Tag: weight management

Healthy Salads Deserve Healthy Dressings

As the weather heats up, you may find yourself seeking lighter meals. Salads are a great option — cool, crunchy...

May 29, 2017

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....

May 17, 2017

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...

May 5, 2017

Roundup: ‘Maintain, Don’t Gain’ Challenge Offered for...

'Tis the season many Americans gain weight - anywhere between 1 and 5 pounds on average - say experts.

November 11, 2016

Never Too Early: 5 Tips to Avoid...

Your current weight may be the lightest you’ll be for the remainder of the year, according to a new study...

October 19, 2016

10 Tips for Portion Control & Weight...

Fortunately, portion control, weight-loss and good nutrition are key steps to reducing the health risks associated with excess weight.

August 25, 2016

Roundup: 300% Hike in Diabetes Worldwide, U.N....

In 2014, 8.5 percent of adults (422 million) in the world had diabetes, up from 4.7 percent or 108 million...

April 8, 2016

Risks of Common Heartburn Meds

Studies have shown that PPIs may increase the risk for a variety of problems, including bone fractures, infections, kidney disease...

February 8, 2016

Figuring Your Ideal Weight

A BMI “body mass index” quickly configures a status number (18.5-24.9 considered “normal”) using your height and weight. But a...

January 14, 2016

New U.S. Guidelines: ‘Added Sugars’ Less Than...

For the first time, the U.S. government provides a limit to the amount of added sugar that should be consumed...

January 7, 2016

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Coconut Oil is Popular But Unhealthy...

A clear majority of Americans consider coconut oil as healthy and so do a little more than one-third of nutritionists. But the American Heart Association...

Inflammation Fighting Foods

Inflammation is tied to a long list of serious chronic conditions such as arthritis, heart disease and stroke, and many cancers. Inflammation has become the...

Roundup: One-Third of World is Now...

About one-third of the world’s population, more than 2 billion people, are overweight or obese, according to a new study published in the New England...

Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups...

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...

‘Dry Drowning’ – Warning Signs That...

The “dry drowning” death of a 4-year-old boy from Houston has brought national attention to a rare condition that can occur hours or even days...

Regrowing the Liver Before Cancer Surgery:...

At age 26, Christina Neal was diagnosed with breast cancer. Two years later, she found out the cancer had spread to her liver. Initially one...

Summer Camp Safety Tips (Infographic)

Most schools are done for summer and parents are finalizing plans to send their kids to summer camp. There are more than 14,000 camps in...