Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

Diet low in specific amino acids may be critical for weight loss

A worldwide epidemic of diabetes and obesity has led many people to try to lose weight by dieting – but reduced-calorie diets are very...
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5 ways to keep your teeth cavity-free

Sweet foods and drinks are hard to avoid around the holiday season, but it’s not only our general health that suffers. These treats also have...
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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...

6 tips for losing weight without fad diets

Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. If this is you, it’s probably time to get...
Weight loss may reduce risks of 8 more cancers, says study

Weight loss may reduce risks of 8 more cancers, says study

Obesity is an important health issue in the world. It is estimated that 640 million adults in 2014 and 110 million children and teenagers in...
For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
3 reasons why sleep is important for your health

3 reasons why sleep is important for your health

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Many chronic diseases in men may be due to low total testosterone

Many chronic diseases in men may be due to low total testosterone

In a recent study from the University of Michigan, researchers found that a man’s total testosterone level may be associated with more than just...
6 things can increase your obesity risk

6 things could increase your obesity risk

There are many risk factors for overweight and obesity. Some risk factors can be changed, such as unhealthy lifestyle habits and environments. Other risk factors,...
These 4 things could help you achieve healthy aging

These 4 things could help you achieve healthy aging

Everyone wants to live a long and healthy life. But it takes some effort to achieve it, especially if you’re already 65 or older. There are...

How to feel better, think better, and sleep better

Studies show that sitting too much can raise your risk of cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. But getting up to walk around your block, dance...
How elite athletes lose weight fast

How elite athletes lose weight fast

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Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Bad sleep in older people may signal Alzheimer’s disease

Older people who spend less time in slow-wave sleep—the deep sleep you need to consolidate memories and wake up feeling refreshed—have higher levels of...
7 signs you need to test for fatty liver disease

7 signs you need to test for fatty liver disease

The health of your liver is rarely top of mind, but it should be in a couple of cases. Specifically, there are two major reasons...

These 4 things could predict your depression risk

In a new study, researchers found that behavioral risk factors including smoking, obesity, limited physical activity and a less healthy diet strongly predict the...

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5 exercises that do wonders for your health

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8 ways to lose belly fat and have a healthier life

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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...
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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

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How high-intensity interval training keeps you young

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