We hear about vegetables' importance to health all the time, but many children and adolescents still don't eat even one serving a day.
Researchers say people should establish new traditions to increase happiness and avoid wintertime woes. Instead of resolving to make drastic new year changes, establish healthy traditions for the winter months.
There are good reasons why walking is America's favorite workout: It doesn't require a gym membership; it is more fun than riding a stationary bike; and it's more convenient than going to a public swimming pool.
Science has confirmed the role that excess body fat plays in health problems like heart disease, diabetes and cancer. But conventional wisdom has always associated an increased risk for these diseases with overweight and obesity -- until now.
Certain traits, conditions, or habits may raise your risk for carotid artery disease. These conditions are known as risk factors. The more risk factors you have, the more likely you are to get the disease. You can control some, but not all, risk factors.
Regardless of how emotional eating begins, recognizing the signs and developing a new approach to eating are essential skills that are necessary to build a healthier relationship with food and with yourself.
High cholesterol levels are not just found in adults. Children may have high cholesterol, too, even without being overweight. Over years, cholesterol overload has similar hazards as in adults - clogged arteries and injury to the heart.
While the term "strength training" may elicit images of a Speedo-clad Arnold Schwarzenegger, bodybuilders encompass only a fraction of strength-training enthusiasts. In fact, from marathoners to moms, everyone can benefit from increasing their muscle mass.
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