Nutrition & Fitness


Sports Medicine Physician on Benefits of Exercise,...

It can’t be stated enough, especially as the U.S. continues to struggle with an obesity epidemic: The benefits of regular exercise, involving both aerobics and...

June 15, 2022 / 4 min read


Obesity and Your Health: Who’s a Candidate...

Clinical studies have confirmed that the pandemic has only intensified this country’s obesity epidemic.  Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese...

May 2, 2022 / 4 min read


Keeping A Healthy Pace: Experts Advise Marathoners,...

If you’ve been training for months for your first marathon, as many have done for the upcoming 2022 Life Time Miami Marathon & Half on...

January 25, 2022 / 5 min read


How Much Exercise Will Offset 10 or...

Too much sitting, or as much as 10 hours a day of not moving around, can increase your risk of chronic disease, including high cholesterol,...

January 13, 2022 / 3 min read


Healthy, Plant-Rich Diet May Help Lower Risk...

Poor metabolic health, which is linked to obesity, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure, has been associated with increased risk and severity of COVID-19....

November 24, 2021 / 3 min read


Artificial Sweeteners: Top Reasons for Monitoring, Reducing...

Because of the widespread use of artificial sweeteners in drinks and packaged foods, many people consume them without even realizing it. Most diet soft drinks...

November 16, 2021 / 4 min read


Obesity and Bariatric Surgery: The Physical, Social...

The U.S. obesity prevalence was already approaching an alarming 45 percent of the population before the COVID pandemic. That rate has likely risen as the...

November 12, 2021 / 4 min read


New Study: Aim for 7,000-10,000 Steps a...

Logging in your daily steps on any of a multitude of apps available has become a common practice, even during the pandemic. But are 10,000...

September 21, 2021 / 2 min read


Latest Case Against Too Many Sugary Drinks

Sugary drinks fuel weight gain and the U.S. obesity epidemic among adults and children, elevating the risk of diabetes and other chronic diseases, physicians, dietitians...

September 16, 2021 / 3 min read