Is Your Lunch Healthy? More Than Half of Americans Aren’t Sure

By | 2019-07-14T20:41:53-04:00 July 15th, 2019|Breaking Health News, Diet & Excercise|

By Brian Mastroianni More than half of the respondents in a recent survey said they have a hard time preparing a healthy meal for lunch. Getty Images More than 56 percent of people recently surveyed said they have a hard time preparing a healthy lunch during the work day. Experts say making continuous unhealthy lunch choices can lead to greater health risks over time such as obesity and high blood pressure. [...]

Not Losing Weight? New Study Says This Could Be Why

By | 2019-07-09T21:49:58-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Breaking Health News, Diet & Excercise|

By Ray Bass Hormones have a lot of control over our day-to-day functioning. They determine how we feel, how we think, and even to some extent how we look. So when it comes to losing or gaining weight, it’s not surprising to hear that hormones could have something to do with it. If you’re having trouble losing weight—growth hormone could be the culprit. In a recent study from the University of [...]

This Common Preservative in Processed Food May Be Making You Tired

By | 2019-01-21T09:44:19-05:00 January 21st, 2019|Diet & Excercise|

This Common Preservative in Processed Food May Be Making You Tired Researchers say a common food additive found in a majority of popular items at your grocery store can leave you feeling wiped out when eaten in large quantities. Is it hard to motivate yourself to get off the couch and go exercise? Well, a common food additive you’re unknowingly consuming in large quantities might be to blame. New research sheds [...]

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke

By | 2019-01-10T10:28:34-05:00 January 10th, 2019|Blood Sugar, Diabetes and You, Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

7 things you can do to prevent a stroke Stroke prevention can start today. Protect yourself and avoid stroke, regardless of your age or family history. Updated: August 22, 2018 Published: June, 2013 What can you do to prevent stroke? Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can't reverse the years or change [...]

One cardiologist’s mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol

By | 2019-01-08T11:21:52-05:00 January 8th, 2019|Cardiovascular Health, Diet & Excercise|

One cardiologist's mission to reduce statin use for cholesterol By Dr. Elizabeth Klodas Updated 5:39 AM ET, Tue January 8, 2019 Dr. Elizabeth Klodas is a practicing cardiologist in Minneapolis and the creator of Step One Foods. This piece represents her views and not necessarily those of CNN. (CNN)High cholesterol? Here's a pill. High blood pressure? Here's two pills. High blood sugar? Here's two pills and an injection. This is what many doctors [...]

Mediterranean diet nutrients tied with healthy brain aging

By | 2018-12-26T10:10:07-05:00 December 26th, 2018|Brain Health, Diet & Excercise|

Mediterranean diet nutrients tied with healthy brain aging Published Friday 21 December 2018 By Catharine Paddock PhD Fact checked by Jasmin Collier A recent study has uncovered further evidence of an association between diet and healthy brain aging. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can promote healthy brain aging. It found links between blood markers of certain nutrients in the Mediterranean diet and mental performance and brain connectivity in older adults. Previous research [...]

Why do we love coffee when it is so bitter?

By | 2018-12-26T10:01:37-05:00 December 26th, 2018|Diet & Excercise|

Why do we love coffee when it is so bitter? Published Saturday 22 December 2018 By Lauren Sharkey New findings show that people may be genetically predisposed to love the taste of certain beverages. Furthermore, this biological discovery could have far-reaching health consequences. Researchers are trying to get to grips with a complex coffee-based conundrum. Evolution is thought to have favored people who were able to sense bitterness. After all, sharp [...]

The CDC says raw cookie dough may be delicious but dangerous

By | 2018-12-19T10:45:21-05:00 December 19th, 2018|Diet & Excercise|

The CDC says raw cookie dough may be delicious but dangerous Even egg-free cookie dough isn't safe because raw flour carries germs, too. There are two reasons raw cookie dough can make you sick, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One is the raw eggs that many recipes call for. The other is the flour.Tetra Images / Getty Images/Tetra images RF Dec. 10, 2018 / 12:49 PM EST [...]

Study explains how red meat raises heart disease risk

By | 2018-12-19T10:36:15-05:00 December 19th, 2018|Diet & Excercise|

Study explains how red meat raises heart disease risk Eating meat also altered kidney function, the researchers found. Anna Hoychuk / Shutterstock / Anna Hoychuk Dec. 10, 2018 / 5:03 PM EST By Maggie Fox Researchers have more evidence about how eating red meat can raise heart disease risk. Two studies published Monday show that people who eat red meat — but not vegetarians or people who eat only white meat such [...]

The Numbers Behind Obesity

By | 2018-12-09T22:28:42-05:00 December 9th, 2018|Breaking Health News, Diet & Excercise|

Last reviewed Fri 27 October 2017 By Tim Newman Reviewed by Daniel Bubnis, MS, NASM-CPT, NASE Level II-CSS Being overweight or obese carries a range of negative health consequences. In America and further afield, over recent decades, obesity rates have increased significantly. Here we look at the numbers behind the surge. The health risks associated with obesity are many; they include an overall increased risk of death from all causes, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, osteoarthritis, and mental illness. [...]

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