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10 Ways To Reset Your Hormones For Health, Energy & Weight Control

So often, patients drag themselves into my office complaining of multiple symptoms like thinning hair, brittle nails, erupting skin, poor sleep, …

How Much Food Should I Eat?

Portion Distortion<p>Cookies as big as frisbees. Muffins the size of flower pots. Bowls of pasta so deep, your fork can barely find the bottom. One …

Report: Video Games Can Sub for Outdoor Play Time

The United States Department of Health and Human Services recommends that children participate in at least an hour of "moderate to vigorous" physical …

The Type of Food You Should Start Eating to Boost Your Health by 100%

From raw cacao to goji berries superfoods pack a punch when it comes to boosting your health and energy levels. We just can’t get enough of them! …

Eating A Handful Of Nuts Every Day Could Lower Your Risk Of Cancer

Eating half a handful of peanuts or nuts a day could help protect against conditions such as cancer and heart disease, researchers have revealed.<p>A …

10 Things Only People With Orthorexia Would Understand.

Orthorexia nervosa is a disorder characterised by an obsession with being healthy. People who suffer from this fixate on establishing and maintaining …

Protein supplements are generating huge profits - but do they really help you slim? | The Independent

Kelly, a 19-year-old trainee nail technician from Kent, started skipping lunch for a vanilla shake about a year ago. She has what's called a Slender …

Nutrition

5 foods you need to eat when you’re pregnant (or trying!)

Your food choices when pregnant may not only affect your weight, but also have a significant impact on the health of you and your baby.<p>In between …

Nutrition

Fat, Tired and Inflamed -- Could It Be Your Thyroid?

Balancing all of your hormones, including sex hormones, adrenal or stress hormones, and thyroid hormones, becomes crucial if you want to heal. They are all interconnected; they interact with one another like a musical symphony. When any instrument in the symphony plays out of tune, problems …

How to Fuel for Sports and Workouts

My first real endurance challenge was half a lifetime ago, when a couple of friends from my high school track team and I hatched a plan to ride our …

5 Nutrients Even Healthy People Forget About

Healthy eating is like an insurance policy for your body, but it's no guarantee. Don't skip these essential, yet oft-overlooked, vitamins and minerals<p>…

Tips for losing weight in summer

Loading...<p>If you didn’t have time to lose weight in spring, don’t despair. In summer it is easier and faster!<p>You should start with the simplest – …

5 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

<i>SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue</i><p>By Maureen Callahan<p>Sometimes foods we love land in the nutritional “dog house” because of a negative news story. And then it doesn’t matter what health experts say, or what new research comes to light. In our minds we come to think of these foods as unhealthy choices.<p>Take …

Should I Eat French Fries?

<b>7/9 experts say no.</b><p>French fries may seem the least of all evils when perusing a bar food menu. Potatoes are a health food, and what’s a French fry …

The Health Benefits of Eating Fruit

Besides being very delicious there are a number of health benefits to be gained from eating fruit. There are many people that avoid eating foods that …

7 Tips For Strong, Defined Abs

In my nearly 20 years in health and fitness, I've often come across the same question: “I workout everyday, but I still have belly fat … why?”<p>Despite …

74 Alkaline Foods That Fight Cancer, Pain, Gout, Diabetes and Heart Disease

We’re committed to offering our readers the best possible information to help everyone live and enjoy a happier and healthier life. This means that …

Diabetes

This Is What's Keeping Teens From Getting Enough Sleep

Up to a third of teens in the U.S. don’t get enough sleep each night, and the loss of shut-eye negatively impacts their grades, mental well-being and …

The Absolute Best And Worst Foods For Sleep

Photo: Courtesy of Planters, Shoprite, & Navitas.<p>Working up a sweat in the gym (or Flywheel, Physique, Barry’s, however you prefer to get your …