Ballet-inspired workouts that use a ballet barre, or if you work out at home, a sturdy chair, are growing in popularity. What kind of benefits does this type of workout offer? Can it make you leaner and stronger? Find out.
No doubt, whole grain, hot cereal is heads and tails healthier than most packaged, cold cereals – but are some healthier than others? Read on and discover the types of whole grain cereal options available to you and the pros and cons of each.
If you’re exercising, watching your diet and not losing weight – you may be “compensating.” Compensation comes in two main forms and both can make it harder to control your weight. Find out more about how we sometimes compensate for healthy habits like exercise and eating healthy with less healthy activities.
The risk of heart disease goes up in women after menopause. One factor previously thought to be protective is having a high HDL-cholesterol, the good form of cholesterol that supposedly removes plaque from the inside of arteries – but more recent research calls this idea into question, especially in women. Find out why a high HDL-cholesterol may not be as protective as previously thought.
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You’re probably already familiar with the benefits of high-intensity interval training – but don’t forget it’s one of the most effective forms of exercise for the health of your heart. Read on and discover five ways HIIT training reduces your risk for heart disease.
Foods have a certain number of calories, but it may be different than what’s listed on the label. That’s because your body can’t absorb every calorie that it takes in. Find out more about digestion, absorption, and the possibility of “free calories.”
You’ve heard about the negative effects inflammation has on your health. Inflammation is believed to play a role in a variety of health problems, including heart disease, metabolic syndrome, autoimmune disease, and cancer. How does exercise impact inflammation, and can too much exercise be bad for your health?
You may have heard that plant foods are healthy – they’re high in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but they also contain other compounds called flavonoids. This large group of chemical components may explain some of the benefits fruits and vegetables offer. Find out more about flavonoids, what foods you find them in, and the potential health benefits they offer.