If you’re a chocolate fan, this might be your piece. Recent studies are indicating that in addition to being delicious, chocolate can actually have a positive effect on your brain.
It’s true, calcium does help prevent osteoporosis. But there are many other ways you can protect your bones from this disease. The best form of defense begins when we are children, but if you’re past that stage in your life, there’s still hope.
We can all generally agree that nutrition is important. We may recognize that a lack of nutrients can cause us to feel sick. We may even admit that adjusting the type and amount of nutrients we consume could actually make us feel—and look—better. But too often that’s where it stops. We stop at a recognition that something needs to change in our diet. But that’s it. We rarely do something about it, and even fewer of us stick with it.
While there have been conflicting studies in the past on the health benefits or detriments of regular coffee drinking, recent research is showing that it can actually boost your health in some facets when consumed in moderation.
As women, our lives are full of stress. Whether you are the CEO of a big company or a mom juggling kids, stress creeps into our lives from many angles.
Whether you call it love handles, a spare tire or a muffin top, no one likes that extra fat around the middle of the abdomen. Belly fat is stubborn, hard to get rid of and may actually indicate an increased risk for heart disease.
Are you starting the new year off with pants that are a little too snug? Feeling sluggish from too many holiday treats and cookies? Or are you just looking to kick off a new weight loss and fitness plan? You should never feel like you have to wait for a New Year’s Resolution to make a healthy change in your life, but whatever your inspiration, it’s always the right time to make changes for the better.
If you think hitting the gym is just about losing weight, it’s time to think again. More and more studies are showing that exercise does a lot more for you than just shrink your waistline.
Obesity is now linked with an increased risk of as many as thirteen types of cancer. Thirteen!
If you are watching your weight or trying to get more vitamins and nutrients through your diet, salads are probably on your daily menu. But depending on what goes in your bowl, that Big Salad could be the cause of big bloat.