Researchers have found caffeine based compounds prevent the death of brain cells which produce dopamine.
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A new Southampton study has shown infants whose mothers had a higher level of a specific type of vitamin B during pregnancy have a decreased risk of eczema at age 12 months.
According to a study which has been published by the American Psychological Association having a happy spouse may be associated with better health.
Researchers say high levels of depressed mood in soldiers returning from combat may be due to low levels of fish oil and lack of physical activity.
Scientists from Imperial College London say that feeding babies peanut and egg may prevent food allergy.
Stressful employment factors in high-income nations are contributing to the epidemic of cardiovascular disease across the world. Stress management in the workplace is essential to deal with this problem.
Georgia State researchers have found that there are benefits to a laughter based exercise program for the elderly.
Researchers have discovered that venom which is extracted from a species of marine cone snail could may hold the key to developing ‘ultra-fast-acting’ insulins which could lead to more efficient therapies for the management of diabetes.
Employees of medical centers have reported on high stress which is associated with negative health behaviors.
A University of British Columbia study shows that animal-assisted therapy can help students combat homesickness.
Strong social support is associated with shorter stays in inpatient rehabilitation after being hospitalized.
Researchers have observed there is a decreased risk of death in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease with the the Mediterranean diet.
A study from Uppsala University has shown that daytime light exposure may offer a promising way to combat sleep disturbances which are associated with the use of electronic devices in the evening.
The good news is that the freshman 15, which refers to an average weight gain of 15 pounds among first year college students, is not entirely true. The less than good news is that college freshmen do tend to gain weight during their first year at university, and that could prove to be part of an unhealthy trend as these young adults get older.
When I was a kid, my mother often made split pea soup, and as you can imagine, I wasn’t thrilled on the nights it was served for dinner. However, now those same green and yellow peas—in the form of pea protein powder—are becoming all the rage, and not just because it is a super vegetarian protein source.
Are you one of the many users of wearable fitness trackers? Or thinking about becoming one? Here’s a recent update that asks if we have gone overboard with wearable technology and what you need to know before buying one.
People who eat a vegan diet are skinny weaklings who survive on a diet of lettuce and carrots. Sure, try telling that to Patrik Baboumian, a vegan Armenian German strongman and bodybuilder who holds more than a dozen German and world class bodybuilding and lifting titles.
Staying on your diet can be a challenge around the holidays, and July 4th is no exception. If anyone pressures you to eat foods you know you should avoid or you find it hard to resist them, stick to these patriotic diet tips.
Many people wouldn’t think of going a day or even a meal without bread, the staff of life and a common comfort food. Yet for individuals who have diabetes, there are good and not so good foods, and eating bread can be in the latter category.
Community gardening is becoming increasingly popular in cities and towns across the United States, and it appears participants are taking home more than fresh vegetables. Several studies show that community gardening yields weight loss and better health for those willing to get their hands a little dirty.
People who are dieting often hear the phrase “water weight,” especially during the first few weeks of their weight loss effort. Yet what is the relationship between water weight and weight loss and how can you use that knowledge to help you drop excess pounds?
June 21st marks the second celebration of the International Day of Yoga. Here are 10 great reasons why you should give yoga a try today!
Most people don’t know jack about jackfruit, but you may want to listen up because it’s quickly becoming known as a low calorie meat alternative for vegetarians and nonvegetarians alike. How can a fruit be considered an alternative for meat?
Much has been written about the benefits of coffee for overall health and even for weight loss. Should you add coffee or caffeine to your diet to lose weight? What is the real evidence that the popular beverage might help you shed pounds?
You may be the owner of one or more of the thousands of weight loss apps available on the market and hoping it will help you drop excess pounds. Yet less than one percent of them have been developed by a certified health entity and none of them have published data to support their effectiveness, according to a recent report.
It’s been shown that beans and other pulses can help with weight loss. But did you know that a white bean extract, in supplement form, could assist you with your dieting goals as well?
The more muscle you build, the more fat will burn off over time due to an increased metabolism. Strength training is one of the best things you can do for weight loss. Strength training through resistance training builds muscle while getting rid of fat thus increasing your overall fitness level.