How fast you walk says a lot about your health

During a doctor's appointment, there's a few measures that quickly get a physician up to speed on our current health, such as measuring blood...

Low-gluten diet could reduce bloating and help you lose weight

An increasing number of people choose a low-gluten diet, even though they are not allergic to the dietary substance. This trend has sparked public debate...

Less pain, more gain – improving health and fitness with minimal exercise

When it comes to exercise, if there was a way to get more health benefits by doing less, then it’s likely a lot of...

Scientists find strongest evidence that obesity causes depression

In a new study, researchers found the strongest evidence yet that obesity causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems. The research was...

Meditation and music may alter cellular aging and Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that a simple meditation or music listening program may alter certain biomarkers of cellular aging and Alzheimer's Disease...

Long-term exposure to road traffic noise may increase the risk of obesity

Long term exposure to road traffic noise is associated with increased risk of obesity. This was the conclusion of a study involving the participation of...

Strength training may protect your heart better than walking and cycling

While it is well known that physical activity is important for heart health, neither research nor recommendations consistently differentiate between the benefits of different...

10 age-related health problems everyone should know

Chronic health conditions According to the National Council on Aging, about 92% of seniors have at least one chronic disease and 77% have at least...

Pregnant women can safely control weight gain through diet and lifestyle changes

Diet and lifestyle change may need to start before pregnancy to reduce complications Many overweight and obese women gain too much weight during pregnancy, further...

To treat obesity, one size does not fit all

In a new study from Brown University, researchers identified at least four different patient subgroups that diverge significantly in eating behaviors and rate of...
Improving heart health could prevent frailty when you are old

Improving heart health could prevent frailty when you are old

New research has shown that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could...

Being overweight could cause depression, even you are healthy

A largescale genomic analysis has found the strongest evidence yet that being overweight causes depression, even in the absence of other health problems. The research...

Weightlifting is good for your heart

Lifting weights for less than an hour a week may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke by 40 to 70 percent,...

How we use music to help us sleep

Many individuals use music in the hope that it fights sleep difficulties, according to a new study by Tabitha Trahan of the University of...

Low-carb diets could help you burn more calories

Most people regain the weight they lose from dieting within one or two years, in part because the body adapts by slowing metabolism and...

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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...
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...
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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...
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5 best exercises you can ever do

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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...
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...
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Vegan diet: best for weight loss

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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...
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How high-intensity interval training keeps you young

It’s oft-repeated but true: exercise keeps you healthy. It boosts your immune system, keeps the mind sharp, helps you sleep, maintains your muscle tone, and...
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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...