Celia Berdeski

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Skip the gym and use these sites to work out

Getting the motivation you need to work out at home can be tough to say the least. Your couch is there. Your Netflix is there. Why would you want to mess up a good thing like that with sweat? I hear you loud and clear, but there are awesome apps to help you get in shape in no time — right from the …

Sugared soda consumption, cell aging associated in new study

Sugar-sweetened soda consumption might promote disease independently from its role in obesity, according to UC San Francisco researchers who found in …

First pharmacological guideline for obesity treatment provides clinical roadmap for anti-obesity drug treatment

The first-ever clinical practice guideline for the drug treatment of obesity offers a new tool for health practitioners looking to the latest …

Medical Research

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many early deaths as obesity

A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual's risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study …

27 Health and Nutrition Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based

There is a lot of confusion when it comes to health and nutrition. People, even qualified experts, often seem to have the exact opposite opinions. …

Nutrition

Probiotics 101: Literally Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that the bacteria in your body outnumber your body’s cells 10 to 1? It’s true, and most of them reside in your gut. But there really is …

Bacteria

Nutrition App Rise Adds Apple HealthKit Integration And Launches Its First International Markets

Over the past year-and-a-half, the team behind personal nutrition app Rise has worked to help its users make better decisions about the things that they eat. Today, they’re launching an update to the app that will also provide diet coaches with more data about users’ activity levels, while also …

Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines

Few people doing enough aerobic activity and strength training.<p>Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today.<p>About 79% of adults don't meet the physical …

What Separates A Healthy And Unhealthy Diet? Just $1.50 Per Day

If you want to eat a more healthful diet, you're going to have to shell out more cash, right? (After all, Whole Foods didn't get the nickname "Whole Paycheck" for nothing.)<p>But until recently, that widely held bit of conventional wisdom hadn't really been assessed in a rigorous, systematic way, says …

Medifast Adds Board Members in Agreement with Engaged Capital

Weight-loss company agrees to nominate five new directors<p>Weight-loss company Medifast Inc. has agreed to nominate five new directors as part of an agreement with its third-largest shareholder, activist investor Engaged Capital LLC.<p>Engaged disclosed a 5.7% stake in the weight-loss company in May, …

Lose Weight Faster By Eating These Common High-Fiber Foods

Oh, fiber. One substance that is good for staying, er, regular. Most Americans don’t get enough recommended fiber, which is proven to lower weight, …

Diet 101: DASH Diet

The DASH Diet was created for those with high blood pressure, but was recently voted Best Overall Diet for Healthy Eating by U.S. News. Find out what …

10 Signs You're Eating Right For Your Body

Two years ago, I made it my mission to eat a healthy diet filled with whole foods and fresh vegetables. This wasn't just a personal decision, I did …

Vegetables

Are You Sick, And Sick Of Hearing 'Everything Happens For A Reason'?

When a friend or loved one gets sick — really, seriously sick — it's hard to know what to say. So some of us say nothing. Which seems better than saying the wrong thing, though people do that too.<p>Los Angeles graphic designer Emily McDowell's solution to this dilemma are what she calls Empathy …

Scientists Crack A 50-Year-Old Mystery About The Measles Vaccine

Back in the 1960s, the U.S. started vaccinating kids for measles. As expected, children stopped getting measles.<p>But something else happened.<p>Childhood deaths from all infectious diseases plummeted. Even deaths from diseases like pneumonia and diarrhea were cut by half.<p>Scientists saw the same …

First national report on Hispanic health a mix of good and bad news

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> "Buenos dias," Dr. Tom Frieden, CDC director, said to reporters at the beginning of a media briefing Tuesday to announce results from the first national study on Hispanic health risks and leading causes of death in the United States, information directed toward the nearly 57 million …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing