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exercise and fitness

  • I grew up on academic campuses and my experiences on these citadels of knowledge have been instrumental in shaping my views about life. Sometimes, I am inclined to believe that I have forgotten about ...

    “First, they came for the Communists and I did not speak out because I was not a Communist. Then they came for the Socialists and I did not speak out because I was not a Socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me and there was no one left to speak out for me.”

  • ... people with diabetes have a greater rate of decline in cognitive function and a greater risk of cognitive decline. Cognitive dysfunction should therefore be added to ...

    The American Diabetes Association (ADA) standards of medical care is a document I refer to from time to time. The document covers so many areas in diabetes care. Going through the document gives you the far-reaching consequences of diabetes.

  • “Dietary supplements claiming all types of health benefits or functional properties - including weight loss, appetite suppression, and muscle building - are virtually unregulated.

    Teens and young women who use diet pills and laxatives for weight control are five to six times more likely to be diagnosed with an eating disorder in the next three years, a U.S. study suggests.

  • Lots of people are on medication for symptoms correctable by exercise. Why?

    We all know that exercise is an important, critical part of our daily lives. In fact, not too long ago, the British Medical Journal published a study that showed exercise was just as good as or even better than medicine when it comes to healing your body.

  • In view of the huge sums of money spent when we fall sick, it is always better to ensure that we take steps to remain healthy at all times. Staying healthy can be done in a simple manner without resorting to high expenditure at any point in time.

  • The proposed advice shouldn’t be interpreted to mean that not having a drink on Thursday means you can have two on Friday, ....

    If you decide to have an alcoholic drink, limiting yourself to one a day is best — whether you’re a man or woman.

  • Only 20 percent of Americans get enough exercise now, and the childhood obesity problem has prompted the push to aim younger to prevent poor health later in life.

    Move more, sit less and get kids active as young as age 3, say new U.S. federal guidelines that stress that any amount and any type of exercise helps health.

  • "This study builds on other evidence that shows dog-owners are less likely to be depressed ... The heart findings just add that owning a dog may bring a lot of wellness," ...

    Every day, the dogs need a walk. Every day, they're helping their owners' hearts in more ways than one.

  • “Our goal is to prevent dementia (and) to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. There are no effective treatments yet. We hope that ...

    For three days a week, Wayne Garcia has been getting an unconventional workout. He starts by putting on a virtual reality (VR) headset. He then gets on a specially designed exercise bike and starts peddling. He is taking part in a study at the University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine to see if a dose of VR can help prevent age-related cognitive decline and dementia.

  • The study did not include fish, grass-fed beef or processed meats. The plant-based diets emphasized the consumption of legumes, nuts, grains and soy products.

     Red meat has been given a bad rep for heart health in people whose diets have a high proportion of it, but a new study finds that white meat may be just as bad when it comes to cholesterol.

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