You already know you lose muscle mass and strength as you age and that you need protein to build the muscle tissue you need to stay strong – but how much? Research suggests that after the age of 60 you might need more than you did when you were young. Here’s why.
If your blood pressure is high, your doctor may recommend dietary changes. One such change might include eating more vegetables – but why? Read on and discover four ways eating vegetables can lower your blood pressure.
Next time you have a salad, add some egg to the mix. As a new study shows, doing so may help you absorb more nutrients from the colorful veggies in your salad bowl. Here’s why.
Metabolism boosters? Is there really such a thing? You won’t find the answer with diet pills. Yet, new research reveals a few natural ways to give your metabolism a boost. Find out what they are.Metabolism boosters? Is there really such a thing? You won’t find the answer with diet pills. Yet, new research reveals a few natural ways to give your metabolism a boost. Find out what they are.
If there’s one thing a weight training program thrives on, it’s change. Keep doing the same workout and you’ll stop seeing results. One approach to stimulating growth once your muscle growth has plateaued is to add some negative reps. Read on and find out how negative reps work.
Who doesn’t want a smaller waistline? You might be tempted to focus on so-called waist slimming exercises like side bends. Here’s why this isn’t the best approach.
You’ve probably heard that broccoli is an anti-cancer vegetable. That’s true – but the benefits you get from broccoli has a lot to do with how you prepare it. Are you tapping into the full anti-cancer power of broccoli? Find out.
We’ve heard for years that consuming too much sodium is a major cause of high blood pressure – but what about sugar? If there’s anything Americans eat more of than salt, it’s sugar. What role does dietary sugar play in high blood pressure? Find out what research shows.
Does drinking more water mean you’ll eat less and consume fewer calories overall? It would be nice if a small habit like drinking water helped us eat less. Find out what new research shows about the link between drinking water, calorie consumption, and weight control.
No doubt, your parents and the environment you grew up in plays a role in how you eat today – but is it the most important influence? According to a new study, it’s not the family you lived with as a child that most impacts your adult body weight and obesity, but your partner.