Nutrition & Fitness


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


Top 4 Reasons Why Men Tend to...

Why do mean overeat? That question may not seem to come up frequently since research studies have suggested that women overeat as part of stress-coping...

August 5, 2021 / 3 min read


Inspired by the Olympics? Here are Top...

There are well-proven motivating factors that can help you stay on track, or get you started on a program long before the new year gets...

July 27, 2021 / 3 min read


Knowing Your Sweat Rate Can Help You...

The thousands of long-distance runners who have trained for months for this weekend's ING marathon and half-marathon know how important hydration is for health and...

July 23, 2021 / 2 min read


How Gut Bacteria Affects Many Aspects of...

Most people don’t realize they share their bodies with trillions of bacteria, fungi and other microbes. The majority of these live deep within our intestines...

July 12, 2021 / 5 min read


Is Intense Exercise a Good Fit for...

But overdoing these exercises, or doing them wrong, can lead to injury and even more serious, though rare, debilitating or dangerous health scares.

July 6, 2021 / 3 min read