Nutrition & Fitness


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


Chronic Kidney Disease: You May Be At...

An estimated 37 million U.S. adults have chronic kidney disease, or CKD, and millions more are at increased risk, according to the National Kidney Foundation....

March 11, 2021 / 3 min read


Fitness and Aging: Takeaways from Tom Brady’s...

Tom Brady, quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, won his 7th Super Bowl in January, as he continues to amaze with his fitness and success...

March 8, 2021 / 5 min read


Baptist Health Easy Eats: Baptist HeartBEET Bowl...

February is American Heart Month – a perfect time to learn about heart disease, your risk for it and the steps you need to take...

February 20, 2021 / 3 min read