Diet Frustrations: Why Your Diet Is Not Working

You were likely excited in the beginning. You were ready to start a new lifestyle and lose weight. You filled up the shopping cart with fruits and vegetables, read articles about losing weight, and began walking every night after dinner. … Continue reading

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The Importance Of Being Fit In Middle Age

We all know that exercise is good for you — it keeps the heart healthy, works out the muscles and prepares you to take the stairs at work without fainting from exhaustion. But does all that activity actually prevent you … Continue reading

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Give Your Metabolism a Boost!

Winter is nearly over, but is your metabolism still in hibernation? Even if your metabolic rate is slower than a snail climbing a hill of molasses, there are ways to ignite your calorie-burning machine. The key to a supercharged metabolism … Continue reading

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Dealing With a Weight-Loss Plateau

From time to time, you might notice that the scale stops moving even when you think you’re following your meal and fitness plans to a tee. It’s called a weight-loss plateau, and the important thing to remember is that you … Continue reading

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The 5 Things You Need To Do To Be Healthy: A Cardiologist Explains

By Dr. Joel Kahn My work as an interventional cardiologist over the last 23 years has been rewarding and challenging, and in that time, I’ve carved out a commitment to wellness. Here are some observations and tips that may assist … Continue reading

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The Nutrition Source Alcohol: Balancing Risks and Benefits

From the Harvard School of Public Health Throughout the 10,000 or so years that humans have been drinking fermented beverages, they’ve also been arguing about their merits and demerits. The debate still simmers today, with a lively back-and-forth over whether … Continue reading

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The Benefits of COQ10 for Heart Health

A supplement which has been growing in popularity in recent years is Coenzyme Q10. This naturally occurring substance helps to maintain heart health and enhance the body’s natural immune system. It is incredibly versatile and is taken as a daily … Continue reading

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Recalibrated Formula Eases Women’s Workouts

By TARA PARKER-POPE-New York Times If you are a woman who exercises, get ready to do some math. Last week, researchers at Northwestern Medicine in Chicago announced a new formula for calculating a woman’s maximum heart rate, a measure commonly … Continue reading

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What are Probiotics and Why You Should Take Them?

What are probiotics? Probiotics are a good form of bacteria that helps maintain the natural microflora in the intestines. The digestive system is home to more than 500 different bacterial species that keeps our intestinal lining healthy and assists in … Continue reading

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Nutrition Rules For Better Health and More Energy

1) Beware of anything that makes no sense. Nutrition specific? Kind of — because people are always promising the world in this field, yet often have little to back it up. This is particularly true with supplements. And, as your … Continue reading

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