Sitting Is the New Smoking

Did You Know...health experts claim "sitting is the new smoking?" You may not realize it, but the most dangerous activity in your entire day may very...

Yoga Reduces Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Did You Know...that yoga may protect you from cardiovascular disease? Yoga is an ancient mind-body practice from India that helps to strengthen the body and...

5-Minute Health Tip: 5-Minute Exercise Solutions

The older we get, the more important exercise becomes…and it seems the harder it is to carve out the necessary time to get our...
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Is Obesity Contagious? New Research Says Yes

A few years back, a groundbreaking study of 12,000 people showed that your chances of becoming obese rise by 57% if you have friend...

The Truth About Exercise

We have become a world that attributes speed with greatness. Fast cars, fast internet, fast apps –we seem to have collectively agreed as a...
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Yo-Yo Dieting May Harm Your Heart

Weight cycling, or yo-yo dieting, refers to losing weight and regaining it back again multiple times. Numerous studies highlight the deleterious effects weight cycling...

7 Reasons to Start Bouncing!

For years, the only people who regularly jumped on trampolines were children, elite athletes, and NASA astronauts. But recently, as information about the remarkable...

Most Fad Diets Use the Same Guidelines

It seems like every other month, a new fad diet comes out, declaring new revolutions in the science and health community that guarantee quick...

Experts Believe We Need Taxes and Restrictions on Soda to Protect Public Health

For millions of Americans, soda is their drink of choice, despite the link to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity,...

The Diabetes Risk Factor You May Not Know You Have

We strongly associate being overweight with higher risk of type 2 diabetes. And it’s true that there is a strong link between the two....