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Obesity Raises the Chance of Cancer Deaths, According to Study

Obesity Raises the Chance of Cancer Deaths, According to Study

on December 11, 2014, 3:28 PM

Studies on obesity and how much it can take its toll on the body have been quickly taking shape these past few years. It is staggering to reveal the negative impact carrying around that extra weight can have on pretty much every organ of your body, even on the brain.…

More Good Things about the Mediterranean Diet, It May Slow Aging Process

More Good Things about the Mediterranean Diet, It May Slow Aging Process

on December 3, 2014, 3:24 PM

The Mediterranean Diet has been recommended by many physicians and nutritionists as part of a healthier lifestyle without the use of any kind of fad diets. Many people have used it to help them lose weight and it really does work. Now there is a new study that suggests this…

Preventing Winter Weight Gain

Preventing Winter Weight Gain

on December 1, 2014, 1:05 PM

Having some easy tips for preventing winter weight gain makes it simple to ward off creeping pounds when the weather gets cold. In many cases, women tend to worry a bit less about weight during the winter when they wear more clothing and are covered up. However, once spring comes,…

Stress-Free Holidays: Tips on Getting Through Unscathed

Stress-Free Holidays: Tips on Getting Through Unscathed

on November 26, 2014, 3:58 PM

Can you really have stress-free holidays? This time of year can be busy, exhausting, and yes, full of stress. When there’s stress, there can be other issues as well. Health problems such as asthma, indigestion, and even chest pain can happen during these times of extreme panic. With family dinners,…

Calorie Counts are Now Required on Menus in the Fight Against Obesity

Calorie Counts are Now Required on Menus in the Fight Against Obesity

on November 25, 2014, 2:23 PM

Calorie counts are now required on menus at all restaurants and they have one year to get it all done. The Food and Drug Administration has just announced on Tuesday that the countdown is on for eating establishments to redo their menus to reflect all of the fat and sugar…

Keeping Fit in Winter: 4 Cold Weather Activities To Keep You Moving

Keeping Fit in Winter: 4 Cold Weather Activities To Keep You Moving

on November 22, 2014, 11:13 AM

Keeping fit in winter is hard to do. If the cold, blustery snow has got you into the ‘I can’t exercise until spring’ mode, then maybe you need to rethink your exercise routine. There are many fun activities that you can do outdoors. Even if you really hate the cold,…

Recent Study Proves That Home Cooking is Healthier Than Eating Out

Recent Study Proves That Home Cooking is Healthier Than Eating Out

on November 19, 2014, 7:55 PM

If you didn’t already know that home cooking is much better for you than going out to eat, there is a brand new study to prove it. Researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health conducted their own ‘cooking at home vs. eating out’ test and found that food…

Melissa McCarthy is a Little Healthier Thanks to Recent Weight Loss

Melissa McCarthy is a Little Healthier Thanks to Recent Weight Loss

on November 18, 2014, 2:57 PM

Actress Melissa McCarthy has just recently made a wise choice towards a healthier lifestyle. She had tipped the scales at 265 pounds and even though she was okay with that in the past, she has decided that she wanted to be around longer for her kids. Her two daughters, Georgette…

New Study Says Top Diets Won’t Work in the Long Run

New Study Says Top Diets Won’t Work in the Long Run

on November 14, 2014, 10:44 AM

The top diets that some people swear by may not be the way to go, according to a new study done by researchers. Those popular weight loss programs such as Weight Watcher’s, Atkin’s, South Beach, and the Zone were four of the programs that were studied. The results found were…