Nutrition & Fitness


Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of regular or annual checkups and screenings, according to surveys by...

June 15, 2017 / 3 min read


Bone Health Update: Treating, Preventing Osteoporosis (Video)

Osteoporosis is increasingly being diagnosed in Americans over 50, fueled in large part by the millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age every year. But...

May 30, 2017 / 2 min read


Ladies, Here are Tips for a Healthy...

Heart disease, stroke and cancer are among the most common diseases women have to worry about, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and...

May 17, 2017 / 2 min read


7 Ways to Reduce Your Stroke Risk...

About half of American adults have at least one risk factor for stroke, including high blood pressure, high blood sugar or being overweight. Moreover, many...

May 17, 2017 / 3 min read


Easing of School-Meal Rules Spotlights Kids’ Nutrition

An easing of school lunch regulations by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is raising some concerns among dietitians that the rollback will send the...

May 15, 2017 / 2 min read


Roundup: Gluten-Free Diets Could Harm Your Heart...

“Gluten-free” diets or products have become widespread but a new study warns that you may be putting your heart health at risk by shunning healthy...

May 5, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: FDA Takes Action Against ‘Illegal Cancer...

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it has sent warning letters to 14 U.S.-based companies that the agency says are “illegally selling more than 65...

April 28, 2017 / 3 min read


Fuel Yourself With Plant Proteins

Many people assume that you can’t get enough protein on a plant-based diet. If done correctly, a plant-based diet can be a healthy approach to...

April 27, 2017 / 2 min read


Your Body Shape and Your Health

All fat is not equal. When it comes to people who are overweight or obese, those with the most concentration of “belly fat” are at...

April 26, 2017 / 3 min read