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9 Foods High In Iron | Women's Health

9 Great Sources of Iron for Active Women<p>If your body doesn't have enough iron, your muscles can't recover as quickly post-workout. Stock up on these foods high in iron to reach your fitness goals<p>Shutterstock<p>Iron isn't just a metal—it's a key nutrient for exercise performance. In fact, a new study …

Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches<p>Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that …

Your Fat Has a Brain. Seriously. And It's Trying to Kill You.

Phil Bruno was super-sizing again. It was just past 5:30 on a spring evening in 2004, and he was driving home from work. He pulled into a White Castle, one of many fast-food outlets lining Route 100 in his hometown of Manchester, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis. He was only a mile from his house, …

Fitness

Daily Serving of Nuts Linked with Longer Life

Eating a small amount of nuts each day may help people live longer, a new study suggests.<p>In the study, which included information from more than …

Exercise 'is good dementia therapy'

<b>People with dementia who exercise improve their thinking abilities and everyday life, a body of medical research concludes.</b><p>The Cochrane Collaboration carried out a systematic review of eight exercise trials involving more than 300 patients living at home or in care.<p>Exercise did little for patients' …

Dementia

Ulcer drugs linked to vitamin B12 deficiency

<b>Medication used to treat stomach ulcers may cause potentially harmful vitamin B12 deficiency, say experts.</b><p>A US study of 200,000 people in the Journal of the American Medical Association found the link.<p>People who took tablets known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or histamine antagonists (H2RAs) …

Holistic Medicine

Artificial sweetener aspartame 'is safe'

<b>The artificial sweetener aspartame is safe and poses no threat to health, European food regulators conclude.</b><p>The European Food Safety Authority brought forward its review, planned for completion by 2020, at the request of the European Commission.<p>Since it came into use in the 1980s, a number of …

Diabetes

The Microbes in Your Gut May be Making You Fat

<i>Freelance writer Marlene Cimons is a former Washington reporter for the Los Angeles Times who specializes in science and medicine. She writes</i> …

It’s a Myth: There’s No Evidence That Coffee Stunts Kids’ Growth

Many parents, on special occasions, let their children drink Coke, Pepsi, or other sugary drinks. Most parents would never consider letting their …

Eating nuts during pregnancy 'may curb allergies'

<b>Children are less likely to have a nut allergy if their mother ate nuts while pregnant, a study has concluded.</b><p>The work, published in JAMA Pediatrics, looked at the health and diets of more than 8,000 children and their mothers.<p>The US researchers believe that early exposure in the womb creates …

NHS

How to avoid holiday weight gain?

Christmas ale and easy roasted chestnuts<p>The seasonal temptation to eat like it’s our last few days on earth is already in full swing. Matters aren’t …