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Doing This for 30 Minutes a Day Can Help You Live Longer

TIME Health<p>For more, visit TIME Health.<p>It sometimes feels like if you want to truly make a difference in your health, you need to hit the gym every …

Longevity

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Yes, sitting too long can kill you, even if you exercise

<b>(CNN) —</b> Take a movement break every 30 minutes, say experts. No matter how much you exercise, sitting for excessively long periods of time is a risk factor for early death, a new study published Monday in Annals of Internal Medicine found.<p>There's a direct relationship between time spent sitting and …

Research

Even more evidence that we’re eating all wrong

Forget fat, it’s carbs that might stick it to your ticker.<p>From the glorious gluttony that is the turducken, to the gustatory pleasures (#foodporn) that make up so many Instagram photos, Americans sure do know how to eat. <i>What to eat</i>—that is, what we should be eating to stay healthy—remains somewhat …

Nutrition

ACSM | ACSM Blog

By: Lynn Millar, PT, PhD, FACSM<p>We certainly know that knee pain is not a new phenomenon, but are people today living lifestyles that make it more …

Pain

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Artificial sweeteners linked to weight gain over time, analysis says

Consuming too much sugar, we know, is linked to obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes. And people who are watching their weight may choose …

Weight Loss

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 …

Exercise

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Is chocolate good or bad for you? This debate rages on, but a recent medical study may definitely comes down on the “pro” side — and we like the …

Health

Stressed? Who isn't? Here's how to conquer it

Americans are reporting record levels of stress. and it's doing a number on our brains, says the author of a new book.<p>Psychologist Melanie Greenberg, author of <i>The Stress-Proof Brain, says c</i>hanging the way you think about stressors can eliminate this phenomenon. She joined USA TODAY for a Facebook …

Mindfulness

I tried the science-backed 7-minute fitness routine that's going viral, and it actually works

When I first heard about the 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, I thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, the app, well, works you out.<p>I tried it for the first time last year, and I'm still hooked, so I …

Exercise

The case for a screen-free childhood

Andy Crouch didn’t let his kids use screens until they turned 10 — and they thanked him for it.<p>Andy Crouch knows that he and his wife, Catherine, raised their kids in an unusual way. He calls it “radical.” They set strict boundaries around technology: no devices in the car. They can check their …

How to Get the Biggest Benefits of Walking

Today is National Walking Day, and the best way to celebrate is (you guessed it) to lace up your sneakers and hit the pavement. Doing so will boost …

Should 15,000 Steps a Day Be Our New Exercise Target?

Taking 10,000 steps per day is often suggested as a desirable exercise goal for people who wish to improve their health. But a new study of postal workers in Scotland suggests that that number could be too conservative and that, to best protect our hearts, many of us might want to start moving …

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Can Diabetics Eat Popcorn? | Healthy Eating | SF Gate

Popcorn is one of life's little snacking pleasures -- after all, who could imagine going to see a flick without stopping by the snack counter for a small bucket? While people with diabetes should try to avoid the highly salted and buttery versions, popcorn can still be safely incorporated into the …

The Truth About Sugar

What’s good? What’s bad? How much sugar is too much? Here’s what the latest science says.<p>On a steep, wet hillside near the equator, two hands place …

Sugar

Physical Activity and Abnormal Blood Glucose Among Healthy Weight Adults

Physical activity has been linked to prevention and treatment of prediabetes and diabetes in overweight and obese adults. This study examines the …

Sitting down for hours a day speeds up ageing - new research

Elderly people who spend most of their time sitting down age significantly quicker than more active contemporaries, according to new research.<p>A study of 1,500 pensioners found those who kept to a sedentary position for ten hours or more a day and who did less than 40 minutes moderate physical …

Longevity

Why Blood Pressure Is Rising Worldwide

One U.S. adult out of every three has high blood pressure, which increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. But the number of people with …

Diabetes

Is sugar the world’s most popular drug?

It eases pain, seems to be addictive and shows every sign of causing long-term health problems. Is it time to quit sugar for good?<p>Imagine a drug that can intoxicate us, can infuse us with energy and can be taken by mouth. It doesn’t have to be injected, smoked, or snorted for us to experience its …

Sugar

Healthy Living | Features

Halloween Health‎10/23/2017 2:30:00 PM<p>Pet Food Safety‎10/16/2017 9:30:00 AM<p>School Lunch Week‎10/13/2017 9:39:00 AM<p>Global Handwashing Day‎10/12/2017 …

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Most Of Us Are Blissfully Ignorant About How Much Rancid Olive Oil We Use

You may have heard by now that the olive oil in your kitchen cupboard may be an impostor. After a 2010 report found that 69 percent of imported olive …

Follow the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid

Let the Mayo Clinic Healthy Weight Pyramid be your guide to making smart eating choices. It's pretty simple to use. The goal is to choose most of …

Weight Loss

The Guardian view on public health: walking to happiness

It’s been known for generations that improving public footpaths is good not just for the nation but the nation’s health<p>Across England and Wales 140,000 miles of tidy and scrappy, rough and smooth and muddy, open, wooded, exposed, sheltered, peaceful and exhilarating rights of way roll and ramble …

Public Health

Never Say Die: 9 Lessons From The World's Longest-Living People

These people live continents away from one another, yet they've unlocked the secrets to living a long, healthful life. Learn 9 common traits of the …

Short stroll after meals better for blood sugar than walks at other times

A 10-minute walk immediately after each meal is far more effective than exercise at other times at reducing blood sugar levels, research suggests.<p>The study of patients with diabetes found that the timing of exercise made a critical difference to controlling levels of glucose in the blood.<p>Experts …

Diabetes

Eating a Mediterranean diet ‘could help lower risk of heart disease’ in Britons

Britons who eat a Mediterranean diet could significantly lower their risk of developing heart disease, according to new research.<p>Scientists found …

Diets

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