Physical Inactivity Increases Your Risk of Premature Death

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 60% of the world’s population is not sufficiently active. The case against physical inactivity keeps...

Rebounding to Prevent and Reverse Osteoporosis

Did You Know…prescription bone-building drugs can up your odds of a serious injury? Osteoporosis (weakening of the bones) will cause 1 out of 2 women...

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....
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Exercise May Help Improve Memory

Canadian researchers have shown that moderate intensity exercise can help improve the memory of older people with slight memory loss and impaired cognitive function....

Walking Reduces Breast Cancer Risk

Breast cancer is the most prevalent cancer among women, with one in eight women receiving a diagnosis at some point in her life. Such...
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5-Minute Health Tip: Tai Chi: The Anti-Aging Exercise

The traditional martial art and sport of tai chi has been praised for its many health benefits. Studies have shown that this low-impact exercise...

Strong Legs Equal a Sharp Brain

Did You Know...that a new study shows that sturdy legs support brain health? It has long been known that strong muscles—especially legs muscles, the largest...

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...

Running May Slow Down the Aging Process

As we grow older, our maximum aerobic capacity declines. What this means is that we don’t take in and transport as much oxygen as...
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Fact or Myth: Does Using Heavy Cream Contribute to Osteoporosis?

This is a FACT. It may surprise you to discover that not all dairy products are created equal when it comes to strengthening your bones....