How to change your behavior to lose weight

How to change your behavior to lose weight

Over the past few years it has become clear that weight is an important health issue. Some people who need to lose weight for their...
Want to be a better runner Start lifting weights

Want to be a better runner? Start lifting weights

Running can feel like a straightforward endeavor: The best way to get better is to simply lace up the shoes and hit the pavement. But...
Water can help lose weight faster than diet drinks

Water could help lose weight faster than diet drinks

In a recent study, experts in diet and metabolism find that replacing low calorie ‘diet’ drinks with water can help increase the rate of...
Who avoid sex

Who’s avoiding sex, and why

Sex has a strong influence on many aspects of well-being: it is one of our most basic physiological needs. Sex feeds our identity and...
Exercise Guidelines for Cerebral Palsy Patients

Exercise guidelines for cerebral palsy patients

Regular exercise can be difficult for everyone. But it is especially so for people with cerebral palsy. That’s why Mark Peterson, Ph.D., assistant professor of...
8 tips to help older people fall and stay asleep

8 tips to help older people fall and stay asleep

Half of older Americans have trouble sleeping at least some of the time — and one-third are popping something in their mouths to try...
5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

How to block high blood pressure in sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea – a disorder that affects nearly one out of four people between the ages of 30 and 70 – is a...
The tough truth about weight loss

The tough truth about weight loss

Here’s a sobering statistic: Roughly 90 percent of people who lose a lot of weight eventually regain just about all of it. This stark fact...
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From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
5 best exercises you can ever do

5 best exercises you can ever do

If you're not an athlete or serious exerciser — and you just want to work out for your health or to fit in your...
Active girls less likely to die from cancer later

Active girls less likely to die from cancer later

Women who exercised when they were teenagers are less likely to die from cancer and from all other causes during middle-age and later in...
5 most popular professional supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular professional supplements for weight loss success

For athletes and professional trainers, weight loss means much more than just reducing body weight. To them, preserving lean muscles and improving training performance are...
Sleeping pills may increase fall risk for older adults

Sleeping pills may increase fall risk for older adults

For older adults, taking medication to cope with insomnia may increase the risk of falling, new research suggests. The problem may stem from older people...
Exercise may slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise could slow brain aging by 10 years for older people

Exercise in older people is associated with a slower rate of decline in thinking skills that occurs with aging. People who reported light to no...

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5 exercises that do wonders for your health

5 exercises that do wonders for your health

If you’re not an athlete or serious exerciser — and want to work out for your health or to fit in your clothes better...
8 ways to lose belly fat and live a healthier life

8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

Maintaining a trim midsection does more than make you look great—it can help you live longer. Larger waistlines are linked to a higher risk of...
Our Brain Can Detect Disease in Others Before It Breaks Out

Our brain can detect disease in others before it breaks out

Throughout human evolution, infectious diseases have become a primary cause of death. The human immune system plays a major role to reduce the harm of...
Vegan diet best for weight loss

Vegan diet: best for weight loss

Holidays often bring about a sense of dread at the thought of food filled parties and gatherings, but those who eat a plant based...
5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

5 most popular supplements for weight loss success

Losing weight and keeping it off with diet and exercise alone can be hard, no matter how active and athletic you are. But there are...
Key recommendations for successful weight loss

Key recommendations for successful weight loss

To lose weight successfully, the combination of a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity is recommended. This combination also may reduce abdominal fat and increase...
Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

Weight loss combined with vitamin D supplements can reduce inflammation

In a study, researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have found that weight loss, in combination with vitamin D supplements, has a greater...
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From 275 to 155: a physician shares her weight loss story and tips

Dr. Patricia Happel grew up in a family where obesity and unhealthy habits were common. One grandfather used to hide his heart medication in a...
Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

Paleo diet could increase weight gain and harm your health

A recent study has revealed following a low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for just eight weeks can lead to rapid weight gain and health complications. The surprise...
5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

5 ways that can help you prevent cancer

In the United States, it’s estimated that 50% to 75% of cancer deaths are caused by unhealthy behaviors. If you think about that, it means...