Can All Foods Be Eaten Raw?

People who want to be healthy and lose weight have one important tool in the fight: healthy eating. One of the biggest trending diets lately has been eating raw. Eating raw is just what it says: eating foods uncooked. The Healthsite.com reports on exactly what you can eat raw and what should be cooked for the safety of your health. …

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Exercise and Sleep Lead to Better Home Life

Everyone has experienced stress on the job at some time or another. From impossible deadlines to even more impossible co-workers, stress at work seems to be something that is unavoidable. However, Entrepreneur reports that there may be a way to prevent you from bringing that stress home to your loved ones. The Journal of Applied Psychology recently published a study …

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The Ketogenic Diet

At the start of every year, one of the most popular search terms on Google is ‘diet.’ People are looking for the fastest, easiest, and best ways to lose weight and keep it off. The Ketogenic Diet isn’t ‘new’ but it may be the next trend in weight loss. The Ketogenic Diet was one of the 10-most-searched diets this year …

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Don’t Sabotage your Weight Loss Goals with these Mistakes

Making a New Year’s Resolution is something that many people do. Yet, many people fail to keep their resolutions. Consider what not to do before going crazy with a list of resolutions. One mistake people make is making the resolution too broad. “Getting fit” and “losing weight” are too wide and ambiguous to be successful. Instead, define what your goals …

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Drumming and Aerobics?

Workouts often combine things in an effort to get people fit. Carrying weights while walking, for example, can up the intensity. However, one exercise studio in Rome, New York, is combining drumming with exercise to make a workout fun and calorie torching. Pound is the newest exercise class taught at Studio 55. Attendees sit on yoga mats with green drumsticks …

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Memory in Diabetes Patients Improved with Moderate Exercise

A recent study conducted on rats shows that moderate exercise can help improve memory in patients with type-2 diabetes. Rats were placed in a circular pool where their ability to remember the placement of a platform that would help them escape the water was tested. Researchers found that rats with type-2 diabetes needed longer to find the platform. However, after …

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Parkinson’s Kept at Bay with Exercise

Maintaining a good attitude might be difficult for someone with a disease like Parkinson’s. Yet that good attitude, along with a healthy dose of exercise is helping one man keep the disease at bay. John Ferry has been battling Parkinson’s for the better part of a decade. Despite knowing that there is no cure for the debilitating illness, Ferry maintains …

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Richard Simmons, Fitness Guru of the 80s, Retires

Richard Simmons, the “Sweating to the Oldies” guru, made the heartbreaking decision to close his Hollywood studio after 40 decades. The exercise studio, “Slimmons,” came to a close last Saturday. The 68-year-old fitness instructor made the decision last month to close the club for good. He had not taught there in two years. He made a heartfelt post to fans …

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Testosterone Increases Found in Obese Men who Exercise

Testosterone is an important hormone for energy and well-being in men. Recent studies show that exercise can increase the production of the hormone in overweight men. With age comes a reduction in testosterone levels. With that reduction come a number of things – reduced sex drive, depression, weight gain, and a loss of bone density. A new study indicates that …

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Even a Little Exercise is Good for Seniors

Being able to get around easily – to walk across a parking lot or climb a set of stairs – is something that the young take for granted. When mobility becomes compromised, an elderly person can begin to feel depressed and isolated. Seniors with trouble getting around are more likely to end up in nursing homes and die earlier than …

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