LifeStyle: Health & Fit

I’m the Worst Dancer, but I'll Never Quit Taking Dance Fitness Classes—Here’s Why

Thursday  21:01,   18 january 2018

<p>I'm 23 and hopeless on the dance floor—but that's where I'm happiest.</p>I've never been good at dancing, but for some reason I've always felt drawn to it. In elementary school, I would make up mini dance routines and perform[...]

This Is What I Did at the Gym to Grow My Butt From Flat to Full

Thursday  21:00,   18 january 2018

<p>It wasn't until I started doing CrossFit a year ago that my booty started to blossom.</p>I come from a long line of flat butts. On my mother's side of the family, she and her brother, as well as her father, had less-than-full fannies.[...]

Here's How to Know When It's Time to See a Doctor for the Flu

Thursday  18:14,   18 january 2018

People are dying — you don't want to mess around with this stuff.The flu may be a common (and generally harmless) illness, but in rare cases it can be deadly. So it's crucial to know how to listen to your body and seek medical attention if[...]

Counting time, not calories can lead to weight loss

Thursday  18:13,   18 january 2018
NBC News

<p>You are when you eat. Time-restricted feeding is an increasingly studied diet that researchers believe may be a tool for weight-loss, diabetes prevention and even longevity.</p>A growing number of researchers say limiting the hours during[...]

Your Body Treats Fast Food Like a Bacterial Infection, According to Recent Study

Thursday  18:12,   18 january 2018
Cooking Light

<p>And it may cause irreversible damage to your immune system.</p>You already know that eating fast food is bad for your health, but new research confirms this in a startling way. A recent study by the University of Bonn found that a fast food [...]

Breastfeeding for 6 mos cuts diabetes risk in half: study

Thursday  03:22,   18 january 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Women who breastfeed their babies for six months or more may be able to cut their risk of developing diabetes in the future by nearly half, according to a study Tuesday.&nbsp;The findings from a three-decade US study of more than 1,200 white and [...]

Rachel Lost Over 100 Pounds by Doing This Simple Activity Twice a Day

Thursday  00:52,   18 january 2018

<p>Rachel Saintfort's starting weight was 280 pounds, and as a recording artist, she feels she was denied opportunities due to her weight. "After seeing myself on my first music video, I was motivated for change," she[...]

New research finds more evidence of a link between severe gum disease and certain cancers

Thursday  00:51,   18 january 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

New US research has provided more evidence to suggest that there is a link between advanced gum disease and an increased risk of cancer. Advanced gum disease, also called periodontitis, is caused by bacterial infection that damages the soft tissue[...]

8 easy — and delicious — ways to eat healthier this year

Thursday  00:51,   18 january 2018

Here are a few simple things you can do to get healthier in 2018, including ways to cut down on added sugar and eat more vegetables. A new year provides the opportunity to start over in many aspect of life — work, relationships, finances and more.[...]

What's stopping American workers from being more active?

Wednesday  20:59,   17 january 2018
NBC News

Our workplaces aren't organized to promote good fitness habits and that needs to change. Americans are facing a health epidemic rooted in lifestyle and behavioral choices, rather than the spread of infectious disease. More than two-thirds of[...]

This Trick Will Help You Fall Asleep 9 Minutes Earlier Every Night

Wednesday  20:58,   17 january 2018
Money Talks News

This simple sleep aid is drug-free and cost-free, and a study suggests its impact is comparable to using pharmaceutical sleep aids. Here’s a fast, easy and cheap way to help you spend less time lying awake at night: Make a to-do list.Spending five[...]

Study Shows Opioid Prescriptions Come From Doctor Offices, Not Emergency Rooms

Wednesday  20:29,   17 january 2018
Medical Daily

A new study shows where people are getting their opioid prescriptions from.A new study from the University of Southern California showed that opioid prescriptions very rarely come from emergency rooms, but are almost entirely written in doctor’s[...]

How one woman lost weight by changing the way she talks about food

Wednesday  20:29,   17 january 2018
NBC News

Stop labeling foods "good" or "bad," says health and fitness writer Julia Malacoff.Health and fitness writer Julia Malacoff has changed the way she talks about food, and lost 10 pounds in the[...]

10 Easy Ways to Burn an Extra 300 Calories a Day

Wednesday  20:28,   17 january 2018

Looking to burn a few extra hundred calories with minimal effort? Here's a list of 10 things you can do during your day to increase your calorie burn.&nbsp;Looking to burn a few extra hundred calories with minimal effort? Here's a list of 10 [...]

Study shows TV ads are responsible for your growing waistline

Wednesday  20:28,   17 january 2018

Surprise! Watching TV is bad for you. But, not for the reasons you might think. Okay, well, those too… but not only for the reasons you think.&nbsp;A recent study by Cancer Research UK revealed those watching more than three hours of television[...]