Four Ways Exercise Slows Down Aging

Exercise can make you look and feel better. It can also make you look younger and make every cell in your body younger. Here are four amazing benefits you can get by exercising regularly: 1. Greater Agility. A recent British study, published in The Journal of Physiology, demonstrated that people between 55 to 79 who cycled […]

Exercise Is Not Just for Losing Weight

Losing a few pounds and trimming your waistline is not the only benefit of exercise. Regular physical activity is important for more than simply looking good. It is essential for good health. It can help prevent heart disease, diabetes, stroke and some cancers. . One out four deaths in US is caused by heart disease. […]

Are You Eating Enough Fruits and Vegetables?

According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), most American adults don’t include enough fruits and vegetables in their daily consumption. When the CDC said “most”, it’s not just a little more than half. In a national survey, the researchers were shocked to discover that only 13% reported they ate daily recommended […]

The Twelve Hour Diet

Losing weight may not be just about counting calories and eating a healthy diet. Maybe when you eat is just as important as what you eat. The debate over whether or not eating late night snacks contributes to weight gain has been going on for a long time. The consensus right now seems to be […]

Prevent Cancer with More Veggies, Less Alcohol

Eating more fruits and vegetables and cutting back on alcohol consumption may help reduce the risk of obesity-related cancers, according to a recent New York University study. Obesity and excess body fat has long been linked to cancer of the stomach, reproductive organs, urinary tract, thyroid, blood and bones. The NYU researchers investigated whether the […]

Young Women Can Prevent Heart Disease

Women who lead an active, healthy lifestyle as young adults had a 92% lower risk of developing heart disease as they reach middle age, according to a team of researchers from the Indiana University School of Public Health in Bloomington after reviewing twenty years of data of thousands of women starting in their 20s and […]

Yoga Good for the Heart

Doing down dogs and sun salutations may be as beneficial for the heart as taking a brisk walk in the park or going for a bike ride. Yoga may also be a lot easier to tolerate for older folks and people with health challenges. After reviewing 37 clinical trials, a team of researchers from Harvard […]

Why You Should Eat More Beans

Beans may make you gassy, but they should still be an important part of your diet. They are extremely healthy food. That’s why nutrition experts recommend everyone eat at least three cups of beans a week. And the truth is the more beans you eat, the less bloating, discomfort and gas you experience. Here are […]

Whole Grains for a Longer Life

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but a bowl of oatmeal a day could help keep the Grim Reaper at bay. A long-term Harvard School of Public Health study, recently published in the JAMA Internal Medicine, found consuming more whole grain foods could decrease your risk of death by up to 15%. […]

Six Ways Women Can Prevent Heart Disease

Women who practice six specific lifestyle habits can reduce their risk of heart disease by over 90% and lower their risk of developing heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure or high cholesterol,, by as much as 66%. That was the result found in a twenty year study of nearly 70,000 women recently […]