Losing Weight for Better Sleep
Being overweight can have a wide range of effects on people's overall health, both mental and physical. And n umerous studies have shown that increased weight is associated with a decrease in sleep at night.
Exercise and Your Gut Will Thank You
Bacteria aren't just foreign invaders that make us sick. We also hold healthy bacteria within our bodies. Hosting a diverse collection of this good bacteria in the gut may depend on more than diet.
Exercise May Be Best Heart Protection for Overweight Women
Exercise is key to losing weight and keeping that weight off, which is healthy for the heart. But even without weight loss, physical activity may provide quite a bit of benefit to the heart.
Poorer People Less Likely to Lose Weight in Healthy Ways
It's notoriously difficult to lose weight. Researchers may have uncovered at least some answers as to why efforts to lose weight are often less successful for those with lower incomes.
Home Remedies for an Upset Stomach
The occasional stomach ache might not be bad enough to warrant a trip to the doctor’s office, but it can still be uncomfortable. There are numerous ways to relieve such belly aches on your own.
Report Card: US Kids Still Need More Exercise
Childhood obesity has gotten plenty of attention, but are behaviors that may prevent it really changing? A new report explored the state of physical activity among US youth.
Health Benefits of Running
Physical activity is an important contributor to one’s health and wellness, yet it seems that an increasing number of people in the U.S. are not getting enough exercise.
Foods That Help You Live Longer
Lifestyle factors like a poor diet and inactivity can increase our risk for diseases, including cancer and heart disease — the top causes of death in America. Thankfully, that road goes both ways, and a good diet can help improve one’s health risks.
More Muscle May Lend Longer Life
Health-conscious people are always looking for ways to live long and disease-free lives. There may be more to achieving that goal than just maintaining a healthy weight.
Big Waist Size May Mean Trouble Even at Healthy Weight
Except when it comes to shopping for jeans, many people may not pay close attention to the their waist size. But a new report suggests that number might be an important one for adults to consider.