Darian Betosky

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How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you've been eating about the same and exercising a fair amount, you've put on a few pounds. Or, you came back from vacation only to realize you weren't bouncing back as …

Surfing icon Laird Hamilton shares his 10-point plan to live forever

Perpetual youth is a whimsical notion suited to screen writers and 16th century Spanish explorers but a career requirement for Laird Hamilton.<p>In the ocean as many as five hours most days, the inventor of tow-in big-wave surfing, modern-day stand-up paddleboarding and hydrofoil surfing uses a unique …

Laird Hamilton

Grapefruit: Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Grapefruit is a popular citrus fruit that is a terrific source of vitamins, fiber and other nutrients. Grapefruit is known for its antioxidant- and …

Nutrition

Popping calcium pills may increase heart attack risk in elderly women

Though calcium and vitamin D supplements may prevent bone fractures in elderly women, it also increases their chances of getting a heart attack or a …

Our bodies make vitamin D naturally. So why do Americans spend billions on supplements?

Consumer surveys find that vitamin D now outsells all other supplements, including fish oil, probiotics and even multivitamins. That's rather surprising given that vitamin D is actually one of the few vitamins we can make on our own. All we need is to expose our skin to the sun, and our bodies take …

Vitamin D

If You're Vegan, These Are Must-Eat Foods to Get Your B Vitamins

I saw a t-shirt once that said, "If you've never been asked 'How do you get enough protein?' then you're not truly a vegan." We love how people are genuinely concerned about our diets, because we also get asked, "How do you get your B vitamins?" While it's true that meat, dairy products, and eggs …

Aging: What to expect

You know that aging will likely cause you to develop wrinkles and gray hair. But do you know how the aging process will affect your teeth, heart and …

A first look at the FDA’s new nutrition label — and 10 reasons it’s different from the old one

First lady Michelle Obama on Friday unveiled the much-anticipated overhaul of the nutrition labels you see on every packaged product at the grocery store, and it looks a lot like the old one — at least superficially.<p>The new label still retains the minimalist black-and-white, two-column look that …

Nutrition

Sugar and dairy products cut off good vitamins in body

Swiss expert says almost 60% of humans are allergic to dairy protein but never realise it.<p>KUALA LUMPUR: Sugar and dairy products are categorised as …