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What to Expect When You Start Working Out Again After a Long Break

If you’re just now getting back into a workout routine after a few weeks off for the holidays, or after injuries or laziness kept you grounded for a …

Fitness

Even after weight loss, obesity can reduce life span

People who have been overweight or obese at any time during their lives may be more likely to die early, even if they lose weight later, a new study suggests.<p>Among the people in the study, those who had ever been overweight were 19 percent more likely to die during the 23-year study period, …

Diabetes

The weight of the world

TWO-THIRDS of Americans are overweight, but they underestimate the scale of the problem. The average guess from Americans responding to an Ipsos MORI …

BBC iWonder - Do diet foods make you fatter?

Do diet foods make you fatter?<p>1. ‘Diet’ doesn’t mean healthy<p>Low-fat diets are losing credibility. Lots of diet foods have added sugar or sweeteners to replace fat, and these are now thought to be far worse for you in terms of holding on to excess weight. Not all calories are thought of as the same …

Nutrition

Turns out the people in your life are just as important as diet and exercise to your health

It’s that time of year: Time for new diet and exercise habits that will lead us toward achieving the health-related goals we’ve set out for ourselves …

15 Healthy Eating Tips for Weight Loss

If you are determined to adopt some healthier eating strategies and lose weight in 2016, you may need some inspiration and workable ideas. Loading …

Sugar Is Not Only a Drug but a Poison Too

Sugar -- we all crave it. How could we not? It's sweet and makes basically everything taste better. If you're one of the many people who have tried to cut back on sugar, you know how difficult it can be. Some people may even experience withdrawals. This is all due to the fact that when we eat …

Diabetes

The New Black: How Charcoal Became the Latest Hot Ingredient

Like bone broth and kale before it, charcoal has arrived to supposedly help restore and reinvigorate your decaying, toxin-filled body. It’s the …

Alternative Medicine

Healthy recipes that actually taste good

Forget fads such as the Sirt diet and the Pegan plan. These recipes are full of vegetables, protein, wholegrains and fruit – and there isn’t a green juice in sight<p>You know what’s even more depressing than going back to work after a fortnight in your pyjamas drinking Baileys? Going back to work on a …

12 "Healthy" Snacks That Make You Hungrier

Catch us at 3 p.m. on any given day, and chances are we're planning our mid-afternoon snack (we see you, cheesy popcorn). In theory, this is smart: …

Who's Mad About The New Dietary Guidelines? Cancer Experts, for One

Jan.08.2016 / 12:10 AM ET<p>The U.S. government’s latest eating guidelines came out Thursday — only to be greeted with the usual accusations that they go too far, or don’t go far enough, or leave out something important.<p>But this time some of the hottest criticism comes from cancer researchers. And …

U.S. Department of Agriculture

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

5 Common Treadmill Mistakes You Might Be Making

A treadmill running pro outlines five common things runners do wrong when they hit the “on button.”<p>Treadmill running gets a bad rap (so boring. going nowhere. not as effective). But David Siik has been giving the workout a reputation makeover—in terms of both treadmill technique and giving the …