fitness

People in states where trans fats were restricted had significantly fewer hospitalizations for heart disease.
Why is it that some people prefer salty snacks to sweet, or they can't get enough spicy or sour foods?
Junk food is flooding your liver, kidneys, and bloodstream with chemicals you have no way of processing.
Reading labels doesn't make you eat any less food, but it will help to improve the quality of what you eat.
According to a new study, a vacation is good for your physical health as well as mental health. Get out of the big city and head somewhere with plenty of sunlight—a tropical paradise, beach town...
It can make older brains work as efficiently as a younger adult's brain. Plus, a shot 30 minutes before your workout can enhance your...
German researchers used piglets to analyze the effects of zinc deficiency and found that a lack of zinc affected the piglets' heart muscles.
Research-based exercise interventions improve health-related quality of life (HRQL) and mobility in people with Parkinson’s disease.
A heart attack may be inevitable for some people, but researchers found that those who exercise had a better shot at surviving.
So which is it? Should you eat before training? If so, how much, and how close to working out?
Of course, the purists mocked people who exercised using a video game. To them, there was no reason to engage in physical activity in front of your TV when you could go to the gym.
It's vital that we pay attention to waist circumference rather than the numbers on a scale.
An hour of weightlifting or jogging won't be enough to balance out the scales and cause serious weight loss. You need to be more active throughout the day.
After just a two-week training period, the glucose uptake in thigh muscles returned to a normal level.
New research shows walking or jogging helps patients with advanced gastrointestinal cancer to cope better with the side effects of chemotherapy.
But the health problems begin long before you ever receive your diagnosis of type 2 diabetes. Insulin resistance, even in its early stages, can lead to a wide range of problems.
You don't have to be small and trim to reap the benefits of exercise. Exercise can decrease your cardiovascular risk even if you're in a higher-BMI category.