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16 Ways To Boost Your Body Confidence (Infographic)

Loving yourself — and your body — is a big part of the happiness equation. It's so easy to give into the negative self talk and stare in the mirror, …

Fat burners

8 of the best hiking trails in Colorado

It’s no secret that Colorado has some of the best hiking in the United States. From summiting 14,000-foot peaks to ducking down into deep canyons and …

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How Nutrition In One Generation Can Change The Genetics Of The Next

A Cambodian case study finds that people developing diabetes today have parents who went hungry in the 1970s.<p>So many adults in Cambodia are getting diabetes at such a young age, it's unbelievable. "You can go to every village with me and see it," endocrinologist Lim Keuky told PRI. "When I go …

For obese, stress may be even more deadly

Recurring emotional stress may trigger a stronger biochemical response in overweight people, possibly increasing their risk of chronic illnesses such …

SolePower Shoe Insole Charges Your Phone While You Walk

It's funny how our mobile devices are anything but mobile when they run low on battery. Instead, we're stuck plugging gadgets into a wall outlet and …

Why You Should Walk to Work

A morning tip for today. And probably tomorrow, too.<p>Insight from Jerry Seinfeld, from earlier this week:<p>If you can walk to work or take your bike on a daily basis, I think that's just about the coolest thing that there is. Every morning I listen to the traffic on the radio, and they talk about how …

10 Reasons You Should Try Walking for Transportation

A year ago, I sold my car and committed to walking to work. Most weekdays, I walked a little under three miles to my office in downtown Austin. I encourage others who live within a reasonable walking distance from their offices to give it a try.<p>I've never been a huge fan of exercise. I figured if I …

Residents Of Walk-Friendly, Dense Neighborhoods May Have Lower Diabetes Risk

A walk-friendly, densely-populated neighborhood could help you keep diabetes at bay, a new study in the journal PLOS ONE suggests.<p>Researchers from St. Michael's Hospital found that the less walkable and more dependent on cars a neighborhood is, the greater the risk of diabetes and obesity for …

Bike Lanes May Be The Most Cost-Effective Way To Improve Public Health

Build bike lanes, get healthy citizens.<p>Amazing things happen to a city once people are encouraged to switch to bike commuting: the air quality improves throughout the city, which benefits everyone, not just cyclists. Quieter roads are more pleasant roads to be around, and they’re less congested for …

5 Percent of US Kids Fit New 'Severely Obese' Category

Childhood obesity rates are leveling off in America, but a new sub-category within the clinical definition of obesity is growing. Called "severely obese," it affects an estimated 4 million American kids and teens--about 5 percent of children. More from NBC News:<p>That means nearly 4 million U.S. …

Preventing Childhood Obesity: How To Help Kids Shed Weight By Changing Home Routines

By: Christopher Wanjek, LiveScience's Bad Medicine Columnist<p>Published: 09/09/2013 04:10 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Doctors may have found a way to simultaneously work on several major health problems facing U.S. children: obesity, too much TV, too little sleep and chaotic mealtimes. Maybe you can guess …

Junk Food Banned From Schools, But Will It Help Fight Obesity?

<b>More Food Policy</b><p>Junk food has gotten a lot of press recently. The USDA just implemented a ban on selling junk foods in schools, including from cafeterias and vending machines. The ban was a provision of the politically popular 2010 Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which also included improved …

Should Schools Be Responsible for Childhood Obesity Prevention?

How educators are struggling to keep junk food out of classrooms, and why it matters if schools become the frontline in the fight against childhood obesity<p>With the nation's childhood obesity rate triple what it was 30 years ago for adolescents, expectations that schools will do more to help keep …

Sugared Beverages Tied to Obesity in Preschoolers

Children as young as five are at a heightened risk of being obese if they regularly drink sugary beverages such as sodas, juices, and sports drinks, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Children who drink sweet drinks less often are …

30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

<i>Pretty in Pink</i> isn’t just a good ’80s movie. It isn’t just a good teen movie. And it isn’t just a good romantic movie. It’s just a good movie, …