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How Broccoli Could Help Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar

One of the most important things for people living with type 2 diabetes is controlling their blood sugar. Now, new research shows that taking a …

The influence of dog ownership on sedentary behavior in older adults

Findings in a recent study published in <i>BMC Public Health</i> indicate that owning a dog could help older people meet recommended physical activity levels …

Yoga and meditation reduce the risk of cancer by changing our DNA: Relaxation techniques boost the way our genes protect the body from illness

Yoga and meditation reduce our risk of cancer by changing our DNA, new research reveals.<p>People who practice so-called mind-body interventions (MBI), …

Tai Chi

Mindful eating: 'Suddenly, you have power over food'

<b>(CNN) —</b> It happened by accident.<p>Kathryn Hutchinson, a 52-year-old retired teacher, was accompanying her father to a doctor's appointment last year when his doctor recommended that Hutchinson make an appointment of her own.<p>Hutchinson was diagnosed with prediabetes at the time and was obese, with …

9 Women On Why They Switched From Cardio To Weight Training

“People always ask me if I’m a runner and I respond, ‘No I’m a squatter.’”<p>Anna Danes was a lifelong runner, jogger and walker, but after giving birth to her daughter 12 years ago, she got busy and wasn’t able to keep up her regular exercise routine. She quickly noticed changes in her body, …

Exercise

Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome

The prominence of sedentary behavior research in health science has grown rapidly. With this growth there is increasing urgency for clear, common and …

Exercise

Can Exercise Offset Alcohol's Damaging Effects?

Even gardening, brisk walking may reduce your risk of booze-related death, researchers say<p>THURSDAY, Sept. 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- In news that's …

As millennials flock to high-intensity workouts, hip pain follows

By Danielle Douglas-Gabriel<p>, Reporter<p>Physical therapist Karena Wu couldn’t help notice a trend in patients visiting her New York City office this year. Many were under age 35, enjoyed strenuous workouts and were suffering immense hip pain.<p>The millennials had pushed themselves in endurance races …

Massage Therapy

It’s Spring - Throw the Doors Open and Get Outside!

<b>It's Spring-Throw the Doors Open and Get Outside!</b><p>A successful boot camp means more than taking an indoor workout outside the gym.<p>Outdoor boot camps …

The Amazing Way My Workouts Improved After I Started Meditating

Like so many fitness breakthroughs, this one started with a New Year's resolution. After reading countless articles about the benefits of mindfulness and even hearing some firsthand accounts from friends who had adopted the practice, I decided I had nothing to lose and everything to gain from …

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Want to Be Happier and Less Stressed? Here Are 6 Strategies to Taking on Any Challenge

According to 75 years of Harvard research, one of the 4 keys of a happy life is to approach challenges as learning experiences. Here's how to do it.<p>No matter who you are or what you've accomplished, life is full of experiences that can pull you underwater so deeply that it feels as if you will …

Mindfulness

It's time to recognize mental health as essential to physical health

The treatment of mental illness has long been held back by the sense that disorders of emotion, thinking, and behavior somehow lack legitimacy and …

You Asked: Is Intense Exercise Better For Your Health?

When it comes to your fitness levels—or the amount of work your heart, lungs, and limbs can perform—there’s no doubt that a good, hard sweat is great …

Duke University

Why does dieting not work? Study sheds light

Many of us know from experience that losing weight is a feat of endurance. Some diets will work, others won't, and despite our best efforts, it might …

Let them run wild! New research reveals getting children outdoors and away from their tablets is the best way to ensure good health into adulthood

Whether it’s a camping holiday in the countryside or a weekend bike ride, the experts are in agreement: the healthiest thing you can do as a family …

Lack of sleep causes your brain to EAT ITSELF to clean up worn-out cells, study reveals

Your brain starts to eat itself if it hasn't had enough sleep, according to a new study.<p>Researchers studied lab mice, and found that 'clean-up' cells …

High Blood Pressure

Health risk of sleeping for less than six hours: Study says too little rest can raise the risk of stroke or heart disease

Having too little sleep could put people at risk from heart disease, warns new research.<p>The study found that having less than six hours sleep a night …

Diabetes

Five Secrets for Steadier Workouts

Many of us vow to get to the gym—then life intervenes. But 21% of U.S. adults do manage to get enough exercise, and these people have some common traits and habits. They are consistent but not rigid. They have open minds about what defines “exercise.” And they have different motivations than the …

A New Clinical Trial Just Made Diabetes Patients Insulin Independent

by Dom Galeon and Kelsey R. Marquart May 21, 2017 Health & Medicine 20500<p>With Promising Potential<p>No matter how modern the world has become, there are …

Mindfulness: A No-Brainer for Physical and Mental Health

CEU Corner: Nutrition & Exercise - Timing is Everything

Diet and exercise are the primary pillars of a healthy lifestyle plan. But can coordinating eating and workout schedules improve our fitness results? …

6 Vitamins And Minerals That Boost Brain Power

The human brain is a complex organ requiring many different nutrients to function properly. Nutritional deficiencies have been shown to contribute to …

Mindful eating can help weight loss, study shows

Eating without the distraction of work, computers or TV can help people lose weight and maintain the loss, researchers say<p>Eating mindfully, choosing and savouring food away from the distractions of computers and televisions, can help people lose weight, a study has shown.<p>A programme in the US tells …

Your Genes May Hold The Secret To Reaching Fitness Goals

A few years ago I figured out if I added three full-out 30 second sprints to my jogs I would sleep soundly that night. It was such a powerful …

What Happens to Your Body When You Skip the Gym?

[caption id="attachment_58759" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]No matter how dedicated you are to fitness, sooner or later, it’s …

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month - Albany Business Review

By Dr. Kirk Panneton <br>– BlueShield of Northeastern New York<p>May 18, 2017<p>The weather has made a turn for the better. The grass is green again and …

Diabetes

Exercise coalition outlines 'action' plan for fitter, healthier America

Chris Jordan, inventor of the 7-Minute Workout, sought to lead by example Thursday, urging attendees at a congressional information session on …

Diabetes

No such thing as 'fat but fit', major study finds

‘Metabolically healthy obese’ are 50% more likely to suffer heart disease than those of normal weight, finds University of Birmingham study<p>People who are obese run an increased risk of heart failure and stroke even if they appear healthy, without the obvious warning signs such as high blood …