You’ve heard the term “sugar free” many times and seen products listed as sugar-free or with no added sugar. What do these terms really mean and are they better for you than sugar? Get the scoop on what these terms really mean and whether they’re a healthy choice.
Do you work an office job where you’re hunched over a keyboard most of the day? If so, you’re at risk for postural problems. This article discusses three common posture problems that are common in people who sit in front of a computer and how exercise can help.
What are those dilated, purple lines on your lower legs? Most likely, they’re varicose veins. More importantly, what can you do about them? This article discusses the latest on preventing and treating varicose veins. It also mentions the role diet and exercise play in maintaining healthy veins.
Craving unhealthy foods? Bacteria in your gut may be to blame. A new study shows the type of bacteria that make their home in your gut may have an effect on your food choices and the types of foods you crave. Find out what role gut bacteria play in controlling your weight – and the type of foods you crave.
High protein breakfast waffle by Sarah B.
Are weekends making it hard to control your weight? Weekends are a time when most people change their eating habits – and not for the better. Discover the pitfalls of weekend eating and easy strategies for avoiding weekend weight gain.
A fast metabolism makes it easier to control your weight. Some people have a more sluggish one than others. You may think you’re stuck with the metabolism your were born with – but are you? How much do lifestyle factors like diet and exercise play in controlling your metabolic rate? Find out what research shows.
With exercise having so many health benefits, it’s hard to believe there could another one. Well, there is. According to a new study, regular workouts may increase your tolerance for pain? Not convinced? Read on.
You already know that protein-packed meals are filling. Fiber is too. Now research shows dark, leafy greens contain a compound that may help you feel full. Find out more about the satiety benefits of greens and ways to add more of them to your diet.
It’s important to challenge your body when you exercise to see results. But rest and recovery are an important part of the process. When you don’t allow your body enough time to recover, you can experience symptoms of overreaching and, in extreme cases, overtraining. This may require days or weeks to correct. The best approach is to “listen to your body” and keep workouts and rest time balanced. This article discusses five ways to avoid overreaching or overtraining.