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Removing digital devices from the bedroom can improve sleep for children, teens

Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a …

Penn State

Weight training ‘more effective than cardio’ for older adults

A new study suggests combining weight training with a low-calorie diet preserves much needed lean muscle mass that can be lost through aerobic workouts.<p>The study, by researchers at Wake Forest University in the US, has been published in the journal <i>Obesity.</i><p>During the 18-month study (a single-blind, …

Which Is Right for You: Free Weights or Bodyweight?

<b>The ‘strong is the new skinny’ movement has arrived</b>. The fear that resistance training will cause us to walk through doors sideways, has been …

Strength Training, Not Cardio, Helps Prevent Cancer: Study

It's an age-old debate: is cardio (such as running) or strength training better for you?<p>New research by the University of Sydney may have finally …

5 Foods to Combat Cold and Flu Season

Include these superfoods in your diet this season so you can stay happy, healthy and sniffle-free<p>As we near the winter months (yes, we’re that …

Wellness

Three proven psychological treatments for young people that need to be funded

From the first of November Australians living in rural and remote areas will be eligible to receive Medicare rebates for psychological treatments …

Channing Frye Opens Up About Depression

Cavs backup big man Channing Frye fell into a deep depression after losing both of his parents at the end of 2016 within months of each other.<p>Frye …

Best Healthy Frozen Foods | Women's Health

10 Frozen Meals That Are Actually Good For You<p>Comfort foods with a boost.<p>Davide Luciano<p><i>A girl's gotta eat, but she needn't spent hours over a hot stove. Enter our 2017 Super Market Heroes, where we've found the healthiest (and tastiest!) boxed, bagged, and canned goods around—all ready in 10</i> …

The Biggest Source of Employee Stress? Unclear Goals

Despite the fact that most of us are fully aware of our stress already, National Stress Awareness Day is officially on November first. You might even …

Using the word 'snack' could make you eat more, study suggets

So could eating standing up, apparently<p>Losing weight is never easy, but new research shows that making simple, small changes in the way we interact …

The clocks 'fall back' an hour this weekend

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – This is the weekend we say goodbye to Daylight Saving Time. But turning back the clocks could affect everything from your …

These 20 popular restaurant meals have an absurd amount of sodium

Even if you are counting calories, cutting back on sugar and diligently tracking your fat intake, there’s one item on the nutrition panel that you might be ignoring: sodium. Turns out, the typical American adult eats enough salt a day to cause heart damage, according to a study published in the …

You Should Be Sleeping In A Cold Bedroom-- Here’s Why

You probably don't think twice about climbing into bed and finally getting the chance to go off to sleep. However, it does make a difference when you …

30 Days Of Superfoods: Carrots As Infection Fighters

Carrot nutrients benefit not only your eyes, but also your whole body. Here's how.<p><i>Welcome to</i> 30 Days of Superfoods<i>,</i> Prevention<i>’s 30-day challenge to incorporate more healthy fuel into your diet all November long. Superfoods have myriad benefits, from boosting your immune system and fortifying your</i> …

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7 Healthy Recipes to Eat When You’ve Gone Overboard on Sweets

There’s nothing like a sugar hangover to slow you down... big time. Whether you rounded up the Reese's or savored the Skittles, the …

Healthy Eating

Science Says This Is the Best Motivation to Exercise

If you play well with others, then it might be time to get tough. Friendly social support makes you work out <i>less</i> often, while cutthroat competition …

Exercise

15 Most-Pinned Healthy Snacks on Pinterest

If you're tired of eating store-bought healthy snacks, you might want to consider making your own. Why? Well, first of all, DIY-ing snacks is a …

Use This Hamstring Exercise to Prevent Knee Injuries and Pain

Knee pain stinks.<p>It can be an absolute monster to train through or around knee pain when you're trying to increase lower-body strength and size. And …

Zinc Lozenges May Help Colds Go Away 3 Times Faster

Zinc lozenges may triple the rate of recovery from the common cold, according to a new meta-analysis of three studies. However, the promising results …

9 Science-Backed Tips to Help You Sleep Better | Inc.com

It seems like it's getting harder and harder to get a good night's sleep.<p>A myriad of distractions are in cahoots, keeping you from getting enough shut-eye.<p>We're supposed to get seven to nine hours of sleep, but many Americans don't hit that target every night.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health …

Sleep

The Best Single Exercise To Perform

By<p>May 17 2017, 11:55 AM<p>Staying in shape requires a number of different elements. But if you could only perform one exercise for the rest of your …

How to stop stress and anxiety wreaking havoc with your gut health

Time to embrace 'gutfulness'<p>Do you suffer from bloating or irritated bowels when stressed or anxious? If so, you're not alone. Stress and anxiety are …

Healthy Fat: How Much Is Too Much?

We used to assume that fat was fat. Now, most of us know that while some fats are terribly bad for us, others are actually quite healthy!<p>That's great …

Is Intermittent Fasting Worth It?

After a lifetime of resisting calorie-counting and meal-skipping, food writer Laurie Woolever dips a toe into the "intermittent fasting" trend. Read …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Healthy Eating

Sweetness and blight: the mounting case against sugar

My mantra was: all things in moderation. But as the evidence against sugar stacks up, I’m growing anxious. Although I won’t give up fruit…<p>One day earlier this month, I opened <i>The</i> <i>Oxford Companion to Food</i>, for so long a bible to me, and looked up sugar. The entry ran to several pages, taking me from …

Diabetes

20-Minute Healthy Dinner Ideas

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Cooking

7 Ways to Use Your Slow Cooker to Make More Wholesome Meals

If one of your goals for the new year is to focus on eating a more wholesome diet, the slow cooker is one of the most helpful tools in the kitchen to …

Cooking

Mindfulness trainers reaching out to school principals

<i>Sixth graders in Anaheim practice mindfulness to help them open up their minds. ; Credit: Adolfo Guzman-Lopez/KPCC</i>Adolfo Guzman-LopezThere’s a sound …

Mindfulness