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High-fat diet alters behavior

A high-fat diet has been linked to an increased risk of obesity and heart disease, but a new study suggests that it could cause behavioral changes as well.

Friday, 2015, March 27 - 4:51pm
Exercise and Mental Health

What comes to mind when you hear “benefits of exercise?” Most of us think something along the lines of; weight loss, lose the muffin top, tighten the glutes. Others may be aware of the general health benefits; decrease blood pressure, improve joint mobility, decrease resting heart rate. However, did you realize that you could also improve your mental alertness, body awareness and focus through a quality exercise program?

Friday, 2015, March 27 - 2:23pm
Treadmill Routine

Not sure how to make the most of your treadmill workout in the least amount of time? Here’s a recommended treadmill routine for a quick muscle and calorie burn that you can do in just 20 minutes.

Friday, 2015, March 27 - 12:41am
type 2 diabetes drugs and weight gain

Overweight and obesity are generally associated with type 2 diabetes, so it seems sensible you would not want to treat the disease with drugs that can cause weight gain. Although an increase in body fat has been observed for some time with use of certain type 2 diabetes drugs, a research team believes they now know why.

Thursday, 2015, March 26 - 12:11pm
weight loss 54 pounds

Are you looking for real weight loss advice from someone who is not a model or celebrity? Someone who shares the same weight issues as you do? Here are some weight loss tips recently shared from one woman’s magazine editor who lost 54 pounds in 5 months.

Thursday, 2015, March 26 - 2:00am
Whole grains may help boost life span

A diet rich in whole grains, particularly those high in cereal fiber, may help lengthen your life span, according to a new study.

Wednesday, 2015, March 25 - 2:34pm

Janet Warner was recently diagnosed with fibromyalgia, but she has suffered from other health problems that have forced her to use a mobility scooter for years. Warner shares many horror stories of people who do not respect her scooter and mistreat her. However, she continues to fight for others who rely on the scooters.

Tuesday, 2015, March 24 - 10:57pm
Garden Vegetable Lasagna Recall

Amy’s Kitchen is recalling several varieties of its gluten-free products because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The company is also recalling multiple products that contain gluten. If you have celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten and have purchased the gluten-free versions, Amy’s Kitchen recommends throwing away the recalled items or returning them to the store.

Tuesday, 2015, March 24 - 9:45pm
Fewer than half of Alzheimer's patients given diagnosis

Fewer than half of Alzheimer's patients or their caretakers were given their diagnosis by their doctor, according to a new report from the Alzheimer's Association.

Tuesday, 2015, March 24 - 1:26pm
Waist Trainers and losing weight

It’s the newest fad for weight loss that several celebrities that include the likes of Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba swear by - waist trainers that they claim helped them lose weight and slim down their bellies. But do waist trainers really help dieters lose weight?!

Tuesday, 2015, March 24 - 12:16am
curcumin and multiple sclerosis

About five years ago I interviewed a young woman (let’s call her Rose) with multiple sclerosis who was managing the disease with natural remedies. One of those remedies was curcumin, a compound present in the curry spice called turmeric.

Monday, 2015, March 23 - 7:59am

Have you made the commitment to log-on those extra steps on your Fitbit by spending some time every day on a treadmill? If so, then you need to be aware that according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, tens of thousands of treadmill injuries occur each year. To help consumers stay on track with their weight loss, Consumer Reports offers 7 tips for avoiding treadmill injury to help keep you on your feet.

Monday, 2015, March 23 - 12:16am