Contrary to popular belief, dairy isn’t the only food that helps build strong bones. New research suggests there are other foods that can potentially slash your risk of osteoporosis by 50%.
Next time you pick up the phone to schedule lunch with a friend, rethink your plan. Instead of sitting, eating and chatting, you could be walking, breathing in nature and catching up with your buddy!
What does the White House have to do with promoting brain health? It turns out plenty, as the White House Conference on Aging recently hosted a webinar on Healthy Brains. The hour-long program featured experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the National Institutes on Health and the Administration for Community.
You toss and turn. And you count sheep until the cows come home. But did you know that getting insufficient shut-eye could be making you fat?
Soon fresh blueberries will be cropping up everywhere from the corner grocery store to the local farmer’s market. This luscious beauty is America’s second favorite berry after strawberries. One of the few fruits native to North America, blueberries reach their peak in June and July.
From beauty to home remodel, we Americans are enthralled with the power of a good makeover. The folks at Consumer Reports have taken it in a different direction with their latest newsletter, which discusses the benefits of a fridge makeover.
With over 100 studies touting its health benefits, green tea might just be the healthiest beverage on the planet.
Whether you are a yoga instructor or an air traffic controller, you can’t eliminate stress completely from your life. Stress triggers your body’s fight or flight response; your adrenaline starts pumping, your heart beats faster and blood pressure soars.
You know that “I can’t believe I ate the whole thing” feeling? Perhaps you’ve been eating sensibly, but somehow you feel puffy and uncomfortable? This temporary abdominal distension is commonly known as belly bloat and it is different than the extra weight that many wrestle with.
Basically, the human body isn’t made to be sedentary – whether it’s sitting on an ergonomically correct office chair or lounging on a favorite comfy reclining chair. Sitting for long periods of time, even if you exercise daily, has a detrimental effect on health.