a new way to challenge yourself? Reached a plateau? Try an indoor cycling workout. This article discusses five benefits of indoor cycling workouts and why you owe it to yourself to give it a try.
No doubt resistance training builds a more toned, defined body, but it does a lot of things you can’t see. New research shows that, like aerobic exercise, it can improve your metabolic health by its effects on hormones like insulin. Find out how resistance training impacts metabolic health and how you can get the most benefits.
It’s a given that fruits and vegetables are good for you physically, but can they improve your mental health as well? Find out about a recent study showing that veggie and fruit lovers feel happier, calmer and more energetic.
Want to get full faster? Take a closer look at the composition of what you’re eating and the variety of items you’re putting on your plate. These factors can impact satiety and how quickly you feel full and satisfied. Discover five ways to boost satiety by changing the composition of your diet.
Very short workouts are the rage these days. Some people are doing workouts as short as ten minutes before calling it a day. Does this type of brief exercise have benefits? Find out the pros and cons of ultra-brief workouts and how they can best give you benefits.
Small changes to your diet can add up to big nutritional benefits. Here are five healthy diet changes that’ll shake up your taste buds and give you greater health benefits. Plus, these changes are easy to make. So what’s stopping you? Give these health food “switches” a try.
Are you still sipping bottled water when you work out, thinking it’s better for you than tap water? You may not be doing your health a favor. Find out more about bottled water, what’s in it, and why there are better options for staying hydrated.