obesity

Health Tips

Sugary Beverages Linked to Increased Genetic Risk of Obesity

Sugary Beverages Linked to Increased Genetic Risk of Obesity

If you’re concerned about your weight, and the growing rate of obesity in America, put down that sugary beverage! A new study from researchers from Harvard School of Public Health found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked with a greater genetic susceptibility to high body mass index [...]

by × October 10, 2012 × 2 comments

Health Tips

Cholesterol Levels Can Be Lowered with a Good Diet and Phytosterols

If high cholesterol is your problem, an anti-aging diet supplemented with phytosterols and plenty of oats and exercise will help you get it under control fast. Phytosterols, also called plant sterols, are phytochemicals — substances naturally occurring in fruits and vegetables. According to many epidemiological studies, phytochemicals significantly reduce the [...]

by × January 28, 2010 × 9,958 comments

Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Get Fit Now to Prevent Dementia Later

MEN’S HEALTH: Get Fit Now to Prevent Dementia Later

There is a relationship between mid-life obesity and a later decline in mental health. Weight loss and anti-aging supplements may help. It has been well documented that abdominal fat is a clear risk factor for cardiovascular disease as well as for diabetes, but no one had previously looked into another [...]

by × April 7, 2008 × 12,144 comments

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Shape up for Summer! Part 2 of 2 Parts

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Shape up for Summer! Part 2 of 2 Parts

In Part 1, we reviewed the benefits of green tea for getting into shape for summer. Find out more easy things you can do to slim down toward optimum weight and optimum women’s health. Part 2 of 2 parts. Diets are not fun for anyone — not the person who’s [...]

by × March 27, 2008 × 8,249 comments

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Shape up for Summer! Part 1 of 2 Parts

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Shape up for Summer! Part 1 of 2 Parts

Now is the time to start slimming down for summer. You can get started on the road to optimum women’s health with a single, easy-to-do action. Part 1 of 2 parts. Summer’s coming! Instead of going into apathy when you think about how you’ll look in a bathing suit, start [...]

by × March 27, 2008 × 11,262 comments

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Coconut Oil Is the ‘New’ Heart-Healthy Cooking Oil

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Coconut Oil Is the ‘New’ Heart-Healthy Cooking Oil

For women concerned with health, coconut oil is high in saturated fat, yet it is ‘good’ for you. How can this be? In the U.S., heart disease is the number one killer for women over fifty. In addition to this alarming fact, it was recently announced that the number of [...]

by × March 27, 2008 × 11,154 comments