Programs that promote several health lifestyle factors, such as diet and exercise, significantly lowered the risk of a fatal heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular event in people with coronary heart disease.
You don’t need athletic prowess to stay active!
There are plenty of solo and team activities that emphasize fun and fitness, rather than competition or scoring points.
Eggs and summer go together: deviled eggs, homemade ice cream, and potato salad. But, just a few hours outside of the refrigerator and your eggs can create lasting memories that you’d rather forget. This summer, make sure that eggs carrying Salmonella don’t come to your next outing.
Care for your diabetes even while you’re on vacation. Plan ahead for stress-free travel for your health needs. Whether you’ll be on the road, in the air, on the water, take your care routine with you.
Health apps are turning smartphones and tablets into exercise aides, blood pressure monitors and devices that transmit an EKG.
But which ones work?
Most people try to reduce their calorie intake by focusing on food, but another way to cut calories may be to think about what you drink, says the CDC
A man’s risk for heart disease begins to rise greatly starting at 45 years of age. Half of the men who die suddenly of coronary heart disease—the most common kind of heart disease—have no previous symptoms. Even men who have no symptoms may be at risk.
Fifteen Pierce County employers will team up with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote employee health through worksite wellness programs.
In more than two dozen states, obesity treatments – including intensive weight loss counseling, drugs and surgery – won’t have to be covered in plans sold on the online insurance marketplaces.
Alcohol, caffeine, and high-sugar foods can contribute to mood changes, excessive stress, and blood sugar disruption.
Foods rich in the vitamin B complex, on the other hand, may help you stabilize your mood and avoid stress, while those rich in antioxidants may help combat the free radicals released when your body’s stressed.
Adolescents are just as likely to consume too many calories at Subway, which they considered a healthy dining option, as at McDonald’s.
Caffeine is being added to jelly beans, marshmallows, sunflower seeds and other snacks for its stimulant effect. An instant oatmeal on the market boasts that one serving has as much caffeine as a cup of coffee. One brand of gum is like having four cups of coffee in your pocket.
Learn free or low-cost ways to be healthy. Making healthy choices may help prevent injury, disease, and disability. Stay healthy on the cheap by including smart choices that are low-cost or free. Many are simple too.
If you’re a lover of chocolate milk, but want to watch your weight, you might reach for the carton labeled “reduced calorie.” But dairy manufacturers would rather that the carton simply say “chocolate milk.”
We all had that one vegetable we refused to eat as a child, but times (and taste buds) change!
Don’t let the past prevent you from getting the nutritional benefits of asparagus, Lima beans, peas, Brussel sprouts, or your personal veggie villain.