Simply going for a daily heart-pumping 45-minute walk throughout your pregnancy may slash your risk of developing gestational diabetes by about a third, according to a meta-analysis published in BJOB: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. (Learn how too much pregnancy weight affects your baby’s health.) The study authors compiled a meta-analysis of randomized controlled… Read More
January 11, 2019 | Categories: Health
You might think that a few piles of clothes here, stacks of books and magazines there, and junked-up dresser drawers aren’t hurting anyone. Think again. All of that clutter overcrowding your personal space might be affecting your health. Don’t take our word for it. Here are science-supported reasons why a neglected mess may be messing… Read More
Want to lose weight, have more energy, improve your mood and boost your health? Get more quality sleep, suggest science and medical experts. Research has shown that most Americans would be happier, healthier and safer if they were to sleep an extra 60 to 90 minutes more each night. Even if you think you’re carving… Read More
January 7, 2019 | Categories: Health
That next morning after a terrible night’s sleep can make you feel like you’re dragging all day, especially when you have to go to work. One study found that when a person who loses two hours of sleep from a normal eight-hour sleep schedule, they perform similarly in a work environment to someone who had… Read More
Unless you surround yourself with Tibetan monks, you’d be hard-pressed to find someone in your life — including you — that wouldn’t say they’re stressed about something. There are times when stress can be a good thing — it can help you conquer fears or motivate you to get something done. But when you’re constantly in… Read More
December 29, 2018 | Categories: Health
The subject of fat often pops up in everyday conversation. Whether people are gaining or losing it, it is a hot topic. But the understanding of fat isn’t as black and white as you may think. There are many things about body fat (like the fact that it’s good for your body) that you may not… Read More
December 26, 2018 | Categories: Health
There’s nothing quite like the aroma of onions cooking in your kitchen, is there? With the cooler weather upon us, this cold-season crop is in its prime to be consumed. Adding onions to your soups, stews, stir-fries, and casseroles not only help them taste great and smell delicious, but you’ll also be doing your health a… Read More
December 21, 2018 | Categories: Health
Doctors, dietitians, and nutritionists divulge which healthy foods they load in their shopping carts. Berries Blueberries! Raspberries! Strawberries! Blackberries! They’re all jammed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber. “A bowl of berries is what most nutritionists have when they’re craving something sweet,” Keri Glassman, RD, told Redbookmag.com. “We favor super-dark berries, like blueberries and blackberries, because… Read More
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